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Confirmed Speakers on the Main Stage

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Amy Abernethy

Principal Deputy Commissioner - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

As the Principal Deputy Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Dr. Amy P. Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D., helps oversee the a... Read Bio

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Nick Adkins

Advisory Board Member - Cloudbreak Health; doc.ai

A few of Nick’s initial stops were as a suit wearing MBA for the Vanderbilt Health Plans and a serial entrepre... Read Bio

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Committee Member

Mandi Bishop

Senior Research Director Analyst - Gartner

Mandi Bishop is a Senior Research Director Analyst with Gartner’s CIO Industries Research group who’s been a f... Read Bio

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Paul Black

Chief Executive Officer and Director - Allscripts

Paul Black is the chief executive officer and a director of Allscripts. As CEO, Paul guides the company’s visi... Read Bio

Adam Boehler

Adam Boehler

Deputy Administrator - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Adam Boehler is the CMS deputy administrator and director of the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation. Read Bio

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Atul Butte

Distinguished Professor and Director - Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute

Atul Butte, MD, PhD is the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg Distinguished Professor and inaugural Director o... Read Bio

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Alessandro Campana

Professor of Economical Sciences and Innovation - Catholic University of Rome

Health economist with specialization in strategic analysis, organisation, change management, business planning... Read Bio

Jodi Daniel

Jodi Daniel

Partner - Crowell & Moring

Jodi Daniel is a partner at Crowell & Moring and leads the Digital Health Practice. Read Bio

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Ravit Warsha Dor

Director of Innovation - Israeli Ministry of Health

Ms. Dor is the Director of Innovation for Digital Health at the Israeli Ministry of Health. Ravit is creating ... Read Bio

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Shannon Dowler

Chief of Community Medicine and Ambulatory Population Health - Mission Health System

Shannon Dowler, MD, CPE, is a board certified Family Physician and Fellow from Asheville, NC. She serves as Ch... Read Bio

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Letitia Dzirasa

Health Commissioner - Baltimore City Health Department

Letitia Dzirasa, MD is a Baltimore-based pediatrician and the Health Innovation Officer at Fearless Solutions ... Read Bio

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Harry Greenspun

Partner and Chief Medical Officer - Guidehouse

Dr. Harry Greenspun is a partner at Guidehouse and serves as the firm’s Chief Medical Officer. Read Bio

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Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Chairman - Personal Connected Health Alliance - India

Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta is a global leader in digital health and is a member of the Guidelines Development... Read Bio


Eric D. Hargan

Deputy Secretary - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Eric D. Hargan is the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Read Bio

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Emily Kramer-Golinkoff

Co-Founder - Emily's Entourage

Emily Kramer-Golinkoff is Co-Founder of Emily's Entourage, an innovative 501(c)3 foundation that accelerates r... Read Bio

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Gopal Khanna, M.B.A.

Director - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Appointed in May 2017, Director Gopal Khanna leads AHRQ’s efforts to meet the Agency’s mission of producing ev... Read Bio

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Vivian Lee

President, Health Platforms - Verily

Vivian S. Lee, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. joined Verily in May 2018. She also serves as a Senior Fellow at the Insti... Read Bio

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Peter Lee

Corporate Vice President - Microsoft Healthcare

Dr. Peter Lee is Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Healthcare. He leads an organization that works on techno... Read Bio

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Doug Lindsay

Founder - Doug Says LLC

Doug Lindsay got sick at 21 and spent the next 11 years home bound and bed bound until he figured out what was... Read Bio

Committee Member

Kelsey Mellard, M.P.A.

CEO and Co-Founder - Sitka

Kelsey Mellard, M.P.A., is the CEO and Co-founder of Sitka. Prior to founding Sitka, Kelsey lead Health Syste... Read Bio

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Jennifer Miller

Assistant Professor - Yale University

Jennifer E. Miller, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at Yale School of Medicine. Read Bio

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Alexandra Mugge

Deputy Chief Health Informatics Officer - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Alexandra Mugge is the Deputy Chief Health Informatics Officer at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Read Bio

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Margaret O'Kane

Founder and President - National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Margaret E. O’Kane is founder and president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Read Bio

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Peter Orszag

Head of North American M&A and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking - Lazard

Peter R. Orszag is Head of North American M&A and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking at Lazard Freres & Co LL... Read Bio

Todd Park

Todd Park

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman - Devoted Health

Todd Park is Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Devoted Health. Prior to co-founding Devoted, Todd served as... Read Bio

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Committee Member

Casey Quinlan

Chief Message Officer - Mighty Casey Media

Casey Quinlan covered her share of medical stories as a TV news field producer, and used healthcare as part of... Read Bio

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Duane Elliott Reynolds

President and CEO - American Hospital Association, Institute for Diversity and Health Equity

Duane Elliott Reynolds is the newly appointed president and CEO of the Institute for Diversity and Health Equi... Read Bio

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Dave Ross

President and Chief Executive Officer - The Task Force for Global Health

Dave Ross, ScD, is president and chief executive officer of The Task Force for Global Health. In this role, Dr... Read Bio

Don Rucker

Don Rucker, M.D.

National Coordinator for Health Information Technology - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Dr. Don Rucker is the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the U.S. Department of Health ... Read Bio


Darshak Sanghavi

Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Translation - OptumLabs

Darshak Sanghavi, MD, is the Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Translation at OptumLabs. Read Bio

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Shannon Sartin

Executive Director of the U.S. Digital Service - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

Shannon Sartin is the Executive Director of the U.S. Digital Service at the Department of Health and Human Ser... Read Bio

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Anil Sethi

CEO - Ciitizen

Anil Sethi is the CEO of Ciitizen, a start-up helping patients collect, organize, and securely share their dig... Read Bio

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Committee Member

Rasu Shrestha, M.D., M.B.A.

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President - Atrium Health

Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President at Atrium Health. Read Bio

Committee Member, Presenter

Ed Simcox

Chief Technology Officer and Acting Chief Information Officer - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Ed Simcox is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Acting Chief Information Officer (CIO) at the U.S. Departm... Read Bio

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Simmi Singh

Partner and Leader, Digital Transformation - Egon Zehnder

Simmi Singh is an expert on governance and leadership development, counseling investors, founders, and boards ... Read Bio

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David Stanton

Senior Global Health Advisor - U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

David Stanton joined USAID in 1997 as a technical advisor on HIV/AIDS. He became director of the Office of HIV... Read Bio


Lisa Suennen

Group Lead, Digital, Technology & Ventures - Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Lisa Suennen has spent 30 years in healthcare as entrepreneur, advisor and venture capitalist. Today she lead... Read Bio

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Kristen Valdes

Founder and CEO - b.well Connected Health

Kristen is the Founder and CEO of b.well Connected Health - a platform that puts the consumer at the center of... Read Bio

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John Wilbanks

Chief Commons Officer - Sage Bionetworks

John Wilbanks is the Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks. Read Bio

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Derek Williams, M.D.

Associate Medical Director - Providence Medical Associates

Dr. Williams received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, Mo. Read Bio

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Jutta Williams

Senior Program Manager - Google AI

Jutta Williams is that engineer that applies laws, regulations, standards, policies, best practices, logic, re... Read Bio

Committee Member

Hal Wolf

President & CEO - HIMSS

Harold (Hal) Wolf III is the President and CEO of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (H... Read Bio


Ron Wyden

Senator (D-OR) - United States Senate

As the Senate’s leading voice for health care as Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Ron W... Read Bio