The Speakers

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MR. GEORGE PAPANDREOU

Former Greek Prime Minister
President, Socialist International

MR. GEORGE PAPANDREOU

Former Greek Prime Minister
President, Socialist International

As Prime Minister of Greece, Mr. Papandreou applied a series of structural reforms to modernize his country and was named as as one of Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy Magazine.


MR. JERRY LIAO

Founder & CEO
WeDoctor Group China

MR. JERRY LIAO

Founder & CEO
WeDoctor Group China

In 2010, Mr. Liao founded WeDoctor Group - a leading healthcare solutions platform that has connected over 2,400 hospitals, more than 120 million platform users, and over 220,000 doctors across China.


DR. PETER PIOT

Director
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

DR. PETER PIOT

Director
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

A clinician and microbiologist by training, Dr. Piot co-discovered the Ebola virus in Zaire in 1976, and subsequently led pioneering research on HIV/AIDS, women’s health and infectious diseases in Africa.


DR. ASHISH JHA

Director
Harvard Global Health Institute

DR. ASHISH JHA

Director
Harvard Global Health Institute

Dr. Jha's research endeavors focus on improving the quality and costs of health care systems with a specialized emphasis on the impact of policies and ways to improve health care systems.


MS. ROBYN O'BRIEN

Founder
AllergyKids

MS. ROBYN O'BRIEN

Founder
AllergyKids

Robyn's focus is on restoring the health of families in order to address the burden that disease in placing on our economy. Her work addresses the needs of children who have allergies, autism, ADHD and asthma.


DR. ROBERT GREEN

Director, Genomes2People
Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School

DR. ROBERT GREEN

Director, Genomes2People
Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital & Harvard Medical School

As a medical geneticist, Dr. Green conducts empirical research on the medical, behavioral and economic outcomes around the implementation of genomic medicine.


DR. MAO SHING NI

Co-Founder & Professor
Yo San University

DR. MAO SHING NI

Co-Founder & Professor
Yo San University

Dr. Mao was born and raised in a family medical tradition that has spanned 38 generations. He rst began his studies in Chinese medicine with his father, and has since been a bestselling author, and an expert on longevity medicine.


DR. SUHAS KSHIRSAGAR

Founder & Director
Ayurvedic Healing Inc.

DR. SUHAS KSHIRSAGAR

Founder & Director
Ayurvedic Healing Inc.

Dr. Suhas is one of the most academically accomplished Ayurvedic physicians in the US and has popularized Ayurvedic Medicine by setting up clinics, offering courses, and providing consultations around the world.


MR. MARC KOSKA

President
ApiJect

MR. MARC KOSKA

President
ApiJect

Marc Koska is the inventor of the K1 Auto-Disable syringe and a highly regarded advocate for needle safety in both immunisation and therapeutic sectors.


MR. COLIN MILNER

CEO
International Council on Active Aging

COLIN MILNER

CEO
International Council on Active Aging

Colin Milner is a leading authority on the health and well-being of the older adult, and has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as one of "the most innovative and in uential minds" in the world on aging-related topics.


MS. MEENA GANESH

Co-Founder, MD & CEO
Portea Medical

MS. MEENA GANESH

Co-Founder, MD & CEO
Portea Medical

Meena is one of India’s foremost business leaders and heads India's leading consumer healthcare brand that operates across primary care, chronic disease management, elder care, and post-operative care.


DR. CATHERINE MOHR

Vice President
Intuitive Surgical

DR. CATHERINE MOHR

Vice President
Intuitive Surgical

Dr. Mohr is a HealthTech executive with over 20 years of experience and evaluates new technologies for the next generation of computer aided surgical platforms at Intuitive Surgical (a global leader in robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery).


MR. JOHN PETROVICH

President & CEO
Alfred Mann Foundation

MR. JOHN PETROVICH

President & CEO
Alfred Mann Foundation

John is an accomplished entrepreneur with the mission to bring advanced technologies to patients with unmet or poorly met medical needs.


MR. SUNNY SINGH

Founder
Roundglass

MR. SUNNY SINGH

Founder
Roundglass

As an entrepreneur and a software and industrial engineering expert, Singh is on a mission to build a vibrant health ecosystem of innovation through investment, knowledge sharing and technology.


MS. SUSAN PINKER

Psychologist & Author
 

MS. SUSAN PINKER

Psychologist & Author

Susan is a psychologist, journalist, and best-selling author who writes about psychology, public policy, and the impact of face-to-face contact on health, lifespan, education, and business.


