Atendee Bios

We've gathered a wonderful group of individuals for the 2014 Quantified Self Public Health Symposium. Find out more information about registered attendees here.

Conveners | Toolmakers | Researchers | QS Labs

Conveners



Gary Wolf
Quantified Self Labs
Twitter | Web
Gary Wolf is the director of Quantified Self Labs, a social enterprise whose mission is to support the Quantified Self movement worldwide.
Bryan Sivak
CTO, HHS
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Bryan Sivak joined HHS as the Chief Technology Officer in July 2011. In this role, he is responsible for helping HHS leadership harness the power of data, technology, and innovation to improve the health and welfare of the nation.
Larry Smarr
Director, Calit2
Twitter | Web
Larry Smarr is the founding Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), a UC San Diego/UC Irvine partnership, and holds the Harry E. Gruber professorship in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at UCSD's Jacobs School.
Steve Downs
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Twitter | Web
Steve is the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s chief technology and information officer. In this role, he ensures that the Foundation’s technology strategy and operations are aligned with its organizational plans.
Current Projects: OpenNotes | Health Data Exploration | Project HealthDesign

Toolmakers

Andy Hickl
A.R.O., Inc.
Twitter | Web
Andy is the Co-founder and CEO at A.R.O., Inc. He is interested in ubiquitous computing, machine learning, and natural language processing specialist. He is also a passionate lifelogger.
Linda Avey
Curious
Twitter | Web
Linda is a crusader for liberation and access to personal data. Prior to founding Curious she was a co-founder of the personal genomics company 23andMe.
Aaron Coleman
Small Steps Labs
Twitter | Web
Aaron is the creator of Fitabase by Small Steps Labs. Fitabase is a research platform that collects data from internet connected consumer devices. It is designed for anyone wanting to aggregate, analyze, and export data gathered from many device wearers.
Anne Wright
BodyTrack, Fluxtream
Twitter | Web
Anne Wright is an MIT-trained roboticist and former lead systems engineer for prototype rovers at NASA Ames Research Center. She leads the BodyTrack Project at CMU, building tools and culture to support individual's efforts towards personal health empowerment.
Tony Stubblebine
Lift
Twitter | Web
Tony is the founder and CEO of Lift, a mobile and web-based habit tracking and coaching platform.
Ian Eslick
Vital Reactor, LLC
Twitter | Web
Ian has been working as a technology entrepreneur and academic for nearly 25 years. He recently completed a PhD exploring how personal data can be used to improve decisions and advance scientific discovery. His new company, Vital Reactor, is working with a variety of healthcare organizations on products that use personal data to transform clinical care.
Robert Evans
Google, Paco
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Bob develops tools to support analysis and exploration of daily experience. For the past three years as a software engineer at Google, Bob has been working on Paco (Personal Analytics COmpanion). Paco allows individuals and behavior scientists to easily create and conduct behavior studies and interventions on mobile phones.
David Haddad
Open mHealth
Twitter | Web
David is the director of Open mHealth, a nonprofit that envisions a world where disparate mobile health applications can be harnessed to tell a data-driven patient story.
Anna de Paula Hanika
Open mHealth
Twitter | Web
Anna has recently joined Open mHealth to lead product strategy & marketing, following 6.5 years as a Product Marketing Manager at Google, and is excited to be solving for how integrated data and design can transform the way we manage personal health.
Dawn Nafu
Intel
Twitter | Web
Dawn is an anthropologist with Intel Labs, where she conducts ethnographic research to inform new product development and strategy. She holds a PhD from University of Cambridge and has research interests in anthropology of measurement and experiences of time.
Sangita Sharma
Intel
Web
Sangita is a researcher at Intel Labs with a background in data processing and analysis. She holds a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering and her research interests include creating algorithms to analyze data and derive contextual information from multiple data sources.
David Reeves
Limeade
Twitter | Web
David is the Product director at Limeade, a well-being improvement service for employees and health plan members, and started the Seattle Quantified Self Meetup.
Ryan Beckland
Validic
Twitter | Web
Ryan is the CEO and cofounder of Validic. Validic, an FDA Class I MDDS, delivers actionable, standardized, HIPAA-compliant consumer health data to healthcare companies.
Drew Schiller
Validic
Twitter | Web
Drew is CTO and co-founder at Validic. Validic, an FDA Class I MDDS, delivers actionable, standardized, HIPAA-compliant consumer health data to healthcare companies.
