Our Team

Qasim is the CEO and co-founder of DentaLens. He recognizes that the changes affecting dental cause a large number of problems and uncertainties that can be solved by innovative solutions. Using the knowledge and experience from 8 years building Enterprise Financial Applications for PNC Financial, a deep knowledge of AI and 8+ years of entrepreneurial experience, he formed DentaLens to solve the dental waste, abuse and fraud challenges. The company’s priority is to produce the best solution to detect and prevent dental fraudulent activities in real-time.

Dr. Richard Klich is the Chief Dental Officer for DentaLens in charge of overseeing all the DentaLens Dental offerings. He began his dental career as a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He brings over 15 years of experience in the dental insurance industry including leadership roles within United dental, Delta Dental, United Concordia, and Logistics Health. Prior to joining DentaLens, Dr. Klich served as the Chief Dental Officer for United dental.

Dr. Frank Din is the Chief Medical Information Officer for DentaLens and is responsible for developing advanced dental data analytic and business intelligence solutions. He brings experience, expertise, and knowledge in clinical care, dental policy, forensics, and biomedical informatics to lead a team of software engineers, HIT experts, visualization and user interface developers providing a unique approach to data analytic solutions. Prior to joining DentaLens, Frank worked for HP Enterprise Service as Executive Director of the Medical Informatics Center of Excellence (MICOE) and as the Medical Informaticist for the Global eHealth Strategy team. Dr. Frank has a masters and doctorate in medical informatics from Columbia University.

Dr. Todd Pollack is a Senior Dental Analytics Expert navigating the complexity of various insurance plans, procedure coding, utilization, and all phases of dental benefits. Dr. Pollack has been a practicing dentist for over 30 years and owned and operated a general family dental practice for over 20 years. During this time, he has honed his dental skills earning such honors as New Hampshire Magazine’s General Dentistry Top Dentist Award and the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cosmetic Dentistry from Boston University. Dr. Pollack has also acquired the experience of working directly and indirectly with the benefits industry. He has completed extensive coursework related to dental benefits claims, utilization, review, and adjudication across all dental specialties with the American Association of Dental Consultants and obtained status of Dental Benefits Associate within America’s Health Insurance Plans. Dr. Pollack received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Boston University Dental School.

Michel Heitstuman brings more than 25 years of experience to DentaLens as Vice President of Operations and Investor Relations where he is in charge of all operations including finance, legal, contracting, HR and investor relations. Michel began his career working in entrepreneurial capacities at IBM and then AOL. He has founded and/or worked in executive positions for eight start-ups and has raised over $30 million in debt and equity funding for these companies both domestically and internationally. He holds four patents in convergent communications systems and methods for mobile payment and mobile commerce accounts. Michel earned a B.S. in Business and a B.S.E. in Engineering from Arizona State University. He earned his MBA in Finance from George Washington University and was awarded a Fulbright scholarship with the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Beth is a proven leader in technology sales and strategic client and partner development. She currently holds the position of Vice President of Client Strategy for DentaLens. where she works to identify and define client engagements and lead the team for solution delivery. Prior to this, Ms. Runfola worked for Fortune 500 enterprise software companies translating changing market dynamics into actionable strategies to achieve company objectives and drive revenue. She was also a Managing Director in a Top 12 US consulting and advisory firm. Beth has depth of experience helping grow startup and re-start companies from conception, through financing, to sale. She is adept at maximizing business growth through consultative selling. Beth earned an MBA in State and Local Taxation and a BA in International Politics from The Pennsylvania State University.

Kashif is the CTO for DentaLens. He has 15+ years of experience as Enterprise Architect in corporations like MSA and Verizon. As the CTO & Co-Founder of an IPTV startup, he was responsible for the entire architecture, R&D, prototyping, product and platform development. Like his brother Qasim, he shares the belief that a thoughtful and creative software company can convert the complexity of dental data into intuitive and easy to use solutions that frees the humans within the dental chain to do the things that only humans can do, like direct care of patients. Let the computers do the drudge work of data grinding.

