Meet Our Confirmed Panelists and Workshop Facilitators

Narendra Kini, MD

Chief Executive Officer, Miami Children's Health System

Jordan Shlain, MD

Founder and Chairman, Healthloop

Tiffany Wilson

Chief Executive Officer, Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) & T3 Labs

Wendy Sue Swanson, MD

Pediatrician & Executive Director Digital Health, Seattle Children’s Hospital

John S. Brownstein, PhD

Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children’ Hospital Professor at Harvard Medical School

Susan Amat, PhD

CEO and Founder, Venture Hive


Managing Director, North America Clinical and Health Management Services at Accenture

Jennifer McCafferty-Fernandez, PhD

Director, Miami Children’s Research Institute & Office of Sponsored Programs

Jennifer Dauer

Senior Vice President for Strategy and Growth, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Sherry N. Farrugia

Chief Operating and Strategy Officer, Pediatric Technology Center, Georgia Institute of Technology

Kezia Fitzgerald

President: Fitzgerald Cancer Fund, Chief Innovation Director & Owner: CareAline® Products, LLC

Mike Fitzgerald

Co-Founder, CareAline Products

Kevin Maher, MD

Director, Cardiac Intensive Care Clinical Director, Center for Pediatric Nanomedicine Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Sharief Taraman, MD

Assistant Division Chair of the CHOC Children’s Specialists Pediatric Neurology Division

Charles A. Thompson, MD

Global Lead, Pfizer Pediatric Center of Excellence

Leanne West

Chief Engineer Pediatric Technologies, Georgia Institute of Technology

Kornelius Bankston, MBA, Msc.

Director of Bioscience, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Nick Davis

Managing Director, Corporate Innovation at Singularity University

Christian Seale, M.B.A.

Founder and Managing Director, Startupbootcamp Miami

Maribeth Gandy, PhD

Director of the Interactive Media Technology Center and Director of the Wearable Computing Center, Georgia Tech

Spyro Mousses

Chief Scientist and Executive Scientific Advisor for the Sharon Disney Lund Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute (MI3) at CHOC Children's

Chen Zhang

Design Leader, LIFT 1428

David McDonald

Chief Executive Officer, LIFT1428

Julia Finkel, MD

Director of R&D for Pain Medicine at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Tammy Noll

General Manager, Maternal Infant Care at, GE Healthcare

Laura Beken

Manager, Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute, CHOC

Audra Wilford

Chief Hope Officer, MaxLove Project + MaxLove Market

Natalia Martinez-Kalinina

General Manager, CIC-Miami

William Günter Loudon, MD, PhD

Pediatric Neurosurgeon, CHOC Children's

William H. “Bill” Chambers, PhD

Senior Vice President, Extramural Research and Training for the American Cancer Society

Mike Pistone

Director of Marketing, Center for Technology Commercialization, Cincinnati Children's

Amy Lambeth

Research Associate, Georgia Tech

Michael Montgomery

Associate General Counsel - IP/IT at Miami Children's Hospital

Darius Bägli, MD

Professor of Surgery & Physiology, Sickkids


Director of E-Health & Health 2.0 at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (HSJD) in Barcelona

Lubna M. Ahmad, PhD

Chief Executive Officer, Invoy

Varun Hippalgaonkar

Vice President of Business Development, HealthGrid


Chairman of the Board, Live Like Bella