Anmol Madan
Ginger.io
Twitter | Web
Anmol leads the overall vision and strategy at Ginger.io, and his past research has been in modeling large-scale human behavior data using statistical and pattern recognition methods. His work has been featured extensively in academic publications and popular media. He received his PhD from the MIT Media Lab.
Mike Polcari
23andMe
Twitter | Web
Mike Polcari is the Director of Software Engineering at 23andMe. Mike works with a talented team software engineers to bring personal genetics to the masses and advance humanity's understanding of genetics through 23andMe's Personal Genome Service, open API, and research platform.
Bill Davenhall
Esri
Twitter | Web
Bill is the former Global Industry Manager for Health and Human Services at Esri for 15 years. He created the My Place History app, (PC and iOS versions) in 2010 that links personal history of street address to toxic chemical data from the EPA.
Chris Hogg
Practice Fusion
Twitter | Web
Chris leads the Data Science team at Practice Fusion, a leading free EMR service.
Beau Gunderson
Practice Fusion
Twitter | Web
Beau is a Senior Software Gardener at Practice Fusion. He is also a leading QS developer and open data advocate.
Current Project: 23andMe Data Exporter
Carlos Olguin
Autodesk, Inc.
Web
Carlos heads the Bio/Nano/Programmable Matter Group at Autodesk Research. They are investigating the design spaces enabled by matter programming across domains and scales by collaborating with researchers around the world to co-envision the paradigms and tools needed to establish a robust scale-free body of knowledge of design.
Doug Kanter
Databetes
Twitter | Web
Doug is a type-1 diabetic, designer and founder of Databetes. As a patient, he is interested in developing tools for improved self-management support. Doug is also a recent graduate of NYU's ITP where he studied data visualization and interaction design.
Marco Della Torre
Basis Science
Twitter | Web
Marco is a biomedical engineer, serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Basis Science.
Khaled Hassounah
MedHelp
Twitter | Web
Khaled focuses on bringing health quantification to the masses through a platform serving MedHelp's own website and a range of partners reaching tens of millions of active users.
David Albert
AliveCor
Twitter | Web
David is a physician, scientist, inventor and entrepreneur. He recently founded AliveCor, the creators of the first iPhone ECG.
Jason Bobe
The Personal Genomes Project
Twitter | Web
Jason focuses on equitable access to biomedical technologies, expanding the definition of "researcher" to encompass broader audiences, creating public data resources and related issues like "open consent", and promoting research design that incorporates "sharing by default".
Current Project: Open Humans Network
Marion Handler
Qualcomm
Web
Marion is a clinical health psychologist with extensive training and experience in behavioral medicine and health promotion as well as in high technology and wireless media to promote healthy behaviors. She is currently the Senior Manager of Global Employee Health Services at Qualcomm.
John Mattison
Kaiser Permanente
Twitter | Web
John is deeply involved with person-centric care as well as federal and state policy on health information exchange. He is a member on the HHS/ONC Technical Expert Panel on Patient Generated Health Data and is interested in big data analytics.
Brian Foye
Humana
Twitter | Web
Brian is a Director in Human Resources for Humana Inc. -- a $40B US health care company that offers a wide range of insurance products and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being.
Amar Kendale
MC10
Twitter | Web
Amar is passionate about bringing the needs of consumers, patients, providers, and payers into focus, in order to deliver enabling personal biosensing technology that will improve health and lives.
Roni Zeiger
Smart Patients
Twitter | Web
Roni is the CEO of Smart Patients and the former chief health strategist at Google.
Rajiv Mehta
Unfrazzle
Twitter | Web
Rajiv's work focuses on empowering people to better understand and manage their own and their family’s health. He consults on family-caregiver innovation, and is developer of Unfrazzle, a board member of the Family Caregiver Alliance, and co-organizer of the Bay Area Quantified Self meetup group.
Sean Ahrens
Crohnology
Twitter | Web
Sean is a patient-centered health software designer and developer. He is currently focused on building Patient-Powered Research Networks.
Eric Blue
TRAQS
Twitter | Web
Eric is a technologist, entrepreneur and aspiring alpha geek with a passion for the quantified self, health, fitness, mind mapping, productivity and learning.
Jon Hemphill
Garmin
Twitter | Web
Jon is a Product Manager for the Health and Wellness product line at Garmin.
Adam Dole
HHS/Mayo
Twitter | Web
Adam is on sabbatical from Mayo Clinic and Better as a Presidential Innovation Fellow, working with the White House and US Dept. of Health and Human Services on the MyData Blue Button Initiative.
