2015 Speakers

At the Connected Health Symposium, you'll hear from industry thought leaders, innovative health care providers, research pioneers, government officials, successful entrepreneurs and more. Via keynote presentations, panel discussions and lively debates, our speakers will inform, inspire, motivate and awe you in their experiences, perspectives and vision for connected health. 



Chief Health Information Officer, Partners HealthCare, and Executive Director, Partners eCare
Software Engineer / Data Scientist
VP Organizational Design, Mad*Pow
Social Entrepreneur in Residence, Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI)
Founder & Chief Experience Officer, Mad*Pow
Intel Fellow and General Manager of the Health & Life Sciences Group, Intel Corporation
SVP Behavior Change Design, Mad*Pow
Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Chair, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Levy University Professor, Perelman School of...
Co-Founder, Iodine
CEO and Founder, Big White Wall
Director, MIT Media Lab
Partner, Khosla Ventures
Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare
Chief Clinical Officer, Partners Healthcare System
Executive Director and CEO, The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. and President and CEO Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Professor, MIT Media Lab Co-founder and Chief Scientist, Empatica

Expert Panelists

Head of Clinical Innovation, Pfizer
Special Advisor, Health Communications and Informatics Research Branch, National Cancer Institute
VP, Epic Systems Corp.
Physician, Inventor and Serial Entrepreneur
Consul General, Consulate General of Canada in Boston
Senior Partner, McKinsey
Senior Program Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Director, Cancer Outcomes Research Program, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chief Medical Officer, Doctor on Demand
Physician Director of Healthcare Transformation, Kaiser Permanente
Director, Mobile Technology Strategy, Duke Medicine
CEO, engagedIN
Founder and Senior Scientist, Claritas Mindsciences
Director, Business Model & Healthcare Innovation Boehringer Ingelheim
CEO, iGetBetter, Inc.
Director General, Innovation, Growth and Technology, Dept of Health, UK
PFE Specialist, North Carolina Quality Center
Managing Director, Health Research Institute at PwC
Vice President, Fitbit
President, Consumer Health Division, Physicians Interactive
Associate CMO, Strategic Innovation, Stanford Medicine
Co-Founder, Chief Strategy & Science Officer, Affectiva
Attending Physician, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
CEO, Argus Insights, Inc.
VP, User Experience, athenahealth
Addario Patient and Caregiver Advisory Board
VP, Medical Information, Innovation and External Partnerships, Biogen
2x Cancer Survivor, Product Officer, Instapeer
CEO, InteraXon
Senior Associate, Flare Capital Partners
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Patrick Geoghegan, Chairman, The Silver Line
Director, eHealth Cluster Development MassTech at State of Massachusetts
President, Central Maine Medical Group
Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Executive Director, Center for Connected Health Policy
Chief, HCIRB, Nathional Cancer Institute
Sr. Director of Business Innovation, GuideWell
Director, Neurotechnology Trials Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brown University, Providence VAMC
President & CEO, GreatCall, Inc.
Executive Director, Venture Partners HealthCare Innovation
VP of Health Systems, ZocDoc
Chief Medical Officer and GVP, Walgreens Boots Alliance
Founder, #DIYPS & #OpenAPS
Associate Director, Healthcare Transformation Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor, Harvard Medical School, Director, Boston Children's Hospital Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP)
EVP, Marketing & Business Development, Medisafe
Healthcare Design Researcher, BJC HealthCare
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Ochsner Health System
Senior Director, Health Impact, Consumer Reports
Head of eHealth, Merck Serono
Chief Product Officer, Proteus Digital Health
President and CEO, dacadoo ag
Co-Founder, UMass Center for mHealth and Social Media
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, athenahealth
VP, Innovation and R&D, Optum
Jeffrey Phillips, North Shore Medical Center
CEO/Co-Founder, BioBeats, Inc.
Experience Strategy Director, Mad*Pow
Assistant Director, Oncology Marketing, Astellas Pharmaceuticals
Chief Innovation Officer, Penn Medicine
Co-founder & CEO, Newborn Foundation
Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Society for Participatory Medicine
Drew Schiller CTO, Co-Founder, Validic
CEO, American Well
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, Mubadala Healthcare
Chief Medical Officer & Founder, Iagnosis/DermatologistOnCall®
CEO, 11 Health & Technologies Limited
Co-Director, Center for Systems Biology, MGH; Co-Founder and Co-Director, MGH CATCH
Vice President, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Founder, Healthloop
Chief Innovation Officer, MedStar Health, Director, MedStar Institute for Innovation
CMIO & VP Medical Services, MDnet Solutions
Creative Director goinvo.com, MIT
Director of Health Services Research, Cedars-Sinai Health System
Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation
Senior VP, Mobile Products, Zynx Health
Director, Healthcare Business Development, Withings
Clinical Fellow, Senior Resident in Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Innovation Officer, Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy, Director of Digital Health, Brain Power
Equity Research Analyst, Digital Health, Leerink Partners LLC
Vice-President International Division Department, Medical Directorm Telemedicine, UPMC
CEO, Medical Avatar
Director, Design for Dance

Content Expert Moderators

Health Tech Educator, Entrepreneur, Investor – MIT Healthcare Ventures, Hacking Medicine Institute
Physician Advisor, InterSystems
Vice President, Innovation, Partners HealthCare
Managing Director, Health Research Institute at PwC
Vice President, Experience Design, Mad*Pow
Editor & Co-Founder, MobiHealthNews
Co-Founder, Madaket Health
VP, Business Development, Medullan
Executive Director, John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation
Professor of Computer Science, Cornell Tech
CEO, InteraXon
Medical Director, Partners HealthCare Biomedical Engineering
CEO, Pulse Infoframe Inc.
Corporate Manager, Research and Innovation, Center for Connected Health
Founder, Health Collaboratory CEO, CANCER101 Foundation Exec Director, Society for Participatory Medicine
Chief Medical Officer, iHope Network, Inc.
Professor, Harvard Medical School, Director, Boston Children's Hospital Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP)
CEO, Explorys, an IBM Company
CEO, BioBeats
VP Business Innovation and Development, Highmark Inc.
Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Society for Participatory Medicine
Partner, Life Sciences IBM
Chief Medical Officer, AARP Services, Inc.

Thought Leader Interviews

Associate Professor of the Practice, Boston University College of Communication