Dr. David Albert

Dr. David Albert founded and leads AliveCor as its Chief Medical Officer. With AliveCor’s KardiaMobile device, Dr. Albert invented a reliable way to record your own EKG, anywhere and anytime. FDA-cleared, clinically proven, and used by the world’s leading cardiologists, KardiaMobile gives you instant medical grade results that detect Atrial Fibrillation (AF).

From this LinkedIn profile:
Started Corazonix in 1985.
Sold to Arrhythmia Research Technology in 1991.

Started Data Critical in 1995.
Went public in 1999 (DCCA: NASDAQ).
Sold to GE Healthcare in 2001.
Worked at GE Healthcare on New Technologies and Products.
Left GE as Chief Clinical Scientist of GE Cardiology in 2004.

Started InnovAlarm in 2004.
InnovAlarm will be split into three separate startups, each addressing unique opportunities and markets. Lifetone introduced our first product, the LIfetone HL Fire Alarm and Clock as the first UL-listed, patented low frequency and tactile fire alarm in the guise of a standard alarm clock. It is the most effective alarm for awakening all at risk people in a night time fire emergency.

Started AliveCor in 2010 to commercialize my smartphone ECG invention as one of the earliest and most clinically validated digital health innovations.

60 issued US patents, 25 currently pending.
100 published abstracts and journal articles in the Cardiovascular Literature

Specialties: Cardiovascular diagnostic devices (ECG, echo, CT, MRI, nuclear)
Audio digital signal processing (alarms, Doppler Echo)
Patents (software and devices)

Gunter Wessels

Dr. Wessels founded LiquidSMARTS℠. He leads the global practice and is a member of the leadership team. He is passionate and dedicated to the improvement of human performance and ethical business practices in sales and marketing. His expertise comes from more than 25 years in the healthcare industry, including 14 years as a consultant to global and local marketing and sales teams. His clients gain rapid performance improvement through analysis, design, implementation of market approach, and commercial operations execution. He leads the field in providing micro-learning for business professionals. His micro-learning approach teaches people essential soft-skills and influencing and leadership behaviors in a few minutes per day.

Dr. Wessels is a sought-after speaker on the practical implications of industry change, and accelerating performance during disruption. Dr. Wessels has a Ph.D. in Management with an emphasis in Marketing and Psychology from the University of Arizona, an M.B.A. from the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, and a B.S. in Biology from the University of California.

Maurizio Vecchione

From his LinkedIn:

I am focused on driving high impact solution to help improve the health of the planet and of all humans on it. I believe that solving some of the world’s biggest problems unlocks some of the greatest opportunities. I am an advocate for climate and health innovation, health equity, an impact fund leader, and a global transformation architect.

My career spans over 30 years at the forefront of climate tech, global and public health, focusing on innovation to improve the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people. I am the Chief Innovation Officer of the Terasaki Institute for Biomedical Innovation, a non profit where I am helping a strategy for translation of breakthrough technologies in life sciences and bio-medicine, for planetary health and human health. I am also jointly appointed at the non-profit Washington Global Health Alliance, an alliance that federates the leading organizations working to achieve global health equity. I am also the President of Openwater, an early stage company pioneering new modalities for stroke care and prevention as well as neuroscience and neurodegenerative disease.

I am an investor in life sciences and advise multiple venture and private equity funds, especially around impact investing, including as a Partner at Ethos Capital and at Adastral Funds.

Previously I led Global Good Fund, the collaboration between Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures to invent and deploy technology specifically focused on improving life in developing countries, I have been at the forefront of research & development and commercialization of novel cancer screening digital health technologies, novel in-vitro diagnostics, disruptive biotechnology and medical devices as well as in the use of data science for predictive analytics in disease epidemiology and bioinformatics. I have pioneered new models for reverse innovation and private sector investment in impact innovation which I have executed with companies and governments around the world.

I also serve on the Board of the UCLA Ronald Regan Medical Center, the University of Washington Department of Global Health, the Italian Scientists and Scholars of North America Foundation (ISSNAF) and as the Pacific Leadership Fellow at the University of California, San Diego.

Anthony Chang

Passionate advocate for use of artificial intelligence and innovation in medicine to transform global healthcare for both children and adults.