Veera Anantha, Ph.D., Co-Founder & COO, The Learning Corporation
Dr. Veera Anantha is a hands-on technology executive and business leader with a passion to change the world using technology and big data. He has held executive positions at Fortune 100 companies; and has successfully founded, led & grown startups resulting in significant exits (to Apple, Motorola, Digital Health Corp). Dr. Anantha is currently Founder & COO of The Learning Corp (formally known as Constant Therapy); an award winning mobile solution that uses advanced data analytics to help people recover their brain function after a stroke, brain injury or other neurological disorders. As Founding CEO of Constant Therapy, he quickly grew it from an idea to a high impact health technology company serving tens of thousands of patients and clinicians globally; and won awards for its patient impact from the American Heart Association and AARP.
Previously as an executive at Motorola, Dr. Anantha lead a global team that created several award winning enterprise wireless products and brought them to market worldwide. As VP Engineering at Wireless Valley (a startup acquired by Motorola), he lead a team that invented wireless technologies that are used around the world today to design and manage complex wireless networks (most wireless routers in buildings and campuses work well today because to this ubiquitous technology). While at Intrinsity (a startup acquired by Apple), Dr. Anantha worked with a team that built the world's fastest Digital Signal Processor at the time.
Dr. Anantha has a MS and Ph.D. from Northwestern University and BS from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai. He holds several technology patents, is an author on many peer-reviewed scientific papers, and a frequent speaker at technology forums and conferences. Dr. Anantha is a mentor at the Insight Health Data Science Program and Charter Member of TiE Boston.
Adam Atherly, Ph.D., Professor, Health Systems, Management and Policy, Univ of Colorado
Adam Atherly is Professor in the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy in the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado. Dr. Atherly's main area of research is health economics, with an emphasis on the economics of aging and consumer decisions regarding health plan choice and health. Dr. Atherly has studied the effect of health on health care spending, including studies examining the effect of Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type on Medicare spending; lifetime spending and life expectancy projections for Medicare beneficiaries with and without chronic illnesses; the effect of copayments and other cost sharing on health care spending. Dr. Atherly also has experience in health outcomes research includes scale development, evaluation of efforts to improve quality of care and patient safety and cost effectiveness analysis.
Regina Au, Principal, New Product Planning & Strategy, BioMarketing Insight
Regina Au is Principal, New Product Planning/Strategic Commercial Consultant at BioMarketing Insight with 25+ years experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic and healthcare industries. She helps companies to maximize the benefits of their technology by conducting the business due diligence early in product development to de-risk the process and increase commercial success. This ensures that the technology is the right product for the right market in meeting a critical unmet need and that the market opportunity for the product meets the business goals of the company. She will translate these unmet needs into a target product profile (TPP) or commercial profile. Ms. Au then develops marketing strategies to ensure market access and product adoption. Regina is a member of the Advisory Board for Regis College, Master of Regulatory and Clinical Research Management Program, a member of the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapy and Industry Advisor for the European BioPharmaceutical Review Journal. Ms. Au also serves as an advisor for the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center Platform Meetings for entrepreneurs and an Advisory Board member for an entrepreneur team at the Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship at MIT.
Regina has published numerous articles on market and technology trends such as "Immuno-oncology: Can the Right Chimeric Antigen Receptors T-Cell Design be Made to Cure All Types of Cancers and Will it be Covered?" in the Journal of Pharmaceutics, "Why Our Microbiome is Important to Our Physiology and Diseases" in the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, "From Genetic Engineering to Genome Engineering: What Impact Has it Made on Science and Society?" in Advances in Biology, Biotechnology and Genetics, and "The paradigm shift to an "open" model in drug development" in Applied and Translational Genomics. Her expertise is in a number therapeutic areas such as cardiology, interventional cardiology, infectious disease, immunology, gastroenterology, neurology, oncology and surgery. Prior to BioMarketing Insight she worked for Merck & Co., Genzyme Corp., NMT Medical, and Radi Medical (St. Jude Medical) in various positions of increasing responsibility in new product planning, marketing and sales. She had P&L responsibility in managing six multimillion dollar product lines and has experience in upstream and downstream marketing including strategic marketing, product development, market development, product launches, and product management.
