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Shawn Barry Shawn Barry, North American VP, Strategic Sales, Alarm.com

Shawn Barry is North American VP, Strategic Sales at Alarm.com headquartered in Vienna, VA.  Prior to joining Alarm.com, Shawn worked for a Private Family office in Newport Beach, California where he was responsible for private equity investments and advisory services.  He also worked at MicroStrategy, an enterprise business intelligence software company and former parent company of Alarm.com.  Shawn has his undergraduate degree in Finance from Virginia Tech.  He resides in the Vienna, VA area with his wife and children.


Deborah DiSanzo Deborah DiSanzo, General Manager, IBM Watson Health

Deborah DiSanzo is the global General Manager for IBM Watson Health, the business unit founded to achieve IBMs next 'moonshot': to advance health at a global scale. Deborah leads a global team of medical experts to health economists to data scientists, UX experts and developers. Under her leadership, Watson Health has secured relationships with top collaborators, partners and clients across healthcare and life sciences. Watson Health's ecosystem leads the industry in its breadth and depth, including work with J&J, Medtronic, Celgene Corporation, and Siemens Healthineers as well as leading academic and community providers around the globe such as Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic, and Mayo Clinic. In 2016, Deborah was honored by multiple organizations as a top health influencer, including Health Data Management (HDM). HDM named her one of the top 20 people to watch in healthcare IT in 2017 - the only tech industry leader to make the exclusive list. Deborah was also named to Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Women in Healthcare for 2017. Deborah has been recognized by Babson College for her impact in the world as one of the institutions leading entrepreneurial alumni leaders, and is a sought-after speaker on topics ranging from the future of healthcare to women in technology at venues including the Forbes Healthcare Summit and the Aspen Ideas Festival. A dedicated community leader, Deborah is currently focused on domestic and global programs with organizations including the World Economic Forum, Project Hope, and the American Heart Association. Deborah has a distinguished career working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Prior to joining IBM, she was CEO of Philips Healthcare. Previously, she held management roles at Hewlett-Packard and Apollo Computer. Deborah earned an MBA from Babson College and a BS from Merrimack College. Short Bio Deborah DiSanzo is the global General Manager for IBM Watson Health, the business unit founded to achieve IBMs next 'moonshot': to advance health at a global scale. Deborah leads a global team of medical experts, health economists, data scientists, UX experts and developers. Under her leadership, Watson Health has secured relationships with top collaborators, partners and clients across healthcare and life sciences. Deborah is widely recognized by multiple organizations as a top health influencer, including publications Health Data Management and Modern Healthcare, and is a sought after speaker at healthcare and women in technology venues including the Forbes Healthcare Summit and Aspen Ideas Festival. Deborah has a distinguished career working at the intersection of healthcare and technology. Prior to joining IBM, she was CEO of Philips Healthcare. Previously, she held management roles at Hewlett-Packard and Apollo Computer. Deborah earned an MBA from Babson College and a BS from Merrimack College.


Jay Holley Jay Holley, Head of Partnerships, Uber Health

Jay Holley is the Head of Partnerships for Uber Health, where he oversees Uber's relationships with health care organizations, ensuring that they have reliable, HIPAA-compliant health care transportation for patients and caregivers. Prior to joining Uber, Jay was the Head of Sales and Marketing at TrueSkills. Jay graduated from University of Colorado at Boulder with a BBA in Finance.


Sunita Mishra Sunita Mishra, Chief Executive, Express Care, Ambulatory Care Division, Providence St. Joseph Health

Education: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Internal Medicine residency:  University of Washington
MBA: University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
 
Dr. Mishra is responsible for the Express Care suite of services across the PSJH enterprise.  The portfolio consists of 34 retail clinics, the direct to consumer virtual and at home services.  She has also works closely with the product team in Strategy and Innovation department to develop technology that can enhance the Express Care patient and provider experience.  
 
 
Prior to this role, she was Medical Director of Innovation where she was responsible for vetting and piloting technology solutions for the medical group to transform the PSJH delivery model.
 
Dr. Mishra came to Providence by way of Swedish where she was an internist and primary care physician, as well working on primary care re-design.  Prior to this, she practiced at Virginia Mason and in Singapore.


Chris Talbot Chris Talbot, VP & GM, 2net Business, Qualcomm Life

Chris is vice president responsible for the 2net business at Qualcomm Life. In this role, Chris leads the team responsible for developing, operating and growing the 2net platform that is underpinning the internet of medical things outside of the hospital. Chris founded the 2net Platform at Qualcomm Labs, leading the team that created the core products and services that set the foundation for the Qualcomm Life business. With 20 years of business development and marketing leadership, Chris has spent his career starting new domestic and international businesses within and outside Qualcomm across various sectors spanning Internet of Things (IoT), machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless communications, commercial space missions, defense surveillance systems and telehealth systems and services. Prior to Qualcomm, Chris spent 10 years at MacDonald, Dettwiler & Associates, helping grow the company into Canada's leading space and information services company, by creating new commercial space missions, leading the company into new market segments, and developing international business in Europe, Asia and the US. Chris holds an MBA from the University of British Columbia and a bachelor's degree in commerce from McGill University.


Speakers


Martin Adler Martin Adler, Chief Strategy Officer, Reflexion Health

As the chief strategy officer at Reflexion Health, Martin Alder oversees product development, market innovation, and user experience. His passions include leveraging healthcare technology and academic research to empower people to lead longer and healthier lives.

Prior to joining Reflexion Health, Martin co-founded Healthrageous, an innovative digital wellness company that was later acquired by Humana. Healthrageous was a pioneer in combining wireless biometric sensors, real-time coaching, and social networking to help people take control of their health and wellness.

Martin also co-founded Trained Genius, a cognitive enhancement company that incorporated neurofeedback and virtual reality to improve patients’ concentration, memory, and mental acuity. He holds patents in automated coaching systems and educating in virtual environments.

Martin is a national speaker who specializes in innovative healthcare technology, behavior change, and financial reform. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Franklin & Marshall College.


Sam Ahn Sam Ahn, Senior Manager for Healthcare, Samsung Electronics America

Sam Ahn is Senior Care lead for Healthcare at Samsung Electronics America. He oversees Samsung's go-to-market strategy for its Mobile products and wearables in the Senior Care segment. 

Sam’s focus is on delivering meaningful solutions that can help older adults live independently longer, while increasing efficiency and reducing costs for caregivers and facilities.  His current projects include creating senior focused technology centers and smart apartments.

Sam recently relocated with his wife Jessica and three children to Dallas, TX.


Timo Aittokoski Timo Aittokoski, Chief Scientist, Emfit


Andrew Altorfer Andrew Altorfer, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CirrusMD
Twitter ID: @altorfer

Andrew has led CirrusMD since its founding, helping to grow the business into the leading virtual care platform for value-based care. Along the way, CirrusMD has completed three successful funding rounds and expanded access to the platform to over 2 million people. Prior to co-founding CirrusMD, Andrew worked as an advisor and investment banker to early and growth-stage tech companies giving him the market knowledge and experience needed to lead the execution of our vision. Most recently, Andrew was a VP with Q Advisors, a boutique technology investment bank. Previously, Andrew was with Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. He has a bachelor's in Finance with honors from the University of Illinois and also studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado.


Peter Antall Peter Antall, Chief Medical Officer, American Well

Dr. Peter Antall is the Chief Medical Officer at American Well, where he is responsible for clinical direction of the platform as well as guidance and training for all of American Well's clients. He is also the founder and President of the Online Care Group, the nation's first national telehealth medical group, where he manages over 700 clinicians in a variety of disciplines, providing telehealth services in all 50 states.

