About

Founded while at Harvard in 1988, R&D Ribitzky is a specialty consulting and contract services in Healthcare IT and Life Sciences informatics serving Private and Public Sector organizations around the world throughout the product and program lifecycle.

Operating as an ECOSYSTEM CONVENER we offer EXPERTLY-COMPELLING and BUDGET-CONSCIOUS services that range from short-term advisory to filling Subject Matter Expert (SME) resource gaps and long-term project delivery with highly differentiated SPEED, FLEXIBILITY, and SCALABILITY.

Ron Ribitzky MD

Founder/CEO

Dr. Ron is an entrepreneurial driver and enabler of pragmatic innovation who specialized in bringing together clinical, science, technology, operations, and business throughout the program, project, and product lifecycle. He has 30 years of experience in healthcare IT and life-sciences informatics with global leading brands and world-class organizations, R&D, and academia in the U.S. and 23 developed and emerging economy countries. 

Dr. Ron’s technology career developed from Sr. Programmer/Analyst to Director of Applications at Boston Children’s Hospital and CIO at UMass Medical Center. His commercial technology experience grew from participating in and leading ecosystem partnerships to senior executive roles with healthcare ISVs, and Sr. Healthcare Strategist at Intel where he created and led worldwide marketing program to advance adoption of mobile technology in Healthcare.   

His academic appointments included Harvard, University of Massachusetts, Emory, Kigali Institute of Science & Technology (KIST), and Kigali Health Institute (KHI; Rwanda). He published, presented, and led workshops around the world on technology innovation and practice in industry events, public sector, and academia.

His clinical and healthcare administration experience developed through serving as a Flight Surgeon, Primary Care Physician in private practice, and Sr. Resident in Pediatrics.

Dr. Ron can be reached at Ron@RDRibitzky.com 

Ray Solone

Principal Consultant & Chief Ecosystem Officer

For more than 25 years, Raymond Solone has created market development strategies and built innovative sales & marketing programs to drive revenue growth. With a focused commitment to leading global sales and marketing programs, he has successfully defined strategies, launched new products, and led senior sales and marketing teams to facilitate growth worldwide for organization like Intel Corp, Care Innovations, Sanitas Health, HP, and Microsoft.

An expert in driving net-new revenue and scale by convening ecosystem players, he facilitates structure and performance to partner/alliance programs. Ray brings strong leadership to the creation of corporate/product/segment strategy, positioning and go-to-market plans. Ray brings expert strategy for the development of innovative content strategies that accelerate revenue growth.

As an advisor to start-up organizations he brings lean startup practices and proven market and product development methodologies and develops customer creation frameworks to take mystery out of marketing and accelerate pipeline growth.

Most recently, Mr. Solone led sales and marketing initiatives for Sanitas Health which include segment opportunity analysis, market development, go-to-market strategies, product marketing, positioning and messaging. He led the company’s business development, partner marketing, branding and marketing communications to build awareness of and demand for the company’s solutions.

Prior to joining Sanitas Health he was the executive director of marketing at Care Innovations, a joint venture between Intel Corp. and GE Healthcare and led marketing initiatives for healthcare payers and providers in the development and implementation of remote care management solutions for patients with chronic conditions. His team implemented omni-channel strategies for customer creation that included content marketing, media relations, demand generation and social media programs.

Mr. Solone holds a M.S. in Organizational Communication and a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing.

Ray can be reached at Ray.Solone@RDRibitzky.com