Eren Bali, Founder & CEO, Carbon Health
Eren Bali is the Founder & CEO of Carbon Health, a company with a mission to redesign healthcare from the ground up. Eren is also the Chairman & Founder of Udemy, the largest marketplace for online courses with more than 60 thousand instructors and 20 million students. Udemy, based in San Francisco, has emerged as the category leader and raised over $170 million dollars of venture capital.
Eren was named in prestigious lists like Forbes 30 Under 30 (2014), and Business Insiders Top 100 Innovators. He graduated from METU (Turkey) with a degree in Computer Science and a double major degree in Mathematics. In his prior life, Eren won several awards in mathematics, physics, computer science and chess including a second position in International Mathematical Olympiads.
Lynn Carroll, Chief of Healthcare Strategy & Operations, HealthshareBlox
With 25+ years of experience in health insurance and financial technology, Lynn is known as a creative leader and innovator in healthcare reimbursement strategy and electronic payments. With the increasing focus on value-based payments, consumer engagement, and alternative payment models, Lynn is leading HealthshareBlox's design of blockchain solutions for the healthcare ecosystem. Lynn is a graduate of the University of Illinois.
Robert Denson, Chief Information Officer, HIPAA Compliance Officer, Colorado Regional Health Information Organization (CORHIO)
Robert Denson is the Chief Information Officer, as well as the HIPAA Compliance Officer for the Colorado Regional Health Information Organization(CORHIO). As the CIO, Robert and his team provide implementation and support of the Health Information Exchange. Robert's team also includes Product Development and Innovation, which investigates and builds new Health Information Exchange capabilities to meet the ever expanding needs of the Community. As the Compliance Officer of CORHIO, Robert ensures the safety and protection of the sensitive patient information (PHI) that is stored, processed or transmitted by CORHIO. Prior to CORHIO, Robert worked for Avaya and has over ten years of management experience within multiple support environments and industries. He is also a Board Member for the Arapahoe Community College Health Information Technology Program.
Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, Chief Collaboration Officer, Your Autoimmunity Connection/DrBonnie360
Bonnie Feldman, DDS, MBA, (DrBonnie360) is the chief collaboration officer at Your Autoimmunity Connection, Bonnie and her team consult with companies and entrepreneurs developing new products and services to improve autoimmune care. As a thought leader and champion for the 50+ million with autoimmune diseases, she uses her quadruple lens- of a healthcare provider, researcher, scientist and patient- to create a digitally connected world for autoimmune patients.
In the past two years alone, Bonnie has been an invited speaker at conferences including TEDx and SXSW, interviewed 200+ start-up companies, and attended 50+ digital health meetings. Bonnie's mission is to reshape research, diagnosis, and treatment of all autoimmune diseases, as well as empower these patients with the tools, coaching, and community to achieve their healthiest self. She welcomes collaborative partners in these initiatives at www.yourautoimmunityconnection.com
Bill Fox, J.D., M.A., Global cto, Insurance, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Marklogic
Bill Fox, J.D.,M.A, is the Global CTO for Insurance, Healthcare and Life Sciences at Marklogic. He is a nationally recognized author and speaker on the use of big data and analytics in healthcare and insurance. He is the former Deputy Chief of Economic and Cyber Crime at the Philadelphia District Attorney's office and Special Assistant U.S.Attorney. He has helped the country's largest insurance companies, Government agencies, healthcare payers, and pharmas to operationalize and understand their data to deliver better services and products to their consumers and drive competitive advantage.
Noa Ghersin, Analyst, Digital Health, Lux Research Inc.
As an Analyst at Lux Research, Noa leads the Digital Health and Wellness Intelligence team, and contributes to the Wearable Electronics Intelligence. Noa conducts research on technological and market developments and focuses primarily on digital disease management, aging in place, safety, and wellness technologies. Prior to Joining Lux Research, Noa worked as a Product Innovation Associate at athenahealth, where she led a cross-functional team that reacted to and assessed patient safety issues posed by the electronic medical record. In this role, Noa designed solutions to address identified issues and she also engaged with clients. Noa received her B.Sc. in Biological Engineering from MIT, where she focused on regenerative medicine, drug delivery, and prosthetics.
Joseph Granneman, CEO and Principal, Illumination.io
Joseph Granneman is SearchSecurity.com's resident expert on information security management. He has more than 20 years of technology experience, primarily focused in health care information technology.
He is an active independent author and presenter in the health care information technology and information security fields. He is frequently consulted by the media and interviewed on various health care information technology and security topics. He has been focused on compliance and information security in cloud environments for the past decade with many different implementations in the medical and financial services industries.