Dr. Antall has developed innovative programs to measure and ensure quality in telehealth, has developed a national telehealth credentialing program, has played an active role in national efforts to modernize telehealth laws and regulations, and has developed tools to train, manage and mentor telehealth clinicians.

Dr. Antall has a track record of disruptive innovation in the areas of care delivery, medical management, business development, technology and telehealth. He has built and managed medical practices, founded a hospitalist company, written software for mobile apps and for phone based triage, and has been actively building telehealth programs since 2009.

Dr. Antall received his M.D. from George Washington University in 1995. He then completed a pediatric residency at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, in 1998 followed by a year of fellowship in Hematology Oncology at Stanford University in in 1999. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and has practiced general pediatrics from 1999 to 2015. 


David Bardan David Bardan, VP of Provider Solutions, Tyto Care

David has over 7 years of experience within the healthcare industry, securing and building partnerships among leading US healthcare systems. As VP of Provider Solutions, he will focus on establishing further relationships with health systems, large provider groups and home healthcare services. Prior to joining TytoCare, David managed relationships with leading enterprise clients at Zocdoc and consulted for Deloitte’s Healthcare IT group. David has an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Operations from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.


Christopher Baskin Christopher Baskin, CEO, American Two-Way ( ATW )

Christopher Baskin has over twenty years’ experience in the PERS, Telehealth and Security Industry. His company American Two-Way, was one of the first organizations to design, manufacture and monitor interactive PERS, Telehealth and Security Systems. Often called a visionary, his innovations have led to numerous patents and industry awards. Mr. Baskin has been featured in over 60 articles and is a sought after speaker on industry related topics. He is a Founding Board Member of the Medical Alert Monitoring Association as well as a member and/or participant of the CSAA, SIA, ESA .ESX , CAA, GLASAA, NFA and the ATA.


Daniel Behrendt Daniel Behrendt, Director, Honeywell Life Care Solutions

Daniel Behrendt is the Director of Business Development within Honeywell’s Connected Home organization, and since January 2018 has served as the interim-General Manager of Honeywell’s Life Care Solutions business.  In that role, Dan manages the day to day operations of the Life Care Solutions business - providing clinicians with daily visibility and insight into their patients’ health through Honeywell connected devices, data and software solutions so that they may provide virtual care in the home/point of need to improve patient outcomes.  

In his Business Development role, Dan drives and manages relationships across Insurance, Telco and MSO, real estate and other non-traditional channels to generate value for consumers and partners via Honeywell hardware and custom connected solutions in software, platforms and data.  

Prior to Honeywell, Dan held leadership roles in strategy, operations and corporate/business development in both the US and Asia, including Samsung Electronics in Seoul, South Korea and Microsoft in Redmond, Washington.  Dan started his career as an attorney, with a legal practice in Corporate and International transactions.

Dan received his MBA from Insead and earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the UC Berkeley and UC Davis, respectively.


Christopher Bui MD, MBA Christopher Bui MD, MBA, Executive Medical Director, Humana

Chris Bui, M.D., MBA, is an Executive Medical Director and member of the Executive Physician Immersion Program at Humana Inc. under the Office of the Chief Medical Officer. His main focus has been on the integration of a remote monitoring platform to assist members with their chronic disease management. Dr. Bui completed his medical school and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UCLA. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the University of California San Diego/Scripps Health System Program.


John Carpenter John Carpenter, VP of Channel Engagement, Nortek Security and Control
Twitter ID: @Johncarp1

John Carpenter is the Vice President of Sales and Channel Engagement for Health and Wellness for Nortek. He previously served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Numera before their acquisition by Nortek.   Prior to that, John spent 17 years at Microsoft. John Joined Microsoft in 1995 as the Worldwide Healthcare Industry Manager where he was responsible for starting Microsoft’s Healthcare vertical. He held several other positions at Microsoft including Southeast District Business and Marketing Officer, Director of East Region Marketing and Sr Director of National Marketing Excellence.

John studied Computer Science at North Carolina State University. He currently resides in outside of Charlotte, NC.


Alistair Chatwin Alistair Chatwin, Vice President, DISH Business

Alistair Chatwin serves as vice president of DISH Business, leading the strategic and tactical management of DISH’s commercial business. 
 
Since joining DISH in 2009, Alistair has been instrumental in expanding the company’s commercial footprint and driving innovation in the hospitality industry. He led the development and deployment of SMARTBOX®, DISH’s revolutionary headend video distribution platform for commercial applications, and EVOLVE®, DISH’s television solution for hotels. 
 
With more than 20 years of experience, Alistair has touched many facets of the digital video industry. Prior to DISH, he worked as director of project management at EchoStar, senior director of product and program management at ADB, and manager of field applications engineering at STMicroelectronics. 
 
Alistair serves on the board of directors for the Multifamily Broadband Council. 
 
He graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in engineering.


Amy Cook Amy Cook, Director of Product Marketing, Connected Devices for ResMed, ResMed
Twitter ID: @amyacook45

Amy Cook serves as Director of Connected Devices for ResMed, which has a world-leading 5 million cloud-connected devices for remote patient monitoring. Since joining ResMed in 2012, Amy has been integral in helping develop and roll out its suite of connected health solutions that have helped increase patient therapy adherence, improve healthcare efficiencies, and transform ResMed into a software-driven medical device leader. Amy has 15+ years' experience as a product leader in medical device and SaaS businesses, and is passionate about leveraging data-driven insights to deliver better health outcomes and care. She graduated with a BS in optics and an MBA in marketing from the University of Rochester.


Chirstophe Defert Chirstophe Defert, VP, Ventures, Centrica Innovations


Kent Dicks Kent Dicks, CEO and Founder, Life365

Kent E. Dicks is a successful serial entrepreneur with 30+ years of experience providing dynamic and strategic leadership in new and emerging markets. Mr. Dicks has a broad range of experience across several business sectors, and is considered a thought leader in the Mobile and Digital Health space. As the founder of MedApps, Dicks led a dedicated team to improve legacy telehealth systems, and establish efficacy in using patient-centered mobile health solutions. MedApps addressed the needs of the chronic care population in order to keep them out of the hospital, allowed caregivers to intervene when necessary, and helped avoid expensive admissions and readmissions. Their new lighter and less costly solutions were disruptive to the large established players in the remote monitoring space, but proved effective in supplying near-real time biometric data to providers and EMRs, maximizing professional resources, keeping costs low and most importantly increasing patient engagement and adherence. Mr. Dicks now leads Life365, developing a new “Lite” Chronic Care Management (LCCM) platform that utilizes a scalable range of services, wearable technology and user engagement methods to reach and address the chronic care, senior and aging in place markets.


Terry Duesterhoeft Terry Duesterhoeft, President and CEO, A&D Medical
Twitter ID: @AandDCompanyCEO

An effective marketing leader with 20 years in the health care industry, Terry Duesterhoeft has the skills and experience to effectively lead organizations and deliver profitable growth via innovative new product development, process improvement and cost productivity. Mr. Duesterhoeft is a media-savvy professional whose work is widely published, and he is an effective speaker at industry conferences. In addition to specialized training within the industry, Terry Duesterhoeft holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Terry Duesterhoeft began his career in the health care industry as a project manager for digital detector systems at GE Medical Systems Global X-Ray business. In this role, Mr. Duesterhoeft guided the company through design and introduction of the industry’s first flat-panel detector for X-ray imaging, and he integrated the technology into mobile radiology systems and digital mammography. After two years, he went to work for GE Medical Systems ultrasound business, where he remained for 10 years, progressing through product development and marketing positions of greater responsibility. Terry Duesterhoeft has continued to work in positions of leadership with well-known health care organizations, maintaining a track record of guiding companies towards impressive sales growth and increased profitability.


