Mr. Machado is CEO & Founder of Health Innovation Partners LLC. He was guided by his unwavering passion to improve the delivery of healthcare when he launched Health Innovation Partners LLC. Paulo has leveraged his background in innovation, marketing, business management, strategic planning, business development, product development, alliance management and team building to drive success for his clients. Health Innovation Partners guides clients through the development and implementation of innovative customer-centered strategies, which will drive superior performance & stakeholder value. Paulo is a member/advisor/partner with the following organizations: BluePrint Health, CMS Innovation Center, ONC, HealthIT100, Your Encore Expert Network, Health 2.0 Advisors, Jefferson Population Health School, Innovation Management Institute, Center for Connected Health, Drexel University’s MBA/BioPharma Advisory Council, Aurora Capital, Kairon Capital and the Walking Gallery. Paulo has created HealthIT challenges for his clients, that bestow cash prizes on Health technology innovators. He will tell us how these challenges work, what sponsors hope to gain from these challenges and best practices for entrepreneurs.