Granneman has been active in many standards groups, including the developing the early frameworks for Health Information Exchange as part of the Health Information Security and Privacy Security Working Group for Illinois. He was also a volunteer for Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) Security Working Group, which developed the information security standards for ARRA certification of electronic medical records. He is currently a member of the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council HIE Planning & Technology committee. He also continues to be involved in InfaGard and the Chicago Electronic Crimes Task Force. Granneman has a BS in Music Business from Millikin University and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.
Karl Hess, MBA, SVP Population Health, Collain Healthcare, LLC.
Karl Hess, M.B.A., B.A., P.M.P., is currently Senior Vice President of Population Health at Collain Healthcare, LLC., an LG CNS subsidiary, where he is responsible for LG CNS' portfolio of digital health products and services, which is purposed to enable the future of actual population health management and value-based care for frail and vulnerable populations. Prior to rejoining Collain Healthcare, Karl was a Founding Managing Director of OnDigitalHealth Consulting, LLC, a specialized strategy consulting firm which he founded to serve the burgeoning and rapidly diversifying digital health industry. As Managing Director, Karl served as chief rainmaker and oversaw all aspects of client relationship management and delivery, across a broad portfolio of consulting services. Karl was formerly Vice President, Corporate Development, Partnerships at Welltok, Inc., a digital health company revolutionizing the way population health managers align consumer actions and behaviors with the right incentives and rewards. In his role with Welltok, Mr. Hess was charged with identifying, exploring, cultivating, developing, managing and commercializing external partnership relations across more than 70 digital health categories for Welltok's CafeWell Connect Partner Program in support of the Connect Marketplace. Karl was previously a market and business development leader at WellDoc, Inc., a healthcare technology company with a mission to improve the lives of people with type 2 diabetes, by integrating clinical, behavioral, and motivational applications with everyday technologies to engage patients and healthcare providers in ways that dramatically improve outcomes and significantly reduce healthcare costs. Prior to WellDoc, Mr. Hess was a management consultant at PRTM, one of the world's foremost operational strategy management consulting firms, now a wholly-owned subsidiary of PwC Consulting. Earlier in his career, Karl worked for several start-up and Fortune 500 molecular diagnostics, biopharmaceutical, and medical technology companies including Genentech and Becton Dickinson, principally across market and business development. Karl began his career as a life sciences researcher, conducting pre-clinical cancer research at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and biotech R&D for what are now several subsidiaries of Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.
Evon Holladay, Professor, Executive in Residence, Analytics, Denver University; former Vice President, Enterprise Intelligence, Catholic Health Initiatives
Executive level healthcare strategist skilled in: defining and implementing a vision to solve complex problems. This is accomplished by identifying/building relationships and establishing formal governance structures to create a safe space for dialogue, learning and evolution. Key leadership attributes: high energy, compassionate, analytical, and courageous. Currently serving as executive in residence for Denver University analytic program. Previously served as vice president of enterprise intelligence for Catholic Health Initiatives. Key leader in defining and implementing an analytics and data strategy - which is critical to CHI's transition from a 3.5B holding company into a $15B healthcare delivery operating company. Consistently produced and promoted; identified as top talent needed to achieve CHI mission (create healthy communities).
Julia Hu, CEO and Cofounder, Lark Technlogies
Julia Hu founded Lark Technologies to make healthcare more personal and compassionate through A.I.
Having managed her own chronic disease her whole life with her loving family and her pediatrician, Julia felt the incredible benefits of 24/7 compassionate care. Together with health experts and coaches from Stanford, Harvard and artificial intelligence technologists, they developed Lark- a 24/7 personal A.I. nurse that texts with people to help them manage and prevent chronic disease - anytime, anywhere.
Lark's A.I. nurse is the first non-human technology to fully replace a live healthcare professional and be fully reimbursable with a CPT code, and is managing the equivalent caseload of 20,833 full time healthcare professionals. Lark works with health plans and providers to provide infinitely scalable healthcare. Lark has been named "10 Most Innovative Apps in the World" alongside Uber, Airbnb, and Wechat, and "Most Innovative Digital Health Product of the Year" by Wall Street Analyst Forrester Research, and "Top 10 Apps of 2015" out of all 2 million apps by Apple ,.
