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

José Pedro Almeida is the Director of Big Data Analytics & Data Science of São João Hospital Center (CHSJ), the #1 public hospital center in Portugal (1100 beds, 5600 employees, 350 million euro budget/year).

 

He has envisioned and implemented a revolutionary ‘ Big Data & Analytics Platform’ named ‘HVITAL‘ that analyses 300 million patient records/day that automatically identifies and promptly alert to patients at risk in critical areas such as: clinical deterioration risk, infection control and antibiotic stewardship. This automated system is able to help anticipating 30% of the Intensive Care Units (ICU) entries up to 7 days before they occur, representing more than 1 million euros/year in savings.

 

This platform works 24/7, independently from any physiological stressor or human bias, correlating more than 560 billion data points to find actionable insights and patterns that help doctors to better treat patients.

 

From 2012 to 2016 HVITAL platform has also helped to reduce the infection rate of this hospital in 31%, representing more than 10 million euros in cost-savings. This Big Data Platform is by far the most advanced in Europe and makes it one of the most advanced solutions in the World regarding the practice of Data Driven Medicine inside Hospitals.

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

SALVATORE SCALZO

Policy and Legal Officer

European Commission

SALVATORE SCALZO

Policy and Legal Officer

European Commission

BERTRAND BODSON

Chief Digital Officer

Novartis

BERTRAND BODSON

Chief Digital Officer

Novartis

Bertrand Bodson has been Chief Digital Officer of Novartis since January 1, 2018. He is a member of the Executive Committee of Novartis.

 

From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Bodson served as Chief Digital and Marketing Officer of Sainsbury’s Argos, where he led Argos’ successful transformation from a traditional catalogue business to the third-largest online retailer in the United Kingdom.

 

Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of the global digital business at EMI Music from 2010 to 2013. He co-founded Bragster.com, a social networking and content sharing website, and has also held senior roles at Amazon.

 

Mr. Bodson earned a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School in the United States, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a master’s degree in commercial engineering from the Solvay Business School (Belgium)/McGill University (Canada). He is a member of the Board of Directors of Electrocomponents PLC.

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 Indra Joshi is clinical lead for NHS England’s digital experience programme. She has an overarching knowledge of the national patient-facing digital initiatives within the NHS with a focus on real world evidence, data and digital health tools standards.

 

Indra has a unique portfolio with experience stretching across policy, governance, digital health and marketing, national project strategy and implementation; whilst remaining true to her professional training in emergency medicine.

 

She is the Clinical Director of One HealthTech, a network which champions and supports underrepresented groups in health innovation, particularly women, to be the future leaders in healthcare.

 

Indra, a mother-of-two, is also a Vice Chair for the British Computer Society (Health), an international speaker and consultant on digital health, an expedition medic.

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

Dr. Stephanie Kuku is passionate about improving healthcare outcomes by driving change through technological innovation, Digital Health, Predictive Analytics, Big Data Insights… She is a well known Cancer Surgeon in the world now implementing innovation and tech at the Royal Marsden and has been approached by HCA Hospital (owns 80% of private hospitals in England) to run an innovation and leadership MBA for them

RICCARDO MIOTTO

Head of Data Science

Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

RICCARDO MIOTTO

Head of Data Science

Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai

CHRIS GIBSON

Co-Founder and CEO

Recursion Pharma

CHRIS GIBSON

Co-Founder and CEO

Recursion Pharma

DR. NAVIN
RAMACHANDRAN

Radiology Consultant

University College London Hospital

DR. NAVIN
RAMACHANDRAN

Radiology Consultant

University College London Hospital

Dr. Navin Ramachandran is a practising radiology consultant at University College London Hospital, an honorary senior lecturer / healthcare data researcher at University College London Centre for Health Informatics & Multiprofessional Education and a co-founder of OpenCancer and the Platform for Enhanced Analytics and Computational Healthcare (PEACH). His main interests are in digital design, data modelling, interoperability, analytics, identity and consent management and he is also looking into the use of traditional blockchain in healthcare.

