Speakers and Presenters


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  • Dan Buettner

    New York Times-bestselling author of Blue Zones

    🕑 10/08

    Aneesh Chopra

    President of CareJourney

    🕑 10/10 at 10:30 AM

    Mary Matalin and James Carville

    Nationally Renowned Political Commentators

    🕑 10/08 at 8:00 AM

    Sam Kass

    First-ever White House Senior Policy Advisor on Nutrition

    🕑 10/08 at 11:30 AM

    Andy Slavitt

    Former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

    🕑 10/09 at 12:00 PM

    Arianna Huffington

    Founder and CEO of Thrive Global

    🕑 10/10 at 12:40 PM

  • Freddy Abnousi, MD

    Head of Healthcare – Research Partnerships at Facebook

    🕑 10/10 at 10:00 AM

    Ethan Bearman

    Radio & TV Personality and Author

    Jijo James, MD

    Chief Medical Officer for Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

    🕑 10/08 at 2:30 PM

    Jeffrey Dachis

    Founder and CEO at One Drop

    🕑 10/09 at 3:00 PM

    Senator William Frist, MD

    Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader

    🕑 10/09

    Raymond R. Price, MD, FACS

    International leader and pioneer in expanding the role of surgery in public health

  • Kevin Carr, MD

    CEO at National Coordination Center

    🕑 10/09 at 11:00 AM

    Eric Frost

    Creative at Zeus Jones

    🕑 10/08 at 1:40 PM

    Adrian Ho

    CEO at Zeus Jones

    🕑 10/09 at 2:00 PM

    Jodi Hubler

    Managing Director at Lemhi Ventures

    🕑 10/09 at 1:15 PM

    Naresh Kanumilli, MD

    Diabetes and Cardiology at the National Institute of Health, Manchester U.K.

    🕑 10/09 at 1:00 PM

    Tammy Lee

    President & CEO at Recombinetics

    🕑 10/09 at 1:20 PM

  • James Mault, MD, FACS

    President and Chief Medical Officer at CQuentia

    🕑 10/09 at 10:20 AM

    Josh McHugh

    CEO at Attention Span Media

    🕑 10/08 at 6:30 PM

    Gianrico Farrugia, MD

    Mayo Clinic CEO

    🕑 10/08 at 8:00 PM

    Guillermo Penalosa

    MBA, PhDhc, CSP Founder and Chair, 8 80 Cities

    🕑 10/08

    Nancy Green

    Healthcare, Insurance & Life Sciences at Verizon Enterprise Solutions

    🕑 10/08

    Penny Wheeler, MD

    CEO of Allina Health

    🕑 10/08

  • David and Jonah Stillman

    Authors of Gen Z @ Work, Principals at GenZGuru

    🕑 10/09

    Eric Ryan

    Co-Founder and CEO at OLLY PBC and Co-Founder

    🕑 10/09

    Erin Newkirk

    CMO, Local Crate

    🕑 10/09

    Jeff Shoemate

    CMO, Allina Health

    🕑 10/09

    Brian Peters

    CMO Protolabs

    🕑 10/09

    Arundhati Parmar

    VP and Editor-in-Chief, MedCity News

    🕑 10/09

  • Lucie Ide, MD

    Founder & Chair, Rimidi

    🕑 10/09

    Aly Lovett

    Partner at Radian

    🕑 10/09

    Kathy Tune

    Co-Founder and Managing Director at Fourth Element Capital

    🕑 10/09

    Brian Kalis

    Managing Director of Digital Health at Accenture Health & Public Service

    🕑 10/09

    Amanda Tufano

    Genevive CEO

    🕑 10/09

    Vicki Holt

    President & CEO of Protolabs

    🕑 10/09

  • Lee Jones

    Founder, President and CEO, Rebiotix

    🕑 10/09

    Kevin Hykes

    President & CEO, Relievant Medsystems, Inc.

    🕑 10/09

    Tony Miller

    CEO of Bind On-Demand Health Insurance

    🕑 10/09

    Amir Rubin

    President and CEO of One Medical

    🕑 10/09

    Chris Farrell

    Host of Minnesota Public Radio’s “Conversations on the Creative Economy”

    🕑 10/09

    Dawn Owens

    President of TripleTree

    🕑 10/09

  • Michael Pitt, MD

    Director of Global Health Education at the University of Minnesota

    🕑 10/09

    Kwame Jackson

    Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Strategist in Healthcare

    🕑 10/09

    Susan Turney, MD

    CEO of Marshfield Clinic Health System

    🕑 10/08

    Bernard Marr

    Internationally Best-Selling Author

    🕑 10/10 at 9:00 AM

    Stephen Russell, MD

    Professor of Molecular Medicine, Consultant Hematologist at Mayo Clinic Rochester

