Paulo Bianchi Franca, PhD
Chief Technology Officer

Dr. Paulo Franca brings more than 40 years of technology expertise to EK Health Services, including 11 years in Workers’ Compensation and 35 years as a professor for a leading University of California institution. Dr. Franca has a long and successful track record of developing innovative information technology and services. A co-founder of EK Health’s sister firm, DataCare Corporation, a leading healthcare software technology firm, he holds numerous patents in information technologies and web-based services.  He is experienced in managing a large computer service center and R&D center and has written computer programming textbooks available in English, Russian, Hebrew, Dutch, Portuguese Dr. Franco earned a PhD and M.Eng degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences from University of California Berkeley.