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Anthony Dohrmann Anthony Dohrmann, Founder and CEO, Electronic Caregiver (ECG)

Anthony Dohrmann is the founder and inventor of Electronic Caregiver solutions. Anthony Dohrmann’s latest invention is Addison, the virtual caregiver. She is a state-of-the-art, 3D animated, connected caregiver designed to transform a residence into a digital Smart Health Home, providing chronic care management, rehabilitation, aging in place, behavioral health, and care coordination for patients of all ages.

Girish Naganathan Girish Naganathan, Chief Technology Officer, Dexcom

Girish Naganathan has served as Dexcom’s EVP, Chief Technology Officer since October 2022 and is responsible for setting global strategy and direction for the Research and Development organization, driving the execution of technology roadmaps, and accelerating new product research, development, and commercialization. Girish has close to 25 years of experience spanning the Consumer Electronics, Data Storage, IoT, and Broadband industries. Prior to joining Dexcom, Girish spent over ten years at Technicolor, most recently serving as Chief Technology Officer and General Manager of the Broadband Product Division. In these roles, he set the company’s strategic technology direction, leading product development and deploying IoT and broadband solutions across markets and industries. This work included driving innovation across multiple product lines, ensuring the success of technology acquisitions, building relationships with key customers and partners, and fostering a culture of accountability and agility. Before joining Technicolor, Girish held several leadership positions at Seagate Technology. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Colorado, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from PSG College of Technology. 

Robert Rose Robert Rose, CEO and President, MedWand Solutions
Twitter ID: @mewand

Bob has over 30 years’ executive experience in Engineering & Operations Management, Manufacturing, and Strategic Business Successes on a global scale. Through this deep experience, and an intense drive for excellence, Bob determined that there was a real and immediate need for a different kind of design services company: One that could achieve for its clients what was previously unachievable, push the boundaries of science, engineering and imagination, and turn ideas into products with unprecedented levels of performance and quality. To achieve this lofty goal, Bob assembled the incredibly elite team of the very best scientists, engineers and manufacturing professionals that became Cypher Scientific.

In 2015, Bob partnered with Dr. Samir Qamar to form MedWand Solutions, Inc. and then engaged the entire Cypher Scientific organization in the design of the now globally acclaimed MedWand device and its supporting ecosystem, gradually merging the two organizations.

Bob began his career in Medical Equipment Manufacturing and moved on to become Technical Liaison to Japan for Toshiba America. He has since held senior Division and Business Unit Leadership positions with Instant Replay, Tandy Corp, CompUSA and Systemax. Bob was also Vice President of Global Operations for Wyle Systems, where he was responsible for the execution of engineering and value added services in support of over $1B in sales around the world. For the past several years before founding Cypher Scientific and MedWand, Bob had been with RED Digital Cinema, first to lead their transition from engineering start-up to manufacturing and then as a New Technology Acquisition Leader.

Bob holds Business and Electrical Engineering degrees from the University of Maryland and Capital Institute of Technology. He is an ASQ trained Six Sigma Black Belt and Executive Champion. Bob is also a commercial pilot and donates time to Angel Flight West where he received the annual “Golden Halo Award” for making a difference in the lives of people in need. Bob is passionate about and committed to the unparalleled mission of MedWand Solutions, and partnering with his customers to help make the world a better, healthier, and more exciting place to live.


Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq, CEO, Biotricity

Dr. Waqaas Al-Siddiq, CEO and founder of Biotricity, is a serial entrepreneur, a former investment advisor, an expert in corporate strategy, and an innovative technologist. Academically, he has been distinguished for his various innovative designs in digital, analog, embedded, and micro-electro-mechanical products. Waqaas has held several high-level design positions at IBM, AMD, and Intel. He has vast experience leading various groups through his board experience and executive roles within start-ups, mid-sized companies, and non-profits. Waqaas sits on the Boards of several innovative start-ups and late-stage companies in the medical device, healthcare technology, and AI industries. He is a thought leader in healthcare and innovation, recognized nationally and internationally. He regularly speaks and publishes on the future of healthcare and entrepreneurship and is often a guest or keynote at major conferences, podcasts, and media outlets including Fox News, Bloomberg, and others. Waqaas has raised over a $150M as an entrepreneur and built companies that have been recognized as leaders in their space. In his off time, Waqaas is and avid polo player, playing and competing professionally. The team he plays with has won some of the most important tournaments in the USA.