Robert Flippo Robert Flippo, CEO, MobileHelp
Twitter ID: @MobileHelpCEO

For the past 25 years, Mr. Flippo has worked in both start-up environments as well as fortune 50 companies, holding executive roles at high-tech companies including his current position with MobileHelp, as well as Motorola, Emergin Incorporated, and Boca Research.

In his current role, he has been responsible for growing MobileHelp from two to more than 200 employees, with a current customer base of nearly 250,000. In his tenure as CEO, he also successfully negotiated the sale of the company to ABRY Partners in 2017.

Prior to his role at MobileHelp, Mr. Flippo was the Vice President of Operations at Emergin, Inc. where he was responsible for all aspects of company operations, including the functions of CFO and COO. In 2007, he successfully negotiated the sale of Emergin to Philips Medical Systems. At Motorola’s Wireless Messaging Division, Mr. Flippo served as Director of Product & Business Development, and was responsible for managing Motorola's advanced messaging product lines, patent licenses, and contract negotiations.

Mr. Flippo holds an MBA from the University of Miami, a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of South Florida, and has completed executive studies in business management at Harvard Business School. He is a current member of the Board of Directors of the Medical Alert Monitoring Association. Mr. Flippo holds 8 US patents for communications systems.
 


Jennifer Fraser Jennifer Fraser, Director of User Experience, Macadamian
Twitter ID: @jlfraser

Jennifer Fraser is the Director of User Experience at Macadamian, a design and development consultancy based near Ottawa, Canada. With almost twenty years of experience as an Interaction Designer, she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of clients (from large institutions, to medium-sized companies in highly-technical domains, to small start-ups) in a variety of domains (including Healthcare, Aviation and Finance). Jennifer has also had the opportunity to work closely with technology partners to understand their business and product requirements, and has created designs to meet their needs, as well as the needs of their customers. She worked as an architect in her former life, which may, or may not, relate to her passion for designing and building cocktails.


John Gardner John Gardner, Partner, NGP Capital
Twitter ID: @JohngardnerVC
Website: http://www.ngpcap.com

John has led and managed investments in companies across the information technology spectrum, including enterprise software, carrier software, systems and component companies.
 
John comes to NGP Capital from BlueRun Ventures, where he was one of the founding partners. Prior to that, John held a senior business development role at Nokia and has over 20 years of experience advising and working with start-up and emerging businesses, including extensive transactional experience in mergers, acquisitions and venture capital investments. John holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a law degree from the University of Cincinnati – College of Law. John is based in Silicon Valley.


Paul Geevarghese Paul Geevarghese, Vice President, Market Access North America, mySugr

Paul Geevarghese has spent his career in the diabetes & obesity industry across pharmaceutical, medical device and digital health companies. He currently oversees Market Access for mySugr across North America, with the aim to "make diabetes suck less". Since joining mySugr, Paul has been an integral part of developing and implementing mySugr's chronic disease management solutions within health plans, employers and health systems for diabetes population health. 

Paul graduated with his Doctor of Pharmacy from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and continued on to do a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Medical Affairs, Diabetes & Obesity.  Paul is passionate about finding ways to bring efficiency and accessibility to healthcare without losing the personalized approach that is fundamental to medicine. 


Mark Goettling Mark Goettling, CEO, BodiMetrics

Mr. Goettling is a creative problem solver combining financial, operational and technological solutions to address real world consumer health issues and business challenges for mid to large enterprise, ACO's, Providers, Insurers and Governmental Entities with the goal to save a million lives within 10 years.   Leveraging over 30 years of experience across multiple industries Mr. Goettling brings to the health and wellness industry fresh and novel approaches to improving the delivery of care and helping individuals take greater control of their health and wellness.


Nancy Green Nancy Green, Global Practice Lead - Healthcare, Verizon
Twitter ID: @vz_nancymgreen

Nancy Green is the global practice lead – Healthcare, Insurance & Life Sciences at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, and is responsible for Verizon's industry strategy, marketing, and solutions for the healthcare and insurance sectors.

In this capacity, she leads the healthcare vertical practice thought leadership, strategy and strategic innovation partnerships with healthcare industry leaders and organizations. Nancy is focused on increasing global revenue and market share through the adoption of innovative technology solutions that improve an organization's agility in a market, accelerate growth within the healthcare sector.

A 25-year health care industry veteran, Green has extensive experience in the strategy, design, development, launch and sale of advanced mobility and communications solutions and applications for the health care sector, helping thousands of health care organizations improve health care work flow operations, reduce costs, increase access to care, and drive operational efficiency through the use of technology and clinical informational flow.  With a focus on building new revenue streams

Prior to joining Verizon in 2009, Green spent 15 years at Spok where she served as the Vice President of its health care systems solutions division, as well as, Vice President of New Business Development and M&A. She began her career at AT&T Wireless as a Manager of national, government and healthcare business.

Green is active in the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). She was named a “Woman to Watch in Healthcare in 2014/2015” by Disruptive Women in Healthcare and is a member of the boards of the HIMSS/PCHAlliance, Connected Health Conference, Cisco Healthcare Industry Advisory Board and the dHealth Summit.


Geoff Gross Geoff Gross, Founder and CEO, Medical Guardian
Twitter ID: @Geoff_Gross

Geoff Gross founded Medical Guardian in 2005 and has since turned it into a leading provider of in-home, mobile and wearable medical alert systems. Empowering older adults to live a life without limits, Medical Guardian helps older adults comfortably and independently age in place—and on-the-go. Through understanding the needs and challenges of today’s seniors, Geoff has led the development of advanced product innovation and brand strategy, protecting over 100,000 active customers nationwide.
 
Medical Guardian was named as one of the "Best Places to Work" by the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2015 and 2018, included in the "Philly 100" fastest growing companies in Philadelphia, and listed in Inc. 5000's list of fastest growing companies in America for the sixth consecutive year in 2018.
 
Geoff was named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2018, ranking #38 out of 50 in the U.S. small-and-medium-sized business category. In 2016, Geoff was named to the "Most Admired CEO's" list by the Philadelphia Business Journal. He has also been named a finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year, a "40 under 40" by the Philadelphia Business Journal and Direct Marketing News, and Smart CEO Magazine’s "Future 50".  Geoff sits on the Board of Directors for the Medical Alert Monitoring Association, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society of the Delaware Valley and the Please Touch Museum. 


Hudson Harris Hudson Harris, Chief Engagement Officer, HarrisLogic

As the Chief Engagement Officer for HarrisLogic, Hudson Harris enjoys the privilege of spending time in the community and helping crisis healthcare providers improve the quality of care they are giving. Hudson speaks regularly about data governance, the state of behavioral health, spreading the word about best practices in the industry and how HarrisLogic provides proven tools to handle a situation from a scientific standpoint.

Hudson has been with HarrisLogic for more than four years, but behavioral health has been a long-standing passion. He previously served as Chief Implementation Officer at HarrisLogic’s affiliate, Adapt of America, where he supported the launch of technology and support services for jails, behavioral health authorities, and on behalf of large municipalities.

