Clearlake Capital-Backed Provation Names Software Industry Veteran Daniel Hamburger CEO

November 12, 2019

Daniel Hamburger, President & CEO
Daniel Hamburger, President & CEO

Dave Del Toro Makes Planned Transition to Executive Board Member

Minneapolis, MN and Santa Monica, CA – November 12, 2019 – Provation Medical, Inc. (“Provation” or the “Company”), the premier software provider of procedure documentation and clinical decision support solutions, backed by Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with its affiliates, “Clearlake”), today announced that Daniel Hamburger has joined Provation as CEO effective immediately. Former CEO Dave Del Toro will continue with the Company in the role of Executive Board Member following his successful 20-year career at Provation.

“We are thrilled to welcome Daniel to the Provation team, and Dave to the Board of Directors,” said Behdad Eghbali, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, and Prashant Mehrotra, Partner at Clearlake. “Daniel is a proven industry executive who brings more than 25 years of cutting-edge technology leadership and a compelling strategic vision for the Company. We are excited for him to take the reins and lead this highly talented team as Provation continues to innovate and bring hospitals and Ambulatory Surgery Centers (“ASCs”) best-of-breed surgical software solutions.”

Mr. Hamburger is an accomplished leader with a proven track record of effectively scaling software platforms across industries. Most recently, Mr. Hamburger served as CEO of Renaissance Learning, Inc., a private equity-backed SaaS education analytics platform. He also previously served as CEO of Adtalem Global Education, a $2 billion public provider of education solutions, and of Indeliq, a venture-backed SaaS technology firm. Mr. Hamburger began his executive career as President of eCommerce for Grainger. He holds a BS and MS in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Mr. Hamburger said, “I am honored to succeed Dave as Provation’s next CEO. As the industry-leading procedure documentation software solution, Provation is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of both hospitals and ASCs. With a clear strategic direction and acquisition roadmap, Provation is at an exciting inflection point, and I will be working closely with the team to further accelerate innovation and growth.”

As a member of the Board of Directors, Mr. Del Toro will remain actively engaged with key customer accounts and corporate initiatives.

“Dave has led Provation through a tremendous transformation, from the successful carve-out, to the launch of Provation’s next generation SaaS platform, Provation Apex,” said Paul Huber, Vice President at Clearlake. “His continued participation with Provation at the Board level will be invaluable, providing for a seamless transition as the Company continues its exciting growth trajectory.”

“This transition is a continuation of a period of transformative growth for Provation and I am confident that Daniel has the right experience, strategic depth and commitment to our customers that is needed to drive Provation forward,” said Mr. Del Toro. “It has been a privilege and the highlight of my career to work alongside some of the most talented and passionate professionals in the healthcare IT industry, and I am eager to continue to support Provation’s accelerated momentum as a Board member.”

Mr. Eghbali and Mr. Mehrotra added, “On behalf of Clearlake, we thank Dave for his exemplary long-term service and commitment to Provation, and we are grateful for his continued partnership with the Company.”

About Provation

Provation is a leading provider of healthcare software and SaaS solutions for clinical productivity, care coordination, quality reporting, and billing. Our purpose is to empower providers to deliver quality healthcare for all. Provation’s comprehensive portfolio spans the entire patient encounter, from pre-procedure through post-procedure, with solutions for physician and nursing documentation (Provation® MD, Provation® Apex, MD-Reports, Provation® endoPRO®, and Provation® MultiCaregiver), anesthesia documentation (#1 Best in KLAS Provation® iPro), patient engagement, surgical care coordination, quality reporting, and billing capture (Provation® SurgicalValet™), order set and care plan management (Provation® Order Set Advisor™ and Provation® Care Plans), and EHR embedded clinical documentation (Provation® Clinic Note). Provation has a loyal customer base, serving more than 5,000 hospitals, surgery centers, and medical offices, and 700 physician groups globally, including 19 of the top 20 U.S. hospitals. In 2021, Provation was acquired by Fortive Corporation, a Fortune 1000 company that builds essential technology and accelerates transformation in high-impact fields like workplace safety, engineering, and healthcare. For more information about our solutions, visit and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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