DAVE MORIN:
 
DAVE MORIN




 
 
 
 
 
CEO and Co-founder of Cielo MedSolutions LLC in Ann Arbor. Founded in 2005, Cielo provides Web-based software solutions for health-care providers. More than 200,000 patients are managed by Cielo for such health care organizations as St. John Health System, Oakland Southfield Physicians Group, and the University of Michigan Health System, Department of Family Medicine. Throughout his career, Morin has focused on both the management of technology companies and the management of technology within organizations. Prior to Cielo, he was vice president of technology of HomeTown Communications Network, a newspaper and directory publishing company, where he launched and managed its successful Internet subsidiary, HomeTown Digital. Prior to HomeTown, Morin held executive and management positions with numerous technology companies, including Cambridge Technology Partners, Brainstorm Technologies, Clear Concepts, and Information Decisions. Morin is also actively engaged in community social entrepreneurship, including new ministry and venture creation for organizations such as the ELCA Lutheran Church and other Detroit-area causes. He received his bachelorís degree in computer information systems, with distinction, from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.


WHERE BORN: "Wyandotte."

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS: "My parents, because of their sense of whatís really true in life and how to treat people."

LAST BOOK READ: "The Multi-Site Church Revolution by Geoff Surratt, Greg Ligon, and Warren Bird. I do a lot of work in applying entrepreneurship to social causes."

WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ME: "Team player, hard-working, risk taker."

WHERE MY FIELD/INDUSTRY IS HEADED: "In ambulatory-care medicine, weíre learning how Internet technology is best applied to improving the quality of care thatís delivered. Itís headed for a lot of change. There have been a lot of false starts but lots of opportunities to improve care technology through delivery, which is the goal of our products."

FAVORITE TECHNOLOGICAL GADGET: "iPhone."

FAVORITE PLACE: "I love traveling in Europe."

FAVORITE HOBBIES: "Outdoor activities like jogging, biking, and hiking."

FAVORITE FOOD: "Thai and Indian."

MY HIDDEN TALENT: "My backyard vegetable garden."

HOW I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED: "I hope people remember me as an average guy who wanted to make things better and make a difference."

At the annual awards reception in May 2015, one Leader & Innovator from the previous 12 months will be selected as the Leader & Innovator of the Year.