DR. BART GEERTS

Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist & CEO

AMC & Healthplus.ai

DR. BART GEERTS

Consultant Cardiac Anaesthetist & CEO

AMC & Healthplus.ai

Dr. Bart Geerts is the founder and CEO of Amsterdam startup Healthplus.ai with tools to predict depression relapse through mobile app use, readmissions for chronic heart failure for cardiologists via home monitoring, 3D bone segmentation for orthopaedic and trauma surgeons and in-hospital infections.

 

He is an active physician and has over ten years of clinical experience as an anaesthetist, intensivist and clinical pharmacologist in the Netherlands and UK. He has managed a research group of more than ten scientists with a focus on medical technology and big data.

 

Bart has years in Pharma and AI. He has worked on several innovation projects in hospital consortia regarding digital health. He has studied medicine (MD), biomedical sciences (MSc), intensive care medicine (PhD), and global business (MBA at IE University).

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 Farzana Rahman splits her time as a Consultant Radiologist at University College London Hospital and Clinical Advisor at NHS Digital. She is also the lead for Digital Strategy at the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges – specifically looking at the impact of AI and leading on these projects.

JENNY BARNETT

Chief Scientific Officer

Cambridge Cognition

JENNY BARNETT

Chief Scientific Officer

Cambridge Cognition

DR. IAN NORTON

Project Lead – Emergency Medical Teams

World Health Organization

DR. IAN NORTON

Project Lead – Emergency Medical Teams

World Health Organization

Dr. Ian Norton is an Emergency Physician with post graduate qualifications in International Health, Tropical Medicine and Surgery and works for the World Health Organization HQ in Geneva heading the new Emergency Medical Team Unit.

 

He is the lead author of the WHO Global classification and standards for Foreign Medical Team (FMT) deployment to sudden onset disasters which led to his appointment to the WHO leading the development of a global registry of EMTs and the increasing role of WHO in their quality assurance and coordination.

 

He will share his perspective on WHO is using big data and machine learning models to understand developing economy health, humanitarian aid and how epidemics spread.

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

Professor Luciano Floridi is deeply engaged with emerging policy initiatives on the socio-ethical value and implications of digital technologies and their applications.

 

And he has worked closely on digital ethics (including the ethics of algorithms and AI) with the European Commission, the German Ethics Council, and, in the UK, with the House of Lords, the Cabinet Office, and the Information Commissioner’s Office, as well as with multinational corporations (e.g. Cisco, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and Tencent).

 

Currently, he is a Member of the EU’s Ethics Advisory Group on Ethical Dimensions of Data Protection, of the Royal Society and British Academy Working Group on Data Policy, of Google Advisory Board on “the right to be forgotten”, of the Advisory Board of Tencent’s Internet and Society Institute, and of NEXA’ Board of Trustees.

 

He is the Chairman of the Ethics Advisory Board of the European Medical Information Framework (a €56 million EU project on medical informatics).

PROF. EFFY VAYENA

Professor

Institute of Translational Medicine

PROF. EFFY VAYENA

Professor

Institute of Translational Medicine

The Health Ethics and Policy Lab focuses on ethical and policy challenges in precision medicine and digital health. The advances in genomics, omics and data intensive research, have brought medicine and healthcare to an inflection point.

 

Such progress holds great promise for improving individual and population health, while also presenting unprecedented ethical and regulatory challenges in areas such as privacy, individual freedom and risk policy. In order to harness the full potential of those novel approaches in health care, robust ethical policies are needed to resolve novel and pressing issues.

 

At the lab, we identify and tackle the key ethical, legal and societal implications (ELSI) of precision medicine and digital health. The complexity of these questions calls for an interdisciplinary approach to research in bioethics and health policy, which is why, our team has expertise in philosophy, social science, clinical medicine, public health, data science, health policy, law.

