The ClearFocus Story

ClearFocus Innovations (CFI) is an IoT company with the mission of bringing innovative and disruptive products and services to Healthcare. With an emphasis on Robotics and AI, CFI will assist Hospitals and Assisted Living Facilities in the management of labor costs and the enhancement of employee and patient satisfaction using Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR’s) for internal delivery of materials and the improvement of system-wide security.

The ClearFocus Team

Derek Forman - Founder/Chairman

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Jeff Sim Founder/Partner-CTO

 Jeff Sim has spent the last twenty years working in the Building Controls Industry. He started his career in the US Navy as a Nuclear QA and Steam plant cleanliness inspector and served as Training Petty Officer on the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) which is the fifth Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier in the United States Navy. His duties included responsibility for on-going training for one hundred and fifty nuclear qualified personnel.

Upon discharge Jeff went to work for Siemens Building Technologies where he acquired knowledge on Automated Logic products and WebCTRL and is recognized as an industry expert on Siemens Apogee software and PPLC programming along with deep knowledge on interface protocols such as BACnet and Modus. 

Jeff left Siemens as their Sr. Engineering Specialist and founded his own business Technical Building Solutions and considered one of the foremost experts in the San Francisco Bay area in building control design and commissioning of projects.

Jeff graduated from Glendale Collage majoring in Electronics and Robotic studies and with his background and knowledge is well suited to assist ClearFocus Innovations in the commissioning of it Autonomous Service Robots (ASR) as well as its continued development strategies to bring the next generation of ASR’s to market.


Jeff Paugh - Founder/VP-Partner Development & Support

 Jeff Paugh has spent twenty-five years providing enterprise clients with hardware, software and professional services. He has devoted the last twenty years specifically providing interactive technologies that assist hospitals in complying with health reform mandates for patient centered solutions which are designed to engage, entertain and educate patients.

Jeffs most recent activities include working at the C-Suite level deploying interactive networks and consulting with large hospital systems such as Providence Health (50 hospitals), Prime Health (45 hospitals), Banner Health (28 Hospitals) and Sutter Health (24 hospitals).  He is a highly skilled professional with a strong Consultative Selling history, above average Healthcare Expertise with a reputation as a “Closer” and a record of Client Loyalty.

Jeff with an MBA in Finance, a BS in Business Administration and a minor in Industrial Engineering along with a long list of relationships at the C-Suit level in healthcare is well suited to develop and lead the sales and marketing efforts of ClearFocus Innovations in bringing Autonomous Service Robots to healthcare.



Dan Nathan Founder/Chief Operating Office

 Dan Nathan, Chief Operating Officer, joined ClearFocus Innovations in November 2019. Prior to joining ClearFocus, Dan served as President and General Manager for U.S. based TeleHealth Services, where he was responsible for providing overall direction and guidance with the objective of maximizing growth and profitability for the organization.

Dan brings over 25 years of U.S. healthcare market and leadership experience to ClearFocus having held numerous executive roles in sales management and operations management. He is passionate about driving business forward within a rapidly changing and competitive healthcare landscape. Dan is adept at building productive relationships with upper level decision makers within the company and in supplier, customer and shareholder settings. 

Dan led various business transformations resulting from acquisitions, changing business/market landscapes and shifts in technology, while effectively maintaining a shared understanding amongst employees and the corporate value system. He is a graduate of the College of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago.