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Laurent Nicolas: Patient Remote Monitoring

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Laurent NICOLAS is CEO of DIABNEXT, graduated in 2002 from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers ENSAM and HEC Paris Business School in 2003. After 2 years in marketing at PSA Peugeot, he co-founded with Richard Binier, France’s first Home Health Care company in France: ASSISTEO Healthcare. After selling the company, DOMUSVI, a global group of retirement homes, …

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Dr. Jack Lord: Innovations Leader

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A nationally recognized leader in innovations in health care, Jonathan “Jack” Lord, M.D, is actively engaged in driving change in healthcare through new technologies and therapies. Dr. Lord is a board-certified forensic pathologist and Fellow of the College of American Pathologists. He began his medical career in the U.S. Navy, serving for 11 years in a number of leadership roles …

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David Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD: Wound Healing and Amputation Prevention

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Dr. David Armstrong is Professor of Clinical Surgery at the University of Southern California. Dr. Armstrong holds a Masters of Science in Tissue Repair and Wound Healing from the University of Wales College of Medicine and a Ph.D. from the University of Manchester College of Medicine, where he was appointed Visiting Professor of Medicine. He is the founder and co-director …

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Brenda Schmidt, MS, MDA: Self Care Platform Paid by Medical Claims

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Brenda Schmidt, MS MBA is the Founder and CEO of Solera Health. She believes that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to getting and staying healthy. She founded Solera in 2015 to change that paradigm, creating a technology platform that matches a person’s unique risks, goals, and preferences with tools proven to help them improve their health and prevent, treat, or …

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Linh Le: Wearable Graphene Sensors

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Linh Le is the founder and CEO of Bonbouton. He was awarded a BSc in chemistry at Vietnam National University, graduating in the top 1%, followed by a Master’s degree in chemical engineering at Columbia University. In 2012, he achieved a graduate certificate in project management from the Stevens Institute of Technology, where he also worked as a research assistant …

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Karin Hehenberger, MD, PHD: Patient Empowerment and Innovation

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Dr. Karin Hehenberger is an experienced life sciences executive, who has dedicated her career to applying medical science to impacting people living with chronic disease. Dr. Hehenberger founded and launched Lyfebulb in January of 2014, after close to 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, which she entered after obtaining M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden and conducting …

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Dave DeMarco: Healthcare Policy and Innovation Strategy

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Dave is a senior advisor to C-suite leaders in the Life Sciences industry. He has served as Chair of the Board of the American Diabetes Association and serves as a consultant to EY’s Northeast Markets organization and hence to its premier Fortune 50 clients. Dave has substantial executive and operational leadership and not-for-profit board experience. With over 25 years of …

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Scott Kahan, MD, MPH: National Center for Weight and Wellness

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Scott Kahan, MD, MPH is a physician specializing in both clinical obesity medicine and public health. He is the Director of the National Center for Weight and Wellness in Washington, DC, Medical Director of the Strategies To Overcome and Prevent (STOP) Obesity Alliance at George Washington University, and Chair of the Clinical Committee for The Obesity Society. He serves on …

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Dr. David Kerr: Creative Programs for Diverse Populations

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David Kerr, MBChB, DM, FRCP, FRCPE is Director of Research and Innovation at Sansum Diabetes Research Institute (SDRI) in Santa Barbara, California.  He is a UK-trained physician and endocrinologist and has spent many years trying to help people “tame the beast” that is diabetes. This is his third time living in the US, having been a researcher at Yale in …

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Dr. Michael Fang: Data and Precision Medicine

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Michael is a physician entrepreneur with a passion for data-driven health innovation.  He is currently Co-Founder and CEO of Base10 Genetics, LLC.   The company was created to fill the chasm between genetics testing and consumer health outcomes. Michael was the founder of CETA Inc., a health information technology company that was ranked #297 on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 fastest-growing private US …