Past Advisory Board

Lynn Banaszak Brusco
Lynn Banaszak Brusco

Executive Director
CMU Disruptive Health Technology Institute
www.dhti.cmu.edu

Lynn Banaszak Brusco is the executive director of the Disruptive Health Technology Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. Since launching the institute in 2013, DHTI has awarded $4.5M to 34 new, disruptive technologies that are bringing transformational improvements in the affordability, accessibility, quality and simplicity of health care solutions.
Cris De Luca
Cris De Luca

Digital Health & Innovation Leader
Johnson & Johnson Innovation
www.jnjinnovation.com
@crisdeluca

40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovator by the Boston Business Journal and MedTech Boston, Cris leads Johnson & Johnson’s Innovation Center in Boston as the Head of Digital Innovation. He was formerly Associate Director in Novartis Research Informatics and is Co-Founder of Ultra Light Startups, a venture competition accelerator.
Wen Dombrowski, MD
Wen Dombrowski, MD

Medical Director
Northwell Health Solutions
www.linkedin.com/in/wendombrowski
@HealthcareWen

Wen Dombrowski, MD, MBA is a geriatrics physician executive that develops technology and business solutions to help vulnerable populations with complex medical and social needs — including older adults, people with disabilities, and the urban poor. Her work focuses on healthcare delivery innovation, telehealth, informatics, and digital strategy. She also advises health tech startups and medical industry organizations.
Robin Farmanfarmaian
Robin Farmanfarmaian

Vice President
INVICTA Medical
www.thepatientceo.com
@robinff3

Robin Farmanfarmaian is the COO of Arc Programs, VP at INVICTA Medical, a sleep apnea medical device company, and Co-Founder of the Organ Preservation Alliance. Previous work includes being a founder of Morfit, Exponential Medicine, and VP at Singularity University. Her book, “The Patient as CEO” can be found on Amazon.
Mary Furlong
Mary Furlong

CEO and Founder
Mary Furlong and Associates
www.maryfurlong.com

Mary Furlong, Ed, D., MFA’s president and CEO, is a leading authority on the baby boom generation as it moves toward and beyond age 50. Through her three companies, she has raised over $130 million in venture financing and corporate sponsorships for companies with products and services to serve the needs of the boomer/senior market place.
Shwen Gwee
Shwen Gwee

Director of Digital Customer Insights
Biogen
www.biogen.com
@shwen

Shwen is Digital/Social Pharma veteran; SXSW and Google Healthcare Ad Board; MIT Hacking Medicine Team, Startup Mentor and Founder of bootcamp.sxsh.org, sxsh.org, and med20.com.
Kayta Hancock
Katya Hancock

Director of Strategic Partnerships
StartUp Health
www.startuphealth.com
@katyahancock

Katya is the Strategic Partnerships Director at StartUp Health, an Academy to inspire, educate, and provide resources for entrepreneurs to build sustainable health and wellness companies. Katya is a passionate advocate for health entrepreneurs and an active member of the startup technology ecosystem in New York City.
Ayesha Khalid, MD
Ayesha Khalid, MD

Surgeon and Innovator; VP Business Development at Doctella; MIT Sloan Fellows Program
Doctella
www.doctella.com

Ayesha N. Khalid is a practicing sinus surgeon and Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School with 15 years’ experience in the healthcare industry. Ayesha pioneered groundbreaking research in sinus inflammation and clinical outcomes in sinus disease.
Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee

Co-Director
MIT Hacking Medicine
www.hackingmedicine.mit.edu
@listophercree

Chris is a PhD student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Program, a Co-Founder of Recon Therapeutics, and the current Co-Director for MIT Hacking Medicine.
Eric Mathews
Eric Mathews

Founder and CEO
Start Co.
www.neverstop.co
@ECMathews

Eric Mathews is the CEO of Start Co., the venture development organization he founded. He is an early stage investor in tech startups.
Andrey Ostrovsky, MD
Andrey Ostrovsky, MD

CEO
Care at Hand
www.careathand.com
@andreyostrovsky

Dr. Ostrovsky is a practicing physician and social entrepreneur who leads Care at Hand’s executive management and strategic vision.
Carlos Rodarte
Carlos Rodarte

CEO
HealthRhythms
www.healthrhythms.com
@crodarte

Carlos Rodarte is the CEO of HealthRhythms, a machine-learning startup that seamlessly gathers real-time lifestyle measurement from sensors to improve mental health outcomes.
Unity Stoakes
Unity Stoakes

President
StartUp Health
www.startuphealth.com
@unitystoakes

Unity is the co-founder and president of StartUp Health. He is on a mission to transform healthcare.
Hubert Zajicek, MD
Hubert Zajicek, MD

CEO
Health Wildcatters
www.healthwildcatters.com
@hubertzajicek

Hubert Zajicek, MD, MBA, is CEO & Co-founder of Health Wildcatters, a healthcare seed fund & accelerator in Dallas, TX. Health Wildcatters provides mentorship, capital and guidance to healthcare startups. Dr. Zajicek has extensive experience with startups and is an active speaker and thought leader on healthcare startups, entrepreneurship, financing & healthcare.

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