His earlier work as an attorney for a number of practices (including his own) gave him the opportunity to stand up for individuals that had fallen victim to unfair practices, such as medical malpractice and discrimination in the areas of employment, housing and disability.

A graduate of George Washington University, Webster University and Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Hudson is an active supporter of Wounded Warriors and the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

He resides in San Diego with his wife, their two children and two dogs. An outdoorsman, he enjoys camping and woodworking.


Robert Havasy Robert Havasy, Director of Health Information Systems, Personal Connected Health Alliance

Robert Havasy is a Senior Director in HIMSS’ Health Information Systems group. In this role, he focuses on issues around connected health including remote patient monitoring, telemedicine, patient engagement, shared decision-making, patient-generated health data, and interoperability. Mr. Havasy serves as the staff liaison for HIMSS’ more than 5000 member Connected Health Community and advises on policy and regulatory matters related to connected health. In 2018 he also served on the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s US Core Data for Interoperability Task Force. Previously, Mr. Havasy served as the Executive Director of the Personal Connected Health Alliance's (PCH Alliance) Continua initiative.

Before joining the PCH Alliance, Mr. Havasy was the Corporate Team Lead for Product and Technology Development at the Center for Connected Health (CCH), part of the Partners HealthCare System in Boston, Massachusetts. At CCH Mr. Havasy lead the team that integrated the Center’s technology with Partners’ enterprise clinical systems. Major achievements of the Center include connecting remote patient monitoring data to Partners’ electronic medical record (EMR) system, the integration of consumer activity monitoring data with the EMR, and a new platform for acquiring and integrating Patient Reported Outcome Measures data into clinical practice.

Prior to joining CCH, Mr. Havasy held a variety of positions over 10 years in Sales, Marketing, and Services with Enterasys Networks (now part of Extreme Networks), culminating as Service Operations Manager where he had responsibility for Maintenance and Professional Services offerings and for driving global service revenues of over $100 million annually.

Mr. Havasy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Keene State College and an M.S. in Health and Medical Informatics from Brandeis University.

When not geeking out with some new tech gadget, Rob can often be found hiking the woods and mountains of New England or at home perfecting his barbeque skills. He spends time as a volunteer for the Trustees of Reservations, where he helps maintain a 196 acre open-space preserve in Central Massachusetts and other properties around the state. He’s also a motorcycle rider, a welder, a gardener, and amateur maple syrup maker.


Chuck Hector Chuck Hector, Chief Sales Officer, MDLIVE, Inc.

Based in Chicago, IL, Chuck Hector has more than 25 years of experience in health care serving in multiple corporate development and executive leadership roles. Currently serving as Chief Revenue Officer of Sunrise, Florida-based MDLIVE, Chuck leads the organizations business strategy and revenue acquisition in the rapidly emerging telehealth segment.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois; and his Masters of Business Administration from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in health care administration.

He spent 10 years with science and medical publisher Reed Elsevier launching what is today the leading medical device OEM journal, Medical Design Technology™. In that role Chuck was distinguished as the solo producer achieving the highest revenue goal over target out of 1,480 contemporaries, an honor he accepted at the President's Club retreat in Venice, Italy. In 2003, Chuck was named Vice President of Global Sales at ComPsych™ Corporation, the largest EAP and managed behavioral health organization (MBHO) worldwide prior to their acquisition by Summit Partners.

Chuck became Senior Vice President of Sales at IncentOne™ in 2007, the leading provider of SaaS health incentive technology solutions to the health care industry, participating in diligence for institutional capital leading to a $50 million valuation from Camden Partners. In this role he managed the sales and service enterprise instrumental in building collaborative relationships with complex purchasing teams at 26 national managed care organizations. Most recently, he was the Chief Business Officer at CSI, Inc., the largest provider of self-service, health monitoring kiosks in the United States to large employers and health plans where his team revolutionized physician telehealth consultations using two-way video applications in the work place.

A Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS) Chuck is an active member of 5 health management advisory panels and is board member to an early stage behavioral health care concern. He resides in suburban Chicago with his wife and 4 children.


Jody Holtzman Jody Holtzman, Senior Managing Partner, Longevity Venture Advisors LLC

Jody is founder and Senior Managing Partner of Longevity Venture Advisors LLC, where he works with innovative entrepreneurs, venture investors, public companies, and non-profit organizations to successfully leverage business and investment opportunities in the $7.6 trillion Longevity Economy. He is a recognized expert and thought leader on innovation, and products and services of relevance to the aging population, and the opportunities and challenges presented by the demographic wave. In honor of his contributions, he was recently recognized as a Top 50 Influencer in Aging by Next Avenue/NPR. He has over three decades of experience helping companies grow by developing and implementing competitive strategies and achieving their strategic market goals.

Jody was previously AARP’s Senior Vice President of Market Innovation where he conceived and built the first program to spark innovation in the market that benefits people over 50. In this role, he envisioned and developed the concept and market category of the $7.6 trillion Longevity Economy; Designed and helped execute AARP’s venture capital strategy as a member of the Investment Committee; Created and built the Health Innovation@50+ LivePitch franchise which attracted over 1,000 startup applicants resulting in 35 finalists which raised over $200 million in venture investment;  Envisioned and launched the Longevity Network www.longevitynetwork.org with United Healthcare, a destination for entrepreneurs, investors, and industry; Produced the first market reports and revenue forecasts in digital health, caregiving, and FinTech of relevance to older people; and, Built the health-focused research consortium, Project Catalyst, including United Healthcare, Pfizer, Medstar Health and Robert Wood Johnson.  Prior to creating the Market Innovation initiative, Jody was SVP of AARP’s Research and Strategic Analysis department, and created AARP’s first competitive intelligence group.

Jody holds a graduate degree from the University of Chicago. He is a Managing Director of Match Point Partners, a healthcare advisory firm and investment bank, and is on the Strategic Advisory Board of HLM Venture Partners. His work has been published in Venture Capital Review, American Banker, Journal of Business Strategy, Competitive Intelligence Magazine, Competitive Intelligence Anthology, and Making Cents Out of Knowledge Management. His thought leadership and achievements have been recognized in Bloomberg Businessweek, CNBC, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune, Marketplace, Information Week, NY Times, PBS News Hour, VentureBeat, and other media.


Dave Johnson Dave Johnson, Director, Residential Home Health, ADT


Diana Ramirez Jones Diana Ramirez Jones, SVP Marketing & Growth Strategy, EarlySense Inc.

Diana Ramirez Jones is the Head of Marketing & Growth Strategy at EarlySense, where she is responsible for leading the global marketing strategy for the company's hospital, post-acute and home patient monitoring products. Prior to joining EarlySense, Diana held marketing leadership positions at Healthways and Care Innovations where she’s established a strong background in healthcare technology. She also held brand leadership roles at AMN Healthcare, where she was responsible for managing a portfolio of brands on both the physician and nursing sides of the business.  While at AMN, she was a contributing writer to the Texas Healthcare Trustees Allied and Nurse Staffing Guidebook. Diana has worked in both corporate marketing departments and marketing agencies in both Los Angeles and San Diego. She has supported brands such as Sony Electronics, AAA Automotive, Fleetwood, Ingles sin Barreras and Autobytel. Diana holds a BA in International Relations and Spanish from Claremont McKenna College and an MBA from the University of San Diego.


