Meet Alan and Doug

Alan Ying dropped out of the cardiothoracic surgery residency program at Duke University to start a software company when he was twenty-eight years old. Since selling that business, he’s enjoyed leading, investing in, and serving on the boards of start-ups to public companies. Alan grew up in Ohio and now lives in Texas. He is married to Anita and is father to Sydney, Emory, and Cooper. 

Doug Schneider spent over twenty-five years in high-tech firms, many of them leading and working in healthcare information technology firms that drove industry expansion. He’s had a lifelong focus on innovation and risk-taking. Doug is also the author of the running memoir Ten Marathons: Searching for the Soft Ground in a Hard World. He splits his time between Cincinnati, Ohio, and Hilton Head, South Carolina, with his wife, Elaine.