Founder & CEO of Ontrak
Mr. Peizer is an entrepreneur, investor, and financier with a particular interest in healthcare, having founded and successfully commercialized several healthcare companies. Mr. Peizer is the founder of Catasys, Inc., a leader in behavioral and mental health management services. He has also served as the Company’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO since the Company’s inception in 2004. Mr. Peizer also is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of NeurMedix, Inc., a biotechnology company with a focus on inflammatory, neurological and neuro-degenerative diseases. NeurMedix’s lead compound NE3107 has shown efficacy in 11 pre-clinical and 6 human studies. These studies resulted in publications in peer-reviewed journals. Mr. Peizer is Chairman of Acuitas Group Holdings, LLC, his personal holding company that is the owner of all of his portfolio company interests, including Catasys, Inc. Through Acuitas, Mr. Peizer also owns Crede Capital Group, LLC, an industry leader in investing in micro and small capitalization equities, having invested over $1.2 billion directly into portfolio companies. Mr. Peizer has been the largest beneficial shareholder, and has held various senior executive positions with several other publicly-traded growth companies, including Chairman of internationally renowned Cray, Inc., the industry’s leading supercomputer company. Mr. Peizer has a background in venture capital, investing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and previously held senior executive positions with the investment banking firms Goldman Sachs, First Boston, and Drexel Burnham Lambert. He received his B.S.E. in finance from The Wharton School of Finance and Commerce. Raised in Beachwood, Ohio, a suburb of Cleveland, Peizer has been the largest beneficial stockholder and has held various senior executive positions within several technology and biotech companies. He has assisted companies by assembling management teams, boards of directors and scientific advisory boards, formulating business and financial strategies, and investor relations. Mr. Peizer has a background in venture capital, investing, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and previously held senior executive positions with the investment banking firms Goldman Sachs , First Boston and Drexel Burnham Lambert . Mr. Peizer received his B.S.E. in Finance from The Wharton School of Finance and Commerce. Over the years, Terren Peizer has frequently noted the importance of his family and his Ohio upbringing in various interviews. He has stated that his half brotherâ€™s problems with addiction spurred him to found Hythiam, and has named his investment companies after his hometown and home street. Although he has been called “One of Wall Streets top players” Peizer has also exhibited a humble and modest lifestyle consistent with his Midwestern upbringing. It is believed that he still lives in the same condominium home he first purchased in the 1980s when he moved to Los Angeles, California You can follow more of Terren at his personal site: http://www.terrenpeizer.com
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About BioVie, Ontrak: Ontrak provides health management services for health plans, employers and unions through a network of licensed healthcare providers.