Matt Jones Matt Jones, Senior Product Manager, Data Science , Validic

Matt Jones is the Senior Product Manager of Data Science at Validic. He brings over a decade of experience in medical devices and SaaS solutions to the Validic team - helping advance the corporate mission of improving the quality of human life with technology that makes personal data actionable. In his current role, Matt spearheads and manages Validic’s data science and analytics strategy – collaborating with healthcare organizations to discover new insights about their populations’ health data through machine learning and AI. Matt also led the discovery, development and market launch of our Validic Mobile product, including the creation and release of the patent-pending OCR technology, VitalSnap®. Previously, Matt led product organizations at ChannelAdvisor, Intuit Health, and SunTech Medical.


Sarah Jones Sarah Jones, VP of Client Success, GreatCall, Inc.

Sarah Jones is vice president of client success at GreatCall, Inc. Sarah joined the company in 2016 as part of the Healthsense acquisition and now leads the team responsible for assuring that clients realize the business and care goals they set out to achieve with GreatCall solutions.

Sarah established a strong background in healthcare technology after working at Healthsense for nearly five years in marketing, product management, and customer success. Prior to that, she worked at Wolters Kluwer Health, marketing clinical software applications. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, MN.


Angie Kalousek Ebrahimi Angie Kalousek Ebrahimi, Director of Markets, Lifestyle Medicine, Blue Shield of California

Angie Kalousek Ebrahimi oversees the sales and marketing of clinically proven lifestyle medicine programs for Blue Shield of California’s members.  Angie and her team work to drive both enrollment and engagement in the lifestyle medicine interventions under the Wellvolution brand.  Angie strongly believes that lifestyle medicine can transform the current health care model by introducing clinically effective, cost effective and non-invasive lifestyle approaches into the care continuum. She, herself, has incorporated lifestyle medicine into her own life to prevent disease and live in optimal health.  Angie is strategically working to forward Blue Shield of California’s philosophy that lifestyle is medicine.

Prior to joining Blue Shield in 2010, Angie worked as the Wellness Program Manager at Visa, Inc. where she created and implemented a new suite of global wellness programs for Visa employees.  Part of her role at Visa was to incorporate Visa wellness programming with health plan offerings so that employees had a seamless experience.  Prior to her time at Visa, Angie served as the Fitness Director at the Sports Club LA in San Francisco where she oversaw a staff of 60 trainers, nutritionists, and sports coordinators.  In her role there, she also managed new member fitness programs, trainer education and direct private training sales.  Angie has also worked in marketing, business planning and accounting.

Angie holds an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University, a B.S. in Business from the University of California, Haas School of Business, Berkeley, and is a Certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach.


Harish Kilaru Harish Kilaru, Director of Business Development, Cardiogram

Harish Kilaru leads business development for Cardiogram, a digital health provider that uses consumer wearables, like Apple Watch and Android Wear, to continuously monitor users for diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and atrial fibrillation. 
 
Prior to Cardiogram, Harish was a Product Marketing Manager at Google, having worked on projects with the Verily cardiovascular team, Medical Brain, and core hardware team. Before Google, Harish led a startup designing low-cost solutions to improve preventive care in rural India. Harish graduated Phi Beta Kappa from University of Michigan with a degree in Health Policy.


Thomas Kluz Thomas Kluz, General Partner, Qualcomm Ventures/dRx Capital


Joe Liu Joe Liu, CEO, MivaTek Smart Connect

Joe Liu currently leads strategy and operations at MivaTek, a smart home and healthcare service company. MivaTek changes the way people protect their loved ones, property, and possessions with solutions that integrate connected devices, cloud backup, and complete control from a single mobile app. The name MivaTek, shorthand for “Mobile Interactive Video Assurance Technology,” alludes to the mobile-enabled, video-integrated focus at the heart of MivaTek’s core product offerings.

Despite MivaTek’s status as a Silicon Valley startup, MivaTek products and solutions are the product of five years of R&D.

Prior to launching MivaTek in 2015, Liu co-founded and led California-based Oplink Communications, Inc., an optical network company. When Koch Industries/Molex acquired Oplink Communications in 2014, Liu led a team of investors and purchased the Oplink Connected portfolio back from Koch/Molex and used this technology to power MivaTek solutions.

Liu’s background includes engineering and serial entrepreneurship. After earning his Master of Science degree in Industrial Engineering at California State University, Chico, he worked for companies including Mostek Semiconductor, Motorola Semiconductor, and National Semi.


Andy Maloy Andy Maloy, VP of Connected Health and VP of Business Development, Integron

Andy Maloy serves as the Vice President of Business Development, Connected Health Solutions at Integron, an IoT Managed Service Company. Integron specializes in helping clients design, deploy, and support IoT solutions and has developed a specialization in the connected health, life science, transportation and energy fields.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Maloy served as the Senior Operations Manager for Ryder Transportation as well as the Manager of Supply Chain Solutions for Kuehne-Nagel. Mr. Maloy holds a bachelor degree in Organizational Management from John Brown University and is a proud veteran of the United States Navy.


Marguerite Manteau-Rao Marguerite Manteau-Rao, VP Product for Care Services, People Power


Philip Marshall, MD, MPH Philip Marshall, MD, MPH, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer, Conversa Health
Twitter ID: @philmarshallmd

Philip Marshall, MD, MPH has focused throughout his career on enhancing how patients and physicians can more easily communicate and manage their health data. At WebMD, Dr. Marshall managed the creation and delivery of personalized health management, personal health record, and benefit, provider and treatment decision support services, which propelled WebMD’s employer and payer business. He contributed to the Markle Common Framework for Networked Personal Health Information, and was in charge of product strategy and product management for Press Ganey, where he oversaw solutions that help providers meet the changing landscape of payment reform with performance measurement and reporting. Most recently, Dr. Marshall has founded Conversa, which helps physicians engage their patients between visits in order to improve health outcomes and patient satisfaction.


Spencer Moore Spencer Moore, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Rapid Response Monitoring Services


Lainie Muller Lainie Muller, Director, Wellness, Alarm.com

Lainie Muller is a 15-year veteran of the technology industry and an emerging voice on Smart Solutions for Aging in Place and Connected Caregiving.

Lainie is Director of Wellness at Alarm.com, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: ALRM)and the nation’s leading cloud-based platform for the smart home. The Wellness solution leverages Smart Home technology to support Aging in Place and independent living for older adults and those living with disabilities. Wellness, an integrated element of Alarm.com’s comprehensive ecosystem of home management technology, is currently in use in residential homes, senior living communities, schools and in remote caregiving programs funded by Medicare and Medicaid.  The product has received critical acclaim from The New York Times, Kiplingers, CNN, NPR and TechCrunch.

In 2010, Lainie joined BeClose, a privately funded start-up company, as the Director of Partnership Sales. In 2015, BeClose was “spun-in” to Alarm.com, an early-stage strategic investor of the company. The BeClose product is now available as Alarm.com Wellness.

Prior to BeClose, Lainie served as National Sales Manager, Major Accounts Unit (MAU) at Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, the online subsidiary of The Washington Post company, where she led a top revenue producing team driving Healthcare, Consumer Electronics and Retail sales.

Lainie has been an active Board Member for the National Capitol Area Chapter, Alzheimer’s Association since 2012. She holds a BS in Business and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University. Lainie lives in Chevy Chase, MD with her husband and two teenage boys.


