Teladoc Founder Michael Gorton Joins as Advisor to D. One Vision Management (DOV)

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Jun 10, 2021 10:20 KST

NEW YORK--(Business Wire / Korea Newswire) June 10, 2021 -- D. One Vision Management (DOV), a New York-based investment firm with focus on frontier technology companies leveraging multiple approaches and strategies from venture capital, private equity and SPAC IPOs to support global disruptive companies of different stages in different economic cycles, today announced that Michael Gorton, a 14-time serial entrepreneur, company builder and recognized pioneer of telemedicine who led telehealth giant Teladoc to create what is quickly becoming a trillion dollar industry globally, has joined as an advisor to the firm.

Throughout Michael’s executive career, he has founded and led industry-changing companies. Michael currently serves as CEO of his new venture Recuro Health, transforming the U.S. healthcare system from a reactive, disease focused model, to a population health and outcomes approach, and a founding CEO of Back To Space, LLC (B2S), a for-profit impact company designed to inspire the next generation to develop an innate love of science, engineering and space, and take edutainment (educating through entertainment) to the next level - outer space.

Previously, as CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Teladoc (NYSE: TDOC), Michael led a telemedicine company that was named by MIT as one of the Top 50 Smartest Companies in the World. Teladoc is now the world’s leading telemedicine company with a market cap in the tens of billions of dollars. Following Teladoc, Gorton was the founding CEO of Principal Solar (OTCPK:PSWW), a public company he led to become one of the thought leaders in the solar industry worldwide, that delivered nearly 400 megawatts of sustainable electricity, enough to run approximately 70,000 American homes. With Internet Global, he led the company from concept to the #1 ranked Internet provider in North Texas and the construction of the world’s first DSL network and one of the first national VOIP networks.

In addition to his success as an entrepreneur, Michael also has established his status as a thought Leader and best-selling author through numerous awards. His current book: Broken Handoff ranked the #1 M&A Business book of 2019. His prior book Forefathers and Founding Fathers reached the #1 best seller status on Amazon’s historic fiction chart in 2017.

Michael Gorton said: “I am thrilled to advise the team at DOV and add value as they seek out new ways to build an investment ecosystem and to support the ongoing transition towards Singularity era. I’ve seen their ability to serve as an invaluable partner to fast-growing businesses and support companies of different stages from both strategic and financial perspectives. I’m excited to continue partnering with them moving forward to help deliver value for DOV’s portfolio companies and investors.”

David You, Founder & CEO of DOV said “Michael will be a great advisor to our team as we strive to accelerate the new paradigm shift beyond industry 4.0 and realize the shared vision we have for the arrival of the Singularity era. It’s essential for us to identify and back companies that could improve the human condition globally through new technology. With Michel’s decades of hands-on successful experience in building human-centered disruptive companies, which is in accordance with DOV’s mission and vision, we look forward to shaping the future of humanity and applying technology as a transformative force for good together with him in the years ahead.”

About D. One Vision Management

D. One Vision Management (DOV) is a New York-based firm focused on hardcore technologies and disruptive solutions. With its flagship fund, DOV Singularity Fund (DOVSF), DOV aims to create an investment ecosystem. We strive to create value by investing in great businesses where DOV’s capital, strategic insights, global relationships and operational support can drive transformation. By leveraging the contrarian culture and willingness to embrace complexity, we will identify different paths to value across economic cycles.

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