Former PayPal, Palantir Executive Jason Portnoy Joins Practice Fusion as CFO
SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion, the fastest growing Electronic Medical Record  (EMR) community in the US, today announced Jason Portnoy as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Practice Fusion delivers the leading, free, cloud-based EMR to physicians; enabling charting, scheduling, e-prescribing and lab integrations. Portnoy joins the company in a period of rapid expansion, bringing his deep expertise in scaling hyper-growth companies.
"Jason supported PayPal through its IPO and $1.5 billion eBay acquisition, he was part of the initial team that drove Clarium Capital's AUM to more than $3 billion, and in 2009 he helped Palantir close a $90 million financing round," said Ryan Howard, CEO of Practice Fusion. "Both Practice Fusion and our users stand to gain from Jason's leadership. He has intimate knowledge of start-up operations as well as experience driving growth and expansion for some of the world's most sophisticated technology companies."
As the former Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at e-commerce pioneer PayPal, Inc., Portnoy helped support financial strategy for the company through its IPO and acquisition by eBay in 2002. Working closely with PayPal Founder, Peter Thiel, at global macro hedge fund, Clarium Capital, Portnoy served as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance for more than four years. In 2008, Portnoy transitioned to serve as CFO at information analytics company, Palantir Technologies .
"Practice Fusion's revolutionary technology solution has the potential to fundamentally change the face of th