Ilene Klein
Qualcomm
Twitter | Web
Ilene is a family physician leading Qualcomm's health and wellness strategy for its global workforce through transformative connected health services and data. She is also the Chair of Qualcomm Life's Advisory Council.
Michael Nagle
Lark Technologies
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Michael is the former organizer of the Boston's QS meetup, advisor to Ginger.io, and R&D engineer at Lark Technologies.
Minna Ahn
Samsung
Twitter | Web
Minna works in business development at Samsung’s new Open Innovation Center, based in Silicon Valley, NYC, and Korea that invests in, acquire and partner with entrepreneurs and startups with great ideas.
Mike Lee
MyFitnessPal
Twitter | Web
Mike is the founder and CEO of MyFitnessPal. MyFitnessPal makes it easy to track the food that you eat and the exercise that you perform so that you can make healthier decisions.
Nick Crocker
MyFitnessPal
Twitter | Web
Nick is a product manager at MyFitnessPal. He Co-founded Sessions (recently acquired) and is excited about designing behavior change with humans and technology.
Walter De Brouwer
Scanadu
Twitter | Web
Walter is the founder and CEO of Scanadu.
Rick Henderson
Scanadu
Web
Rick is the director of mobile fluidics at Scanadu.
Jeroen Brouwer
Philips DirectLife
Twitter | Web
Jeroen helped to launch the Philips DirectLife activity program as well as the ActiveLink program jointly with Weight Watchers.
Jessica Richman
uBiome
Twitter | Web
Jessica is Co-Founder and CEO of uBiome, the first crowdscience microbiome sequencing company. Jessica has spoken at TEDMED and SXSW and her work has been featured in the MIT Technology Review, Wired, Fast Company, and dozens of other media and conferences..
Matthew Diamond
Misfit Wearables
Twitter | Web
Matthew is a rehabilitation and sports medicine physician and scientist and the medical lead at Misfit Wearables, makers of highly wearable computing products. A faculty member at NYU, Matthew is passionate about helping people improve their mobility and performance through innovative, integrative medical treatments and technology that promotes wellness.
Rob Rustad
Open Health Cloud
Twitter | Web
Rob is a technology product development veteran focused on finding better ways to put health data work for patients and research.
Emil Chiauzzi
Patients Like Me
Twitter | Web
Emil is the Research Director at PatientsLikeMe. He is a research clinical psychologist specializing in behavioral health, addictive behavior, health behavior change and motivational strategies, outcomes research, and interactive health assessments/evaluation.
Esther Dyson
Health Initiative Coordinating Council
Twitter | Web
Esther is the chairman of EDventure Holdings and an active angel investor in health companies.
Bryan Campen
XCOR
Twitter | Web
Bryan is the director of Media and Public Relations for XCOR Aerospace, a spacecraft manufacturer and flight provider based in Mojave, California. He is also the founder of QS Chicago chapter.
Jesse Shlade Shantz
OMSignal
Twitter | Web
Jesse is an orthopedic sports surgeon driven to redefine performance and precision outcomes through bio-sensing apparel.
Kyler Eastman
MapMyFitness
Web
Kyler is an R&D Engineer at MapMyFitness. He is looking for partnerships with academic researchers to leverage 250M GPS workout tracks worldwide for advancements in the understanding of pubic health, exercise physiology, and human behavior.
Dean Hovey
DigiFit
Twitter | Web
Dean, the CEO of Digifit, is a native of Silicon Valley, actively promoting innovation as a product designer, entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist.
David Goldsmith
Dossia
Twitter | Web | LinkedIn
David is the Executive Director of the Dossia Consortium, a not-for-profit association focused on the use of a secure, patient-centric health platform to deliver actionable applications for patients and providers to improve the safety, quality and efficiency of health care.
Margaret McKenna
Runkeeper
Twitter | Web
Margaret is a software engineer and the Head of Data & Analytics at RunKeeper. She is interested in the intersection of design, data, and behavior.
Steve Zadig
Vital Connect
Web
Steve is the Co-founder of Vital Connect, a biosensor patch technology for very low cost continuous health monitoring.
Gil Blander
Inside Tracker
Twitter | Web
Gil brings to Segterra more than 18 years of experience in systems biology, computational biology, aging, metabolism, and caloric restriction research. Gil previously worked at MIT (Guarente Lab), the Weizmann Institute (Israel), and several Systems Biology / Computational Biology companies (Genstruct, Compugen, and IBS).
Margie Ploch
Inside Tracker
Web
Margie is Science Project Manager and researcher at Segterra focusing on content and presentation of personal biomarker data.
Max Utter
Jawbone
Twitter | Web
Max brings his experience building natural health practices to the research of health and behavior as the lead behind research partnerships for UP by Jawbone.

