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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.

Robert Rose Robert Rose, President & CEO, MedWand

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.


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.

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.

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.

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

Mark Felice, VP Business Development & Licensing, Valencell

Aaron Goldmuntz MBA, MSHA Aaron Goldmuntz MBA, MSHA, Chief Operating Officer

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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

David Maman, Founder & CEO, BINAH.AI

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.

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.

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, Freeus, A Becklar Personal Health & Safety Company

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.


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.