Chris Nicholson Chris Nicholson, CEO, mPulse Mobile
Twitter ID: @cnicholson2020

As Chief Executive Officer of mPulse Mobile, Chris bring over 20 years of experience in healthcare and digital technology. His experience has ranged from leadership in fortune 100 companies to dynamic startups. Prior to mPulse Mobile, Chris spent over a decade in strategic leadership roles at Humana, including VP and COO of Wellness, and led Humana’s Strategic consultancy division. He holds a B.A. in Marketing from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from University of Louisville. He also completed the Harvard Executive Development Program for Healthcare Leaders.


Michael Nova MD, PhD Michael Nova MD, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer and Founder, Pathway OME
Twitter ID: @BigDataNova

Michael Nova MD Dr. Nova is currently the Chief Innovation Officer of Pathway OME, and was founder of the company. He is the inventor of Machine Learning A.I. mobile application:OME; and the entire Wellness (Pathway FIT/Healthy Weight, SkinFIT), Cardiac and Mental Health line of genetic testing products for Pathway. Dr Nova has executed major corporate alliances with companies such as CVS, Sony, Medco/ESI, PepsiCo, DASA (Brazil), Biogenetika (Brazil), Achibadem (Turkey), IHH/Parkway (Singapore), IBM, Florida Hospital Group, Equinox Health, Salud Interactive (Carlos Slim) and many others. His scientific career began as a research associate at the Salk Institute in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Roger Guillemin, where he studied the genetics and proteomics of human growth factors and cancers. Michael was previously the founder and CEO of Discovery Partners Inc. (Nasdaq: DPII), which completed a successful $150M IPO and marketed wireless drug discovery technology and radiofrequency combinatorial chemistry to large pharmaceutical companies. Intellectual property developed by Dr. Nova at DPII included the original "barcode on bead" patents used by many diagnostic and DNA companies. He then founded the wireless sensory network company Graviton, where he was responsible for raising $60 million in capital from venture groups such as Kleiner Perkins, InQtel and large corporations such as Motorola and Qualcomm. Dr. Nova is also the 2005 World Economic Forum (WEF) Technology Pioneer Award Winner; and the physician of record on the first person ever to have their entire genome sequenced by Illumina (2009). He is a member of the IBM Watson Advisory Board, the Metagenics Scientific Advisory Board, the Salk Institute NeuroAI group, and the Longevity Org Advisory Board. Michael has given 100's of seminars, talks, and interviews at venues around the world on subjects including genetics, machine learning, and mobile big data. Dr. Nova has over 30 issued, and 45 pending patents; and he has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. With degree's in Biochemistry, Computer Science, and Medicine, Dr. Nova is a Board-certified Dermatopathologist licensed in California. In his minimal spare time, Michael likes to surf big waves in Indonesia and Mexico, and he also helped build a WHO-sanctioned basic care clinic in the Fijian town of Nabila.


Nanette Oddo Nanette Oddo, President, Ada Health

Nanette Oddo is a healthcare technology leader with over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing and analytics in both startups and multinational companies. She has an extensive, proven track record in product development, team building, commercialization and more. Before leading Ada’s Commercial Team, Nanette served for nearly 12 years as General Manager and Vice President of Phreesia, Inc., a healthcare software company that helps medical groups and health systems successfully manage patient intake and communications. Prior to Phreesia, Nanette worked as Senior Vice President at Kantar Health, the world's largest fully integrated market research organization, where she managed a global brand advertising practice. Nanette also served on the Board of Point-of-Care Communications Council (PoC3) and holds a bachelor of science degree from Texas A&M University.


Stuart Patterson Stuart Patterson, CEO, LifePod

Stuart Patterson is the cofounder and CEO of LifePod Solutions. Stu is an experienced business leader who has led early and mid-stage ventures in a variety of markets including: voice or virtual assistants, mobile/online apps and services, video content, speech recognition/synthesis, identity management, telephony services, and clean-tech solutions. As CEO, COO, Director and executive coach, Stu has managed and supported the growth, IPO or sale of: Sidekicks, Ramp (acquired by Cxense), Xtone, Gemvara, Nexamp, eQuilibrium (acquired by EnerNOC), AgION (now Sciessent), Courion, Scansoft (now Nuance), SpeechWorks (IPO), Voxware (IPO) and Vicorp Interactive Systems (acquired by Precision Systems). He holds a BA from Harvard College and an MBA/MPPM from the Yale School of Management.  


Jeff Patton Jeff Patton, GM Connected Home Product Management & Innovation, GE Lighting
Twitter ID: @GELighting

Jeff Patton leads the vision and strategy for GE Lighting’s connected home business, and setting the course for the next 100 years of GE Lighting innovation. Jeff is involved in smart product development, partner ecosystem collaboration and oversight of GE Lighting’s connected incubation lab. He has been part of the team charged with launching GE Lighting’s first connected products and overall connected strategy. 
 
Prior to this role, Jeff developed new ideas and ways of working as GE Lighting’s GM Growth and Innovation – FastWorks where he was charged with changing the way GE innovates. He previously served as GE Lighting’s Director of Consumer Marketing. 
 
Jeff brings extensive experience in marketing and management for consumer channels, including General Mills, AOL, Dyson, and Groupe SEB, as well as experience in commercial channels with scientific instruments, holding leadership and engineering positions at HP/Agilent.
 
Jeff has a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.


Jim Pursley Jim Pursley, Chief Commercial Officer, Livongo

Jim Pursley is responsible for Livongo Health's commercial efforts and go-to-market strategy, including sales and strategic partnerships. He played a similar role at EosHealth. Prior to joining EosHealth, Jim ran global sales and marketing for Care Innovations, an Intel-GE company where he also served as General Manager of the Independent Living business segment at Care Innovations overseeing the launch of three new products, including Care Innovations' first direct-to-consumer offering in healthcare. He was also on the original team involved in the formation of Care Innovations in 2011, where he provided strategic leadership and market expertise to help launch the new company. In addition to his role at Care Innovations, Jim has served on the Board of Directors for the Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL) Centre in Ireland and as a Commissioner for the Center for Aging Services Technology (CAST) in Washington, DC. Jim joined the executive team of Care Innovations having spent 10 years at GE most recently serving as General Manager of Sales and Marketing for GE Healthcare’s Aging Services business, a new venture created to address the challenges of global aging. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Management Sciences and Information Systems from Penn State University and a Master in Business Administration from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. He is also Six Sigma Green and Black Belt trained.


Shanthi Ramakrishnan Shanthi Ramakrishnan, CEO, eDevice

Shanthi Ramakrishnan joined eDevice in 2018 to further company’s growth trajectory in the Connected Health sector. She has the unique advantage of serving in medical devices and mobile technology industries equally. In both, she created dozen breakthrough product platforms by shaping core technologies into viable products (Class III & Class II medical devices, mobile telecommunication software), leading and scaling R&D organizations. Shanthi launched more than fifty products and services globally, including industry-first remote patient monitoring solutions for cardiac disease. Diabetes, neurology, blood transfusion, and infection prevention are few other industry segments in which she has assessed market opportunities, developed technology-based solutions and delivered impactful value to customers.

Shanthi’s expertise in strategy formulation and flawless executions were honed at leading companies like Medtronic, Lucent Technologies, and several start-up ventures. She holds an M.S. in Computer Engineering from University of Southern California and serves as an Expert-in-Residence for many early stage companies in the U.S., Europe and Asia.