    🕑 10/09 at 2:00 PM

    Michael A. Smerconish

    Host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM Channel 124

  • Lesley Solomon

    VP Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer at Dana-Farber

    🕑 10/08 at 3:40 PM

Dan Buettner

New York Times-bestselling author of Blue Zones

🕑 10/08

Dan Buettner is an explorer, National Geographic Fellow, award-winning journalist and producer, and New York Times bestselling author. He discovered the five places in the world – dubbed Blue Zones – where people live the longest, healthiest lives. His articles about these places in The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic are two of the most popular for both publications. Read Mr. Buettner's full bio
Aneesh Chopra

President of CareJourney

🕑 10/10 at 10:30 AM

Aneesh Chopra is the president of CareJourney, an open data intelligence service launched by Hunch Analytics, a “hatchery” he co-founded to incubate ideas that improve the productivity of health and education markets.

From 2009 to 2012, Chopra served as the first U.S. Chief Technology Officer and prior to that as Virginia’s fourth Secretary of Technology. His public service focused on better public-private collaboration as described in his book, Innovative State: How New Technologies Can Transform Government.

Read Mr. Chopra's full bio
Mary Matalin and James Carville

Nationally Renowned Political Commentators

🕑 10/08 at 8:00 AM

James “The Ragin’ Cajun” Carville is America’s best-known political consultant. His long list of electoral successes evidences a knack for steering overlooked campaigns to unexpected landslide victories and for re-making political underdogs into upset winners.
Mary Matalin is one of the most celebrated and popular conservative voices in America. As an author, television and radio host, and widely sought after political contributor, pundit and public speaker, she has become noted for her straightforward manner and insightful political repartee. Read Mr. Carville and Mrs. Matalin's full bio
Sam Kass

First-ever White House Senior Policy Advisor on Nutrition

🕑 10/08 at 11:30 AM

In 2009, a newly elected President Obama asked Sam Kass to move from Chicago to the White House and continue his work as personal chef to the family. Kass remained personal chef to the First Family until January of 2015. During his tenure inside the White House, Kass took on several additional initiatives including roles as executive director of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign and senior White House policy advisor for nutrition policy. In 2015 Kass joined NBC News as a senior food analyst, where he reports on topics from healthy eating and wellness to emerging food trends and policy. He is the founder of Trove, a company working to transform the health and sustainability of the food system. Kass is also a MIT Media Lab Fellow. Read Mr. Kass' full bio
Andy Slavitt

Former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

🕑 10/09 at 12:00 PM

Andy Slavitt has decades of private and public sector leadership in health care. From 2015 to 2017 he served as the Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under President Obama, overseeing the Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Under his leadership, the U.S. health care system saw record reductions in the uninsured rate, nationwide improvements in quality, record low cost growth, and a major upsurge in value-based payment models. Read Mr. Slavitt's full bio
Arianna Huffington

Founder and CEO of Thrive Global

🕑 10/10 at 12:40 PM

Arianna Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post, the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, and the author of fifteen books, including, most recently, Thrive and The Sleep Revolution. Read Mrs. Huffington's full bio
Freddy Abnousi, MD

Head of Healthcare – Research Partnerships at Facebook

🕑 10/10 at 10:00 AM

Dr. Abnousi is the Head of Healthcare – Research Partnerships at Facebook and an Interventional Cardiologist specializing in coronary and structural interventions. Read Dr. Abnousi's full bio
Ethan Bearman

Radio & TV Personality and Author

Ethan Bearman has emerged as a key voice of Gen X. His first career was as a technologist working with various Fortune 500 companies and co-founding the successful TECA Data Safe.
Read Mr. Bearman's full bio
Jijo James, MD

Chief Medical Officer for Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices

🕑 10/08 at 2:30 PM

Jijo is the Chief Medical Officer for Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices. In the role, he is responsible for overseeing patient monitoring and safety surveillance practices. Read Dr. James's full bio
Jeffrey Dachis

Founder and CEO at One Drop

🕑 10/09 at 3:00 PM

Jeff is the CEO and Founder of OneDrop, a simple, powerful and convenient mobile platform for managing diabetes, born from his own experience as a newly diagnosed Type 1 LADA (September 2013). Read Mr. Dachis' full bio
Senator William Frist, MD

Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader

🕑 10/09

Senator William Frist, M.D. is a nationally-acclaimed heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and chairman of the Executive Board of the health service private equity firm Cressey & Company. He is actively engaged in the business as well as the medical, humanitarian, and philanthropic communities. Read Senator Frist's full bio
Raymond R. Price, MD, FACS

International leader and pioneer in expanding the role of surgery in public health

Recognized as an international leader and pioneer in expanding the role of surgery in public health, Dr. Price’s work highlights the dramatic impact surgery can have on communities, economies and individuals. Dr. Price is a clinician, researcher, author, and advocate for equality in health care. Read Dr. Price's full bio
Kevin Carr, MD

CEO at National Coordination Center

🕑 10/09 at 11:00 AM

Kevin Carr, MD, is a senior healthcare leader with diverse experience across commercial provider, commercial payer, and public sector entities. Read Dr. Carr's full bio
Eric Frost

Creative at Zeus Jones

🕑 10/08 at 1:40 PM

Eric works as a Cre­ative at Zeus Jones, spe­cial­iz­ing in cre­at­ing com­pelling expe­ri­ences and ideas that bring strate­gies to life. Read Mr. Frost's full bio
Adrian Ho

CEO at Zeus Jones

🕑 10/09 at 2:00 PM

Adri­an works is CEO at ZeusJones, spe­cial­iz­ing in brand strat­egy, mar­ket­ing strat­e­gy and sports­wear appreciation. Read Mr. Ho's full bio
Jodi Hubler

Managing Director at Lemhi Ventures

🕑 10/09 at 1:15 PM

Jodi Hubler is widely recognized for her keen insight, direct communication, and skillful stewardship of organizations from incubated start-ups to multi-billion-dollar corporations. Read Mrs. Hubler's full bio
Naresh Kanumilli, MD

Diabetes and Cardiology at the National Institute of Health, Manchester U.K.

🕑 10/09 at 1:00 PM

Dr. Naresh Kanumilli has been a GP in south Manchester for the past 14 years and he has a specialist interest in diabetes and cardiology. Read Dr. Kanumilli's full bio
Tammy Lee

President & CEO at Recombinetics

🕑 10/09 at 1:20 PM

Tammy Lee has more than 15 years of executive experience and currently serves as President and CEO for Recombinetics, a global leader in gene-edited animals for biomedical research; animal welfare; and safe, healthy food production. Read Ms. Lee's full bio
James Mault, MD, FACS

President and Chief Medical Officer at CQuentia

🕑 10/09 at 10:20 AM

James Mault, MD, FACS, is the President and Chief Medical Officer of CQuentia, the leading Genomics/PGx Personalized Medicine solution provider. Read Dr. Mault's full bio
Josh McHugh

CEO at Attention Span Media

🕑 10/08 at 6:30 PM

Josh’s experience at the intersection of technology, media and business began 14 years ago at Forbes Magazine, where he chronicled the brainiacs and billionaires behind the turn-of-the-century tech upheaval, while opening Forbes’ Bay area offices. Read Mr. McHugh's full bio
Gianrico Farrugia, MD

Mayo Clinic CEO

🕑 10/08 at 8:00 PM

Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., is the new CEO of Mayo Clinic, a not-for-profit, academic health system that has more than 68,000 staff, earns $12 billion in annual revenue and cares for more than 1 million people each year from all 50 states and more than 140 countries. Read Dr. Farrugia's full bio
Guillermo Penalosa

MBA, PhDhc, CSP Founder and Chair, 8 80 Cities

🕑 10/08

Gil is the founder and chair of the board of the successful Canadian non-profit organization 8 80 Cities. He is also chair of the board of World Urban Parks, the international representative body for the city parks, open space and recreation sector. Gil also runs his own international consulting firm - Gil Penalosa & Associates, is an accomplished keynote speaker, facilitator of strategic workshops and advisor to decision makers and community groups. Read Mr. Penalosa's full bio
Nancy Green

Healthcare, Insurance & Life Sciences at Verizon Enterprise Solutions

🕑 10/08

Nancy Green is the global practice lead – Healthcare, Insurance & Life Sciences at Verizon Enterprise Solutions, and is responsible for Verizon's industry strategy, marketing, and solutions for the healthcare and insurance sectors. Read Nancy Green's full bio
Penny Wheeler, MD

CEO of Allina Health

🕑 10/08

Penny Wheeler, MD, became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Allina Health in 2015. She had served as Chief Clinical Officer since 2006, and President since 2013. A board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist, Dr. Wheeler served patients at Women's Health Consultants in Minneapolis, and has served as president of Abbott Northwestern Hospital's medical staff, chaired the Allina Health Quality Committee and served on the Allina Health Board of Directors. Read Dr. Wheeler's full bio
David and Jonah Stillman

