Speakers 2018

Adam Landman, MD

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As Brigham Health’s Chief Information Officer, Adam Landman, MD, MS, MIS, MHS, will be responsible for maintaining a focus on excellence while developing system-wide strategic IT initiatives, with the goal of evolving the next generation of information systems across the BH enterprise. Landman is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Informatics. He joined BWH…

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Mike O’Hara

Mike O'Hara

Mike is a partner practicing in Deloitte’s Healthcare and Life Sciences industry and leads the audit practice in Boston.  With over thirty years of experience, Mike has worked with a variety of healthcare companies including a number of Deloitte’s largest healthcare providers and payors.  Mike also works with emerging growth companies in the health technology…

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Irem Mertol

Irem Mertol is a Director at McKesson Ventures. She brings nearly 10 years of experience as both an investor and entrepreneur across healthcare services and technology companies. Prior to joining Mckesson Ventures, Irem was responsible for developing and implementing network management, pharmacy benefit management and wellness products for self-insured organizations at Burd Health. She has…

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Chitra Akileswaran, MD, MBA

Chitra Akileswaran

Chitra Akileswaran, MD, MBA is Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Cleo, a platform which supports working parents to grow their families and their careers, on their own terms.  Cleo works directly with employers of all types – from fast-growing tech companies to large multi-nationals – to transform the culture of workplaces to better support families, and to…

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Heidi Leeds

Heidi Leeds

Heidi Leeds is a Senior Client Partner in Korn Ferry’s Stamford office, and a member of the Firm’s Global Healthcare Services Practice and Board & CEO Services Practice. Ms. Leeds focuses on the recruitment of senior executives for healthcare services companies, primarily payor and provider related, including a wide range of healthcare technology organizations. She…

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Luba Greenwood, JD

Luba Greenwood

Luba brings to Google pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and digital health industry expertise in building innovative technology companies and providing strategic counsel to global corporations. Luba has served as Vice President of Global Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions at Roche, where she also established and led the Innovation Hub for Diagnostics Division. Luba is on the…

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A.G. Breitenstein

A.G. Breitenstein

A.G. was most recently a General Partner at Optum Ventures. Before Optum Ventures, A.G.  was a co-founder of Humedica and served as Chief Product Officer of Optum Analytics after Optum acquired Humedica in 2013. Prior to Humedica, she was a Director at Leerink Swann, a leading health care investment bank. A.G. co-founded the non-profit Institute…

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Julian Harris, MD

Julian Harris

Dr. Harris leads CareAllies, a Cigna Company, and is a Fellow with the Harvard Kennedy School Healthcare Policy Program. CareAllies is an innovative population health management services company that helps providers navigate the transition to value-based care. Prior to CareAllies, Dr. Harris served as Associate Director for Health in the White House Office of Management…

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Julia Cheek

Julie Cheek

Julia Cheek is the CEO and Founder of EverlyWell, the next-generation lab testing platform that provides at-home lab testing kits with useful results & insights. With nearly 100,000 customers around the country and 30 test kits, EverlyWell is a market leader in the at-home lab testing space, and is one of the fastest growing consumer…

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Katherine Ryder

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Kate Ryder is the founder and CEO of Maven, the only virtual clinic dedicated to women’s and family health. Named one of Fast Company’s “10 Most Innovative Healthcare Companies in 2018,” Maven’s leading family benefits platform advances women in the workplace and makes it easier for parents to start and grow a family during a…

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