ADVISORS AND SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVES OF SEASPIRE ADVISORS
SeaSpire's Principals are privileged to actively engage with an exceptionally seasoned group of senior advisors and special representatives. It is a global group. We are immensely strengthened by their involvement in specific situations, geographies and industries.
William Lawton // Gregory Dyra // Michael Cannon // Tanya Marinka Des Alwi // Naiyer Imam, MD // David Jin, PhD
Dr. Naiyer Imam, Chairman and President, First Medicine
Dr. Naiyer Imam is the Chairman and President of American Medical Initiatives, LLC (dba First Medicine, www.firstmedicine.com), an international telemedicine corporation. He previously served as Chairman and CEO of Advanced Medical Imaging, LLC, a new-generation teleradiology corporation that he co-founded in 2009. He has previously served as medical director for the publicly traded corporation, NightHawk Radiology Services and was the Chairman and founder of American Teleradiology Nighthawks (ATN), one of the premier pioneering teleradiology companies that have reshaped the field of radiology. American Teleradiology Nighthawks merged with NightHawk Radiology Holdings in September of 2005, and the combined company went public in February 2006 (NASDAQ: NHWK) with market cap over 700M at time of IPO.
Dr. Imam has also previously served as Chairman of Medical Imaging Specialists, a radiology corporation that he founded in Virginia, which served as a base for a number of imaging centers and surgical centers that Dr. Imam developed. Dr. Imam also served as Chairman of a number of radiology departments at hospitals ranging in size from a large city hospital, Lewis-Gale Medical Center to a rural community hospital, Pulaski Community Hospital.
In 1999 Dr. Imam founded HealthCite.com, a WebMD competitor and medical search engine and knowledge base corporation, and raised 10 million dollars funding from AmGen Corporation for this company. In 2000, Dr. Imam co-founded PanteQ Corporation, a software development company with offices in Boston and New Delhi, India. In 2002, Dr. Imam founded the Center for Advanced Imaging in Roanoke, Virginia. Subsequently, Dr. Imam developed additional imaging centers in Nebraska, Mississippi and Dubai as well as an ambulatory surgical center in Roanoke, Virginia, the Center for Surgical Excellence.
Dr. Imam received a B.S. degree in Mathematics and Computer Science as well as a medical degree at an accelerated program from Brown University. Dr. Imam obtained a Master of Science degree in Biostatistics at Harvard University. Dr. Imam completed his radiology training at USF in Florida and neuroradiology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, MD. He also served as an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Dr. Imam is well published in the medical and radiological literature and is recognized as a leading physician, computer scientist and businessman. Dr. Imam has also developed patent-pending efficiency software for medicine and radiology, including the Virtual Reading Machine.