Scott Bailey is the Senior Director of Partnerships at MassChallenge. He manages all annual fundraising, corporate partnership development and new business initiatives. In addition, Scott manages the Board of Advisors and key supporters of the program. He helped develop international affiliate programs in Russia, Mexico and Colombia to promote entrepreneurial ecosystem development.
Marty is the Managing Director at The Iron Yard based in Greenville, SC with locations around the Southeast. In addition, Marty is the CEO of RidePost.
Shirley is an accomplished business leader with experience working with leading digital enterprises such as AOL, InterActiveCorp and Priceline.com, and with global brands including Johnson and Johnson, GE, Unilever and Nestle. She has developed innovative marketing strategies across a variety of verticals for start-ups and established firms alike, successfully launching brands and building large online communities.
Brian Dolan, Co-Founder & Editor, MobiHealthNews
Brian Dolan is the Editor and Co-Founder of MobiHealthNews, where he has led company strategy and content for the publication since 2008.
Kristin is a recognized idea angel, explorer and evangelist for breakthrough innovation in life sciences and healthcare. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of the Infuse Accelerator (www.infusenow.com), a new digital health accelerator investing in technology startups solving for some of the toughest problems in healthcare.
Vincent Fabiani, Administrative Partner, HLM Venture Partners
Vin joined HLM in 1997 and is responsible for all administrative and business functions including operations management, investor communications, certain due diligence functions and financial reporting. He serves as a director at IHM Services and a board observer at MedSave USA and SensAble Technologies. Vin is the lead for HLM’s Health Care Accelerator efforts and is an active mentor and advisor to several entrepreneurs in the Blueprint Health, Start-Up Health and Healthbox accelerator programs.
Mary Furlong, Ed, D., MFA’s president and CEO, is a leading authority on the baby boom generation as it moves toward and beyond age 50. Through her three companies she has raised over 130 million in venture financing and corporate sponsorships for companies with products and services to serve the needs of the boomer/senior market place. In March 2011, Mary received an award as one of the top 100 Women of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and is also the author of “Turning Silver into Gold: How to profit in the New Boomer Marketplace.” She also produces the What’s Next Boomer Business Summit and the Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit.
Jill Gilbert, Producer, Digital Health & Silvers Summit, Robotics on the Runway
Jill Gilbert is a relationship alchemist. Through each event she crafts, she blends the most expert speakers, thought-provoking themes, forward-leaning trends and vibrant venues – along with the smartest participants – and stirs briskly. The result is a unique and mighty brew of ideas, imagination, innovation and creativity, not to mention a healthy yield of rewarding new business friendships.
Alicia Heazlitt M.B.A, C.N.A, is the Director of InnovateLTC, the first accelerator focused on innovations for the global aging population. Her passion for brand architecture, market research, and strategic collaborations has led her creation of the center’s revolutionary platform that accelerates innovative products, services and technologies to the care spectrum.
John Hotta is a private investor and retired technology executive. His professional experience includes over 20 years in technology with key leadership roles at Microsoft and Accenture. He began his career conducting AI research for the RAND Corporation.
He was the primary caregiver for his late wife for over 20 years. John and his wife were extensive health consumers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York City, and the Puget Sound. From this in-depth experience he serves as a board director of a $2B+ healthcare system and a Washington State advisory board.
He graduated with honors from Harvard University and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Margaret Laws, Director, Innovations for the Underserved, California HealthCare Foundation
Margaret Laws is Director of CHCF’s Innovations for the Underserved program and founder of the CHCF Health Innovation Fund, a social venture fund supporting health IT and services companies that improve access and lower cost of care.
Bert Navarrete is Founder and CEO of Tigerlabs, a seed stage venture fund based in Princeton NJ. In addition to the venture activities, Tigerlabs invests, incubates, and provides spin-out programs and services for corporate venture funds and innovation groups. He has made investments in early stage companies across a variety of technology sectors and has had broad operational and investment management responsibilities stemming from previous leadership positions with Mitsui & Co. and Merrill lynch Technology.
Jenna Rose, Director, Healthbox
Jenna finds new ways for Healthbox to support healthcare entrepreneurs. She has experiencing growing a diversity of startups including a functional beverage company in Chicago and a Kenyan clinic.
Chris Seper, CEO, MedCity Media
Chris Seper is the founder and CEO of MedCity Media, which publishes MedCityNews.com and hosts a series of events dedicated to the business side of innovation in healthcare. MedCity’s site is a must read for anyone passionate about innovation in healthcare.
Paul Slavin, Chief Operating Officer, Everyday Health
Thirty to Fifty word professional Bio: Paul Slavin is the Chief Operating Officer for Everyday Health, the leading digital media company for health and wellness attracting around 40 million monthly users. Under Slavin’s direction, the company has earned numerous awards for its original content including two daytime Emmy® nominations. Slavin previously ran ABC News.com, and he has won 12 Emmy Awards, the Edward R. Murrow Overseas Press Club Award and a Peabody.
Unity is the President of StartUp Health, a global startup platform to accelerate health and wellness innovation. StartUp Health is creating a new model for helping startups grow and scale in the health sector and is helping build 1,000 digital health companies by 2020.
Dr. Hubert Zajicek, MD, Co-founder & Executive Director, Health Wildcatters
Co-founder & executive director of Health Wildcatters, the first healthcare seed accelerator in the Southwest, located in DFW #mhealth#digitalhealth