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Dedi Gilad Dedi Gilad, CEO and Co-Founder, Tyto Care
Twitter ID: @dedigilad

Dedi Gilad is CEO and Co-Founder of Tyto Care. He founded the telehealth company in 2012, creating the healthcare industry's first all-in-one modular device, telehealth and AI platform for on-demand, remote medical exams and visits. Under Dedi's leadership, the company received FDA & CE clearances and has seen extensive growth over the last few years resulting in over 100 partnerships with major health systems, health plans and strategic partners in the U.S., Europe, Israel and Asia. Before founding Tyto Care, Dedi was the General Manager at MDG Medical, VP R&D at WorkplaceIQ (acquired by Accruent), and VP R&D at Aman Group, where he also led an R&D group for Microsoft. Dedi earned an MBA in Technology Management and a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the Tel-Aviv University.


Andy Atwell Andy Atwell, Exec. Director New Business Development, Global Innovation Incubation Team, Omron Healthcare, Inc.

Andy Atwell has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare and life science markets in both business innovation and research roles. As Exe. Dir. of New Business Development and Corporate Strategy for Omron Healthcare Inc., Andy engages early stage companies through open innovation partnerships to expand Omron’s medical device business to include disease management. Andy is also an Executive in Residence for The Angels’ Forum Venture Capital and Private Equity group advising on digital/mobile health investment opportunities. Prior to Omron, Andy spent nearly a decade at Samsung Electronics, the last 5 leading the digital health practice for Samsung’s Global Innovation Center and as a Principal Investor in their corporate venture capital NEXT fund. The balance of his time at Samsung was spent driving strategic business development for Samsung’s clinical and consumer healthcare initiatives. Andy is also a former board member of the Continua Health Alliance (now HIMSS Personal Connected Health Alliance) – a membership-driven not-for-profit focused on developing an eco-system of interoperable personal health devices. Andy has also held business development roles at Cepheid, a FDA cleared diagnostic and medical device company, and Scientist positions at Agilent and Hewlett Packard Laboratories. He holds 2 patents from his work on diagnostic DNA micro-arrays while at HP Labs. Andy earned his bachelors in biological sciences from the University of California, Santa Barbara and completed the venture capital executive program at the University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business. 

Becky Fox Becky Fox, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Atrium Health; Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Clinical Advisor, Vital Circle, Atrium Health / Vital Circle

Becky Fox, MSN, RN-BC, has a passion to change healthcare for the better. Becky currently serves as the Chief Nursing Informatics Officer at Atrium Health, based in Charlotte, NC, where she sets strategy and vision of improving the experience of clinicians, consumers, and communities. Her clinical experience has spanned across multiple venues (Emergency Medicine, Acute, Ambulatory, Higher Education), which has helped Becky build a comprehensive perspective of the healthcare ecosystem. She also brings more than 20 years of informatics experience, including time at Cerner Corporation, a large health information and technology company, where she was privileged to work with more than 300+ hospitals/health systems from around the world on the Health IT journey. Becky's passion for how to leverage technology is matched with her love of UI/UX and continuously improving medical, administrative and user experiences. As a Founder and Advisor, she is excited about the possibilities that Vital Circle brings - using data, analytics, and modern technology to empower people and communities.

Mark Francis Mark Francis, Chief Digital Health Integration Officer, Electronic Caregiver
Twitter ID: @ElectronicCare

Mark Francis is Chief Digital Health Integration Officer for Electronic Caregiver, an innovative digital health company. Mark has 20+ years of experience as a product innovator for companies such as Amazon, Intel, Age Wave, and Health Hero Network. Mark is a graduate of Harvard and the University of Pittsburgh. He has been awarded 17 patents.

Robert Kaul Robert Kaul, Founder and CEO, Cloud DX

Robert has over 17 years of experience as an entrepreneur, and Cloud DX is his 6th startup. With a BSc in Biology and a certificate in Operations Strategy from MIT-Sloan, Robert is recognized as an expert in creating and inspiring highly capable teams.

Dr. Raj Padwal Dr. Raj Padwal, CEO, mmHg

Emmanuel Sambuis Emmanuel Sambuis, Senior Director Consumer and Healthcare, Silicon Labs

Emmanuel Sambuis is a Senior Marketing Director at Silicon Labs, focusing on Consumer and Healthcare solutions for the IoT market. He has a deep technical background in Bluetooth connectivity, digital and analog hardware, embedded software development and has spent much of his career in various sales, business development and marketing positions in the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Silicon Labs in 2019, he was Vice President of Microcontrollers and Wireless Connectivity Products at NXP, a Product Line Manager and Executive Director of wireless connectivity products at Freescale, and a General Manager of microcontroller and metering products at Texas Instruments. Emmanuel holds a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (Signal Processing and Microelectronics) from ESIEE Paris.


Kristen Hanich Kristen Hanich, Senior Analyst, 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.

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Patrice Samuels Patrice Samuels, Senior Analyst, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @PatriceatParks
Website: http://www.ParksAssociates.com

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE: Television Services, Broadband Services, Technical Support Services, International Markets, Digital Music

Patrice Samuels studies digital home technical support services across global markets, with a focus on market trends, business models, and provider strategies. In addition to exploring events and disruptions in the technical support space, she examines pay-TV and broadband services in North America and Europe, digital media, and digital music services.

Patrice earned her MBA from Texas A&M University at College Station and BSc. in Psychology from the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica.

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