Originally conceived in the University of Washington’s Department of Psychology, today, leading institutions such as Inova Health, Oregon Health and Science University, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Centerstone use the Owl to improve patient outcomes and analyze program performance.

Leadership Team

Eric Meier

President and
Chief Executive Officer

Eric Meier brings over 25 years of experience in the development of innovative software, medical devices, and drug delivery solutions. Prior to Owl Insights, Eric served as CEO of Cervel Neurotech, a non-invasive deep brain stimulation offering for the treatment of psychiatric and neurological disorders, until its sale to Rio Grande Neuroscience. Previously, he was Founder and CEO of Calypso Medical, a platform for the delivery of targeted external beam radiation treatment, which was acquired by Varian Medical Systems. Eric also led a variety of corporate development activities at Johnson & Johnson. Eric received his MBA from Stanford University.

Darla Brown

Chief Product Officer

Darla Brown brings over two decades of experience in technology strategy and product development gained from leadership roles at web and software development companies. Darla has expertise in creating robust, scalable web products and building high-functioning engineering systems and teams. A co-founder of multiple digital startups in healthcare and media, Darla has firsthand experience in combining knowledge of product development with a deep understanding of user experience and interaction that improves clinical workflows and patient engagement.

Joe Schumm

Vice President,

Joe Schumm has extensive experience leading large, complex hardware and software development efforts within the networking and medical device markets for enterprises ranging from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies. Joe is a leader in software process development and refinement, as well as in test strategies and methodologies that leverage metrics and continuous improvement to ensure organizational efficiency, product quality, and safety. He is a creator and champion of realizable differentiating product designs with a focus on simplicity, extensibility, usability, and return on investment.

Clinical Advisors


Corey Fagan, PhD

Co-founder and Advisor

A licensed clinical psychologist on the faculty of the University of Washington (UW), Dr. Fagan directs the UW’s Psychological Services and Training Center. She and Jon Hauser co-founded the company, a spin-out from the University of Washington.

Currently an advisor to the company, Dr. Fagan is a leader in measurement-based care who understands firsthand what behavioral health clinicians and administrators need in order to improve the delivery of behavioral health care services.


Whitney Black, MD


Whitney Black, M.D., a board-certified psychiatrist and assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University, is a clinician, medical educator, and quality leader. With nearly twenty years of experience in medicine, she has developed considerable expertise in systems design and performance improvement, emerging as a thought leader in measurement-based care. In her role as the Quality Medical Director for the OHSU Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Black has firsthand knowledge and experience with implementing innovative technologies and programs to improve access to quality psychiatric care.

Advisory Board

Randy Axelrod, MD

Former Executive Vice President of Clinical Services for Providence Health & Services

Caitlin Cameron

CEO, OtoNexus Medical Technologies; Former CEO, Presage Biosciences & Cellnetix Laboratories

Phil Capp, MD

Regional Medical Director, Ambulatory Behavioral Medicine, Swedish Health Services

Terry Fouts, MD

Clinical Advisor
Chief Clinical Officer, Empactful Capital

Steven Mason

CEO, Chartwise Medical Systems; Serial entrepreneur in the health and human services/technology market

Alan Schatzberg, MD

Director, Mood Disorders Center, Stanford Medical School; Past President, American Psychiatric Association

Paul Summergrad, MD

Chairman, Tufts University Medical School Department of Psychiatry; Past President, American Psychiatric Association

Arpan Waghray, MD

System Medical Director, Telepsychiatry, Providence Health & Services

Board of Directors

Eric Meier

Owl Insights

Stephen Plume

The Entrepreneurs’ Fund

Andrew Madderson, CPA

About Owl Insights®

Owl Insights (“the Owl”) is a measurement-based care cloud solution that enables healthcare providers to easily screen patients for behavioral health conditions, monitor their progress using patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs), and guide treatment for enhanced clinical confidence. The Owl’s powerful functionality automates clinical workflows, selects and schedules measures, and tracks outcomes throughout the course of care to reduce clinician burden, enhance patient engagement, and improve clinical efficiency. The HIPAA-compliant solution, which is accessible from any device and integrates seamlessly with major EMRs, is designed to reduce cost, improve clinical documentation, and inform payer decision-making. The Owl enables providers to simplify and scale measurement-based care for better clinical and financial outcomes. Owl Insights is backed by leading investors, including The Entrepreneurs’ Fund, Seven Peaks Ventures, Empactful Capital, and Portland Seed Fund.

Learn more about implementing measurement-based care with the Owl