SPEAKERS

100 OF THE WORLD'S TOP HEALTH AI BRAINS WILL SPEAK

BAKUL PATEL

Associate Centre Director for Digital Health

FDA

BAKUL PATEL

Associate Centre Director for Digital Health

FDA

Bakul Patel is Associate Director for Digital Health, at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Mr. Patel leads regulatory policy and scientific efforts at the Center in areas related to emerging and converging areas of medical devices, wireless and information technology. This includes responsibilities for mobile health, health information technology, cyber security, medical device interoperability, and medical device software.

Mr. Patel is the FDA liaison between the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC). Since its inception in 2013, Bakul chairs the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) “software as a medical device” working group, a global harmonization effort.

Before joining FDA, Mr. Patel held key leadership positions working in the telecommunications industry, semiconductor capital equipment industry, wireless industry and information technology industry. His experience includes Lean Six Sigma, creating long and short-term strategy, influencing organizational change, modernizing government systems, and delivering high technology products and services in fastpaced, technology-intensive organizations.

Mr. Patel earned an MS in Electronic Systems Engineering from the University of Regina, Canada, and an MBA in International Business from The Johns Hopkins University.

DR. VASANT NARASIMHAN

CEO

Novartis

DR. VASANT NARASIMHAN

CEO

Novartis

Vas Narasimhan has been CEO of Novartis since February 1, 2018.

Dr. Narasimhan previously was Global Head of Drug Development and Chief Medical Officer for Novartis. He has also served as Global Head of Development for Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Global Head of the Sandoz Biopharmaceuticals and Oncology Injectables business unit, Global Head of Development for Novartis Vaccines, North America Region Head for Novartis Vaccines, and United States Country President for Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics. Before joining Novartis in 2005, he worked at McKinsey & Company.

 

Dr. Narasimhan received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in the US, a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Chicago in the US.

 

During and after his medical studies, he worked extensively on a range of public health issues in developing countries. He is an elected member of the US National Academy of Medicine and serves on the board of fellows of Harvard Medical School.

JOSE PEDRO ALMEIDA

Director of Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning

São João Hospital Center

JOSE PEDRO ALMEIDA

Director of Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning

São João Hospital Center

GARY MARCUS

Professor of Psychology and Neural Science

New York University

GARY MARCUS

Professor of Psychology and Neural Science

New York University

Gary Marcus, scientist, bestselling author, entrepreneur, and AI contrarian, was CEO and Founder of the machine learning startup Geometric Intelligence, later acquired by Uber.

 

As a Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at NYU, he has published extensively in fields ranging from human and animal behaviour to neuroscience, genetics, and artificial intelligence, often in leading journals such as Science and Nature.

 

As a writer, he contributes frequently to the The New Yorker and The New York Times, and is the author of four books, including The Algebraic MindKluge:The Haphazard Evolution of the Human Mind, and The New York Times Bestseller, Guitar Zero, and also editor of the recent book, The Future of the Brain: Essays By The World’s Leading Neuroscientists, featuring the 2014 Nobel Laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser.

 

In November 2011, he invented the now-ubiquitous trolley problems for driverless cars (borrowed, mostly recently, by Barack Obama).

DR. OLIVER MORGAN

Director of Health Emergency and Risk Assessment – WHO Health Emergencies Program

World Health Organization

DR. OLIVER MORGAN

Director of Health Emergency and Risk Assessment – WHO Health Emergencies Program

World Health Organization

PROFESSOR LUCIANO FLORIDI

Professor of Philosophy, Ethics of Information & Director

University of Oxford and Digital Ethics Lab

PROFESSOR LUCIANO FLORIDI

Professor of Philosophy, Ethics of Information & Director

University of Oxford and Digital Ethics Lab

PROF. EFFY VAYENA

Professor

Institute of Translational Medicine

PROF. EFFY VAYENA

Professor

Institute of Translational Medicine

DR. INDRA JOSHI

Clinical Lead – Digital Experience, Digital Urgent & Emergency Care

NHS England

DR. INDRA JOSHI

Clinical Lead – Digital Experience, Digital Urgent & Emergency Care

NHS England

DR. STEPHANIE KUKU

Senior Surgical Fellow – Oncology/Women’s Health

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

DR. STEPHANIE KUKU

Senior Surgical Fellow – Oncology/Women’s Health

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

BABITA SHARMA

Television Presenter

BBC

BABITA SHARMA

Television Presenter

BBC

CLARA PALAU

Technology Team Lead

UNICEF

CLARA PALAU

Technology Team Lead

UNICEF

DR. IAN NORTON

Project Lead – Emergency Medical Teams

World Health Organization

DR. IAN NORTON

Project Lead – Emergency Medical Teams

World Health Organization

JAY KOMARNENI

Chairman

Human Diagnosis Project

JAY KOMARNENI

Chairman

Human Diagnosis Project

TING SHIH

CEO & Founder

ClickMedix

TING SHIH

CEO & Founder

ClickMedix

CHRIS GIBSON

Co-Founder and CEO

Recursion Pharma

CHRIS GIBSON

Co-Founder and CEO

Recursion Pharma

JENNY BARNETT

Chief Scientific Officer

Cambridge Cognition

JENNY BARNETT

Chief Scientific Officer

Cambridge Cognition

MAXINE MACKINTOSH

Co-Founder

One HealthTech

MAXINE MACKINTOSH

Co-Founder

One HealthTech

AMIR BANIFATEMI

AI Lead

XPRIZE

AMIR BANIFATEMI

AI Lead

XPRIZE

PROF. STEFANO STRAMIGIOLI

Project Leader- MURAB

University of Twente

PROF. STEFANO STRAMIGIOLI

Project Leader- MURAB

University of Twente

DR. NAVIN
RAMACHANDRAN

Radiology Consultant

University College London Hospital

DR. NAVIN
RAMACHANDRAN

Radiology Consultant

University College London Hospital

RICCARDO MIOTTO

Data Science

Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

RICCARDO MIOTTO

Data Science

Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

ELEONORE PAUWELS

Director of the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab

Wilson Center

ELEONORE PAUWELS

Director of the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab

Wilson Center

DR. FARZANA RAHMAN

Consultant Radiologist UCLH and Clinical Advisor, Data and Digital Strategy Lead

NHS Digital and The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

DR. FARZANA RAHMAN

Consultant Radiologist UCLH and Clinical Advisor, Data and Digital Strategy Lead

NHS Digital and The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

DR. BART GEERTS

Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist & CEO

AMC & Healthplus

DR. BART GEERTS

Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist & CEO

AMC & Healthplus

SARAH PORTER

CEO and Founder

InspiredMinds

SARAH PORTER

CEO and Founder

InspiredMinds

JOEL MYHRE

Humanitarian Technology Innovator

Ada-AI

JOEL MYHRE

Humanitarian Technology Innovator

Ada-AI

STEFAN GERMANN

CEO

Fondation Botnar

STEFAN GERMANN

CEO

Fondation Botnar

JAY OLSHANSKY

Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer

Lapetus

JAY OLSHANSKY

Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer

Lapetus

KIM SHAH

CEO

KnowYourMeds

KIM SHAH

CEO

KnowYourMeds

RENE BALZANO

CEO

Balzano

RENE BALZANO

CEO

Balzano

CHRISTIAN WIENS

Co-Founder and CEO

GetSafe

CHRISTIAN WIENS

Co-Founder and CEO

GetSafe