Roy Raymann PhD Roy Raymann PhD, Vice President Sleep Science & Scientific Affairs, SleepScore Labs

Roy Raymann, PhD is Vice President, Sleep Science and Scientific Affairs at SleepScore Labs. As a leading researcher in the field of sleep science, Dr. Raymann spent more than a decade in academia studying sleep at the Netherlands Institute for Neurosciences, before joining the private sector. He was most recently at Apple where he was responsible for the company’s efforts in health-related initiatives, which included features such as Night Shift, Bedtime and the Sleep part of Apple Health. Prior to Apple, he was the Sleep Thought Leader at Philips Research focusing on the consumer sleep division where he founded the Sleep Experience Lab.

Dr. Raymann holds a PhD in Life Sciences from Vrije University Amsterdam and was recognized in the Netherlands with an award of Best PhD Thesis in Sleep Medicine. His research and post-doctoral work spans more than 25 years and encompasses multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, speaking events and patents. In addition, Dr. Raymann serves as an ad hoc reviewer for several sleep journals, including SLEEP and Journal of Sleep Research and was editor of the Dutch Sleep Annuals. At SleepScore Labs he is heading the collaborations with industry, academia and clinics, and oversees of the scientific rigor of the SleepScore ecosystem.


Tad Reynes Tad Reynes, Regional Vice President - Healthcare Solutions, AT&T

Tad brings more than 20 years of experience in sales, sales management, alternate channels, equipment and maintenance solutions, technical support, and product management.
 
Tad presently serves as a Regional Vice President in the Internet of Things organization within AT&T.  He is responsible for coordinating business development efforts with medical device manufacturers, and developing best-in-class solutions for AT&T’s healthcare customers and partners. His team also works with customers to develop innovative medical solutions utilizing AT&T’s Healthcare Foundry and associated engineering assets.
 
Tad’s experience has focused on development and delivery of solutions within Fortune 500 Companies, large Healthcare Entities and Government and Education Institutions. 
 
Tad has an extensive background in enterprise sales management, technical and overlay sales support and product management. Prior to working in product management for AT&T, Tad led AT&T’s equipment and solutions organization in the Government, Education and Medical division. Tad has held several additional positions within AT&T, including Director of Alternate Channels, Director of the State of IL and Associated Accounts, Director of Field Marketing and Director of Sales and Channel Support. 
 
Tad has an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelors of Arts in English Literature from Kenyon College. Tad, his wife, and two children live in Chicago, IL.


Kian Saneii Kian Saneii, Founder & CEO , Independa

Kian Saneii is a computer scientist and software executive, passionate about bringing transformational technologies to market. Saneii founded Independa in 2009 to deliver technology-enabled independent living solutions to professional organizations and family caregivers supporting elderly care recipients wishing to live independently longer, safer and more comfortably. Award winning Independa Integrated CloudCare solutions are being recognized as best of breed and transformational in the marketplace. Saneii has created strategic relationships with LG Electronics, Samsung, Verizon Wireless, and other national and global partners while gaining recognition for Independa through awards and recognition from Frost & Sullivan (Tele-health Product Line Strategy), Gartner Group (Cool Vendor), CONNECT (Most Innovative Product), and the San Diego Business Journal (Innovation Award), amongst others.

From 2005-2008, Saneii was GM of Websense Wireless, responsible for launching and growing the Wireless division of Websense from the ground up, including developing new carrier-centric product lines and establishing new global distribution partners. Previously, as VP Marketing and VP Business Development at Websense, Inc., Saneii saw the opportunity to redefine the company’s market positioning and helped lead Websense to a dominant global leadership position. In addition to his responsibility for all aspects of global marketing, Saneii was responsible for strategy, M&A, global OEM sales, and business development at Websense. As the founding GM of Websense Wireless, Saneii expanded the company’s vision to encompass the wireless revolution and established Websense Wireless as a carrier-grade supplier of transformational technologies to the Telco ecosystem worldwide.

Prior to Websense, Saneii served as SVP, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development at IPNet Solutions, where he helped transform B2B supply chain businesses from using EDI, to using secure supply chain collaboration and communication systems—introducing real time information flow and eliminating huge supply chain inefficiencies. Saneii was responsible for executing a strategic “posterchild” partnership with Hewlett Packard, where IPNet Solutions was selected amongst thousands of potential partners as one of three global partnerships to showcase the “New HP”. Before IMA, Saneii served as SVP, Worldwide Marketing & Business Development for IMA, Inc., responsible for global marketing and business development efforts. Saneii transformed IMA’s call center solutions into customer interaction centers, by integrating all customer interactions and data, redefining the entire market sector in the process. Directly due to Saneii’s efforts, IMA was recognized by Gartner Group as one of only two companies worldwide in the Gartner “Magic Quadrant” for CRM (Customer Relationship Management).

Earlier in his career, Saneii served in management positions at AT&T Bell Laboratories, DIS Research and FileNet Corporation (acquired by IBM). Saneii earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with Honors from New York University, Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and was the recipient of the NYU President’s Award. He earned his Master of Computer Science from Rutgers University. Saneii played NCAA Division 1 Soccer, was Chief Driving Instructor for BMW Car Club of America’s NY Chapter, and has a Black Belt in Tae Kwan Do. Recreationally, Saneii enjoys tennis and bicycling. He lives in Rancho Santa Fe, CA, with his wife and two sons, and is involved with a number of charities, including serving on the Board of the United Way of San Diego.


	 Bill Scheffler Bill Scheffler, Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Business Development, eZLO


J. Corey Schmid J. Corey Schmid, General Partner, Seven Peaks Ventures
Twitter ID: @corey_schmid

Corey is a General Partner with Seven Peaks Ventures and leads our Digital Health portfolio engagements. She actively advises healthcare systems on their innovation strategies, and works as a tireless connector and diverse voice of growth and evolution within our industry. Corey is also the spark behind our Bonfire Series. Prior to SPV, Corey lead Product Management teams at two start-ups, one in medical software serving the Pharmaceutical industry, and the other partnering with AT&T in the telecom market. Corey served 8.5 years as General Business Director for several products and medical device divisions at Philips Healthcare, spanning locations from Bend, Oregon to Vienna, Austria. She scaled up small acquisitions for the corporation, helped with turnaround, product-line divestiture, business growth strategy, new market penetration, and overall general management for stand-alone facilities. Corey earned a BA in Human Development/Psychology from Boston College and her MBA from Portland State University.


Rob Schneider Rob Schneider, VP of Sales and Marketing, Omron Healthcare, Inc.

Rob Schneider is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Omron Healthcare. With over a decade of experience working for Omron, Schneider provides marketing leadership, strategy and results; all of which are vital in advancing Omron’s mission of creating a world with “zero heart attacks and strokes”.  Schneider also has past experience in key support functions of supply chain management, customer service, consumer services, and finance; both at Omron as well as Baxter Healthcare.  To learn more about Omron’s Project Zero initiative, please visit OmronHealthcare.com/zero.


Jim Seles Jim Seles, Director, Data and Digital Innovations, Medtronic Diabetes

Jim Seles has been with Medtronic Diabetes since 2016, leading commercialization and brand development for the diabetes solutions business.  An accomplished sales and marketing executive, Jim most recently served as Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing at Circadiance, as well as Vice President of Sales and Customer Solutions at BodyMedia, which achieved a successful strategic exit when the company was purchased by Jawbone in 2013.

Throughout his progressive 29-year career, Jim has led profitable top line revenue growth in multinational organizations, winning several prestigious sales, marketing and human resources awards along the way.  Jim successfully served as a North American General Manager for the health risk management division of Nestlé Health Science.