In his current role as CEO of Biotricity, a medical diagnostic and consumer healthcare technology company, Waqaas guides and continues to lead the company through every stage of bringing its biometric remote monitoring solutions to market. The company is considered one of the leading digital health companies and has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company and the most Innovative Medical Device Company.

As an industry enthusiast, Waqaas has published extensively on the future of healthcare. Waqaas’ publication experience spans back to his academic work, which is published in textbooks and recognized at various conferences such as IEEE and the National Communication Council. Since founding Biotricity Waqaas has become deeply vested in the potential that IoT connected technology, enhanced with artificial intelligence, could bring to healthcare. He frequently publishes on thought-provoking topics such as artificial intelligence, implementation of new technologies into the healthcare sphere, and the development of medical devices for underserved and remote communities.1 Waqaas is a recognized contributor for MedCity, Beckers, Forbes and other industry publications that are sources for research and insights on emerging technology.

Waqaas has a dual Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and Economics, a Master’s in Computer Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Master’s in Business Administration and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Henley Business School, specialized in Transformative Innovations and Billion Dollar Markets.

David Albert M.D. David Albert M.D., Founder & Chief Medical Officer, AliveCor

David E. Albert is a physician, inventor and serial entrepreneur who has developed life-saving products over the last 30 years and turned a number of those innovations into startups. Today, he is a founder and Chief Medical Officer of AliveCor. His previous startups include Data Critical (sold to GE) and Corazonix (sold to Arrhythmia Research Technology). Dr. Albert left GE in 2004 as Chief Scientist of GE Cardiology. His latest invention, the AliveCor Smartphone ECG, became a global sensation via a 4-minute YouTube Video in January, 2011 and was featured on ABC, CBS, CNN and Fox News. Dr Albert has 55 issued US patents and he has authored or co-authored over 80 scientific abstracts and publications in the Cardiology literature. He graduated with Honors from Harvard College and from Duke University Medical School. Dr. Albert lives in Oklahoma City with his wife and they have five children.

Vidya Ayyr Vidya Ayyr, Director Community Social Impact, Parkland Health

Director, Community Social Impact Parkland Health & Hospital System Vidya Ayyr leads high-impact interventions to address the social determinants of health, with a commitment to health equity and improving the lives and livelihoods of disadvantaged, marginalized, and vulnerable populations. As the Director of Social Impact, she provides strategic oversight to Parkland's community outreach investments, promotes innovation in data analytics, and mobilizes a team of Community Health Workers to drive an integrated approach to population health management. Prior to this role, Vidya was a part of External Affairs at Parkland where she developed public-private sector partnerships to support diverse, multi-stakeholder initiatives. Ms. Ayyr holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Texas at Dallas and earned her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health, in 2011. Her work on social impact collaboration has been recognized by the National Root Cause Coalition, by the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC), and by American Essential Hospitals (AEH) for its merit as an innovative design framework. 

Kelly Benning Kelly Benning, President, LiveMetric

With 20+ years of experience in articulating strategies for growth & scale in Fortune 500 as well as private companies focused in AI/ML digital health leadership, Kelly has been integral to influencing global execution of strategic initiatives & executing capital raises, strategic partnerships, & building and managing teams across six business units (product, IT, finance, sales, marketing and IT). Kelly is well versed in Enterprise development, board leadership, product delivery success, & leading highly productive teams while exceeding organizational goals & expectations. Kelly's passion is to utilize her innovative leadership skill set to ensure successful go-to-market strategies in digital health technologies utilizing keen insight to the market trends.

Christopher Berke Christopher Berke, Director of Offer Management, Digital Healthcare, Eaton

Christopher Berke is a seasoned executive with a passion for digital healthcare. He joined Eaton in 2021 to lead the company's Digital Healthcare organization. In this role, Christopher has been instrumental in developing Eaton's energy-based Activities of Daily Living insights offering, which leverages inferential sensing capabilities to provide valuable insights into households' behaviors such as movement, nourishment, and hygiene, based on energy and water data. Christopher is excited for the upcoming launch of Eaton's first Insights-as-a-Service offering for remote ‘home’ behavior monitoring.

Jean Anne Booth Jean Anne Booth, CEO, UnaliWear

A serial entrepreneur, Jean Anne started UnaliWear after selling previous startups to Texas Instruments and Apple. Jean Anne was the founder of Luminary Micro, the creators of the Stellaris microcontroller platform and the first to market with ARM Cortex-M3-based microcontroller solutions, purchased by Texas Instruments in May 2009 Jean Anne retired from TI in 2012 after serving as the general manager for TI's Stellaris family of products. Jean Anne was also a founder at Intrinsity, the creators of the graphics chip in Apple iPad products. Intrinsity sold to Apple in 2010. Jean Anne holds a BSEE from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MSCE from National Technical University.

