About Our Team

Our core i-Human Patients team comes from a diverse background of technologists, artists, serial entrepreneurs and healthcare professionals. We work closely with leading medical educators – both customers and advisors. Many of them have been instrumental in developing the forward-thinking ideas and concepts behind our products and services.

Despite our varied backgrounds, we are bound together by our shared passion for making high quality healthcare accessible and affordable to all – specifically by enabling active e-learning to promote the delivery of high quality, cost-effective care, and to ensure an adequate supply of healthcare providers fully trained in diagnostic reasoning. You’ll find our team members in North America and India today, and eventually wherever there is a need for better healthcare.

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Management Team

Norm Wu


Norm Wu, CEO Norm has extensive experience as an engineer, entrepreneur and operating executive in healthcare and technology. He was formerly co-founder and CEO of two venture-backed companies: Qliance Medical Management, a health care services management company that pioneered the affordable direct primary care model, and Avantos Performance Systems, a pioneer in software for management and organizational effectiveness. Norm also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at the semiconductor company ZiLOG and spent a decade with the strategy and management consulting firm Bain and Company. After early responsibility for four hospital clients, as Vice President, he was responsible for approximately half of Bain's global high technology business. As an investor and entrepreneur, Norm also helped to establish Alameda Capital, optical networking company LambdaFlex, and other early stage high technology companies. Norm earned both his BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He enjoys exploring California’s wine country and traveling to new places.

Craig Knoche

Co-Founder & President

Craig Knoche, PresidentCraig co-founded Summit Performance Group, the predecessor company to i-Human Patients, to develop interactive, multimedia medical simulation products and services to help educate and train healthcare professionals. He was formerly CEO of multimedia browser pioneer Walkabout Software, acquired by Microsoft in 1996, and Vice President of Strategy and Business Development at OneList, now known as Yahoo!Groups. Before Walkabout, Craig held numerous management positions at IBM, and was a high technology management consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and R. B. Webber & Company. Craig received his BA in philosophy from SUNY Geneseo, his MS in philosophy and mathematical logic from the University of Massachusetts, and his MBA from the Kellogg School. He also has his CCEMT-P in critical care medicine from the University of Nevada, Reno and volunteers as a critical care paramedic with a Mobile Acute Care Disaster Medical Assistance Team. Craig and his wife love climbing mountains, when time permits, and taking daily hikes with their two Australian Shepherd dogs.

Corey Cerovsek

Co-Founder & CTO

“Corey Corey started as a software developer and lead architect at Summit Performance Group, the predecessor company to i-Human Patients. Working closely with co-founders Craig Knoche and Anne Tweet, he helped create a number of early standalone physiology, pathophysiology and clinical simulators. Now as CTO, he provides the technology oversight that has positioned the company as the leader in cloud-based patient simulation for medical education and training. Corey earned his BSc., MMus, MS and ABD degrees in music and mathematics from Indiana University. Corey is also a highly regarded concert violinist.

Vinod Damodaran

VP Engineering

“Vinod Vinod has over 20 years of entrepreneurial experience building and leading engineering teams focused on market leading software products. Prior to i-Human Patients, he was active in the SaaS area as VP Engineering at Risesmart, a developer of an enterprise career management platform, and as SVP Technology at SymphonyIRI, a SaaS-based market analytics leader. Before Symphony, Vinod was VP Engineering at CXO Systems and an engineering manager at i2 Technologies and Digital Tools. Vinod earned his B Tech degree in engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, and a Post Graduate degree in software technology from the Indian Government's National Centre for Software Technology. In his spare time, he enjoys rooting for the 49ers, hiking and playing ping pong and spikeball.