Michael DePalma is a Neurobiologist by education, and technologist by vocation, and a passionate futurist driven by the value created at the intersection of technology and health. Michael is a 2 time TED speaker, and is co-founder, President, and Chief Operating Officer of Hu-manity.co, a cutting edge global organization focused on using technology to enable consumers and patients to own their data as property, creating a new approach to privacy, while simultaneously enabling care and value streams, accelerating research, and creating trust and transparency in existing business models. Hu-manity.co is focused on enabling the movement towards the 31st Human Right, the first new Human Right for the digital age; that all of us own our inherent human data as property.

Michael is an accomplished musician, ex-chef, terrible hockey player, and aspiring author.