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Our dedication says a lot about us.

SubjectWell was founded out of a strong desire to contribute to improving the overall health of the world. Our goal is to increase the rate at which medical science innovates so that people can live longer, better, healthier lives.

Patient recruitment for clinical trials is a huge bottleneck to getting drugs to market. It’s also an area where we think there’s room for big improvements; our knowledge and experience in engaging and building trust with millions of people allows us to bring clinical trials to a much wider audience than ever before.

As entrepreneurs, improving the speed and efficacy of clinical research is easily the hardest problem we’ve worked on. It is also the most rewarding.

Management Team

Ivor Clarke CEO

During his 12 years in online marketing, Ivor has made a specialty of finding new solutions to business problems. Previously, Ivor worked for Datran Media and Microsoft. He holds degrees in Human Computer Interaction and Information & Decision Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.

Tony Averbeck VP of Sales

A proven sales professional with over 27 years of competitive new business development and sales management experience. Tony built and led sales teams for SKYLIST Email Solutions and Datran Media and is a Mentor at Capital Factory, Austin’s center of gravity for entrepreneurs. In 2013 Tony co-founded CareInHomes.com.

Rick Westervelt President

Rick has a penchant for turning good ideas into great companies. He has used his background in engineering to build and run businesses as diverse as a condominium development company, Texas’s first brewpub, and SKYLIST, an Austin-based email service provider that was acquired by Datran Media. Rick graduated from the University of Portland with a degree in Engineering Science.

Kip Mckenzie Founder

Kip has more than 20 years of clinical research experience in many different roles. He started his career at Pharmaco (which later became PPD) and in 2000, Kip co-founded MetaClin Research, a niche CRO and research site. Kip founded Tekton Research in 2006 and co-founded Trovare, Inc., a multi-specialty clinical research facility, in 2010. Kip and his team at Tekton Research have ongoing projects with the Biomedical Engineering department at The University of Texas to pioneer better methods to assess response to rheumatology treatments. Kip holds a degree in biology from Texas State University.

During his 12 years in online marketing, Ivor has made a specialty of finding new solutions to business problems. Previously, Ivor worked for Datran Media and Microsoft. He holds degrees in Human Computer Interaction and Information & Decision Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.

A proven sales professional with over 27 years of competitive new business development and sales management experience. Tony built and led sales teams for SKYLIST Email Solutions and Datran Media and is a Mentor at Capital Factory, Austin’s center of gravity for entrepreneurs. In 2013 Tony co-founded CareInHomes.com.

Rick has a penchant for turning good ideas into great companies. He has used his background in engineering to build and run businesses as diverse as a condominium development company, Texas’s first brewpub, and SKYLIST, an Austin-based email service provider that was acquired by Datran Media. Rick graduated from the University of Portland with a degree in Engineering Science.

Kip has more than 20 years of clinical research experience in many different roles. He started his career at Pharmaco (which later became PPD) and in 2000, Kip co-founded MetaClin Research, a niche CRO and research site. Kip founded Tekton Research in 2006 and co-founded Trovare, Inc., a multi-specialty clinical research facility, in 2010. Kip and his team at Tekton Research have ongoing projects with the Biomedical Engineering department at The University of Texas to pioneer better methods to assess response to rheumatology treatments. Kip holds a degree in biology from Texas State University.

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Phone (888) 634-1166
Address 9500 Arboretum Blvd
Suite 360
Austin, TX 78759