Researchers

Kevin Patrick
University of California, San Diego
Twitter | Web
Kevin is a Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine and Director of the Center for Wireless and Population Health Systems at the Qualcomm Institute at UCSD. His research explores how to use mobile and social technologies to measure and improve health-related behaviors.
Current Projects: Health Data Exploration | Delphi
Patti Brennan
University of Wisconsin
Twitter | Web
Patti designs, deploys and evaluates people-facing technologies for health. In her work she also explores the use of a virtual reality CAVE to accelerate context-aware design.
Current Project: Project HealthDesign
Audie Atienza
National Cancer Institute
Twitter | Web
Audie is a senior researcher at the National Institutes of Health. He has been a health technology advisor for the NIH Office of the Director, HHS Office of the Secretary, and has collaborated with ONC, the Surgeon General, and the White House.
Simon Marshall
University of California, San Diego
Twitter | Web
Simon is Professor of Family and Preventive Medicine, specializing in health behavior change and physical activity & public health. He serves as principal investigator and co-investigator on numerous NIH-funded grants examining technology-mediated behavior change in exercise and physical activity contexts.
Genevieve Dunton
University of Southern California
Twitter | Web
Genevieve is the Director of the USC REACH (Real-Time Eating Activity and Children’s Health) lab, which develops, tests, and applies real-time data capture methodologies to better understand the effects of environmental, social, and psychological factors on eating and physical activity.
Current Project: Reach Lab
Colin Depp
University of California, San Diego
Web
Colin is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry interested in mobile health applications for mental health.
David Hickam
PCORI
Web
David is Director of the PCORI Clinical Effectiveness Program. This program is charged with developing and managing an extramural portfolio of clinical comparative effectiveness research. The research projects address critical evidence gaps on the effectiveness of a wide range of clinical services.
Tim Hale
Connected Health
Twitter | Web
Tim is a medical sociologist, studying how information and communication technologies are transforming healthcare.
Stephen Friend
Sage Bionetworks
Twitter | Web
Stephen is President of Sage Bionetworks and a world leader in efforts to make large-scale, data-intensive biology more openly accessible in order to accelerate scientific progress. In June 2013, the White House recognized him as an Open Science Champion of Change for his efforts to run Big Data Health projects.
Current Project: Sage Research Programs
Chris Pyke
US Green Building Council
Twitter | Web
Chris is the Vice President of Research for the US Green Building Council. He directs a diverse research portfolio leveraging green building project experience to gain practical insights into building performance, occupant experience, and market trends.
Current Project: Green Building Information Gateway
Roozbeh Jafari
University of Texas at Dallas
Twitter | Web
Roozbeh Jafari is an associate professor at UT-Dallas and director of the ESSP Lab. His research interest lies in the area of wearable computer design and signal processing.
Current Project: Ultra-low Power Wearable Computers
Matthew Trowbridge
University of Virginia
Twitter | Web
Matthew is a physician and public health researcher at the University of Virginia. His academic research focuses on the impact of architecture, urban design, and planning on public health.
Current Project: Green Health Partnership
Nadir Weibel
University of California, San Diego
Web
Nadir is a Research Faculty at UC San Diego, and a Research Health Science Specialist at the VA San Diego. He is a computer scientist investigating the deployment of innovative interactive multimodal devices in context, and an ethnographer studying the cognitive consequences of the introduction of this technology in the everyday life.
Jon Froelich
University of Maryland
Twitter | Web
Jon is an Assistant Professor at UMD in CS, founder of the Makeability Lab, and member of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab. Jon spends his time making, breaking, and studying stuff for the environment, health, and the city.
Current Project: Social Fabric Fitness
Eugene Kolker
Seattle Children's
Web
Eugene is Chief Data Officer at Seattle Children’s and Head of the Bioinformatics & High-throughput Analysis Laboratory at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. He is also the co-founder of DELSA.
Current Project: Kolker Lab | Data-Enabled Life Science Alliance
Donna Spruijt-Metz
University of Southern California
Twitter | Web
Donna is Director of the USC mHealth Collaboratory, and focuses her research on childhood obesity and development and use of mobile technologies to understand and change behavior in real time. Her team developed one of the first wireless body area network systems designed to intervene in real time to change physical activity behaviors in youth.
Current Projects: Virtual Sprouts | Robots Helping Kids
Ida Sim
University of California, San Francisco, Open mHealth
Twitter | Web
