Before founding Catalyze, Travis explored a diverse background, starting with business and technology. After securing his MBA and MS, he analyzed security systems with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Booz Allen Hamilton. Eventually Travis crossed into the clinical world, becoming an MD in 2011.
In 2015, Travis participated in a panel at SXSW discussing HIPAA, compliance, and innovation. In 2013, Travis participated in a panel discussion at the annual mHealth Summit with former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle (D-SD). The panel focused on government compliance. Earlier in the year, he presented a keynote titled "Connected Health—The Coming Wave in Search of a Beach" at the annual AHIMA conference, and led innovation sessions at the conference. Travis has also keynoted at past HIMSS and Health 2.0 conferences.
Travis has contributed to VentureBeat and HITconsultant, but is most active as a contributor to HIStalk Mobile where he has over 450 publications. His expertise on compliance, HIPAA, and health IT is highly regarded and sought after.