Bird Blitch is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Patientco, a cloud-based payments company that gives hospitals a single platform to manage every patient payment that is processed at any point in a health system. Patientco was named one of the Fastest Growing Private Healthcare Companies in the United States by INC Magazine in 2014 and 2015, Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia by the Technology Association of Georgia in 2014, and Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Healthcare Start-up of the Year in 2013. Since its launch in 2010, Patientco has facilitated millions of transactions between patients and providers across the country.
Previously, Bird co-founded BroadSource where, as CEO, he built a technology platform for Telecom Expense Management (TEM) and Mobile DeviceManagement (MDM). During his tenure with BroadSource, he was instrumental in transforming the venture- funded company to one of the leading Telecom Expense Management companies and an organization that was twice listed by INC magazine as one of the Fastest Growing Private Companies in the United States.
Bird also serves as an Advisory Board member of the Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC), a start-up accelerator that helps technology entrepreneurs launch and build successful companies.
A graduate of Georgia Tech, Bird is the recipient of the Georgia Tech 2010 Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna award and is a member of the Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni.