Digital Health Summit Day One
Wednesday, January 9
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N250

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Welcome & Keynote:
Digital Health Confidential

How’s the military benefiting from digital health? Take a peek behind the army’s closed doors with Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent, as he sits down with the innovators designing new tools with the toughest conditions in mind: the frontlines. 




Jill Gilbert, Producer, Digital Health Summit

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent, CNN


Colin Angle, CEO and Chairman, iRobot
Dr. Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Associate Director – Institute for Creative Technologies,  University of Southern California
Anmol Sood, CEO, Equivital
Yulun Wang, Chairman and CEO,  InTouch Health


Inside the Digital Health Studio

Join nationally renowned veteran newsman, Paul Slavin for an honest and revealing conversation with UnitedHealth Group’s Dr. Reed V. Tuckson about our nation’s healthcare and the role technology plays in managing millions of lives.

  Moderator:    Paul Slavin, Senior Vice President & GM, Everyday Health
  Special Guest:

Reed V. Tuckson, MD, FACP, Executive Vice President and Chief of Medical Affairs, UnitedHealth Group


Can Technology Rescue the Healthcare Industry?

With the healthcare industry in turmoil and changes happening at warp speed, where does technology fit into the mix? And the big question: can it aid in cost savings while improving the overall health of the nation?


Dr. Peter Fitzgerald, MD, PhD, Director, Center for Cardiovascular Technology, Stanford University


Bonnie Britton, Telehealth Administrator, Vidant Health
Jason Goldberg, President, Ideal Life
Charles Hillman, CEO, Grandcare
Kian Saneii, CEO, Independa


Man + Machine:
Big Strides in Big Data

Big data is the hot topic of the year! But understanding how it fits into a human’s world is as important as ever. Between health records, personal healthcare devices, and mobile apps, the amount of health data being captured and exchanged is skyrocketing. How we analyze and utilize this data has opportunity for profound impact if delivered effectively.


Colin Hill, CEO & Chairman, GNS Healthcare


Arnab Gupta, Founder & CEO, Opera Solutions
Sridhar Iyengar, Founder and CTO, AgaMatrix
Alistair Jacques, CIO, Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealth Group
Derek Newell, CEO, Jiff


Cancer Treatment:
The Next Frontier

With game changing developments in genomics, cancer treatment will be transformed forever. This keynote will give you a unique opportunity to hear from the leader paving the way to this colossal healthcare development.


Ronnie Andrews, President, Medical Sciences, Life Technologies


This is Your Brain on Tech

Consumer technology developments in transforming brain health are really taking a front seat this year. From significant progress in treating those with ADHD to predicting the most effective treatment for depression, these developments are real and proof around treatment is a big leap forward for the digital health industry.


Dr. Gregory Bayer, CEO, Brain Resource


Vitamin XX:
Revolutionizing the Face of Digital Health

Women make 80% of healthcare decisions, yet only 4% of healthcare companies are women-run. With companies needing to reach the influential female consumer, how do we begin to catalyze more women up the ladder to help pilot the healthcare planes and innovate for their primary spender?


Halle Tecco, Co-Founder & CEO, Rock Health


Madhura Bhat, Co-founder, Health for America
Donna Cryer, CEO & President, American Liver Foundation
Wendy Mayer, Vice President Worldwide Innovation, Pfizer


Is an App a Day Keeping the Doc Away?

With over 44 million health apps predicted for download this year, what is the true impact on users’ health? Are we seeing progress, and if so, how are companies incorporating applications to help consumers manage chronic disease or improve their overall health?


Dan Munro, Contributing Editor, Forbes


John DeSouza, CEO, MedHelp International
Charles Parker, Executive Director, Continua Health Alliance
Benjamin SardaHead of Marketing , Orange Healthcare
Stanley Yang, CEO, Neurosky


CLOSING DAY ONE KEYNOTE: Silicon — Gangnam Style

It’s 2013 and like Gangnam Style, Silicon is everywhere! And breakthroughs in health and fitness technologies are continually emerging.  Learn about the significant impact Silicon has made on the entire consumer healthcare industries and how it continues to evolve to keep us healthy, fit, and maybe even dancing! 


Karthik Vasanth, General Manager Medical Business Unit, Texas Instruments



Digital Health Summit Day Two
Thursday, January 10
Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall, N250

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Welcome & Session: Rise of the Quantified Self: Addiction or Just Healthy?

We are tracking our heart rates, calories, weight, and more. Are we becoming too obsessive or is this what it takes for us to maintain a healthier lifestyle? Learn from those who are leading the way and how they see consumerism playing a role in the growth of the Quantified Self.


Dr. Jordan Shlain, MD, Physician; CEO, Healthloop


Catherine Calarco, Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, HeartMath
Ranndy Kellogg, Vice President Marketing & Product Development, Omron
Mike Keriakos, President & CEO, Everyday Health
Dr. Robert Milner, Senior Consultant, Cambridge Consultants


SPECIAL SESSION:  The Breakfast of Health Champions

Join exceptional leaders in healthcare for a candid conversation about the healthcare industry and how technology is playing a crucial role. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to be a fly on the wall during this very unique session.


Jeff Arnold, Chairman & CEO, Sharecare


Dr. Otis Brawley, Chief Medical and Scientific Officer, EVP, American Cancer Society
Ashley Koff, RD, Registered Dietician, Ashley Koff RD LLC
Dr. Mehmet Oz, Host, The Dr. Oz Show
Simon Whitfield, Olympic Medalist


Wearing Your Health on Your Sleeve

One of the fastest growing areas in healthcare is the use of sensors. They are being developed for body application and integrated into clothing as well as devices. We will take a look at the complete landscape of this growing sector and how these devices will make tracking our health “seamless.”


Dr. Malcolm J. Thompson, Chief Technical Advisor, Flextech Alliance


Victoria Brilz, Chief Marketing Officer, 4iiii Innovations
Richard Lobovsky, Vice President Business Development, LifeComm
Deepak Prakash, Global Market Segment Manager, Avery Dennison
Christine Robbins, CEO, BodyMedia


It’s All About Me! Designing for the Healthy Consumer

Designing technology for health is challenging for the “me” generation. We all want effortless, customized solutions available to us while at work, rest or play. What are the important considerations being made to engage consumers to use health tech devices and resources over a prolonged period so healthy results are realized?


Dr. Joseph Kvedar, Founder & Director, Center for Connected Health


Wendy McCubbin, Senior Manager, Workspace Wellness, Ergotron
Mike Paradis, Global Sales Manager, ANT+
Aidan Petrie, Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, XiMedica
Alexandra Von Plato, President, Global Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Healthcare Communications Group


Mind Blowing Tech

Prepare yourself for a jaw-dropping exhibition!


Ariel Garten, CEO, Interaxon


LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE     Why Healthcare Has Its Head in the Clouds?

The Cloud is radically transforming every industry, and healthcare is no exception. Join digital health trailblazer, Don Jones, together with other pioneering companies to find out how the cloud is breaking down barriers and empowering communication between mobile apps, EMRs, and medical devices–literally liberating the data for better patient outcomes.

  Keynote: Don Jones, Vice President, Global Strategy and Market Development, Qualcomm Life
   Speakers: Andy SchoonoverCEO, VRI
David Van Sickle, Co-Founder & CEO, Asthmapolis
Richard YangVice President, Corporate Sales and Connected Solutions, DexCom


Science Meets Sexuality

Once a taboo topic, we are beginning to gain significant understanding of how our sexual health can affect our overall health. In this important keynote, we will learn how sexuality can impact our lives for the better and why scientists, scholars and device manufacturers are taking note.


Grant Bechthold, VP of Product Development, Standard Innovation


Roar of the Healthy Crowd

Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding are beginning to play a pivotal role in how new innovations are coming to life in healthcare. Join the crowd movers and shakers as they discuss how these innovations play a key component in participatory medicine and the consumerization of healthcare.


Sonny Vu, CEO & Founder, Misfit Wearables


Monisha Perkash, CEO & Co-founder, LUMO Body Tech
Slava Rubin, Founder & CEO, Indiegogo
Julia Winn, CEO, BetterFit Technologies


Health Tech From the Neck Up 

Cutting-edge digital health is setting new standards for our eyes and ears. Learn directly from the trailblazers who stand behind these innovations – how they are not only being used to manage care and improve fitness, but also in new methods for diagnosis and prevention, creating consumer-directed healthcare cost controls.  




William Boyles, Publisher, Digital Health Journal

Michelle Ahlman, President, Clearsounds
Dr. Justin Bazan, Board of Directors and Optometrist, The Vision Council
Dr. Steven Le Boeuf, President & CEO, Valencell
Lisa Tseng, MD, CEO, hi HealthInnovations


Mission: Decrypting DNA – The Key to Understanding Longevity?



You’ve heard it said. “That person has good genes.” Researchers will sequence and study the entire genomes of 100 super-centenarians to discover their secrets to living a healthy, long life. This unique session will give you insights into this eye-opening study and what they expect to learn.


Grant Campany, Senior Director, Archon Genomics X PRIZE presented by Express Scripts