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Keynotes


David Bardan David Bardan, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, Tyto Care
Twitter ID: @TytoCare

David has over 9 years of experience within the healthcare industry, securing and building partnerships among leading US healthcare systems. As VP of Provider Solutions, he focuses on establishing relationships with health systems, large provider groups and home healthcare services. Prior to joining TytoCare, David managed relationships with leading enterprise clients at Zocdoc and consulted for Deloitte's Healthcare IT group.


Speakers


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 Samsungâ'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.


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.


Dr. Sabrina Taldone Dr. Sabrina Taldone, Medical Director of the Televigilance Program, University of Miami Health System


Moderators


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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Elizabeth Parks Elizabeth Parks, President, 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.


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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