HealthXL Global Gathering Boston

25th May 2023
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Global Gathering, 25th May 2023 at 9:30am, Boston (Takeda & HealthXL) 

The next frontier of digital health in pharma 

Digital health in pharma is evolving – it has to evolve. Innovation takes time and some leading pharma companies are driving how to innovate, how to generate ROI and how to ensure patients reap the value of digital health innovation.Pharma companies are looking to accelerate innovation reflecting on challenges and successes. Learnings have been made and pharma igniting change to do better.

Join our Global Gathering in Boston, where our community members comprised of thought leaders, innovators, investors and policymakers from around the world will tackle the evolution of digital health in pharma:

  • Lessons learnt: What has pharma learnt from past challenges in digital health?
  • Is pharma the natural home for digital health? What will the role be for big players such as traditional MedTech? 
  • What will the next phase for digital health in pharma look like? 
  • Recipe for scale: How will pharma-backed products gain scale?

More information on the agenda will follow in the coming weeks. Apply now to join us in Boston, United States for our next Global Gathering! HealthXL is proud to bring this event to you in collaboration with Takeda.

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David Zuckerman
Digital Health Partnerships Lead, Takeda
Michael Pace
CEO & Founder at
Jeff Weness
Head of Digital Opportunities and Business Intelligence at Otsuka
David Rosenthal
Healthcare Venture Partner, AlleyCorp
Anthony Sitas
Senior Consultant - Drug Delivery & Digital Health Technology, TTP
Alexandra Gonçalves
Vice President, Medical Digital Health at Bristol Myers Squibb
Kathy Kaluhiokalani
Co-Founder and CEO, Pip Care
Supriya Bakshi
Associate Director - Data, Insights & Analytics at AstraZeneca
Jake de Medeiros
Director of Commercial Strategy at Limbix
Amir Lahav
Digital Health Innovation Advisor
Alex Glover
Director, New Product Commercial Strategy, Ionis Pharmaceuticals
Myles Furnace
Commercial VP, Closed Loop Medicine
Josh Cosman
Director, Digital Health Strategy at AbbVie
Pradeep Mangalath
Head of Portfolio Management, Digital Healthcare, Sanofi
Chris Lento
Head of Sales & Partnerships, Healthcare at Noom
Acacia Parks
Lead Consultant and Founder, Liquid Amber Consulting
Ainslie Forbes
Head of Digital Health Research, Otsuka
Alba Zurriaga Carda, PhD
Director of Digital Investments, Sanofi Ventures
Alex Condoleon
Head of Digital Healthcare, US, Sanofi
Ameya Phadke
Patient Non Pharma Solutions Leader - Chiesi Group
Anders Tveteraas
International Head of Patient Solutions & Services, Novartis
Ankita Deshpande
Head of Innovation Accelerator, Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Anupam Vats
Co-Founder and Vice President of Growth & Partnerships, Pip Care
Ashley Pippin
Director, Digital Product Delivery, Novartis Biome
Brandon Salimi
Technology, Strategy and Innovation Manager, Amgen
Brian Flatley
VP Consulting Services at S3 Connected Health
Chris Cera
CEO, Arcweb Technologies
Danny Sands
Chief Advocacy Officer, Society for Participatory Medicine; Diameter Health CMO
Eriola Kruja
Associate Principal & Co-Lead Digital Medicine Practice, ZS
Everett Crosland
VP of Market Access, Reimbursement & Government Affairs at AppliedVR
Frank Chavez
Digital Business Development, Strategy, & Innovation, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Companies
James (J.R.) Williams
Head, Biogen Digital Health External Innovation and Alliances
Jeremy Sohn
Managing General Partner, P74 Ventures
Jin Lee, Ph.D
Director of Digital Health, Astellas Pharma
Julia Jackson
