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Keynotes


Andrew Altorfer Andrew Altorfer, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CirrusMD
Twitter ID: @CirrusMD

Andrew has led CirrusMD since its founding, helping to grow the business into the leading solution for barrier-free virtual care access. Andy guides the CirrusMD team in creating integrated product-provider solutions that go beyond ROI and convenience to engender a deep level of trust with patients, one that is lacking in our healthcare system as a whole. Along the way, CirrusMD has completed three successful funding rounds and expanded access to the platform to over 3 million people. Prior to co-founding CirrusMD, Andrew worked as an advisor and investment banker to early and growth-stage tech companies giving him the market knowledge and experience needed to lead the execution of our vision. Most recently, Andrew was a VP with Q Advisors, a boutique technology investment bank. Previously, Andrew was with Citigroup and Goldman Sachs. He has a bachelor's in Finance with honors from the University of Illinois and also studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado.


Sarah Jones Sarah Jones, VP of Commercial Product, GreatCall, Inc.

Sarah Jones is vice president of commercial product at GreatCall, Inc., part of Best Buy Health. Sarah joined the company in 2016 as part of the Healthsense acquisition and leads the teams responsible for bringing valuable solutions to market and for assuring that clients realize the business and care goals they set out to achieve with GreatCall.
 
Sarah has a strong background in healthcare technology, working at Healthsense for nearly five years in marketing, product management, and customer success. Prior to that, she worked at Wolters Kluwer Health, marketing clinical software applications. Sarah holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, MN.


Speakers


Jeff Cutler Jeff Cutler, Chief Commercial Officer, Ada Health
Twitter ID: @adahealth

Jeff has over 25 years of experience in healthcare and digital media. At Ada, Jeff leads their US business, including sales and business development focused on establishing partnerships with health systems, payers, employers and other digital health platforms. Before Ada, Jeff's experience included leading the US launch of TytoCare “the first remote health examination platform“ and building and leading Vitals, one of the US' top patient engagement and transparency platforms; Prior to Vitals, Jeff launched & led Answers.com & Office.com. In addition, Jeff has been a senior executive with SIIA, Inlumen / NewsAlert, Winstar (Office.com), N2K / Telebase, Thomson Financial & CompuServe.


Geoff Gross Geoff Gross, Founder and CEO, Medical Guardian
Twitter ID: @MedicalGuardian

Geoff Gross is the founder and CEO of Medical Guardian, a leading provider of personal emergency response and connected care solutions. Geoff's passion for the connected care, healthcare tech, and IoT industries is the basis for the mission of Medical Guardian to empower customers to live a life without limits. With 14 years of experience in the personal emergency response systems industry, Geoff has positioned Medical Guardian to empower its customers through innovative products that offer protection at home and everywhere they go. Medical Guardian was named as one of the "Best Places to Work" by the Philadelphia Business Journal in 2015 and 2018, included in the "Philly 100" and Philadelphia Business Journal's Soaring 76 fastest growing companies in Philadelphia, and listed in Inc. 5000's list of fastest growing companies in America for the sixth consecutive year in 2018. Geoff was named a Glassdoor Top CEO in 2018, ranking #38 out of 50 in the U.S. small-and-medium-sized business category. In 2016, Geoff was named to the "Most Admired CEO's" list by the Philadelphia Business Journal. He has also been named a five-time finalist for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year, a "40 under 40" by the Philadelphia Business Journal and Direct Marketing News, and Smart CEO Magazine's "Future 50." Geoff serves as Co-Chair of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's largest fundraiser event, Cheers for CHOP, as well as sits on the Board of Directors for the Medical Alert Monitoring Association, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society of the Delaware Valley, and The Please Touch Museum. He's also a member of the Young President's Organization (YPO).


Dan Trigub Dan Trigub, Head of Uber Health, Uber
Twitter ID: @uber

Dan Trigub leads Uber Health. Before Uber, Dan spent 2.5 years at Lyft as Regional VP of Strategic Partnerships with a focus in healthcare. He previously spent time working in Business Development at eBay and founded several companies including OpenPlacement, a care coordination platform allowing hospital professionals to connect with post-acute care providers for their patients at the moment of discharge. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Dan worked in consulting and was an Associate at GCA Savvian Advisors, an M&A and Capital Advisory Investment Bank in San Francisco, where he represented emerging technology, digital health, and healthcare providers. Dan holds a degree in economics from Vassar College.


Moderators


Dina Abdelrazik Dina Abdelrazik, Research Analyst, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @DinaAtParks
Website: http://www.parksassociates.com

Dina Abdelrazik joined Parks Associates in 2016 as a part of the Consumer Analytics research team. She currently studies market trends and consumer behavior, focused in emerging technology products and services.

Dina earned her MS in Marketing, with a concentration in Marketing Analytics, from the University of Texas at Dallas and a BA in Advertising from Southern Methodist University.

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Kristen Hanich Kristen Hanich, Research Analyst, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @KristenAtParks
Website: http://www.parksassociates.com

Kristen Hanich studies digital and connected health and mobile trends across the globe. Kristen is a trained anthropologist with skills in ethnography, development/programming, and geoanalytics. She has a background in the areas of health behavior and epidemiology.

Kristen is completing her Master's thesis for a duel anthropology and public health degree between the Universities of North Texas in Denton and Fort Worth. She earned her B.Sc. in health at the University of Texas at San Antonio and has a graduate certificate in GIS.


Jennifer Kent Jennifer Kent, Senior Director, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @JenniferMKent
Website: http://www.parksassociates.com

Jennifer manages Parks Associates' process for producing high-quality, relevant, and meaningful research. She acts as an internal advocate for Parks Associates clients and leads the company’s efforts at conceptualizing and implementing digestible, relevant research presented in an optimal manner. Jennifer is always looking at the most effective ways to provide research to Parks Associates clients.

Since joining Parks Associates in 2009, Jennifer has worked on the mobile and health research team, specializing in the connected health, mobile payment, and connected car markets, as well as the consumer research team, analyzing consumer data related to the connected home and consumer electronics markets.

Jennifer earned her Ph.D. in religion, politics, and society and an M.A. in church-state studies from Baylor University. She earned her B.A. in politics from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Industry Expertise: Digital Health Products and Services, Portable and Mobile Access Platforms and Applications

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Brad Russell Brad Russell, Research Director, Connected Home, Parks Associates
Twitter ID: @bradrusselltech
Website: http://www.ParksAssociates.com

Brad Russell explores leading-edge issues converging in the connected home—smart home devices and services, home networking, IoT data privacy and security, data-driven applications, and platform services. He has a background in marketing communications, technology startups, and online media. Brad’s custom research work includes market sizing and forecasts, ecosystem and competitive landscapes, channel analyses, and go-to-market strategies. He regularly moderates industry executive panels, delivers keynotes, produces webinars and whitepapers, and fields media inquiries. Brad balances the art and science of market research to generate insights that lead to more astute business strategy and value-generating practices.

Brad received his Bachelor of Science degree in advertising and marketing from the University of Texas at Austin. He also earned a M.Div. and a D.Min. with concentrations in ethics and cross-cultural leadership.

INDUSTRY EXPERTISE: Connected Home Technologies, Smart Home Devices and Services, IoT Data Privacy and Security, Home Networking, Insurtech, Connected Health, Housing Innovation

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