Sikka Healthcare Marketplace Partner Summit 2018

Join like-minded industry leaders to discuss and learn about the latest technologies in the retail healthcare market. Network with other professionals, enhance your business capabilities, and enjoy San Jose, California.

Join us for our 2018 Healthcare Marketplace Partner Summit on Friday, July 27 at our Conference Center in San Jose, California. This is a CEO, Top Executive Summit.

The meeting will be attended by over 50 partner team members in the fields of reputation management, patient communication, revenue cycle, labs, supplies, business process management, marketing, patient financing and practice financing. This is a great opportunity to learn from others who have thousands of installations on the Sikka Platform and who are using Sikka’s One API.

Some of the partners who have expressed interest or who have confirmed attendance are:


In addition, we will offer 4 workshops with our dedicated team experts who will show you our newest innovations. You will learn how you can white label and use these innovations to enhance acquisition and retention of your own applications.


The Summit is free to all existing and potential Sikka partners. Once you RSVP, you will receive more information about the event and about how to plan your trip to San Jose.





The event will be located at 181 Metro Plaza in San Jose, CA. There is free parking underneath the conference center.

Nearby Hotels:

·        Courtyard Marriott: 1727 Technology Drive,  San Jose, CA 95110

·        DoubleTree: 2050 Gate Place,  San Jose, CA 95110

·        Residence Inn by Marriott: 10 Skyport Dr,  San Jose, CA 95110

Nearby Airports:

·        San Jose Airport: 1701 Airport Blvd,  San Jose, CA 95110 (5 min drive)

·        Oakland International Airport: 1 Airport Dr,  Oakland, CA 94621 (45 min drive)

·        San Francisco International Airport: San Francisco, CA 94128  (45 min drive)


Since our Summits are designed so our Marketplace partners can get to know each others’ offerings and increase cooperation and mutual business, we have decided to offer a very limited number of Sponsor tables. This would be a great opportunity to network with the other companies attending and to showcase your company.

The price for these tables is $600, and we only have a few spots available. If you’re interested in the opportunity, please let us know as soon as you can. We’ll have a table with a tablecloth set up for you at the event where you can set up whatever literature or demos you would like to showcase.




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Some of the attendees of this event include:



John Bernhard, Senior Product Manager, Advertising & Marketing at Glidewell Laboratories

With a dental career spanning nearly 20 years, John has spent time in various marketing and product management roles at Dentrix, Philips, Dentsply, Ultradent and BIOLASE. He has launched a number of solutions ranging in his career from intraoral cameras to dental lasers to endodontic solutions to whitening materials.  Currently, he serves as the Brand Manager for™, Glidewell’s next-generation digital ecosystem designed to simplify and streamline dentistry.







Paul Blocchi, Chief Operating Officer at Villa Radiology Systems, LLC

As a dynamic business leader, Paul has strengthened brand positioning in highly competitive segments through devising solutions, creative growth initiatives and continuous improvement. These capabilities combined with strong vision, strategy, general management and P&L skills have lead organizations to increased profitability and market share.

Known as an excellent communicator and influencer, Paul has cultivated internal and external partnerships to support long-term business viability.







Scott Clifford, Chief Fraud Examiner at Prosperident

As CFE, Scott is also responsible for the ongoing development and improvement of the company’s investigative programs.Scott joined Prosperident after spending over a decade working in the dentistry field in both operations and management positions. Once Scott started working as an investigator, it quickly became apparent that his uncanny ability to predict how an embezzler will steal in a specific situation placed him at the very top of his field.

Scott possesses a unique ability to use and interpret the essential data that forms the foundation for Prosperident’s specialized brand of investigation.







Mike Frank, Head of Business Development at Worldpay

Mike has spent over 12 years at Worldpay, previously as SVP, Head of Sales Corporate Business Unit.

He has developed the Corporate Business Unit sales strategy and created a verticalized approach which included the development of relationships with merchants, resellers, ISVs, wholesalers and distributors.

Previously, Mike was President of Coupon Media Network and has spent 20 plus years in executive positions in the Grocery Industry.