A serial entrepreneur, Julia was named number one in "2015's Top 10 Women in Tech to Watch" and "30 Under 30" by Inc. Magazine, "Top Woman Inventor" by Marie Claire Magazine. Prior to founding Lark Technologies, Julia ran global startup incubator Clean Tech Open, her own green buildings startup, and was an EIR at Stanford's StartX. She received her Master's and Bachelor's degrees from Stanford, and half an MBA from MIT before leaving to start Lark. Julia has advised President Obama, is a faculty member at Singularity University, on the board of the Diabetes Prevention Council, and speaks regularly on digital health, IoT, and innovation on CNN, NBC, Bloomberg, MIT, and more.
Julia stays fit by attending hip-hop dance classes and chatting with Lark about her snacks.
Charles Jaffe, CEO, Health Level Seven
As the Chief Executive Officer of HL7, Dr. Jaffe serves as the organization's global ambassador, fostering relationships with key industry stakeholders. A 37-year veteran of the healthcare IT industry, Dr. Jaffe was previously the Senior Global Strategist for the Digital Health Group at Intel Corporation, Vice President of Life Sciences at SAIC, and the Director of Medical Informatics at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. He completed his medical training at Johns Hopkins and Duke Universities, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health and at Georgetown University. Formerly, he was President of InforMed, an informatics consultancy for research informatics. Over the course of his career, he has been the principal investigator for more than 200 clinical trials, and has served in various leadership roles in the American Medical Informatics Association. He has been a board member on leading organizations for information technology standards, and served as the chair of a national institutional review board. Most recently, he held an appointment in the Department of Engineering at Penn State University. Dr. Jaffe has been the contributing editor for several journals and has published on a range of subjects, including clinical management, informatics deployment, and healthcare policy.
Tatyana Kanzaveli, CEO, Open Health Network
Tatyana Kanzaveli has gone from a programmer to senior executive at Big 5 to founder and CEO of a startup company along her 20 year career,recognized as a thought leader, mentor for her ability to guide Fortune 500 and startup companies through business challenges.
She's worked for major companies like PricewaterhouseCoopers and Fujitsu and startups in the early days of the Web. Tatyana has personally helped companies jump from 0 to millions in revenue even during the toughest economic times. She opened new verticals and markets.
Today she is the founder and CEO of Open Health Network, the startup in a Big Data/Healthcare space. She is a mentor at 500Startups and Richard Branson Entrepreneurs Centre and serves on boards for private companies. She also is licensee and organizer of highly notable TEDxBayArea conferences, she is a frequent speaker at US and International conferences on innovation, entrepreneurship and digital health. Tatyana has been featured in the White House blog , spoke at the United Nations, presented at the first White House Demo Day hosted by the President Obama.
Tatyana has been recognized as one of the top 10 Influential Women in Healthcare IT in 2015.
Tatyana was USSR chess champion, played in the same team with Gary Kasparov, she loves to cook and kayak.
Vipul Kashyap, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Information Systems, Northwell Health
Vipul Kashyap, PhD is an experienced healthcare informatics executive with extensive experience across payers, providers and pharmaceuticals and is currently Director or Clinical Decision Support and Care Management at Northwell Health. He has held positions at Partners Healthcare System, Cigna Healthcare; NYU Langone Medical Center; Pegasystems and acts as an advisor to many healthcare informatics startups. Vipul's passion is to identify innovative approaches that leverage data and collaborations across stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem to improve outcomes and reduce cost - As the lead in the W3C Healthcare and Life Sciences Interest Group, he demonstrated a Proof of Concept, leveraging EMR data for determination of patient eligibility for a Clinical Trial - a successful collaboration with Healthcare Providers, Vendors, Pharmaceuticals and Academic Medical Centers. He looks forward to exchanges and collaborations to address challenging problems in Healthcare IT and Analytics.
Russell Leftwich, MD., Senior Clinical Advisor for Interoperability, InterSystems Corporation; Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University
Russell Leftwich, MD is Senior Clinical Advisor for Interoperability, InterSystems Corporation and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University. He serves on the Health Level 7 Executive Committee as Treasurer of the Board. He is founder and Co-chair of the HL7 Learning Health Systems Workgroup, and Co-chair of the HL7 Clinical Interoperability Council. He is one of the leads in the development of clinical resources for HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) and organizer of the HL7 FHIR Clinician Connectathon series, Clinicians on FHIR. Over the past decade he has been involved in a number of additional standards activities including serving as one of the leads in the ONC S&I Framework, IHE Implementation Committee co-chair, an openEHR archetype review editor, and a clinical member of NQF, USP, and SNOMED expert committees. Previously he was Chief Medical Informatics Officer for the Tennessee Office of eHealth Initiatives and prior to that he had two decades in internal medicine practice as Clinical Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and in the sub-specialty of Clinical Informatics.
