Konda Vishweshwar Reddy is an Indian politician and a member of parliament from Chevella (Lok Sabha constituency), Telangana. He won the Indian general election, 2014 being an Telangana Rashtra Samithi candidate. He worked as C.E.O. & Managing Director of Wipro Healthcare I.T.Ltd., and C.E.O. & Managing Director of GE Medical Systems Information Technology and Managing Director, Citadel Research and Solutions, Ltd. He is involved in various health care programs in Ranga Reddy district and has conducted many health camps and health education programs with an emphasis on women and child health and nutrition.
Amir Dan Rubin serves as Executive Vice President at UnitedHealth Group and its Optum organization, a $150 billion organization seeking to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. Amir previously served as CEO for Stanford Health Care, the $4 billion health system affiliated with Stanford University in California. He has also served as COO for UCLA Health in California, and as COO for Stony Brook University Hospital in New York.
Thumbay Moideen, established the THUMBAY Group, U.A.E. Under his dynamic leadership it went on to achieve tremendous growth, and in the process, provided a means of livelihood to hundreds of families over the last decade. The Thumbay Group has since ventured into Health Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Information Technology, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Hospitality and Real Estate.
Prof Prabhat Ranjan heads TIFAC as its Executive Director. TIFAC is set up as a Technology Think Tank and is an autonomous body of Dept of Science and Technology, Govt of India. Recently Prime Minister of India launched Technology Vision 2035 prepared by TIFAC under his leadership. He obtained his PhD from University of California, Berkeley and did college education from IIT Kharagpur and Delhi University. He has received many awards for his contribution to Science and Technology.
Dr Shailja is an accomplished healthcare executive and has 15+ years of industry experience. She conceptualized and launched a unique platform for real world research collaboration and knowledge exchange called SHARE-ID. She has also worked in device industry (GE Healthcare) and was responsible for providing medical strategy for “incubation” projects. She was awarded GE innovators award in 2009. She is a trained physician. She is also invited as guest lecturer at Columbia University Business School.
Dr Heslegrave is currently the Corporate Chief of Research at the William Osler Health System in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Recently he was appointed as the Inaugural Executive Director for Clinical Trials Ontario supported by the Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation to make the Province of Ontario a preferred location for global clinical trials. He has consulted to NIH, Oxford, Wellcome Trust and the Vietnam Ministry of Health.
Dr Ogan Gurel is Chief Innovation Officer at Campus D, a Seoul-based startup incubator and holds academic appointments at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Health Sciences and Technology, the University of Melbourne and Libera Accademia Belle Arti in Brescia, Italy. Previously, he served as a Director in the CTO office at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology. Prior to residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Ogan obtained his M.D. and M.Phil. degrees from Columbia University and Bachelor’s cum laude from Harvard College.
Dr Chandy Abraham is the CEO and Head of Medical Services for the Health City , Cayman Islands a joint venture of the Narayana health Group, India with Ascension Health, USA. Dr. Abraham intends to implement the “Health City” vision , to provide ethical, high quality specialist medical service in a caring environment which is easily accessible to the people of Cayman, the Caribbean and beyond.
Maj Gen Dr A K Singh has served in the Indian Army for 38 years. He has retired on 31 Dec 2012 from the Army as Major General (Medical) in charge of 37 hospitals in South Western Command. He is PhD in Medical Informatics and Community Medicine from Linkoping University, Sweden. Presently he is advisor in Telemedicine to Mahatama Gandhi Hospital for restarting Rajasthan Govt. telemedicine Project in 33 district hospitals as a PPP model. Recently established a Department of Health Informatics in the university.
Dr Sarita Jaiswal is an accomplished Plant Scientist with +15 years of R&D experience with specialisation in cereal & pulse crop biochemistry and genomics. She is an ex-Research officer at University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada and served in different capacities for 08 years. She is two times young scientist (Indian Society of Plant Physiology & KK Nanda Foundation for Advancement of Plant Sciences) award winner. She is an Honorary Advisor to various reputed firms and reviewer of multiple Journals of International repute.
Dr Sharon Vasuthevan is the Group Nursing & Quality Executive at Life Healthcare Group. She is a registered nurse, midwife and psychiatric nurse from Natal College of Nursing.
Dr Kate Lazarenko is founder and director of Health Industry Matters Pte. Ltd., a boutique consulting firm focused on creating customized solutions that address unique needs of clients across the health industry ecosystem. Kate holds a PhD in health information systems from Monash University, Australia. Apart from academia, Kate worked for the government-funded authority supporting a national vision for digital health for Australia (National E-Health Transition Authority), management consulting (PricewaterhouseCoopers, Singapore) and health IT industry.
Tanya Spisbah is a renowned and influential expert on Australia-India relations, particularly with respect to health and sustainable development. A career diplomat with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for more than a decade, Tanya served from 2014-17 at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi, specialising in health and technology diplomacy for inclusive, sustainable growth. She notably led the health agenda resulting in the Australian and Indian Prime Ministers exchanging an MoU for Health and Medicine, paving the way for cooperation on digital health.