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Craig K. Collins began his career as a reporter and editor for the San Diego Union-Tribune’s Copley News Service, where his articles were published in major newspapers throughout the U.S. He soon pursued a career as a public relations and marketing executive and earned numerous local and national awards for excellence in corporate communications, journalism and writing. Today, he is an executive in the high-tech industry who has launched three start-ups and raised over $50 million in venture capital. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and is a major shareholder of Perminova, Inc., a cardiac surgery software firm for which he was President & CEO for the past two years. Collins possesses extensive experience in healthcare technology, strategic planning, operations, financing, and sales and marketing. In the late ‘90s, Collins founded and helped launch SupplyPro, Inc., a venture-backed supply chain technology company that was spun out of San Diego-based Pyxis. He was also Director of Marketing at DAOU Systems, and was part of a management team that executed one of the top-performing IPOs of 1997. He is a longtime resident of San Diego and is active in a number of business, community and charitable organizations. He holds an MBA, as well as a bachelor’s degree in English, from San Diego State University. He has written for and has been interviewed by numerous publications and electronic media outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Examiner, Modern Healthcare, NPR Morning Edition, Univision and the San Diego Union-Tribune.