Steve Chazin Steve Chazin, VP, Products, Alarm.com
Twitter ID: @skytechio

With over three decades of experience in designing, building, and selling innovative enterprise and consumer technology, Steve has made a significant impact on the tech industry. He reimagined collaboration in the cloud at Cisco, Salesforce, and Symantec, launched four successful startups, and created new solutions for video editing, file sharing, and web services long before they became commonplace. Currently, as Vice President of Products for Alarm.com, Steve is defining next-generation offerings for protecting people at home, at work, and beyond. His extensive tech experience combined with his keen insights into emerging consumer trends have allowed him to predict the future and develop health and wellness solutions for a post-COVID-19 world. In addition to his work in the tech industry, Steve has been a recurring guest on major network news programs, appeared in the BBC television series "Business Nightmares," and was featured in the CNBC documentary "Steve Jobs: Billion Dollar Hippie." He has also written and published three books and is frequently quoted in online and printed publications. Furthermore, Steve is a highly sought-after speaker, sharing his expertise on topics such as connected health and fitness, consumer technology, and augmented reality. He has a remarkable ability to inspire and motivate his audience, leaving them with actionable insights and practical solutions. Finally, it is worth mentioning that Steve was rehired by Steve Jobs to help reboot Apple in the late 1990s and was part of the team that successfully returned Apple to profitability.

Mark Felice Mark Felice, VP Business Development & Licensing, Valencell

As the VP of Business Development and Licensing, Mark serves as the primary point of contact for all prospective global licensees and partnership of the company’s cuffless and calibration-free blood pressure monitoring technology. Prior to Valencell, Mark served as the VP of Business Development at Beyond Oblivion, leading the company’s global business development effort and rapidly expanding market reach and commercial pipeline in the process. As the Co-Founder and VP of Business Development at Trinity Convergence, Mark spearheaded all global business development efforts, serving as a key member of the corporate strategy team contributing to multiple acquisitions. As VP of Business Development for Valencell, Mark has built strategic and commercial relationships between Valencell and leading consumer and medical brands. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Nathanial Findlay Nathanial Findlay, CEO, Lifeguard Health

For the majority of my career, I've been lucky enough to have the opportunity to imagine, develop, and launch businesses within the technology and patient engagement sectors. Today my focus is helping our most vulnerable seniors age at home with the best in-person care and access to world-class telehealth care. I'm thrilled to announce the launch of Lifeguard, a private and personalized concierge care solution to support aging independently. Our exceptional in-person and digital care services not only provide top-tier and personal care for those who need it most, but also gifts family members with much-needed peace of mind. We know that life is hard enough without the added stress of being sick, living with a chronic condition, or simply worrying about one's own health. To make matters more complicated, today's overburdened and complex healthcare system is extremely difficult to navigate and often comes with a lack of answers and long wait times. After watching the challenges my parents faced during their senior years, and as I began planning for my own, I became inspired to provide meaningful solutions that not only help and support this vulnerable population but also reassure their families. 

Mark Francis Mark Francis, Chief Product Officer, Electronic Caregiver
Twitter ID: @m_francis

Mark Francis is Chief Digital Health Integration Officer for Electronic Caregiver, an innovative digital health company. Mark has 20+ years of experience as a product innovator for companies such as Amazon, Intel, Age Wave, and Health Hero Network. Mark is a graduate of Harvard and the University of Pittsburgh. He has been awarded 17 patents.

Aaron Goldmuntz MBA, MSHA Aaron Goldmuntz MBA, MSHA, Chief Operating Officer, Center for Medical Interoperability

Aaron Goldmuntz is Chief Operating Officer for the Center for Medical Interoperability, a non-profit organization focused on advancing the seamless exchange of information to improve healthcare for all. He is also currently the Chair of the Interim Steering Committee for the Connectivity Standards Alliance’s Health and Wellness Working Group. Aaron has nearly twenty years of experience in strategy and business development related to medical technologies and is a champion for the value of medical device connectivity. He led business development for CardioNet (Philips/ BioTelemetry) the pioneering provider of mobile cardiovascular telemetry. At Guidant Corporation (Boston Scientific) he focused on investments and strategic alliances. Aaron received his BA in Biochemistry from the University of Colorado, his MHSA from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and his MBA from the Michigan Ross School of Business. He currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with his wife and three young children.

