HealthMiles, Inc., the market leader in
the rapidly growing corporate
wellness category, today announced that it has added Steven Shi and
Chiang Ying Yi to the company’s executive team. Shi has been named the
company’s vice president of Engineering, while Chiang is serving as the
vice president of Engineering and Architecture.
Steven Shi, Virgin HealthMiles
Shi joins Virgin HealthMiles with more than 13 years of software
engineering leadership experience and a proven track record of building
award-winning commercial software products. In his new role, he’s
responsible for the vision and execution of the company’s software
engineering organization, including the strategic planning, product
design, implementation, delivery and operational maintenance of the
suite of software as a service offerings (SAAS) that make up Virgin
HealthMiles’ Daily Engagement™ platform.
Chiang has more than 15 years experience in various leadership roles
developing software and hardware technologies in the health and physical
activity tracking industries. As vice president of Engineering and
Architecture, he leads Virgin HealthMiles’ architectural and
technological initiatives, devising and spearheading the company’s
system architecture, mobile and activities tracking technologies,
internal methodologies and application development lifecycle
transformation - to best respond to rapidly growing product
capabilities. He’s also responsible for Virgin HealthMiles’ hardware
design, development and manufacturing. Chiang joined Virgin HealthMiles
in 2010 as director of Engineering and IT Development.
Shi previously held technology leadership roles at Constant Contact and
Brightcove. At Constant Contact, he led a product development team
building a state-of-the-art API platform, which connected thousands of
integration partners with Constant Contact’s core product. Prior to
Constant Contact, Shi served as vice president of Custom Engineering for
DynamicOps (acquired by VMware). Prior to DynamicOps, he worked for
eight years at Storability Software (acquired by Sun Microsystems). He
holds an MBA from Nichols College in Massachusetts.
Prior to Virgin HealthMiles, Chiang spent nearly 10 years at SportBrain
where he last held the position of CTO. There, he led the global
introduction of the first uploadable B2C personal activity tracking
device that worked in combination with a personalized rewards,
challenges and health tracking platform. The product created a new
market and established the activity and health tracking industry
standard. Chiang subsequently created the world’s first USB activity
tracking device for both the B2B and B2C markets, which enabled
companies and health plans to offer a health, rewards and physical
tracking solution to their employees and health plan members in various
countries outside the US. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from
University of California, Santa Barbara and attended law school at
University of São Paulo, Brazil. Chiang has been recognized by the U.S.
government as a person with extraordinary abilities in the field of
health and physical activity technologies.
“We’re excited about the addition of Steven and Chiang to our executive
team. They both bring a wealth of engineering knowledge and a tremendous
spirit and track record of innovation across the B2B and B2C market
landscape,” said Chris Boyce, CEO of Virgin HealthMiles. “We have a
number of exciting technology developments coming within the next year
and the leadership of Steven and Chiang will play an important role in
the innovative new ways progressive corporate wellness programs can
positively impact employee engagement and productivity.”
Virgin HealthMiles delivers employee engagement software and solutions
that help companies improve the wellbeing, motivation and productivity
of their employees. With adoption rates between 60 to 80 percent, its
programs have the highest engagement rate in the industry and enable
employees to adopt healthy habits every day, leading toward sustained
wellbeing, lower healthcare costs, and increased employee retention.
To learn more about Virgin HealthMiles, please visit http://www.virginhealthmiles.com.
ABOUT VIRGIN HEALTHMILES
Virgin HealthMiles, part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, is
the industry’s top performing health engagement platform. With our Total
Quality of Life approach, we help employers support employees across all
aspects of their lives and create great places to work. Using the latest
in social, gaming, and rewards technologies with our Daily Engagement
Platform™, Virgin HealthMiles gets more people to change their behavior
in meaningful ways for longer periods of time than any other company.
More than 200 industry leaders representing 1,000,000+ employees have
selected Virgin HealthMiles’ award-winning programs for their workplace.
True to our Virgin roots, we don’t just play the game. We change it for
good. Learn more at www.virginhealthmiles.com.
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