Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
As chief executive officer of CTIS, Raj Shah’s responsibilities extend to a team of professionals situated across the U.S. and India. As the leader of a major health IT company, Shah measures success through our firm’s lasting contributions to health innovation.
Mr. Shah is a visionary. He is committed to finding health solutions for chronic disease and promoting global health equity. His vision is to provide integration of processes for better collaboration and performance at the point of care. Shah’s strategy is to integrate information technology best practices and standards with health informatics. He is committed to helping providers and physicians support the patient need for prevention, early disease detection, care management, and research.
With Shah serving as CEO, CTIS has received awards from the National Institutes of Health, CIO Magazine, Computerworld, British Medical Journal, and the Office of Management and Budget. In addition, Shah serves as a member of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. In 2010, he was invited to the G20 Health Summit for his publication on Global Health and Information and Communication Technology.
As a non-profit supporter, Shah is also committed to corporate citizenship. He has been a member of governing boards, leadership boards, institutional review boards, trustee boards, boards of directors, and advisory boards for more than 25 organizations. Shah has given more than 100 lectures, talks, and panel discussions at workshops, conferences, and seminars. He holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and physics from Bombay University; a master’s degree in chemistry from University of Detroit, and advanced training from the University of Chicago and Harvard Business School.
Member of the Board of Directors
Robert Cone is a member of the Board of Directors at CTIS, Inc. He is the former co-owner of Graco Children’s Products, Inc., a world leader in the manufacturing of infant and children’s furniture. Cone is the owner and president of ITNAC Corporation, a manufacturer of material handling equipment; he is also owner and president of Athlon, Inc., a manufacturer of exercise treadmills. Cone is a board member of Shepherd’s Home and founder and president of two charitable foundations. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Drexel University.
Member of the Board of Directors
Steven Meltzer serves as a member of the Board of Directors at CTIS, Inc. He is a partner at the law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where he represents privately and publicly held companies in a wide range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, international and domestic marketing and distribution agreements, venture capital financings, and securities offerings.
Meltzer focuses his activities in the information technology, biotechnology, healthcare, defense and intelligence industries. He chairs the Board of Trustees of the New England Institute of Technology and serves as a director or advisory board member of several companies. He serves as Secretary, a member of the executive committee and legal counsel of the Technology Council of Maryland, is a member of the MdBio board, and is founder and legal counsel of the Maryland Angels Council. He has been honored as one of the Best Lawyers in America (2006-2015) and has served as a member of the board of the Maryland Healthcare Product Development Corporation since 2009. Meltzer received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University and both his JD and MBA degrees from Harvard University.