Authors of Gen Z @ Work, Principals at GenZGuru

🕑 10/09

David Stillman is the co-author of two best-selling books including When Generations Collide and The M-Factor: How the Millennial Generation Is Rocking the Workplace. David latest book “Gen Z @ Work” published by HarperCollins describes the 7 key traits of Gen Z. He has coauthored this book with his Gen Z son, Jonah. Read the Stillmans' full bio
Eric Ryan

Co-Founder and CEO at OLLY PBC and Co-Founder

🕑 10/09

Eric makes soap. Really nice smelling soap that's non-toxic and good for the planet. It’s really beautiful, too. He and his high school buddy Adam started method in 2001 and have since built it into a global industry leader for both design and sustainability. Read Mr. Ryan's full bio
Erin Newkirk

CMO, Local Crate

🕑 10/09

Erin Newkirk is an award-winning innovator with rich leadership in tech, consumer packaged goods, and healthcare; spanning start-ups to growth companies to billion-dollar brands. Well-versed in team building, marketing, branding, product/experience management, planning, strategy, writing, and speaking. Read Erin Newkirk's full bio
Jeff Shoemate

CMO, Allina Health

🕑 10/09

As Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Allina Health, Jeff Shoemate leads brand strategy and consumer insights, as well as all marketing, omni-channel advertising, PR and internal communications. Read Mr. Shoemate's full bio
Brian Peters

CMO Protolabs

🕑 10/09

Brian Peters has been Chief Marketing Officer at Protolabs since March 2018. Prior to joining Protolabs, Brian served as Chief Marketing Officer of Cambria, the leading brand in the solid surface industry. Previous to his role at Cambria Brian had a progressive 20 year career at General Mills in a variety or marketing leadership roles. Brian also has 10 years of board experience as former Vice Chairmen of the board for a Minneapolis based financial institution. Read Mr. Peters' full bio
Arundhati Parmar

VP and Editor-in-Chief, MedCity News

🕑 10/09

Arundhati Parmar is VP & Editor-In-Chief for MedCity News, where she is responsible for the overall editorial mission for MedCityNews.com and the content strategy for MedCity’s conferences. Read Ms. Parmar's full bio
Lucie Ide, MD

Founder & Chair, Rimidi

🕑 10/09

Lucienne (Lucie) Ide, M.D., Ph.D., a healthcare innovator and founder of Rimidi, Inc., brings her diverse experiences in medicine, science, venture capital and technology to transforming the delivery of chronic care management. Read Ms. Ide's full bio
Aly Lovett

Partner at Radian

🕑 10/09

Aly is a Partner at Radian Capital. Prior to Radian, she focused on enterprise technology and services investments at FTV Capital and healthcare and retail investments at TA Associates. Selected investments at predecessor firms include LiveIntent, MarketsandMarkets, MarketShare Partners, MedSolutions (nka eviCore healthcare), and Senior Whole Health. Aly received a B.A. in Economics from Yale University. Read Ms. Lovett's full bio
Kathy Tune

Co-Founder and Managing Director at Fourth Element Capital

🕑 10/09

Kathleen is the Co-founder and Managing Director of Fourth Element Capital, a healthcare technology venture capital firm. She is Co-founder of DyaMX, Inc., as well as FourMation Medical Works, a new healthcare technology business creation and growth company. Read Ms. Tune's full bio
Brian Kalis

Managing Director of Digital Health at Accenture Health & Public Service

🕑 10/09

Brian is the managing director of digital health and innovation for Accenture’s health business. He began his work at Accenture with a focus of simplifying health interactions to make them more intuitive and personal using modern technology. His engagements are based primarily around transformation, growth strategy and digital strategy. He is the author of multiple Accenture publications on the topic of digital health, cyber security, and consumer experience. He resides in Minneapolis with his wife and three children. Read Mr. Kalis's full bio
Amanda Tufano

Genevive CEO

🕑 10/09

Eric makes soap. Really nice smelling soap that's non-toxic and good for the planet. It’s really beautiful, too. He and his high school buddy Adam started method in 2001 and have since built it into a global industry leader for both design and sustainability. Read Ms. Tufano's full bio
Vicki Holt

President & CEO of Protolabs

🕑 10/09

Vicki Holt has been President and Chief Executive Officer at Protolabs since February 2014. Protolabs is a company that provides rapid manufacturing of low-volume 3D printed, CNC-machined, sheet metal, and injection-molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. Read Ms. Holt's full bio
Lee Jones

Founder, President and CEO, Rebiotix

🕑 10/09

Founder, President and CEO of Rebiotix Inc, Jones has over 30 years of experience in the medical technology industry in large and small companies and academia. She cofounded Rebiotix in 2011. Rebiotix is a clinical stage biotechnology company developing a new class of biologic drugs based on live human-derived microbes. The company was acquired by Ferring Pharmaceuticals in Apr 2018. Read Ms. Jones' full bio
Kevin Hykes

President & CEO, Relievant Medsystems, Inc.

