Hill Ferguson: From rural America to reimagining a nation’s health


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Hill Ferguson is the Chief Executive Officer of Doctor On Demand, America’s leading virtual care provider.

Launched in 2013, Doctor on Demand allows anyone, with or without insurance, to connect with a physician using a live-streamed video feed from a mobile device. In just four years they surpassed one million video visits, and today they have hundreds of enterprise customers, including four of the Fortune 10 and over two dozen health plan partners.

Hill is a veteran executive with nearly two decades of experience in mobile technology. He has led companies at all stages of growth, from being a founder to being a senior executive at PayPal.

Before joining Doctor On Demand, Ferguson helped transform PayPal into a more customer-focused technology company, leading the global mobile team and eventually serving as the company’s Chief Product Officer.

Prior to joining PayPal in 2011, Hill was Vice President of Product and Marketing at Zong, which pioneered new technologies that enabled consumers to make payments quickly and easily using a mobile phone number. Zong built a vast network of over 250 mobile operators in over 50 countries, while building a merchant network of leading digital goods and online gaming developers such as Sony, Sulake, Bigpoint and Facebook.

He has also worked as general manager at Yodlee, where he helped develop and market personal financial management software and consumer payment products used by leading financial institutions. As a senior product manager at Yahoo!, he helped create the Yahoo! Finance website, and developed a variety of payment services. He also co-founded LoanBack, a peer-to-peer loan management service that has helped consumers manage over $1.7 billion in loans from friends and family.

Hill holds a Bachelor’s degree and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.Watch Hill's interview on Unfiltered.tvwww.unfiltered.tv/public/hill-ferguson

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