One Item, Inc. - Background
History and Mission

Our Mission: To Listen

One Item, Inc., the software company that is transforming change management, has recently launched a new mobile app called the Health Science Index, which has just started in medical trials. It is available on the Apple App Store and Google Play store.

HSI joins the existing consumer app called “Better Now”. Better Now helps individuals discover what’s really important, and then work on improving the way they experience life.

The apps are based around the “Science of Human Optimization”, and are available for the iPhone and Android smartphones. There are two more versions in the works, an extended tablet version for the Health Science Index, and the corporate management software known as CHI.

OUR MISSION: To make life better with solutions that provide direction and care.

We give: care, listening, and solutions; hire and retain smart, loving people and create products of such quality that people find us!

Our World-Class Team
Meet the One Item professionals
Erik Knutson
Erik Knutson
CEO, Chairman, Founder
Founder, inventor, and prime evangelist, Erik is responsible for inventing the core logic and change methodology built into the software products. Subsequent to founding One Item, Inc. in 2016 his leadership has enabled the company to form health care and industry relationships crucial for success. His passion for complexity simplification, process automation, and cross-functional team building is helping to establish One Item as the platform solution to help organizations and individuals reach their goals. Change Management Expert, Past Microsoft Program Manager, Past CEO of Design Labs, Inc. B.A. Bus Administration, M.S. Computer Science
Ric Merrifield
Ric Merrifield
President
Ric oversees operations at One Item and helps drive both user adoption and program management. Ric has led other successful efforts at Disney, Starbucks, among others - from business plan creation, to cross-silo process change, IoT, and identity management efforts. Ric is a TEDx speaker, Harvard Business Review author, and member of the the advisory board of the Center for Leadership and Strategic Thinking at the University of Washington Foster School of Business. Author of Book “Rethink”. Using Ric’s expertise and contacts, Ric has helped position and promote the company, as an emerging tech company. B.A. Georgetown Univ See his Ted Talk at: https://youtu.be/fYdA7IPfEKA
Brian Williams
Brian Williams
CTO & COO
Brian helps to oversee operations for company and is the technical captain and Systems Architect for the software products. He designed the data-driven enterprise system which encompasses the multi-platform mobile apps, administrative dashboard and the EHR interoperability. Over his tech career he has headed over 700+ software projects, being a past 20-year software company President. He is an Industrial Engineer and was the CEO of California Vision Mining, Inc. Earlier in his career he worked in the aerospace industry, manufacturing parts for the NASA Space Shuttle and the DOD for the B1B. Brian went to engineering school at Cal Poly Pomona starting at age 17.
Barb Senters
Barb Senters
Healthcare Tech Advisor
Healthcare Compliance Expert For Pharmaceuticals and Six Sigma Certified Manager. Barb helps to assist One Item's efforts in compliance, privacy, and business ethics. She spent 15 years as a healthcare compliance officer at numerous large U.S. healthcare companies, and just recently she has joined blockchain business Core Scientific as vice president of compliance. Past positions include chief ethics and compliance officer at Sonic Healthcare in Texas.
John Metzner
John Metzner
Financial Tech Advisor
John helps to guide One Item at a high level in business dealings and strategy. Officer of a financial fund with over 20 years in Financial Services, including experience leading technology, operations, human development, and culture; prior positions at Advent Software, Eton Park Capital, Plural Investments, Morgan Stanley, Market Methodology Inc. BS, Symbolic Systems, Stanford, 1995.
Stan Stahl
Stan Stahl
Security Advisor
Founder and President of SecuretheVillage, Pioneer in the field of information security, Secured Cheyenne Mountain and the White House teleconferencing. Founder of the Citadel Los Angeles, currently serves on several Boards. Holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Mich.
Rita Carton
Rita Carton
Tactical Advisor
Advisor on Leadership Business Development, Prior Vice President, Walt Disney Home Entertainment, Human Resources Expert, MBA Univ of Maryland
Steve Krantz
Steve Krantz
Security Advisor
IBM Distinguished Engineer, Security Expert, and Author of CyberGuardian: SecuretheVillage, Professional Speaker, Ph.D. in Computer Science
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