About Stella Technology

Stella Technology is a leader in the increasingly complex world of Health Information. Stella's solutions optimize workflows, unify disparate data, and enable greater access to care and insights - illuminating and providing opportunities for the benefit of patients, providers, and healthcare organizations.

Stella provides deep expertise in healthcare data and enterprise grade applications for the healthcare industry. However, technology alone is far from sufficient - tried and true, practical experience in implementation and operations is critical to make technology-driven initiatives successful. We feel privileged and honored to serve some of the most prestigious healthcare organizations in the country. Thank you for entrusting us with your business.

- Lalo Valdez President and CEO

Management Team

Lalo Valdez  

President and Chief Executive Officer

  • 30 years in company creation
  • Serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur, 2 major exits
  • Significant experience with high-tech startup
  • Board Advisor at several companies and universities

Salim Kizaraly  

SVP Business Development and Founder

  • 18+ year HIT and interop expert
  • Established key accounts and partnerships with national organizations
  • Established Stella's international market
  • Seasoned executive with experience in engineering, product management, sales, marketing and business development

Lin Wan  

Chief Technology Officer

  • National recognized healthcare architect and interop expert
  • Healthcare blockchain expert, distributed teams
  • 20 years experience in managing global
  • Creator of the world's first enterprise-class HIE
  • Princeton, Beijing University

Jami Young  

Senior Director of Client Services

  • Operations leader with 15+ years experience in business planning, project implementation and client services
  • Managed the implementation of the SHN-NY and many other large regional multi-stakeholder HIEs (e.g. San Diego, Rochester, Baffalo) throughout the US
  • University of Southern California

Matt Olson, CPA  

Chief Financial Officer, Stella Technology

  • 12+ years as corporate controller and auditor
  • Experience at mid-size companies and privately held startups
  • Controller at Axolotl prior to UnitedHealth Group exit

Board of Directors and Advisors

Lalo Valdez, Chairman  

President and Chief Executive Officer

  • 30 years in company creation
  • Serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur, 2 major exits
  • Significant experience with high-tech startup
  • Board Advisor at several companies and universities

Michael F. Galang, D.O., Director  

Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer, Catholic Health

Raymond Scott, Director  

Chairman of eHealth Technologies, Inc
Chairman of HealthLevel, Inc

Salim Kizaraly, Director  

SVP Business Development and Founder

  • 18+ year HIT and interop expert
  • Established key accounts and partnerships with national organizations
  • Established Stella's international market
  • Seasoned executive with experience in engineering, product management, sales, marketing and business development

Daniel E. Porreca, Advisor  

Executive Director, HEALTHeLINK

  • Board Chair, Strategic HIE Collaborative (SHIEC)

Richard A. Manso, Corporate Counsel  

The Richard Manso Law Office

Anil Sethi, Consumer Health IT Advisor  

Founder and CEO, Ciitizen

  • Ex-Apple Health Director
  • Serial Silicon Valley Entrepreneur

Jorge L. Titinger, Business Advisor  

Founder and CEO, Titinger Consulting

  • Board Member Xcerra Corporation
  • Board Member CalAmp
  • Board Member Stanford Children's Health