Javed Iqbal is the Solutions Architect for DentaLens developing intelligent analytic fraud solutions for DentaLens. Working directly with the DentaLens CTO and CMIO, Javed is a key member of the design team managing development of the DentaLens dental fraud solutions. Javed is an accomplished professional with twelve years of experience guiding teams through all phases of software development; from requirements gathering and analysis to design, development, testing, implementation, and support. His development achievements include incorporating Agile mythology to strengthen test driven development, validation, and change management activities in the development of software solutions. Javed is also the co-author of several award-winning papers on dental fraud detection. Prior to joining DentaLens, Javed worked as Lead Software Engineer for five years at Allainet Pvt. Ltd, a leading application, e-commerce and interactive media solution provider. Javed Iqbal received a Masters of Computer Science degree from University of Arid Agriculture, Rawalpindi.

DentaLens Dental Board of Experts and Advisors

Dr. Frank Din is the Chief Medical Information Officer for DentaLens and is responsible for developing advanced dental data analytic and business intelligence solutions. He brings experience, expertise, and knowledge in clinical care, dental policy, forensics, and biomedical informatics to lead a team of software engineers, HIT experts, visualization and user interface developers providing a unique approach to data analytic solutions. Prior to joining DentaLens, Frank worked for HP Enterprise Service as Executive Director of the Medical Informatics Center of Excellence (MICOE) and as the Medical Informaticist for the Global eHealth Strategy team. Dr. Frank has a masters and doctorate in medical informatics from Columbia University.

Dr. Richard Klich is the Chief Dental Officer for DentaLens in charge of overseeing all the DentaLens Dental offerings. He began his dental career as a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He brings over 15 years of experience in the dental insurance industry including leadership roles within United dental, Delta Dental, United Concordia, and Logistics Health. Prior to joining DentaLens, Dr. Klich served as the Chief Dental Officer for United dental.

Dr. Todd Pollack is a Senior Dental Analytics Expert navigating the complexity of various insurance plans, procedure coding, utilization, and all phases of dental benefits. Dr. Pollack has been a practicing dentist for over 30 years and owned and operated a general family dental practice for over 20 years. During this time, he has honed his dental skills earning such honors as New Hampshire Magazine’s General Dentistry Top Dentist Award and the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cosmetic Dentistry from Boston University. Dr. Pollack has also acquired the experience of working directly and indirectly with the benefits industry. He has completed extensive coursework related to dental benefits claims, utilization, review, and adjudication across all dental specialties with the American Association of Dental Consultants and obtained status of Dental Benefits Associate within America’s Health Insurance Plans. Dr. Pollack received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Boston University Dental School.

Dr. Steven Keller has been a recognized leader in the dental insurance industry for over thirty-five years. He was the Founder, and served as President, of Consumer Dental Care Co., one of the first DHMO’s in the Mid-Atlantic area, since its inception in 1980. After the company’s acquisition by DentaQuest in 2001, Steve served as DentaQuest’s Vice President of Business Development until 2009, leading all merger and acquisition initiatives, along with developing strategic alliances. During his tenure, the company grew from 2 million to 14 million members. After retiring in 2009, Steve grew a bit restless, and returned to work in 2013 as an independent Dental Industry Consultant. Since then, he has successfully represented both buyers and sellers of dental insurance companies and has completed several transactions. He has used his industry insight and broad network of key insurance executives to assist numerous clients in connecting with the right audiences for their products. Dr. Keller is highly regarded as an expert on a myriad of issues surrounding dental benefits including the critical relationship between dental insurers and practicing dentists. He served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Dental Plans (NADP), was Chairman of their Membership Commission for many years, and received the NADP Gabryl Award as the individual who most embodies the spirit of volunteerism in the industry.

Dr. Christopher J. Morin, DDS is a pediatric dental specialist who has spent the last 20 years building a successful prevention-focused private practice affiliated with Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. During the first seven years as a practice owner, Dr. Morin also worked as a clinical instructor in Advocate Illinois Masonic’s general practice residency program. In addition, Dr. Morin was proud to serve as Director of Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Chicago Hospitals from 1993 to 2007, where he gained extensive experience teaching dental and medical residents, performing dental rehabilitation cases under general anesthesia, working with the hematology/oncology and cleft lip/palate teams, and developing community outreach programs.