Nancy Green Nancy Green, Senior Vice President, Aveus

Nancy Green is the Founder and Principal Strategy Consultant of The SAA Group, LLC, which is a boutique consulting company focused on accelerating organizations strategic success in the digital health sector.

Nancy is an award-winning global healthcare and strategic business development executive with background in stimulating growth, bringing new and disruptive innovation technology to the market as well as a strong thought leader and creator of strategic alliances. Bringing over 26 years’ experience in the healthcare and technology industries as well as leading global healthcare strategy for Verizon, she has helped organizations design, accelerate and implement growth strategies.

Nancy has been a recognized expert in the healthcare ecosystem and the interrelationships between providers, payers, life sciences, health-tech, and retail. Her strengths lie in helping craft strategic plans for accelerating a business, as well as focusing organizations on the customer experience to design outcome-driven solutions that increase market penetration and position a company to succeed.

Recognized in the industry as being in the Top 200 2022 Healthcare Tech leaders by Parks and Associates and an innovator by the Intelligent Health Association for Innovation in the Healthcare Field. She follows her personal passion of innovating in the Healthy Aging space by leading these efforts at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) where she is the Chair of the Healthy Aging Special Interest Collaborative.

Shea C. Gregg MD FACS Shea C. Gregg MD FACS, Founder and President, FallCall Solutions
Twitter ID: @SheaCGregg

Dr. Shea Gregg is a husband, father, entrepreneur and practicing acute care/trauma surgeon with board-certifications in general surgery and surgical critical care. His educational background includes a BS in Neuroscience from Brandeis University, an MD from the Dartmouth/Brown Medical School Program, General Surgery Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and surgical critical care fellowship training at the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Maryland. After serving as a trauma medical director at Yale New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital for 9 years, he is currently practicing as a trauma surgeon within a large CT medical system with plans to transition to the Chair of the Department of Surgery at the 2nd largest system hospital in May 2023.

As an entrepreneur, Dr. Gregg founded FallCall Solutions with his spouse, Dr. Kristin Gregg, in response to the increasing number of Elder trauma victims they were seeing in the trauma bay and to disrupt the stigmatizing narrative associated with traditional personal emergency response systems. FallCall’s mission is to create smart, simple and safe applications that enhance safety for the active lifestyle. Seven years since its founding, the FallCall ePERS platform is now a global platform that has onboarded thousands of Elders and Caregivers who have world-wide access to 24/7 emergency monitoring through voice activation, patented fall detection and integrated partner accessories. 

Michael Don Ham Michael Don Ham, Co-Founder & President, RePure

Michael Don Ham is the Co-Founder and President of RePure, a leading supplier of best-in-class wellness technology solutions for residential applications available through professional installers. Ham has a degree majoring in Kinesiology with a minor in Nutrition and has spent the past two decades in the field of health and wellness, serving in leadership roles within the non-profit, organic farming, custom integration and consumer packaged goods sectors. Michael is part of the International WELL Building Institute as an Accredited Professional and Faculty member as well as with Fitwel as an Ambassador to increase awareness of how the spaces where we live, work, study and play can impact our health and to share his passion for continuous improvement through people and planet-centric design and technology. He has a deep background in regenerative organic agriculture, indoor air quality, water quality and other important aspects of wellness technology for the home. Michael has been invited to speak about wellness and technology at IAQA, TecHome Builder Summits, Housing Innovation Alliance, GreenHome Institute, LivABLE Design Summit, CES 2021, CES 2022, CEDIA, Science in Design Summit and the World Tea Expo.

Sweta Hari Sweta Hari, Director, Product Management, Lennox International

Sweta heads the Product Management team for Controls and Indoor Air Quality at Lennox International for the Residential segment. In her current role she is responsible for ideating, developing and commercialization of new products and managing the multi-year product and technology roadmaps. Her team develops both hardware and software solutions for the Lennox iComfort thermostats and Healthy Climate Indoor Air Quality products and is intensely focused on driving dealer and consumer engagement in the fastest growing categories in Lennox. Prior to this, Sweta was the Director of Product Management for the Heating Category and managed a portfolio of mechanical products that was over $500M in revenue for the company. Sweta and her team are recipients of the Outstanding Corporate Innovator’s award from the PDMA organization and recipients of 4 AHRI’s Dealer Design Awards. She is passionate about driving cross-functional teams solve customer problems and to help create new products that address home comfort, efficiency, and healthy air.