Prior to his work at Nestlé, Jim held numerous cross-functional leadership roles in the pharmaceutical and medical device industry with Novartis and Eli Lilly & Company.  Jim has worked closely with national accounts and group purchasing organizations (GPOs) to create shared value, leading to the development and ratification of a number of national agreements.  Jim’s experience cuts across a wide array of sales channels, including the clinical, retail and corporate wellness markets. 

Jim holds an M.B.A. in Marketing from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh.


Himanshu Shah Himanshu Shah, Chief Information Officer, Care Innovations, an Intel company

Himanshu Shah serves as Care Innovations' Chief Information Officer. He is a member of the executive leadership team. In his role, Himanshu leads the company's information technology team, who is responsible for setting product technology plans and delivering all technology services. Those services include product development, integration, mobile development, analytics, quality assurance, support and maintenance, as well as infrastructure and security management. 
 
Prior, Himanshu served as Technology leader at Humana, managing Pharmacy Technology and Clinical applications. He was very instrumental in growing the Humana Pharmacy business to $3.2B. Through his leadership skills he enabled business to grow into new lines of business and penetrate deeper into existing markets.
 
Himanshu has been awarded and recognized in different organizations for his management skills, team work, perfect service attitude, and for his ability to execute and deliver.  Himanshu holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Software Technology and a Bachelors in Electronics Engineering. 
 
Himanshu also servers as:
• Advisory Board member for Connected Health Summit for 2018
• Invited to be part of Kentucky State Cabinet Health Committee consultant to help with State HIE and other health care initiatives.
• Heavily involved in Innovation idea evaluation for several start-up companies including AARP caregiver innovations projects - 2017.
• Board member for Medical Device and Artificial Intelligence start-up company.
• Published articles for telehealth industry to help improve rollout of IoT devices.
• IT Louisville Symposium Advisor since 2016


Prentiss Taylor M.D. Prentiss Taylor M.D., VP of Medical Affairs, Doctor On Demand
Twitter ID: @drondemand

Prentiss Taylor M.D. is VP of Medical Affairs at Doctor On Demand. He is board-certified in Preventive Medicine as well as in Internal Medicine. Prentiss is an honors graduate of Harvard College and of Harvard Medical School. He trained at the University of Chicago Hospitals and at Rush University Medical Center for his postgraduate years. After working for Advocate in the 1990s, Prentiss was recruited to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, where he worked for over 6 years. He was promoted to Medical Director for Care Management, responsible for 1.2 million people in the Blue Cross PPO programs.

Prentiss then worked for United Healthcare and most recently for Advocate Health Care again, where he ran the on-site clinics program for JPMorgan Chase in Metro Chicago for 6 years. He has been chosen as a Top Doctor by Chicago Magazine and US News, multiple times. 


Nathan Treloar Nathan Treloar, President & COO, Orbita, Inc.
Twitter ID: @ntreloar

Nathan Treloar is President and Co-founder of Orbita, a provider of digital solutions for healthcare that leverage next-generation voice assistant and AI technologies to vastly improve remote patient monitoring, clinical education, care coordination, and research. Orbita's software-as-a-service products are used by developers to create?digital and conversational healthcare solutions that improve outcomes, reduce costs, and minimize risks for patients with chronic or post-acute healthcare needs. Previously, Nathan held key executive positions at FAST Search, Microsoft, RAMP, and, Ektron. He is a respected expert and speaker on consumer and business trends in voice and conversational user experiences for healthcare, as well as search, text and data mining, content management, and knowledge management solutions and has advised hundreds of the world's largest companies and government agencies on their applications. 


John Valiton John Valiton, CEO, Reemo Health
Twitter ID: @Playtabase

John Valiton is CEO of Reemo Health, a senior health technology solution designed to empower caregivers with actionable insights to improve the aging experience. As a 20-year business development veteran and entrepreneur, Valiton has developed partnerships with many national and international companies. He has been an avid technology enthusiast since an early age, and applied his interest in all things tech at the intersection of IoT, wearable technology, healthcare and data science through his position as a strategic advisor, chief revenue officer and now chief executive officer for Reemo.


Doug Wolfgram Doug Wolfgram, Chief Technology Officer, CareSpan International
Twitter ID: @dougwolfgram

Mr. Wolfgram is Chief Technology Officer of CareSpan International, Inc. He has over 25 years of experience architecting and building interactive healthcare products and systems. He has extensive experience in scalable databases, HIPAA-secure systems and real-time communications. He pioneered the interactive communications industry with the development of the world’s first multimedia systems, PCPaint and GRASP. He created some of the healthcare industry’s first in-hospital training and EPSS systems for Beckman-Coulter and Toshiba Medical. More recently, he headed up the HealthTree project for LendingTree specializing in health-related content and clinical trials qualification. Mr. Wolfgram holds degrees in Engineering-physics and Mathematics from Oregon State University and in his spare time mentors start-ups on technology architectures. He has been on several technology advisory boards and was a founding board member of the Telluride Technology Festival.


Michael Wu Michael Wu, Vice President and General Manager of SleepIQ LABS, SleepNumber


Moderators


Dina Abdelrazik Dina Abdelrazik, Research Analyst, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @DinaAtParks
Website: http://www.parksassociates.com

Dina Abdelrazik joined Parks Associates in 2016 as a part of the Consumer Analytics research team. She currently studies market trends and consumer behavior, focused in emerging technology products and services.

Dina earned her MS in Marketing, with a concentration in Marketing Analytics, from the University of Texas at Dallas and a BA in Advertising from Southern Methodist University.

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Kristen Hanich Kristen Hanich, Research Analyst, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @KristenAtParks
Website: http://www.parksassociates.com

Kristen Hanich studies digital and connected health and mobile trends across the globe. Kristen is a trained anthropologist with skills in ethnography, development/programming, and geoanalytics. She has a background in the areas of health behavior and epidemiology.

Kristen is completing her Master's thesis for a duel anthropology and public health degree between the Universities of North Texas in Denton and Fort Worth. She earned her B.Sc. in health at the University of Texas at San Antonio and has a graduate certificate in GIS.


Jennifer Kent Jennifer Kent, Director, Research Quality & Product Development, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @JenniferMKent
Website: http://www.parksassociates.com

As Director, Research Quality & Product Development, Jennifer manages Parks Associates' process for producing high-quality, relevant, and meaningful research. She acts as an internal advocate for Parks Associates clients and leads the company’s efforts at conceptualizing and implementing digestible, relevant research presented in an optimal manner. Jennifer is always looking at the most effective ways to provide research to Parks Associates clients.

Since joining Parks Associates in 2009, Jennifer has worked on the mobile and health research team, specializing in the connected health, mobile payment, and connected car markets, as well as the consumer research team, analyzing consumer data related to the connected home and consumer electronics markets.

Jennifer earned her Ph.D. in religion, politics, and society and an M.A. in church-state studies from Baylor University. She earned her B.A. in politics from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Industry Expertise: Digital Health Products and Services, Portable and Mobile Access Platforms and Applications

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Brad Russell Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @bradrusselltech
Website: http://www.ParksAssociates.com

Brad Russell explores leading-edge issues in connected consumer electronics, robotics, IoT data privacy and security, and machine vision applications. He has a background in marketing communications, technology startups, and online media. Brad balances the art and science of marketing research to generate insights that lead to more astute business decision making and value-generating practices.

Brad received his BS degree in advertising and marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. He also earned MDiv and DMin degrees from two leading seminaries with concentrations in ethics and cross-cultural leadership.

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