Colin Hill co-founded GNS Healthcare in 2000 and has since served as Chairman & CEO. He brings impressive leadership experience and a solid track record in commercializing machine learning technology and precision medicine platforms in the biopharmaceutical and managed care industries. Colin serves on the board of directors of a leading publicly traded mobile health company that pioneered remote cardiac monitoring – Biotelemetry Inc. (formerly CardioNet) (NASDAQ: BEAT). In 2016, he was appointed by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to the Massachusetts Digital Health Council, having previously been appointed to the board of directors of the Center for Health Information and Analysis. He is also a founding board member of Transforming Medicine: The Elizabeth Kauffman Institute, a non-profit foundation (501c3) dedicated to the advancement of personalized medicine.
Colin was a founding member of the Board of Directors of AesRx, a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of new treatments for sickle cell disease (acquired by Baxter in 2014). He was the founding chairman of O’Reilly Media’s Strata Rx in 2012, the first healthcare big data conference in the industry. Colin was the founding chairman of big data quantitative trading firm Fina Technologies and served from 2008 to 2011. In 2004, Colin was named to MIT Technology Review’s TR100 list of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35.
He is a frequent speaker at national and international scientific and industry conferences including America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) annual meeting, the Pharmaceutical Researchers & Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) annual meeting, and the Forbes Healthcare Summit, and has been quoted in and appeared in numerous publications and television programs, including The Wall Street Journal, CNBC Morning Call & SquawkBox, Nature, Boston Globe, Politico, Forbes, Wired, and The Economist.
He graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in physics and earned Master’s degrees in physics from both McGill University and Cornell University.