Sweta brings 15+ years of experience in both engineering and business management roles at both Texas Instruments and Lennox International. Sweta holds a master’s degree in Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Texas, Austin.

Sweta has served on the grant committee of the United Way of Dallas and is passionate of addressing food insecurity and primary social needs of the community. Apart from traveling with her son and husband, Sweta enjoys reading, hiking, and hosting friends and family at home.

Troy Iverson Troy Iverson, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing, AvantGuard Monitoring Centers, A Becklar Company
Twitter ID: @AvantGuardMon

Troy Iverson is Vice President of Sales & Marketing at AvantGuard Monitoring Centers and part owner of Becklar, the holding company of AvantGuard and mobile PERS industry leader, Freeus. His passion is in helping people, protecting property and providing first class customer service. Troy has enjoyed being part of the monumental growth at AvantGuard and has contributed significantly to the company's success over the last decade. AvantGuard is nearing a major milestone of 1 million monitored accounts and is excited to have a 3rd location currently under construction. As a sought-after presenter, Troy has represented the monitoring services industry at many national trade shows and hosted multiple PERS Summit events. He has been a board member for the Utah Alarm Systems Security Licensing (DOPL) since 2013. Away from the office, Troy is an avid golfer, snow skier, pickleballer and loves coaching his 4 children in all their sporting activities.

Sarah King Sarah King, Chief Growth Officer, Optum

Sarah King was named chief growth officer in June 2021. She leads the enterprise growth strategy by connecting clients with Optum's capabilities to remove friction, lower costs and improve health outcomes. She champions a purpose-driven culture and empowers teams to deliver exceptional client experiences and unlock opportunities to create a higher performing health system that works better for everyone.

Previously, King served as chief growth officer of Optum Health and Optum Insight, and deepened client relationships by bringing the voice of the market to product roadmap, capital, governance and strategy discussions. Since joining the company in 2002, she has held several client leadership roles, including regional vice president of UnitedHealthcare national accounts. Before UnitedHealth Group, King held sales and client management positions with Aetna New York and Aristokraft, a division of Fortune Brands.

King has more than 25 years of health care experience, delivering results through market strategy, client engagement, solution consulting, and building strategic partnerships. She is passionate about developing teams and inclusive environments where people can bring their authentic selves to their work.

King holds a Bachelor of Arts in business from Grove City College and has a long-standing passion for community service and philanthropy, having served on boards of nonprofits such as My Father's House, a children's home in Senegal. 

Eric Kling Eric Kling, President & Head of IoT Americas, Vodafone Americas

Erik Kling has more than 25 years of experience in the communication technology field covering hardware, software, services and solution elements of the industry. Erik has held senior sales and product management roles at Siemens Communications and wireless startup companies along with over 15 years specifically in the IoT space.

Erik joined Vodafone in September 2010 and is currently leading the Vodafone IoT business in the Americas as President & Head of IOT Americas. He most recently held the position as Vice President IoT New Business Development, developing the Enterprise market, channels to market with its various segments and industries globally.

His responsibilities include leading the Americas IOT business, assure revenue delivery & growth including winning and developing key customers through multiple sales channels. Erik represents Vodafone’s IOT business and has full responsibility for Americas regional P&L delivery.

Erik’s experience has spanned the globe with multiple roles in Europe, based in Spain and Germany and over 20 years in the Americas. Erik was born in Germany, lived in Spain, Mexico and Canada.

Nick Knowlton Nick Knowlton, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, ResMed
Twitter ID: @matrixcare

Nick Knowlton is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for ResMed, where he leads initiatives and strategy for healthcare interoperability and partnerships for ResMed companies Brightree and MatrixCare, which together cover the entire post-acute care continuum. Nick is also Chair of the board of directors for CommonWell Health Alliance and has been involved since helping form the Alliance in 2013. Nick is on the advisory board for the Home Care Technology Association of America and several other post-acute and interoperability advisory groups. He has championed dozens of health information exchange projects across acute, ambulatory and post-acute settings, has helped encourage an industry culture that emphasizes patient-centric interoperability and regularly provides feedback to the relevant federal agencies on policy issues that affect providers and patients across the care continuum. Nick has a Bachelor of Science with a Biochemistry major from the University of Notre Dame, and lives in Denver, CO with his wife and three children.

Richard Korthauer Richard Korthauer, Senior Vice President of the Home & Distribution Business, Schneider Electric
Twitter ID: @RKorthauer

Rich is the Senior Vice President of the Home & Distribution Business, which encompasses electrical distribution products for the residential and light commercial markets. His BOLD idea is to digitally connect the home electrical service focusing on comfort, lifestyle, convenience and savings…to provide the home owner with a superior living experience. 

