Here’s What You Don’t Know about our Digital Health Impact 2019 Speakers (Part 2)
By Elizabeth Steele, Vice President, Programs & Global Affairs at MassBio
With our first-ever Digital Health Impact 2019 event just over two weeks away, we want you to familiarize yourselves with the digital health rockstars that will be joining us at the InterContinental on September 9th. If you missed Part I of this blog you can check it out here, in the meantime, we hope you enjoy these facts about our speakers:
Iya Khalil, CCO, EVP & Co-Founder, GNS Healthcare, was recognized by President Obama at a White House dinner as a leading entrepreneur in genomic medicine.
Amitabh Chandra, Professor, Harvard Business School & Harvard Kennedy School, has testified to the United States Senate and the United States Commission on Civil Rights.
Grace Colon, President & CEO, InCarda Therapeutics, Inc., was part of the MIT Musical Theater Guild and a physical education aerobics instructor while studying at MIT.
Hans Constandt, Founder & CEO, Ontoforce, was born in Congo with malaria and got very sick, ultimately developing his passion to help people. One of his favorite memories is the conversation he had with the founders of Google about how data can save the world.
Lesley Solomon, Senior Vice President & Chief Innovation Officer, Dana-Farber, has a deep interest in science and new treatments around food allergies and co-founded the Food Allergy Science Initiative at The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.
Bill Geary, Co-Founder & General Partner, Flare Capital Partners, was appointed by Governor Charlie Baker to the Oversight Council of the Center for Health Information and Analysis and was selected by the Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services to serve on the federal department’s innovation and investment summit.
Yuri Maricich, CMO & Head of Clinical Development, Pear Therapeutics, founded the Pathos Project – a non-profit action-tank that promotes personalism in medicine – as a second-year medical student.
Chrissy Farr, Health and Tech Reporter, CNBC, curated an exhibition on the legacy of industrial designers, Charles and Ray Eames, while studying at Stanford University’s School of Journalism.