Ida Sim, MD is a Professor of Medicine, Co-Director of Biomedical Informatics at UCSF's Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute and Co-Founder of Open mHealth, a non-profit organization that is breaking down barriers to mobile health app and data integration through an open software architecture.
Current Project: Open mHealth
Erica Frozani
Arizona State University, Breezing Co.
Twitter | Web
Erica is an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering and Deputy Director of Center for Bioelectronics and Biosensors, at ASU; and VP of Product Development, and Co-Founder of Breezing Co. Her interests are in research, development and entrepreneur activities related to personal mobile devices to bring education, health and quality of life.
Current Project: Breezing
Susannah Fox
Pew Research Center
Twitter | Web
Susannah studies the cultural shifts taking place at the intersection of technology and health care. She combines traditional survey research with fieldwork in online patient communities, with a particular focus on people living with rare and chronic conditions.
Naganand Murty
West Health, HHS
Web
Naganand is an entrepreneur interested in building and collaboratively exploring innovative product, service and business models to help reduce costs in the US healthcare system. He focusses on patient engagement within chronic care, and patient care coordination
Michael Seid
C3N Project
Twitter | Web
Michael is an applied social/behavioral scientist in medical settings and works to answer the question, "What does it take to ensure optimal outcomes for children with chronic conditions?"
Judith Gregory
University of California, Irvine
Web
Judith is on the faculty of Informatics at UC-Irvine, a Co-Director of the EVOKE & Values in Design Lab at UCI, and affiliated with the Intel Science & Technology Center on Social Computing.
Nicholas Anderson
University of California, Davis
Twitter | Web
Nick is faculty in Biomedical Informatics at UC Davis and has research interests in policy, data sharing, and participant engagement in population health. He has developed proposals in participant-centric research, and is co-PI on a joint UC Davis, UC SF and Genetic Alliance PCORI funded project that seeks to engage patients and advocates of rare disease in participation in research.
Current Projects: Community-Engaged Network for All | Reg4All
Matthew Kay
University of Washington
Twitter | Web
Matthew is a PhD student in computer science doing research in personal informatics. His particularly focus is on understanding how people interpret complex, often noisy data, and what lessons we can learn to more systematically build tools that help people deal with complex personal data.
Leslie Saxon
University of Southern California
Twitter | Web
Dr. Leslie Saxon is the executive director of the USC Center for Body Computing, a digital health innovation and research center. At the USC Center for Body Computing she brings together various USC schools, including Cinematic Arts, the Marshall School of Business, the Viterbi School of Engineering, and innovators to create the future of digital medicine.
Joyce Lee
University of Michigan
Twitter | Web
Joyce is a pediatrician, diabetes specialist, researcher and design thinker.She co-directs a mobile technology program at the University of Michigan and is interested in the use of mobile technology and data visualization for improving type 1 diabetes outcomes in adolescents and young adults.
Eric Hekler
Arizona State University
Twitter | Web
Eric’s research focuses on how to design and evaluate health behavior change technologies. Recent rewards include a Best Paper Award at the 2013 ACM SIGCHI Conference and a Google Research Award.
Current Projects: Designing Health | Agile Science
Jose Gomez-Marquez
MIT
Twitter | Web
Jose runs the Little Devices lab at MIT where they make DIY medical technologies for affordable health and develop tools for the developing world. He is interested in empowerment technologies for patients and providers so they can come up with their own solutions.
Current Project: Maker Nurse
Edison Thomaz
Georgia Tech
Twitter | Web
Edison focuses his research on Computational Health, where he applies activity and lifestyle recognition approaches towards the domain of healthcare. He combines machine learning, ubiquitous computing and HCI techniques to quantify health-related behaviors of individuals and populations.
James Fogarty
University of Washington
Web
James is an Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington. His research is currently examining end-user interactive machine learning as a tool for empowering end-users to make sense of and act upon personal informatics data.
Priel Schmalbach
University of California, Irvine
Web
Priel is a physician scientist in training. His research interests include health promotion with mobile applications.
Jason Levine
National Cancer Institute
Twitter | Web
Jason spends most of his time living at the interface of healthcare and IT at the National Cancer Institute and in his pursuit of a better understanding of fitness and health.
Hugo Campos
Stanford, Medicine X
Twitter | Web
Hugo is a thought leading crusader in the ePatient movement. Passionate about participatory medicine, connected health and patient empowerment through the use of technology, he advocates for the rights of patients with pacemakers and implantable defibrillators to gain electronic access to the data collected by their devices.