Ravi Kuppuraj, Business Leader, Connected Sensing, Philips
- Ravi heads the Connected Sensing Venture (CSV) at Philips. Ravi is a medical industry entrepreneur, with over 20 years of experience in patient monitoring, and healthcare IT. Prior to CSV, Ravi co-founded multiple startup companies in remote and cloud computing based wearables monitoring.
- Ravi also served as the Vice President of Research and Development at Draeger Medical, a global powerhouse in patient monitoring, anesthesia delivery, and respiration, and headed R&D efforts at SpaceLabs Medical, in Seattle, where he was instrumental in driving the development of key technologies and products in patient monitoring solutions, and was the General Manager for their India operations. In addition
- Ravi holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a PhD and MS in biomedical engineering from Louisiana Tech University and University of Miami respectively, and a BSEE from Bangalore University.
David Levin, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Sansoro Health
David Levin, MD is a physician executive with over 25 years of experience in healthcare information systems, clinical operations and enterprise strategic planning. Prior to co-founding Sansoro, he served as Chief Medical Information Officer (CMIO) for the Cleveland Clinic Health System (CCHS), where he led the Clinical Systems Office. Dr. Levin has founded several healthcare IT startups and served as an advisor to many more. He is a nationally recognized speaker and has appeared in academic, industry and consumer media. He currently serves on multiple industry and private equity advisory boards and non-profit governance boards. Dr. Levin received his MD and his BA from Brown University.
Blackford Middleton, MD, MPH, MSc., Chief Informatics and Innovation, Apervita, Inc.
Blackford Middleton is the Chief Informatics and Innovation at Apervita, Inc. He is also an Instructor in the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health in the Departments of Health Policy and Management, and Policy Translation and Leadership Development. Previously, he was a professor of Biomedical Informatics, and or of Medicine, at Stanford, Harvard, and Vanderbilt Universities, and he held executive leadership roles at MedicaLogic/ Medscape, Partners Healthcare System, and at Vanderbilt. Dr. Middleton's work is focused on clinical informatics - the applied science surrounding strategy, design, implementation, and evaluation of clinical information systems in complex environments. Currently, he is Co-Chair of the AHRQ-funded Patient-centered Clinical Decision Support Learning Network.
Dominique Morgan-Solomon, MPH, President, Morgan-Solomon Consulting
Dominique Morgan-Solomon, MPH, currently enjoys working with health care delivery, device management and health care services organizations on their population health strategies and program implementation. Prior to consulting Dominique was the Chief Operating Officer of Steward Medical Group and Vice President of Population Health for Steward Health Care from February 2012 until October of 2015. Over those 3+ years Dominique was part of the leadership team driving performance in Steward's ACO programs. As Vice President of Population Health, Dominique was responsible for the strategic planning and execution of its quality performance, clinical integration care management and population health programs in support of Steward's risk based business. In the role of Chief Operating Officer, Dominique oversaw the operations and management of Steward's 700+ multi-specialty employed provider group, leading the implementation of value based care at the provider level.
Dominique also serves as Subject Matter Expert on Population Health processes and tools and has provided expertise to Integrated Delivery Networks, Technology and Investment groups on Population Health and Value - based care. She is a sought after National Speaker for biopharma organizations like Merck Pharmaceuticals on chronic disease and Population Health. Dominique is an advisor to several successful health care 'start-up' and non- profit organizations in the areas of health delivery and health equity. In 2015 she was awarded "Young Healthcare Executive of the Year" for her leadership in this burgeoning field by the National Association of Health Service Executives (NAHSE).
In her previous role at Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Dominique oversaw the Northern California Complex Needs Populations portfolio, focusing on frail, elderly, multiple co-morbid, chronic pain, dual-eligible, heart failure and palliative care populations. Other prior responsibilities include ad hoc teaching and educational seminars on population health for health care symposium, delivery systems and educational institutions.
Dominique received Bachelor of Arts degrees from Cornell University in Biology and Political Science and a Master of Public Health in Health Policy from the University of Michigan. Dominique also has her Black Belt certification in Lean Six Sigma.
