Joan Ignasi Martinez (Jim) Roldan, MD: CEO de Linkcare Health Services
Dr. Jim Roldan earned an MSc degree in Medicine and Surgery and studied a Master in Business Administration while working in different Operations and Information Services positions at "Caixa de Barcelona" (now "Caixa Bank"), the largest bank in Spain.
In 1985 founded CTA, the first Optical Character Recognition company being able to covert images into text in an Apple Macintosh computer. CTA's "TextPert" was distributed in 30 different countries and seven languages, becoming the largest exporter of computer software in Spain. It was also the first company delivering and Arabic OCR.
In 1994, Jim Roldan founded Smart Vision Systems, now Indra Servicios Digitales, the leading worldwide Business Process Outsourcing supplier of Electronic Document and Record Management Services (EDRMS) and Business Process Management (BPM). INDRA acquired the company in 2007.
In 2007 Jim Roldan was appointed senior VP of International Strategy and Efficiency of Indra, the largest European IT integrator in Europe by capitalization.
Since 2010, Dr. Roldan has participated as an advisor and small business angel investor in several disruptive business ventures thorough Tanaka Consulting.
As a specialist on collaborative medicine, he is currently the interim CEO of Linkcare Health Services, a spin off from Barcelona's Hospital Clinic after eight years of international research on Integrated Health Care.
Linkcare is a disruptive collaborative care platform that allows to health professionals from all around the world to share their medical procedures to improve health care quality and effectiveness. The Linkcare procedures allow health care professionals such as specialists, general practitioners, family doctors, nurses and caregivers to work together and in cooperation with their patients, relatives, neighbors and friends using the web, mobile terminals and IoT telemedicine devices.