In this episode, Dr. Ivan Zak is a vet-prenuer. He’s worked in ER medicine, launched and sold a start-up SmartFlow Sheets, and is the current CEO of Veterinary Integration Solutions. Oh and he’s a co-host of a great veterinary podcast called Veterinary Innovation Podcast. We discuss
- The story of how he attended vet school twice, and what the differences were.
- The idea, building, and sale of SmartFlow Sheets.
- Lessons learned when he sold to IDEXX.
- Why his passion is building vs. managing.
- The Veterinary Innovation Podcast and the journey with his co-host Shawn Wilkie.
- His latest venture Veterinary Integration Solutions and what the mission is.
- How to transform data into actionable insights.
- The burnout challenges within veterinary medicine and the research Dr. Zak's is working on.