Jeffrey M. Lewis Jeffrey M. Lewis, Independant Consultant, NextGen Executive Consultants LLC

Jeff is a registered nurse with over 20 years of leadership experience. He specializes in value-based care operations and population health. He has deep knowledge of clinically integrated delivery models, care management and technology enabled benefit management solutions. He currently works as an independent consultant and population health strategist. His work has been recognized by CMS, National Association for Healthcare Quality, IHI, Stanford University & Lean Enterprise Institute. He is a high trust leader that advocates for transparency, inclusiveness, loyalty, and respect.

David Maman David Maman, Founder & CEO, BINAH.AI

David spearheads the team in fulfilling Binah.ai’s vision and mission. He is a serial entrepreneur who has taken numerous start-ups from vision to international success: Hexatier (acquired by Huawei), Precos, Vanadium-soft, GreenCloud, Teridion and others. Binah.ai is David’s 13th start-up where he sets the strategy and manage the execution of the company's mission to enable wellness and healthcare services to everyone, everywhere.

James Mault, M.D., F.A.C.S. James Mault, M.D., F.A.C.S., CEO, BioIntelliSense

James Mault, MD, FACS, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of BioIntelliSense, a Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform company, delivering breakthrough medical-grade biosensor technology with unique clinical intelligence for scalable remote patient monitoring. Prior to BioIntelliSense, Dr. Mault served as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Qualcomm Life for over five years, where his leadership responsibilities included Strategic Planning and Business Development, Mergers and Acquisitions, New Product Innovation, Clinical Program and Regulatory Oversight, Health Policy and Government Affairs, Global Spokesperson and Public Relations. Dr. Mault came to Qualcomm Life through its 2013 acquisition of HealthyCircles, a Care Coordination and Remote Patient Monitoring Platform Company founded and led by Dr. Mault in 2009. Prior to starting HealthyCircles, he was the Medical Director of the Health Solutions Group at Microsoft as well as the CEO of Microlife.
Dr. Mault has more than 35 years of experience in senior executive positions in the Health IT and Medical Device industry as well as clinical medicine. He has founded five Health IT and medical device companies, raising over $150 million in working capital and leading these companies to develop novel devices and software technologies, FDA approvals, strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, culminating in M&A or IPO exit transactions. He is the named inventor of over 80 issued and pending patents for a variety of novel health IT and medical device innovations. He has been board-certified in both General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery, having specialized in heart and lung transplantation, thoracic oncology and critical care. He has conducted academic medical research under grant awards from the NIH, American Cancer Society, and others. He is the author of more than 60 scientific articles, chapters and books in the published medical literature. Dr. Mault received his B.S. in Biology and Medical Degree from the University of Michigan and conducted his General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery residency training at Duke University Medical Center.
Dr. Mault provides global thought-leadership on the future of technology and healthcare delivery, serving on numerous Boards and leadership positions including the Board of Directors of Bose Corporation, member of the Board of Industry Leaders for the Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) and Chairman Emeritus of the CTA Health & Fitness Technology Board.

Justin McKinney Justin McKinney, CEO & Co-Founder, Ivani
Twitter ID: @IvaniUSA

Justin McKinney is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur, and innovator. He is currently the co-founder and CEO of Ivani, the technology company leading the Sensing as a Service model in IoT. As co-inventor of dozens of patents, Justin has successfully driven the innovation process at multiple companies through a focus on end-user wants and needs while balancing the trade-offs inherent to business operations. Justin holds a BA from Principia College and Executive MBA from Washington University in St Louis.

Ed Miller Ed Miller, Chief Technology Officer, Center for Medical Interoperability

Ed Miller is an accomplished technology leader with over 20 years of experience driving innovation at scale in complex healthcare and cable/telecom environments. As Chief Technology Officer at the Center for Medical Interoperability, Ed spearheads R&D initiatives aimed at enhancing healthcare delivery by facilitating the seamless and secure exchange of information across medical devices and systems. To support C4MI's goal of enabling interoperability at scale for the rapidly growing healthcare-at-home market, he also serves as the Technical Sub Group Chair for the newly formed Health & Wellness Working Group at the Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA). Before joining C4MI, Ed held key leadership roles at Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs), where he directed technology development initiatives that led to multi-billion-dollar cable industry achievements in high-speed internet, Voice over IP, and IP video services. Ed earned a BS in Electrical Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Pittsburgh and an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Lainie Muller Lainie Muller, Senior Director, Business Development, Health & 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.

