Joshua W. R. Pickus

Chief Executive Officer at Optima Healthcare Solutions LLC

Joshua W. R. Pickus

Joshua W. R. Pickus

Chief Executive Officer at Optima Healthcare Solutions LLC

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Optima Healthcare Solutions LLC
Support.com, Inc.
SupportSoft, Inc.

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2105

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

1962

Age

56

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Founder at Conversica, Inc.

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Investor at Conversica, Inc.

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Former President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at DemandTec, Inc.

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President & Director at Wolfe Video LLC

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Conversica, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at HG Data Co.

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Managing Director, Providence Strategic Growth at Providence Equity Partners LLC

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Professional at Model N, Inc.

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Corporate Director at Rocket Fuel, Inc.

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Managing Director at Andersen Tax LLC

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Joshua W. R. Pickus
Chief Executive Officer at Optima Healthcare Solutions LLC
Education
JD
Class of 1986

University of Chicago Law School is the graduate school of law at the University of Chicago. It was founded in 1902 by a coalition of donors led by John D. Rockefeller, and is consistently one of the highest-rated law schools in the United States. The U.S. News & World Report ranks it fourth among U.S. law schools, and it is noted particularly for its influence on the economic analysis of law.

Unknown
Class of 1983

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2015 - Current

Optima Healthcare Solutions LLC provides physical therapy and documentation software for therapy, homecare, and clinics. The company was founded by Steve Mackie in 1992 and is headquartered in Palm City, FL.

Chief Executive Officer in Residence
Prior - 2015

Alpine Investors seeks to invest in or acquire small- to mid-sized US-based companies with EBITDA greater than $2 million. The firm's capital is generally used to provide full or partial liquidity to entrepreneurs, family members, estates, passive investors or corporate owners. They also consider minority growth-oriented investments. Alpine Investors seeks to invest in companies that have demonstrated consistent historical growth. The firm's objective is to partner with management teams to help continue that growth and identify ways to accelerate it. They target companies with continuing management teams and cash flow of $2 million to $20 million. For companies with management teams that are transitioning out, companies should have cash flow of $2 million to $10 million. Alpine Investors looks for companies with: (1) stable or recurring revenue (2) identifiable growth opportunities (3) sustainable margins (4) high returns on invested capital and (5) significant barriers to entry. They prefer to invest in simple, understandable businesses that operate in non-cyclical industries. Though not limited to investments in any particular sector, Alpine Investors has a particular interest in the following sectors: (1) alarm monitoring (2) ATM operators (3) consumer products (4) consumer finance (5) direct marketing (6) document storage and management (7) for-profit education and training (8) gaming equipment and services (9) insurance brokers (10) niche software (11) professional employer organizations (PEOs) (12) specialty retailers and (13) wealth management.Alpine Investors seeks to structure deals that meet all parties' objectives. The firm's prior deals have included compensation in the form of cash, earn-outs, seller notes, equity rollovers and profit sharing. Transaction structures have included majority and minority investments in the form of asset purchases, stock purchases and recapitalizations. Alpine Investors has particular expertise in creating investment structures that minimize taxes and align the incentives of owners, managers and employees.

Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
2006 - 2014

Support.com, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based software and services, which enables technology support for a connected world. The company offers turnkey, outsourced support services for service providers, retailers, internet of things solution providers and technology companies. Its technology support services programs help consumers to create new revenue streams and deepen customer relationships. The company was founded on December 3, 1997 and is headquartered in Redwood City, CA.

Boards & Committees
Board Member
Current

Conversica, Inc. provides sales conversion management software for marketing and sales organizations. Its online persona, the application automatically contacts, engages, nurtures, qualifies and follows up with leads via natural, two-way email conversations until the lead converts into an opportunity or opts out. The firm serves the automotive, education, finance and mortgage, insurance, real estate and technology industries. The company was founded by Benjamin P. Brigham in 2007 and is headquartered in Foster, CA.

Independent Director
2007 - 2012

DemandTec, Inc. provided collaborative optimization network of software services. The company was founded by Michael C. Neal and Hau Leung Lee on November 1, 1999 and was headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Advisor to the Board
2006 - 2014

Support.com, Inc. engages in the provision of technical support services and cloud-based software. It offers turnkey and outsourced support services for service providers, retailers, internet of things solution providers, and technology companies. Its technology support services programs help consumers to create new revenue streams and deepen customer relationships. The company was founded on December 3, 1997 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Vice Chair
2005 - Prior

Child Family Health International (CFHI) is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) placing health science students on global health education programs in ways that are socially responsible and financially just. The company was founded by Evaleen Jones in 1992 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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