Steve Papa, founder and former CEO of Endeca Technologies, has joined the strategic advisory board for Kyruus. Kyruus offers hospitals and healthcare systems a data-driven approach to building, operating and optimizing their physician networks.

Papa graduated in 1994 with a degree in civil engineering from Princeton and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He was at Inktomi during its early stages, heading the infrastructure caching business. A software provider for Internet service providers, the company was later acquired by Yahoo. In 1999, Papa founded Endeca, a provider of unstructured data management, web commerce and business intelligence solutions. The fast growing software company was acquired in 2011 by Oracle.