Meera Ravindranathan Meera Ravindranathan, Medical Director, OncoHealth
Twitter ID: @oncohealth_us

Dr. Meera Ravindranathan is the lead Medical Director with Iris by OncoHealth. Dr. Ravindranathan has more than 15 years of experience treating a wide range of cancers. Dr. Ravindranathan is a graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She then did her residency in Internal Medicine as well as fellowship training in medical oncology at the University of Texas Medical Branch. She worked in academia in the early part of her career where she was involved in research and teaching at the University of New Mexico Cancer Treatment Center, including being selected to complete the American Association for Cancer Research's Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop. She has authored numerous articles that have been published in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Ravindranathan then was in private practice in San Diego, California where she still participated in clinical trials but focused mainly on treating adult cancer patients. She currently maintains a part-time clinical practice in California. Her passion is delivering excellent care and quality improvement in medicine and values the opportunity digital care platforms can bring to the industry. 

Adam Russek-Sobol Adam Russek-Sobol, CEO, CareBand
Twitter ID: @adsobol

Adam Russek-Sobol is driven by making people's lives easier, healthier, and more sustainable through emerging technologies and machine learning. He is currently the Founder and CEO of CareBand, location-based health and safety wearable solution for people living with dementia. Trained in informatics and cybersecurity, Adam has a background in consulting, leadership, and project management. Before CareBand, he had founded three SaaS startups focused in education, sports, and healthcare. Adam is an award-winning entrepreneur and speaker. In 2018, Adam was asked to speak at the Bluetooth World Seminar in San Jose, California. He also spoke at TEDxDayton on using technology to empower people living with dementia. Adam has been recognized numerous times for his innovation in healthcare. In 2017, he was named to AARP's 50+ Innovation Leaders for healthcare. Adam also serves on various boards and committees, including the LoRa Alliance Smart Home/Neighborhood Committee, American Medical Directors Association's Innovation Advisory Council, and the Dementia Action Alliance's Corporate Leadership Board. Adam continues to be excited by the potential of new technologies and the opportunities they have to improve the lives of people.

Kian Saneii Kian Saneii, CEO, Independa
Twitter ID: @ksaneii

Kian Saneii is a computer scientist and serial entrepreneur, passionate about creating innovative solutions that transform lives, organizations and entire markets. Saneii founded Independa in 2009, and is CEO and Chairman of the company. Kian speaks on a wide range of topics, including the "Consumerization of Healthcare", and is dedicated to helping transform our "sickcare" system into a dramatically more beneficial healthcare system more effective, cost effective, accessible and convenient. Award-winning solutions from Independa transform the standard TV to deliver an unparalleled person-centric view of remote engagement, education and care for older adults and others who are the hardest to reach, most susceptible to COVID or chronic conditions, most isolated, and the most expensive to care for. From the Hospital to the Home, and throughout the entire care continuum in between. In close association with LG Electronics, LG TVs offer the Independa Health Hub Ecosystem, delivering a wide and growing number of offerings, including 24/7 telemedicine, teledentistry, telebehavioral health, medical grade health education, personalized exercise videos, discount pharmacy, and other benefits and offerings right on the TV. Saneii and Independa are helping transform the healthcare cost curve, along with the quality of lives and care for those most in need. Independa has received numerous awards and recognitions, including CES' Technology for a Better World, 100 Brilliant Companies by Entrepreneur, and Top 10 Patient Engagement Solutions by HealthCare Tech Outlook.

Owen Troy Owen Troy, Segment Marketing Manager, Silicon Labs
Twitter ID: @siliconlabs

Owen Troy is a Segment Marketing Manager in the Industrial & Commercial Business Unit at Silicon Labs. He is primarily focused on two segments: the Enterprise Access Point and Clinical Medical verticals. Owen has been involved in the IoT since joining Ember Corporation, a leading provider of Zigbee Technology, in 2004. Ember was acquired by Silicon Labs in 2012 as the first in a series of strategic acquisitions into the IoT space. Owen is passionate about lowering barriers to IoT ubiquity in existing Infrastructure which will provide the wireless connectivity backbone for the applications that will transform industries, grow economies, and improve lives. In his previous role, Owen led a technical team that supported the definition, development, and launch of many of the IoT platforms on the market today.    

