The Combine, a go-to-market provider for enterprises to monetize internal intellectual property assets, has hired Christopher Kunney and Eric Ensor as Entrepreneurs In Residence (EIR) to build Healthcare and Telecom innovation practices at The Combine, the company said.
Kunney is a senior level healthcare information technology executive and strategist whose roles include serving as Director of Emerging Healthcare Technology for AT&T, Vice President & COO for HealthInovation and Vice President and CIO for Piedmont Healthcare.
Ensor is the former President and COO of BellSouth Personal Communications, Inc., which he led from initial planning to one of the PCS organizations in the US.
The Combine is a team of entrepreneurial leaders who work with enterprises to identify, vet and commercialize technology-based ventures. Unlike traditional incubators, accelerators, venture capitalists or management consultants, The Combine brings the best elements of each in the form of a “go team” that taps its curated ecosystem of leaders, expertise, capital access and other resources along with an experience-led methodology to deliver the shortest path to success.