We exist to help our patients
live their best lives.
We believe in intervention well before kidney failure, when there is still opportunity to improve quality of life and health outcomes while keeping costs in check.
Everyone is worthy.Every person deserves love, kindness and respect.
We bring joy to this work.
We value each individual’s unique journey.
Humility is a source of our strength.
We take it personally.
We dare mighty things.
Founded in 2015, we are run by people who care deeply about the wellbeing of everyone facing chronic kidney disease.
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA and Cambridge, MA, our team includes nationally recognized and respected leaders in healthcare and technology from Optum, Evolent, Iora Health, DaVita and Fresenius Medical Care.
Chief Executive Officer
Bobby’s diverse background includes everything from practicing law in Silicon Valley to serving as Chief of Staff to a dynamic member of Congress. He has launched a billion-dollar state agency to support life sciences, and worked as a senior executive for Fresenius Medical Care, one of the world’s largest health care companies.
Co-Founder & COO
Prior to Cricket Health, James was part of the strategy and analytics team at LinkedIn, advising the leadership team on strategic decisions in the US and Asia-Pacific. Before LinkedIn, he worked in investment banking at JP Morgan, advising some of the world’s largest companies on M&A and capital raising.
Carmen A. Peralta
MD, MAS, FASN Chief Medical Officer
Carmen is a General Nephrology and Hypertension physician, who has authored over 160 research papers, and dedicated her career to investigating early detection and management strategies for kidney disease and hypertension. Professor of Medicine at University of California San Francisco, she co-founded and served as Founding Executive Director of the Kidney Health Research Collaborative.
Ryan M. Jacobs
Chief Commercial Officer
Ryan joins Cricket Health with an extensive career in health care spanning value based care, population health, digital health, and health care consulting. Prior to Cricket Health, Ryan led market strategy, commercialization, and solution architecture as a member of the senior leadership team of the Population Health portfolio within OptumHealth. Ryan spent nearly 12 years within the Aetna enterprise in numerous strategic, business development, and relationship management leadership roles across the Healthagen portfolio of businesses.
Chief Financial Officer
Jesse brings deep experience in digital health to Cricket. As VP, Finance at Propeller Health, he oversaw the finance function through rapid growth, including several financing events and the company’s acquisition by ResMed. Prior to that, he was VP of Finance at Healthgrades, a company dedicated to empowering stronger and more meaningful patient/provider connections.
Chief People Officer
Leslie is an experienced healthcare executive with both HR and operational experience. Prior to joining Cricket Health, Leslie led large Health System and Employer clients in value-based episodes of care programs at Signify Health. She was also the Chief HR Officer for Remedy Partners, leading the company's People strategy through a period of rapid growth.
Board of Directors
Bhupinder Singh, MD, FASN, FNKF, FCRS
Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
Allison Webber, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology Kidney Transplant Specialist
Ann Robar, BSN, RN, CNN
Former VP of Home Dialysis Services for Satellite Healthcare
Glenn Chertow, MD
Chief, Division of Nephrology, Professor of Medicine, Stanford
Joel Glickman, MD, FACP
Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Pennsylvania