Gene Wang Gene Wang, Chairman, Care Daily
Twitter ID: @GenePresence

Gene Wang, Chairman, Chief Scientist and Co-founder of Care Daily. Gene is a serial entrepreneur and 4-time CEO who led Computer Motion, a leader in surgical robotics, through a successful IPO. He next founded Photo Access, a digital imaging startup who's technology powered 100 million digital camera phones after their purchase by Agilent. Gene founded Bitfone, a mobile device management company which enabled over-the-air firmware updates in 300 million mobile phones and was acquired by Hewlett-Packard. Today, Gene is leading the research and development of next-generation senior care services as Principal Investigator for six caregiver studies with generous funding from the NIH. Gene received his BA in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley. He leads the Daily Beats Band and plays saxophone and flute. Gene is happily married with three wonderful children and two bad dogs. 

Brad Wiltz Brad Wiltz, Director, Medical Business, A&D Medical

For almost 20 years, Brad has been creating, developing and leading organizations in the medical device and remote monitoring industries. Brad is currently the Director of the Medical Business Unit for A&D Company in the Americas. His vast experience from large organization like GE Healthcare and Honeywell to startups like EarlySense give him a broad perspective of connected health markets. A&D is a worldwide leader in connected health and biometric measurement devices and services for consumer wellness and chronic condition management. A&D is dedicated to developing and manufacturing accurate biometric measurements by clinically validating our device to the highest standards.

Brock Winzeler Brock Winzeler, President, Becklar Personal Health and Safety and Freeus

Brock is President of the Freeus, Becklar Workforce Safety and Becklar Connected Wellness businesses. He joined Becklar in 2015 to lead the newly acquired Freeus business. Since that time, Brock has had the privilege of assembling and leading a world class team that is responsible for the accelerated growth and award winning platform and services of his companies. Brock is known for his ability to drive accelerated growth through caring relationships with internal stakeholders and industry partners.

Dr. Brad Younggren Dr. Brad Younggren, Chief Medical Officer and President of Care Innovation, 98point6 Technologies
Twitter ID: @98point6Inc

Dr. Brad Younggren is the Chief Medical Officer and President of Care Innovation at 98point6 Technologies. With more than 20 years' experience working as a physician, Dr. Younggren previously served as Chief Medical Officer at Cue Health. In addition to his role at 98point6 Technologies, Dr. Younggren is also an Emergency Medicine physician at EvergreenHealth, serving as its medical director of emergency preparedness and trauma. He received his BA from UCLA and his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He has earned both a Bronze Star and the Combat Medic Badge for his service in Iraq as a United States Army physician. 


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

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE: Consumer electronics, mobility services and devices, connected health and wellness

Kristen Hanich heads Parks Associates' consumer electronics and mobility research, with expertise in other verticals including connected cars, mobile networking, healthcare, wellness, and independent living. She leads a mix of custom and syndicated research projects throughout the year, with a focus on major players and emerging trends. Kristen specializes in bridging the gap between data-driven and narrative approaches to understanding the consumer markets via a mix of qualitative and quantitative research approaches.

Kristen has dual master's degrees in applied anthropology and public health from the Universities of North Texas in Denton and Fort Worth. She earned her BSc in health at the University of Texas at San Antonio and has a graduate certificate in Geographic Information Systems.

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Jennifer Kent Jennifer Kent, Vice President, Research, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @JenniferMKent
Website: http://www.parksassociates.com

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE: Connected Health, Connected Home Technologies and Services, Connected Entertainment Products and Services

Jennifer manages the research department and Parks Associates' process for producing high-quality, relevant, and meaningful research. Jennifer also leads and advises on syndicated and custom research projects across all connected consumer verticals and guides questionnaire development for Parks Associates’ extensive consumer analytics survey program. Jennifer is a certified focus group moderator, with training from the Burke Institute.

Jennifer earned her PhD in religion, politics, and society and an MA in church-state studies from Baylor University. She earned her BA in politics from the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.

Elizabeth Parks Elizabeth Parks, President & CMO, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @elizparks
Website: http://www.parksassociates.com

Elizabeth leads the marketing team and supports the research and operations teams. Elizabeth manages and directs the integrated strategic communications plan for Parks Associates, including advertising, public relations, and marketing campaigns for research and events hosted by Parks Associates. Elizabeth is the key organizer for all of Parks Associates' events, including CONNECTIONS™. She also supports Parks Associates' Business Development Team with prospective client searches, overall support, and maintenance of Parks Associates' databases.

Elizabeth joined Parks Associates on a full-time basis in 1998 after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in psychology.