Independa, Inc. Announces Former WebMD VP Jennifer Willey as Chief Business Officer

Company advances efforts in marketing, sales and strategic
partnerships, accelerating commercial and consumer product growth

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#homecareIndependa,
, the global leader in remote engagement technologies,
announced today Jennifer Willey as chief business officer. Willey is
responsible for leading strategy, marketing, sales and partnerships for
Independa’s commercial and consumer business units and will help to
further accelerate company growth.

“Bringing Jennifer on board allows Independa to advance our growth
nationally and globally as the technology platform of choice for remote
engagement and care,” said Kian Saneii, founder, chairman and CEO of
Independa. “She shares our mission and passion of addressing not only
aging in place, but healthcare challenges at large, and we are delighted
to have her on our team.”

Willey has more than 20 years of experience building strategic
partnerships across the healthcare industry. She previously served as
vice president of consumer strategy and partnerships for WebMD Health
Corp. (NYSE: WBMD). Willey is recognized for fostering innovation,
driving growth and building long-term relationships vital to a company’s
development. She has served in a variety of roles at companies such as
Yahoo Inc. (NYSE: YHOO), AOL, Inc. (NYSE: AOL), Sharecare Inc., and Everyday
. Prior to working in the digital media industry, Willey began
her career as a news anchor and reporter at CBS and ABC affiliates
in South Carolina and New York.

“Making a difference in the world to improve the lives of others is
important to me,” said Willey. “I’m thrilled to be joining Independa
where I can leverage my experience along with Independa’s award winning
technology to help individuals and providers provide better care, even
when they can’t be there. I treasure the opportunity to help providers
across the care continuum drive organizational and staff efficiencies,
while delivering an enriching, engaging experience for their patients,
residents and customers, literally from the hospital to the home.”

Willey has served on the boards of the Consumer Health Products
Association and the New York chapter of the Alliance for Women in Media.
Willey is passionate about supporting women in the workforce and has
founded, led and volunteered at numerous women’s business empowerment
networks, such as the WebMD Women’s Network, AOL Women, and CSweetener,
an executive mentoring non-profit. She has been a presenter and panelist
at a number of industry conferences, such as the Kantar Retail Health
and Wellness Forum, the Consumer Health Products Association Executive
Conference, ePharma, DTC National, Rent the Runway’s “Project
Entrepreneur,” and the Pfizer/Google Health Innovation Forum, as well as
the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. Willey is a graduate of
Cornell University’s School of Agriculture and Life Sciences and resides
in New Jersey with her husband and two sons.

About Independa

Independa, Inc., is the global leader in remote engagement technologies.
Founded in 2009, Independa helps people stay at their residence of
choice longer, safer and more comfortably, delaying or even preventing
the next episode or stage of care, while also increasing organizational
effectiveness and operational efficiencies across the care continuum.
Independa enables the best remote engagement and care by leveraging its
award-winning software platform to integrate across the TV and other
everyday devices, improving quality of life and quality of care while
reducing operational costs.

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For Independa, Inc.
Saramaya Weissman, 208-610-3375