Our people

Rebecca Leung


Rebecca is Hyphen’s Health strategist, and one of the company’s co-founders where she uses her 15+ years of experience in strategy and business development along with her understanding of the initiatives behind healthcare reform to further her goal of using health IT to improve the quality of health for all Americans.

Previously, Rebecca led Dell’s Public Health practice where she was responsible for $100M+ per year business, and led the development and implementation of Dell’s overall Public Health growth strategy. Prior to joining Dell, Rebecca worked at several other companies including Truestone, CGI Federal, and Deloitte.

This is Rebecca’s fifth venture after four previous successful venture-backed service companies.

Rebecca received her MBA from Harvard University and did her undergraduate degree at the University of California at Berkeley.

Janice Shelsta


Janice is Hyphen’s technology strategist, and one of the company’s co-founders, where she focuses on  improving the quality and reach of agency services by closing the gap between new technology innovations and public sector organization systems.

Previously, Janice worked as a manager at Vangent Inc. (now GDIT) and as a technical architect at CGI Federal, where she focused on creating Information Management solutions that enabled citizen services. In these roles, she created large-scale, distributed COTS (commercial off the shelf) and SOA-based systems used for managing health records, financial oversight and accountability tracking, and cross-entity data exchange.

Not a stranger to small startups, this is Janice’s third startup venture.

Janice received her B.S. in Computer Engineering from Brown University and her Masters in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School.