BABITA SHARMA

Television Presenter

BBC

BABITA SHARMA

Television Presenter

BBC

Babita Sharma is a BBC News presenter, regularly seen on the BBC News Channel, BBC World News, and presenting the show Newsday.

Babita has presented the finance programme Your Money, and fronts business reports for BBC News. She has also covered economic and political stories from around the world.

CLARA PALAU

Technology Team Lead

UNICEF

CLARA PALAU

Technology Team Lead

UNICEF

Clara Palau leads the technology team at UNICEF’s Office of Innovation, a group focused on using data  science and artificial intelligence to support humanitarian and development programmes for the most vulnerable children, by enabling partnerships through private sector, academia and public organisations.

 

She works on combining data science and real-time data to develop new tools empowering UNICEF for a faster and more effective response in health emergencies and will share how UNICEF is using big data and machine learning models to understand developing economy health, humanitarian aid and how epidemics spread.

DR. REZA RAZAVI

Research Programme Officer – EU Policies

European Commission

DR. REZA RAZAVI

Research Programme Officer – EU Policies

European Commission

JAY KOMARNENI

Founder and Chair

Human Diagnosis Project

JAY KOMARNENI

Founder and Chair

Human Diagnosis Project

Jay Komarneni is Chair of the Human Diagnosis Project. Previously, Jay advised preeminent organizations at McKinsey & Company and Bain & Company, helped launch and operate a global alternative investment firm, and participated in Y Combinator, the top technology accelerator. Jay has been recognized as a Thouron Scholar, a Luce Scholarship recipient, a Rhodes Scholarship finalist, an MIT Technology Review Innovators under 35 semifinalist, and by the MacArthur Foundation for leading one of eight organizations globally with a bold solution to a critical social problem. Academically, Jay completed five degrees in six years at Oxford and Penn before enrolling in the M.D. program at Johns Hopkins (which he ultimately did not attend).

TING SHIH

CEO & Founder

ClickMedix

TING SHIH

CEO & Founder

ClickMedix

ClickMedix is a global mobile health (mHealth) social enterprise founded by faculty and students from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Carnegie Mellon University to increase capacity of physicians and health organizations to serve more patients.

 

By enabling existing medical experts to serve more patients, they can address the following global healthcare challenges:
– Lack of access: Patients cannot easily reach doctors.

– Lack of funds: Patients cannot afford the high cost of healthcare, and governments/NGOs are unable to subsidize under-served populations entirely
– Lack of medical resources: Most countries face severe shortages of trained healthcare professionals, especially medical specialists.

 

They bring affordable and quality health services to under-served patients, by enabling health organizations to reach more patients through mobile phone/tablet facilitated remote diagnosis using AI as well as remote training and supervision of their staff assistants, nurses, and health workers.

MAXINE MACKINTOSH

Co-Founder

One HealthTech

MAXINE MACKINTOSH

Co-Founder

One HealthTech

Maxine Mackintosh is the co-founder of One HealthTech – a community which champions and supports underrepresented groups in health innovation, particularly women, to be the future leaders in healthcare. She does this alongside a data science PhD in London where she is mining medical records for new predictors of dementia.

 

Her professional work has led her to the Royal Society, Roche, L’Oreal, Department for International Development, and NHS England. She is part of a number of communities and committees including the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers, the British Computer Society and the Digital Health Forum.

 

Maxine will moderate our stream on AI in mental health.

AMIR BANIFATEMI

AI Lead

XPRIZE

AMIR BANIFATEMI

AI Lead

XPRIZE

Amir Banifatemi has more than 25 years of experience in development and growth of emerging and transformative technologies. At XPRIZE he is the Prize Lead of the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE and has launched the Cancer XPRIZE goal. The winning Cancer XPRIZE team will develop scalable and culturally sensitive solutions to rapidly, accurately, and affordably screen for early cancers where intervention can reduce human suffering – a part of this launch will be at Intelligent Health this year.