Senior Director, Digital Product Innovation & Partnerships, Takeda
Karl Hess
Managing Director, Outcome Capital
Katerina Fialkovskaya
Corporate Venture Investor, Philips Ventures
Kellee M. Franklin, PhD
Royal Society of Arts Fellow, Chief Innovation Officer, Mindful Innovation Labs
Lauren Bataille
Head of Digital Patient Health & Innovation - Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism at AstraZeneca
Mark Grossman
VP Growth Strategies , GoMo Health
Matt Norton
Vice President of Marketing & Commercial Development at S3 Connected Health
Michael Freni
Vice President, Business Development, Innovation & Venture Partner, A.I. Digital Innovation Fund, Mass General Brigham
Murray Brozinsky
Chief Executive Officer at Conversa Health
Ramita Tandon
Walgreens Boots Alliance - Chief Clinical Trials Officer
Randy Horton
Chief Solutions Officer, Orthogonal
Reginald Swift
Founder / CEO, Rubix LS
Rick Bartels
Managing Partner , DTxCC
Sandra Nagale
Director - Digital Health & Data Solutions, Boston Scientific
Sarah Jackson
Director, Business Development and Alliance Management, Click Therapeutics, Inc.
Sean Hogan
General Manager at Innovaccer
Seyla Azoz
Global Director, Digital Health and Patient Experience Design, Novartis
Sophie Park
Managing Director, Bayer G4A Digital Health
William Taranto
President, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund
Stefanida Blake
Director of Clinical AI Insight Commercialization, Carelon Digital Platforms - Elevance Health
Amir Zur
Executive Director, Head of R&D Digital Health Products at Takeda Pharmaceuticals
Anthony Sigrest
Head of Digital Patient Innovation, Oncology, Takeda
Patrick Keenan
Associate Director - Business & Commercial Development, Rx+ Commercial Group at Astellas Pharma
Steffanie Bristol
Head, Biogen Digital Health Ventures, Strategy & Innovation
Catherine Blanchette
Global Head of Digital Strategic PartnershipsGlobal Head of Digital Strategic Partnerships, Sanofi
Lindsey Hagan
Director, Business Development, Biofourmis
Ken Tubman
Head of Patient Engagement Services, Takeda
Nat Arlander
Senior Director: Head of the the Plasma Innovation Hub (iHUB) for the Plasma Derived Therapies Business Unit, Takeda
Owen McCarthy
President, Board of Directors and Co-Founder, MedRhythms Inc
Lesley Solomon
Venture Chair, Redesign Health
Rona Li
Managing Director, Redesign Health
John Jesser
President Clinical Solutions, Employer Solutions, Amwell
Ami Bhatt
Chief Innovation Officer, American College of Cardiology
Jim Joyce
CEO, HealthBeacon
Mary Alice Lawless
Founder Biograph Inc by Amwell
Adriano Garcez
Director, Evidence Generation & Outcomes Research, ZS Associates
Savo Topic
Dir. Digital Strategy & Digital Health Product Management, Takeda
Akanksha Mehta
Healthcare Growth Equity Investor,Transformation Capital
Jessie Wu
Healthcare Growth Equity Investor, Transformation Capital
Dr Oran Rigby
Chair, Akkure Genomics
Yury Rozenman
Senior Vice President Business Development, Propeller Health
Ariel Dowling
Senior Director, Head of Sensing and Measurement, Takeda
Brian Goodman
Program Director, The
Chandra Ramanathan
Global Head, Danaher Innovation Hubs, Danaher Corporation
Sean Glynn
Lead Outcomes Researcher, ZS
Cathy Zaremba
Director of Product Marketing, BrightInsight
Thorsten Rall
Global Head Digital Transformation & Innovation, SVP at Novartis
David Icke
Vice President, Digital Health & Analytics Product, Humana
Angela Rosales
Group Director, Strategy, Appnovation
Gabriele Ricci
Chief Data & Technology Officer, Takeda
Gena Koufos
Digital Strategy Lead, Takeda
Sham Sokka
Head Of Innovation and Marketing Precision Diagnosis, Philips
Timothy Aungst
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, MCPHS University, The Digital Apothecary
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