Jerry Sheehan
University of California, San Diego
Twitter | Web
Jerry serves as the Chief of Staff for the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2). In addition, he is Co-Director of the RWJ Support Health Data Exploration Project.
Current Project: Health Data Exploration
Alexandra Hubenko
University of California, San Diego
Twitter | Web
Alexandra is the program manager at the Qualcomm Institute and for the last 9 years have been working on a variety of projects including information technology for disaster response & disaster medicine; cultural heritage analytics & diagnostics; underwater imaging systems; and health data.
Current Project: Health Data Exploration
Margie Morris
Intel
Twitter | Web
Margie is a clinical psychologist who explores how technology can be emotionally helpful.
Puneet Kishor
Creative Commons
Twitter | Web
Puneet likes to write programs that manipulate, analyze and visualize information from large datasets, but he worries what would happen to those data and results 50 or 100 years from now. Puneet’s main focus at Creative Commons is on science data policy.
Katherine Kim
UC Davis
Twitter | Web
Kathy is a researcher focused on patient and stakeholder engagement in health technology including mobile, social networking, and distributed research networks. She is a Visiting Assistant Professor at UC Davis, Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing.
Current Projects: Project Health Design | pSCANNER | Mobile Health and Tribal Food Security
Andrew Raij
Univeristy of South Florida
Twitter | Web
Andrew is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and the director of the Powerful Interactive Experiences (PIE) laboratory at the University of South Florida. The PIE lab is an interdisciplinary human-computer interaction lab with a mission to create and study new systems and experiences for learning, reflection, and behavior change.
David Mohr
Northwestern
Twitter | Web
David is a professor in at Northwestern University and director of the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies. His work involves the development of mobile applications to treat and prevent of depression, including context sensing methods to relevant to the behavioral management of depression, and management of pharmacotherapy.
Stephen Schueller
Northwestern
Twitter | Web
Stephen is a research assistant professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine and a member of the Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs) at Northwestern University. His research focuses on using Internet and mobile interventions for the treatment and prevention of depression and the promotion of happiness and well-being.
Chris Karr
Northwestern
Twitter | Web
Chris is the developer of Purple Robot, and tech lead on native software development at CBITs.
Arno Klein
Sage Bionetworks
Twitter | Web
Arno is the Director of Neuroimaging and Principal Scientist of Systems Biology at Sage Bionetworks (non-profit) in Seattle. He is excited about brain imaging and visualization of complex information.
Julie Kientz
University of Washington
Twitter | Web
Julie is an Assistant Professor in Human Centered Design & Engineering at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on lowering the user burden of technology for health and behavior change. She has designed and studied applications for sleep, children’s health, autism, smoking cessation, and physical fitness.
Misha Pavel
Northeastern University
Twitter | Web
Misha Pavel is Professor at the College of Computer and Information Sciences and the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University. His research is focused on unobtrusive monitoring, neurobehavioral assessment and computational modeling in support of healthcare, with a particular focus on chronic disease and elder care.
Margo Edmunds
Academy Health
Twitter | Web
Margo is a medical psychologist and policy researcher by training. She oversees a variety of projects at the intersection of health policy, research, clinical practice, and informatics and teaches strategic communications at Johns Hopkins.
Current Projects: EDM Forum
Scott Klemmer
University of California, San Diego
Twitter | Web
Scott is an Associate Professor at UCSD and Visiting Associate Professor at Stanford. His awards include the Katayanagi Emerging Leadership prize, Sloan Fellowship, and Microsoft New Faculty Fellowship. He advises organizations on design, and people worldwide use his curricula.
Rachel Fleurence
PCORI
Twitter | Web
Rachel is the Program director for PCORnet, a national research network which just launched in January 2014. PCORnet includes 18 patient-powered research networks comprised of activated groups of patients who will be exploring ways to share data for research.
Current Projects: PCORnet
Kerry Anne McGeary
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Twitter | Web
Kerry Anne joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2013 as a senior program officer in the Research and Evaluation unit. Coming to RWJF after a distinguished career as a professor of health economics at Ball State University, Drexel University, and the University of Miami, she employs her background in health economics and health policy research to help the Foundation achieve its mission and to assist its researchers in promoting a culture of health.