DR. JORDI SERRANO PONS

General Practitioner & Founder

UniversalDoctor

DR. JORDI SERRANO PONS

General Practitioner & Founder

UniversalDoctor

PROF. STEFANO STRAMIGIOLI

Project Leader- MURAB

University of Twente

PROF. STEFANO STRAMIGIOLI

Project Leader- MURAB

University of Twente

ELEONORE PAUWELS

Director of the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab

Wilson Center

ELEONORE PAUWELS

Director of the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab

Wilson Center

Eleonore Pauwels is the director of the Anticipatory Intelligence Lab at the Wilson Center’s Science and Technology Innovation Program.

 

She specializes in the governance and democratization of converging technologies, analyzing and compares how transformative technologies, such as artificial intelligence and genome-editing, raise new opportunities and challenges for health, security, economics, and governance in different geopolitical contexts.

 

Pauwels regularly testifies before U.S. and European authorities, including the U.S. Department of State, NAS, NIH, NCI, FDA, the National Intelligence Council, the European Commission, and the UN.

SARAH PORTER

CEO and Founder

InspiredMinds

SARAH PORTER

CEO and Founder

InspiredMinds

DR. ADRIAN ATTARD TREVISAN

Co-Founder and CEO

Umana Medical Technologies

DR. ADRIAN ATTARD TREVISAN

Co-Founder and CEO

Umana Medical Technologies

Dr Adrian Attard Trevisan is a research fellow of the Bedfordshire Center for Mental Health Research in association with the University of Cambridge. He is also an entrepreneur, having founded and acted as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of AAT Research – now Neurotech International – a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Currently he is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Umana Medical Technologies, which offers innovative clinical-grade solutions for long-term monitoring of physiological parameters complemented with an ecosystem of clinical grade software, hardware and artificial neural algorithms that ensures the highest quality and reliability of data gathered and analysed.

JOEL MYHRE

Humanitarian Technology Innovator

Ada-AI

JOEL MYHRE

Humanitarian Technology Innovator

Ada-AI

Furthering the all-hazards art of the possible via Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Joel has a passion for working in the space of saving lives via humanitarian innovation.

STEFAN GERMANN

CEO

Fondation Botnar

STEFAN GERMANN

CEO

Fondation Botnar

Stefan Germann, CEO Fondation Botnar a large foundation in Basel Switzerland focusing on child health, nutrition and education. Stefan is tasked as first CEO to set up the management office and lead the foundation in the next stage of it’s development.

JAY OLSHANSKY

Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer

Lapetus

JAY OLSHANSKY

Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer

Lapetus

Lapetus, a US-based start-up can scan the picture of a person and by analysing thousands of different regions of the face, looking not just for basic information such as gender but for clues about how quickly the person is ageing, their body mass index and whether they smoke – can predict life expectancy.

 

Armed with this and other information from customers, the computers come up with what Lapetus says is a far more accurate prediction of life expectancy than traditional methods can provide. And the whole process takes only a few minutes.

 

Jay will share his views on how they do this – and how the advance of technology and the potential for artificial intelligence to revolutionise the way this information can be used my the insurance industry.

KIM SHAH

CEO

KnowYourMeds

KIM SHAH

CEO

KnowYourMeds

KnowYourMeds was created with the belief that an informed patient is a healthier patient – warning patients about the side effects of their prescription medications.

 

Through KnowYourMeds’ advanced, patented digital technology, the app can guide and track a patient’s medications in order to provide personalized advice about the potential interactions between medications, diet and lifestyle, as well as provide answers to any potential questions the patient may have about their medications.

 

Kim is joining us as a sponsor to give a 5 minute startup presentation about themselves and how they use AI to achieve this.

RENE BALZANO

CEO

Balzano

RENE BALZANO

CEO

Balzano

Balzano develops Software that leverages Artificial Intelligence, enabling Digital Transformation to improve business success – having worked in the field of healthcare, Rene will be sharing the Balzano story as a 5 minute startup presentation.

CHRISTIAN WIENS

Co-Founder and CEO

GetSafe

CHRISTIAN WIENS

Co-Founder and CEO

GetSafe