🕑 10/09

Kevin Hykes is the CEO and President of Relievant Medsystems, a privately held medical device company that has developed the Intracept® procedure, a breakthrough treatment for chronic lower back pain. Prior to Relievant Kevin was an Operating Partner at Versant Ventures and Chairman and CEO of Metavention, Inc., a privately held medical device company focused on the development of interventional therapies for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Read Mr. Hykes's full bio
Tony Miller

CEO of Bind On-Demand Health Insurance

🕑 10/09

In the late 1990s, Tony co-founded and was CEO of Definity Health, a pioneer and national leader in consumer-driven health benefit programs. Definity was sold to UnitedHealth Group in 2004. In 2006, he founded Carol Corporation and served as its CEO until the company’s sale to Optum. He currently serves as founder, CEO, and member of the board of Bind, an on-demand health insurance company. Read Mr. Miller's full bio
Amir Rubin

President and CEO of One Medical

🕑 10/09

Amir Dan Rubin has sought to make significant positive impacts on health care throughout his career. He serves as President and CEO of One Medical, the leading membership-based, technology-enabled, national primary care organization focused on transforming health care. Amir previously served as an EVP at UnitedHealth Group’s Optum division, where he served as a divisional CEO focused on helping to make the health system work better for everyone. Read Mr. Rubin's full bio
Chris Farrell

Host of Minnesota Public Radio’s “Conversations on the Creative Economy”

🕑 10/09

Chris Farrell is senior economics contributor at Marketplace, American Public Media’s nationally syndicated public radio business and economic programs. Read Ms. Farell's full bio
Dawn Owens

President of TripleTree

🕑 10/09

Dawn Owens is the President of TripleTree, the country’s largest healthcare merchant bank providing investment banking services through TripleTree and principal investing services through TT Capital Partners. Read Ms. Owens' full bio
Michael Pitt, MD

Director of Global Health Education at the University of Minnesota

🕑 10/09

Michael Pitt, MD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota where he also serves as an Associate Residency Program Director, Director of Global Health Education, and Associate Chair for Faculty Development. Read Dr. Pitt's full bio
Kwame Jackson

Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Strategist in Healthcare

🕑 10/09

Kwame Jackson is polished, confident and credentialed with prestigious Wall Street experience and business lessons he learned in front of 22 million people each week, on NBC’s hit show “The Apprentice.” Read Dr. Jackson's full bio
Susan Turney, MD

CEO of Marshfield Clinic Health System

🕑 10/08

Dr. Susan L. Turney is the CEO of Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS), taking on that role September 1, 2014. Through its entities, MCHS provides patient care, research, education, health care technology and health insurance for Wisconsin and beyond. Read Nancy Green's full bio
Bernard Marr

Internationally Best-Selling Author

🕑 10/10 at 9:00 AM

Bernard Marr is an internationally best-selling author, popular keynote speaker, futurist, and a strategic business & technology advisor to governments and companies. Read Bernard Marr's full bio
Stephen Russell, MD

Professor of Molecular Medicine, Consultant Hematologist at Mayo Clinic Rochester

🕑 10/09 at 2:00 PM

Dr. Russell is a Professor of Molecular Medicine, Consultant Hematologist at Mayo Clinic Rochester and serves on the Board of Trustees of Buena Vista University, Iowa. He was formerly the Dean for Discovery and Experimental Research at Mayo Clinic. Read Dr. Russell's full bio
Michael A. Smerconish

Host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM Channel 124

Michael A. Smerconish is the host of The Michael Smerconish Program on SiriusXM Channel 124, the host of CNN’s “Smerconish” on Saturday mornings, newspaper columnist and author. Read Mr. Smerconish's full bio
Lesley Solomon

VP Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer at Dana-Farber

🕑 10/08 at 3:40 PM

Lesley Solomon is SVP Innovation, Chief Innovation Officer at Dana-Farber. She works with industry, investors and Dana-Farber innovators to accelerate cancer therapies and improve care. Read Ms. Solomon's full bio