QS Labs

Davis Masten
The National Academies, QS Labs
Twitter | Website
Davis is the Co-Chair of the Presidents' Circle at The National Academies and adistinguished visiting scholar at Stanford MediaX. He is Chair of the advisory board of Quantified Self Labs.
Ernesto Ramirez
QS Labs
Twitter | Website
Ernesto is the program director for QS Labs.
Kate Farnady
QS Labs
Twitter | Website
Kate is the development director for QS Labs.
Steven Jonas
QS Labs
Twitter | Website
Steven is an organizer for the Quantified Self group in Portland and helps coordinate speakers for Quantified Self conferences.
Maarten den Braber
QS Labs
Twitter | Website
Maarten is a digital health strategist, the co-founder of Quantified Self Europe / Amsterdam, and a co-organizer for Singularity University NL.
Sunny Bates
Red Thread
Twitter | Web
Sunny holding leading roles in the technology community. She is on the Board of Directors at Kickstarter, Creative Capital Foundation; the Advisory Board of Endeavor, Jawbone, Maxwell Health, Acumen Fund, American Theater Wing, Girls Who Code, Startx, Theil Fellows Mentor, TechStars, TEDMED, and a Founder of Summit Eden.

Supporters

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Calit2 at UCSD and UC Irvine

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the CTO