Jim Graham, Global R&D Director at 3M Oral Care

Jim leads global research and development for 3M Digital Oral Care. He is responsible for the design and development of 3M medical devices, medical device data systems, and cloud-hosted solutions for the global dental and orthodontic markets. He is also responsible for business development and partnership strategy.

Jim has more than 20 years of experience leading global electronics and software engineering teams developing solutions for the healthcare, consumer products, and printing and publishing industries.







Kevin Henry, co-founder of

With more than 16 years in the dental publishing industry, Kevin Henry is the former group editorial director for Dental Products Report and managing editor for Dental Economics. He now serves as the co-founder for, a community designed to empower, enlighten and educate dental assistants. He speaks to dental assistants throughout the country, reminding them of the important role they play every day in their practice. Kevin was recently named as one of the top five influential voices in the industry on Twitter. You can follow him at @kgh23.







Richard Hom, Optometric Director at Anthem

Richard holds the following degrees: Ph.D. in Biomedicine, Masters of Public Administration, Doctor of Optometry. He is also a Diplomate in Public Health and Environmental Vision of the American Academy of Optometry. His particular research interests are the overall cost of medical care, population health, eyecare public policy and disability levels.







Glenn Kurtz, VP of Strategic Partners for TSI

Glenn has expanded TSI’s partnership networks by adding new partners and upgrading the technology with our existing partners. Before this role, Glenn has held various leadership roles in TSI’s sales organization for the past 15 years. Glenn holds a master’s in business administration from The College of William and Mary and a bachelor’s in economics from Trinity College. Outside of work, Glenn enjoys all types of sports and traveling with his family.







Bassim Michael, CPA, CVA, MS, founder and president of – a division of Michael & Company, CPA

Bassim and his team are dedicated to helping dentists understand their financial information, improve their profitability and lower their taxes. For more than 20 years, Bassim has worked with hundreds of dentists throughout the United States to help them become better managers and leaders.

Bassim is a frequent speaker on topics such as practice management, tax planning and exit planning. He has been quoted in many articles and publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Wire, and many more.






M. K. PALMORE, CISM, CISSP, Assistant Special Agent-in-Charge Information Security Executive

M. K. Palmore serves as the leader of the San Francisco FBI – Cyber Security Branch. His responsibilities include the strategic and tactical operational management of several teams of cyber intrusion investigators, computer scientists, analysts and digital forensics personnel charged with conducting and supporting investigations of cyber threat actors in both criminal and national security intrusion matters. Mr. Palmore’s leadership and investigative experiences include: Cyber Security, Crisis Management, Risk-Management Advisory and Counter-Terrorism. Mr. Palmore’s cyber security certifications include the ISACA – CISM, ISC2 – CISSP and the Carnegie Mellon University CISO Certificate. He earned a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and a MBA from Pepperdine University where he currently serves as an adjunct professor in the Information Systems Department.






Theresa Pablos, Associate Editor at

Theresa is a health and science journalist based out of San Francisco. As an associate editor for, she writes feature-length articles, manages social media channels, and creates digital assets for the brand. Previously, Theresa was an assistant for the Syfy channel, where she helped bring television programs from concept to fruition.







Mike Selberis, Chief Technology Officer at Glidewell Laboratories

Mike graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, in 1987 with a B.S. in electrical/computer engineering and joined Glidewell as CIO in 2008.  He has more than 22 y ears of senior IT and engineering management experience.  In his current role at Glidewell, Mike oversees Glidewell’s progressive strategy to drive transformative change in dentistry by leveraging technology to improve the experience for dentists and patients.






Amit Singhal, Director of Digital Transformation at Hill’s USA

Amit leads development of digital business capabilities for Hill’s Pet Nutrition USA. Before this he has held various leadership positions in Colgate Palmolive Company for past 14 years.







Ben Vu, Director of Data Services at Glidewell Laboratories

Ben graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a B.S. in computer science. His career is highlighted by progressively senior management roles, moving quickly from systems analyst roles to team leadership of mission critical engineering and development and support teams. At Glidewell, Ben leads a large team of developers and business analysts who are playing a key role in executing the company’s strategy to bring progressive, meaningful change to a multi-billion dollar industry by continuously learning and understanding through data how Glidewell can best serve its customers.



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