San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Please join us for a discussion on what patients lives will look like in 10 years time on Friday the 8th of November in Cambridge, as part of this year’s programme of activity for Silicon Valley comes to the UK (SVC2UK).
Four iconic entrepreneurs and thought leaders wll share their insights into how big data will transform the way patients are treated in the next 10 years.
Venue: Lady Mitchells Hall
Date: Friday 8th November 2013
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Andrew Thompson (Founder and CEO, Proteus Digital)
Andrew is the Co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Proteus Digital Health. He also co-founded and was President and Chief Executive Officer of FemRx and Chief Financial Officer of CardioRhythm. Andrew has contributed to the success of many healthcare companies including Cell Genesys, Cytotherapeutics, Northstar Neuroscience and QRx Pharmaceuticals, by acting as a consultant and venture capital investor. Andrew holds an M.A. in engineering from Cambridge University, an M.A. in education from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Alice Rathjen (CEO, DNA Guide)
Alice Rathjen is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of DNA Guide, a company making searching the genome as easy as finding a pub around the corner. In 2011 Alice won the Kaufman Business Idea Commpetition for Women in Science and Engineering. She the primary Inventor of US Patent 7089498 Method for Managing Personal Genetic Profiles. She studied ethics at UC Davis and Stanford and later received technical training in Geographic Information Systems.
Stanley Yang (CEO Neurosky).
Stanley Yang is the visionary behind the bio-sensor company that has quickly become the global leader in mass market Brain-Computer Interface technology. Stanley sees the significance of the company as being “a transition in everyday life from humans conforming to machines, to machines conforming to humans”. NeuroSky adapts electroencephalography (EEG) and (since the release of blink in 2010) electromyography (EMG) technology to fit a consumer market within a number of fields such as entertainment (toys and games), education, automotive, and health.
We would be delighted if you could join us for this extremely important element of SVC2UK programme for what promises to be a stimulating and lively debate and dinner.
Dan Edwards, Sagentia Health:
Dan is an entrepreneur with experience in technology innovation in healthcare from both sides of the pond. He’s going to talk about how we evaluate technology in the new healthcare paradigm and where are the technology opportunities in the patient care pathway. As MD of Sagentia which provides outsourced R & D services to start ups through to global market leaders in the medical, industrial and consumer sectors. Its global headquarters is in Cambridge UK, and it has a United States HQ in Boston, Mass. Dan has a MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated with a Masters in Engineering from Cambridge University.
Darrin Disley, Horizon Discovery: Chief Executive Officer and President
If you should require any further information, please contact the student coordinating the event – Claire Weiller at CUE (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Silicon Valley Comes to the UK
Silicon Valley comes to the UK (SVC2UK) is a not-for-profit volunteer-led invitation-only series of events that bring together early stage investors, successful serial entrepreneurs, students and alumni with leading serial entrepreneurs and investors to discuss and debate how and why they have come to create and fund today’s most disruptive technologies that aim to change our world. SVC2UK is working in partnership with London & Partners this year to deliver their programme of events.
London & Partners is a not-for-profit public-private partnership, funded by the Mayor of London and our network of commercial partners. They attract overseas businesses, events, congresses, students and visitors to London and help London businesses go global. They were established in 2011, replacing three predecessor organisations – Visit London, Think London and Study London. With a combined and expanded remit, London & Partners can be a stronger advocate for London across the world.