Uday Ali Pabrai, CEO, ecfirst
Ali Pabrai. A highly sought after information security and regulatory compliance expert, he has successfully delivered solutions on compliance and information security to organizations worldwide. Mr. Pabrai has presented opening keynote and other sessions at several conferences, including ISACA, ISSA, FBI InfraGard, HIMSS, HCFA, HIPAA Summit, Microsoft Tech forum, NASEBA Healthcare Congress (Middle East), Kingdom Healthcare (Saudia Arabia), Internet World, DCI Expo, Comdex, Net Secure, Nurse Practitioners Conference, National Councl for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP), National Council for State Board of Nursing IT Conference, and many others.
Ramya Palacholla, M.D., MPH, Postdoctoral Scientist, Partners Connected Health Innovation, MGH/Harvard Medical School
Dr. Palacholla has extensive training in Medicine, Public Health and Connected Health and has successfully contributed to design, implementation and rigorous evaluation of several connected health solutions. Dr. Palacholla's goal of improving access to high quality equitable healthcare, promoting wellness, preventing diseases and limiting the complications of chronic diseases motivated her to exploit the ubiquity of modern technologies to find innovative means of engaging patients. Her research interests have been focused on health outcomes research, systematic literature reviews/ meta-analysis, study designing, and data analysis with a focus on building patient self-management; improving patient-physician communication and the efficiency of clinical workflow. She has designed several pilot studies including randomized controlled trials focused on personal health solutions, mobile phone applications, tele-monitoring programs in addition to analyzing datasets for these projects. Currently, she is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Data Science & Analytics team which is responsible for designing rigorous research methodologies to evaluate digital health interventions at Partners Connected Health.
Jennifer A. Schlegel, MSN RN, Senior Clinical Business Intelligence Analyst, Enterprise Analytics, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Jennifer is a Senior Business Analyst for the Lehigh Valley Health Network's Enterprise Analytics division. She has served as a clinical quality specialist for the networks large multi-specialty group before transitioning full time to the Epic Transformation Project in the role of a process coordinator.
Suzanne B. Schwartz, MD, MBA, Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships , Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), FDA
Suzanne's programmatic efforts in medical device cybersecurity extend beyond incident response to include increasing awareness, educating, outreach, partnering and coalition-building within the Healthcare and Public Health Sector (HPH) as well as fostering collaborations across other parts of government and the private sector.
Suzanne chairs the CDRH Cybersecurity Working Group which is tasked with formulating policy on medical device cybersecurity on behalf of the Agency. She also serves as co-chair of the Government Coordinating Council (GCC) for the HPH Critical Infrastructure Sector, focusing on the sector's healthcare cybersecurity initiatives.
Suzanne earned an MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York in 1988, trained in General Surgery and Burn Trauma at the New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center; an executive MBA from NYU Stern School of Business in 2012, and completed Cohort X of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative - Harvard School of Public Health & Harvard Kennedy School of Government executive education in June 2013.
Shahid Shah, MSc., Founder, Netspective
Shahid N. Shah is an internationally recognized and influential healthcare IT thought leader who is known as "The Healthcare IT Guy" across the Internet. He is a technology strategy consultant to many federal agencies and winner of Federal Computer Week's coveted "Fed 100" award given to IT experts that have made a big impact in the government. Shahid has architected and built multiple clinical solutions over his almost 22 year career. He helped design and deploy the American Red Cross's electronic health record solution across thousands of sites; he's built several web-based EMRs now in use by hundreds of physicians; he's designed large groupware and collaboration sites in use by thousands; and, as an ex-CTO for a billion dollar division of CardinalHealth he helped design advanced clinical interfaces for medical devices and hospitals. Shahid also serves as a senior technology strategy advisor to NIH's and TATRC's SBIR/STTR program hel ping small businesses commercialize their healthcare applications.
Siddharth (Sid) Shah, Industry Analyst, Visionary Healthcare Program, Frost & Sullivan
Sid focuses on the future direction for the healthcare industry across the areas of advanced technologies, emerging business models and sites of care delivery evolution. He is the Lead Analyst on the recent study, 'Internet of Medical Things' and 'Smart Hospitals'. His past work includes research on topics such as 'Vision 2025: Future of Healthcare' and 'Future of Diabetes Care Paradigms'. Sid is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University's MS Biotechnology program, and has over six years of healthcare experience spanning areas of market research, custom consulting as well as biological stem cells (wet lab) research. He is also an author of scientific research articles, and is invited by authors to contribute to their Forbes articles. He can be reached at email@example.com or on Twitter @Sid_Healthcare.
