Founder and CEO of White Pine Systems, LLC in Ann Arbor. White Pine Systems is a leading provider of Internet-based personal health applications, also called interoperable personal health records, which are at the core of the rapidly emerging connected health movement. Its flagship product, SPINNphr, the Secure Personal Information and Notification Network, is a low cost, fully configurable, private-label solution that improves communication among patients, healthcare providers, and the patientís extended network of official and unofficial caregivers. Built to connect with the Microsoft HealthVault personal health information platform, SPINNphr bridges the gap between EMR systems used by providers and emerging personal health record platforms to achieve the promise of patient and family-centered chronic disease management. White Pine Systems received third place in the emerging company category from The Lakes Entrepreneurís Quest. In 2009, the company announced $450,000 in financing from angel investors, including $225,000 from the Michigan Pre-Seed Capital Fund administered by Ann Arbor SPARK. The child of two blind parents, Dormer has been involved in the independent living movement all his life. He began his career as a CPA with Coopers & Lybrand. Dormer co-authored a book on healthcare reform designed to help hospitals become more efficient. From 1991 to 2002, he held management positions with Bottomline Technologies, Inc., a global provider of secure financial systems for the financial, healthcare, and manufacturing industries. The company went public in 1999. More recently, Dormer held senior positions in publicly traded and start-up firms dealing with IT security and emergency response. He received his bachelorís degree in general studies from the University of Michigan.