MR. KEVIN CALDWELL

Co-Founder & CEO
Ossium Health

MR. KEVIN CALDWELL

Co-Founder & CEO
Ossium Health

Kevin is building the world’s first bank of life saving, on-demand bone marrow stem cells for transplant that will enable immunosuppresion-free organ transplants, improved blood cancer therapies and other novel uses.


DR. SOMSAK CHUNHARAS

Former Deputy Minister of Health for Thailand
President, National Health Foundation Thailand

DR. SOMSAK CHUNHARAS

Former Deputy Minister of Health for Thailand
President, National Health Foundation Thailand

Dr. Chunharas has extensive work experiences from being a physician and director in community hospitals in rural Thailand to international health and from health planning to being deputy minister of health.


PROF. DR. LAKSONO TRISNANTORO

Professor
Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia

PROF. DR. LAKSONO TRISNANTORO

Professor
Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia

In addition to being a professor of Health Policy, Prof. Trisnantoro is also a consultant for Indonesia's Minister of Health and local government for many years. His main interest is in health policy and administration, especially health service decentralization, equity, and disaster management.


MR. NAVI RADJOU

Fellow
Judge Business School University of Cambridge

MR. NAVI RADJOU

Fellow
Judge Business School University of Cambridge

Navi is an innovation and leadership thinker, an author, a TED Speaker, and the winner of 2013 Thinkers 50 Innovation Award.


The Entrepreneurs

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MR. ALEXANDER TSIARAS

Founder & CEO
StoryMD

MR. ALEXANDER TSIARAS

Founder & CEO
StoryMD

StoryMD is a platform that interprets, stores and explains an individual's health status and facilitates every user’s ability to visually understand the story of their body.


MR. PAVAN KUMAR

Co Founder & CTO
Cocoon Cam

MR. PAVAN KUMAR

Co Founder & CTO
Cocoon Cam

Cocoon Cam is a Silicon Valley-based technology company using computer vision and AI for remote non-contact health monitoring.


MR. SIDHANT JENA

Co-Founder & CEO
Jana Care

MR. SIDHANT JENA

Co-Founder & CEO
Jana Care

Jana Care enables bio-marker assisted chronic disease management through a smartphone based diagnostics platform.


MR. VIKRAM VUPPALA

Founder & CEO
Nephroplus

MR. VIKRAM VUPPALA

Director
Founder & CEO
Nephroplus

NephroPlus is India’s largest and world's 8th largest dialysis network of 140 centers in 85 cities across 18 states.


MS. ALEXANDRA EAVIS

CEO
Dovetail Lab

MS. ALEXANDRA EAVIS

CEO
Dovetail Lab

Dovetail Lab aims to harness the power and security of blockchain and distributed ledger technology to improve information governance and provide flexible information sharing between practitioners and their patients.


DR. AYMAN SALEM

Founder & CEO
ikioo® Technologies

DR. AYMAN SALEM

Founder & CEO
ikioo® Technologies

ikioo is leading the way to a shift from a “disease-centric” to a “health-centric” healthcare system through its on-the-go intelligent personal health companion powered by Artificial Intelligence platform.


MR. WEI ZHOU

Founder, President & CEO
Centrillion Technologies

MR. WEI ZHOU

Founder, President & CEO
Centrillion Technologies

Centrillion provides top-of-the-line molecular and genomics services including next generation sequencing, droplet digital PCR, and bioinformatics.


MR. CHANDRASEKHAR K

Founder & CEO
Forus Health

MR. CHANDRASEKHAR K

Founder & CEO
Forus Health

Forus Health is working on the mission of eradicating preventable blindness using technology in the the ophthalmology space.


MR. THILO HOELSCHER

Co-Founder, CEO & CMO
BURL Concepts

MR. THILO HOELSCHER

Co-Founder, CEO & CMO
BURL Concepts

BURL Concepts is a San Diego-based medical device start-up that manufactures portable ultrasound device to detect strokes in the field.


MR. KAALPEMA YELPAALA

Founder & CEO
access.mobile

MR. KAALPEMA YELPAALA

Founder & CEO
access.mobile

access.mobile is an intelligent mobile engagement platform that improves patient care while reducing costs for healthcare organizations.


MS. ROSALINE CHOW KOO

Founder & CEO
CXA Group

MS. ROSALINE CHOW KOO

Founder & CEO
CXA Group

CXA brings evidence-based wellness into the workplace to improve employee health and control healthcare costs.


MR. NITESH JANGIR

Co-Founder
Coeo Labs

MR. NITESH JANGIR

Co-Founder
Coeo Labs

Coeo Labs is an Indian medical device company solving unmet clinical needs in the field of emergency and critical care.