Michael Sheinberg, MD., Medical Director, Medical Informatics, Lehigh Valley Health Network
Dr. Sheinberg is the Medical Director of Medical Informatics for the network and led the recent multi-year implementation of a single, integrated EHR. He has also served as Associate Medical Director for Quality and Patient Safety for the physician group. He is a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist and continues to practice part time.
Dave Skibinski, CEO and Co-Founder, SnapMD
Dave Skibinski is president, CEO and co-founder of SnapMD, a full-service telehealth technology innovator and solutions provider. With over 25 years in the healthcare industry, Dave has worked across every sales and service channel in the industry including children's hospitals, cancer centers, teaching institutions, and government healthcare at the federal, state and local levels. Dave also brings a proven record of success in the enterprise software and Internet/e-commerce business sectors. His time in the healthcare industry spans the earliest days of capitation and risk sharing contracts to the formation of today's Accountable Care Organizations.
James (Bo) Slaughter, Director of Cyber Security, Wolf Den Associates
As a principle at the firm, James "Bo" Slaughter has advised clients on cyber security preparation, designed and conducted cyber-attack exercises, and assisted executives in crafting policy to respond to disasters. Mr. Slaughter has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with over 20 years experience in securing and protecting mission critical information. Wolf Den Associates has won multiple awards at IoT hacking contests including 1st place in July 2017 at DEFCON, the most prestigious hacker conference in the world. Our team of highly skilled engineers provide in-depth cyber-security consulting from a practitioner perspective to the Federal government, Department of Defense and commercial partners.
Anand Subramony, VP, Novel Product Technologies, MedImmune
Anand Subramony is Vice President of Novel Product Technologies at MedImmune, the global biological arm of AstraZeneca. In this role, Dr. Subramony heads the function from the CTO office and oversees efforts in creating patient centric products that rely on digital health technologies, connected drug-device combination products and other novel drug delivery technologies such as implantables and novel diagnostics, sensors, and wearables. Previously, Dr. Subramony was Principal Fellow and Head of the Novel Delivery Technologies & Therapeutics group at the Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research where he established and managed a high performing cross functional team. In his other roles, Dr. Subramony led the Biomedical Research group at ALZA /J&J, Director of Materials Science & Drug delivery at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Research Scientist at UW Seattle, and also served as Technical Program Manager at Applied Materials. Dr. Subramony holds an MS in Materials Sc. Engineering from IIT Bombay and PhD from Purdue University
Joshua Ray Windmiller, Ph.D., Founder & CTO, Biolinq Inc.
Dr. Joshua Windmiller is an internationally-recognized expert in wearable electrochemical biosensor technology. His Ph.D. research, funded by a Powell Foundation fellowship, focused on the development of printed biosensors, bioelectronics, and biofuel cells. He has published over 50 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings and has eighteen US patents issued or pending. Dr. Windmiller, a Gordon Fellow, NIH SHIFT awardee, and two-time NIH Lab-to-Marketplace awardee is the recipient of the Printed Electronics USA 2010 Academic R&D award for his developments in textile-based printed bioelectronics. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Laboratory for NanoBioElectronics at UCSD in 2013, where he was supported by the von Liebig Center for Entrepreneurism and led a commercialization grant sponsored by the DOE. For his successful product development activities leading to the commercialization of novel printed bioelectronic paradigms, he received the Printed Electronics USA 2014 Product Development award. He currently serves as the CTO of Biolinq, a startup that he co-founded devoted to the development of the novel biosensing modalities he has invented for application in the personal wellness and healthcare domains.
Kees van Bochove, MSc., CEO, The Hyve
Kees van Bochove is founder and CEO of The Hyve, an IT company that provides services around open source software for Life Sciences. He studied Computer Science in Utrecht and Bioinformatics at VU Amsterdam, and studied lipoprotein metabolism at TNO in Zeist and Tufts University Boston. Kees is active in the Dutch startup scene, as StartupDelta advisor for Constantijn van Oranje, in the Advisory Boards of UtrechtInc and DTL, and patient organisations such as Movember Foundation. He is active in many international open source communities, and member of the Board of Directors of Pistoia Alliance.