Founder, Digital Health Coalition
Mark Bard is a new media, marketing, and technology entrepreneur. In addition to personal ventures, he also invests in early stage technology and digital health startups taking an active advisory role with founders. With deep expertise in the digital health space, Mark’s focus and passion includes mobile, search, and customer service in a digital world.
Senior Vice President, Advanced Insights & Marketing
Frank is a communications expert for the consultancy Advanced Insights & Marketing. He began working for Pharma companies such as Eli Lilly, AstraZeneca and Wyeth in 2000, building on experience working with some of the world’s strongest consumer companies.
General Manager, Big Data and Compliance, QuintilesIMS
Siva was recognized for uncovering two major internet security holes in the early days of internet, which forever changed how people accessed secured sites from public computers. Siva owns a US Patent on “Multidimensional profiling of Healthcare professionals”.
President & Communications Consultant, PW Sawyer Consulting
A leading expert on advertising effectiveness, Philip Sawyer is a communications consultant who has worked with advertisers in the U.S. and internationally elevating awareness of the principles of effective advertising and incorporating those principles to bolster the power of advertising efforts.
SVP & Partner, FleishmanHillard
Attorney with over twenty years of experience offering a blend of law, communications, public health, and public relations. His experience as a lawyer, background in public health, and knowledge of communications and public affairs have made him an ideal counselor and strategist.
Practice Leader, Strategy, Sentient/W2O
As a proven medical writer, brand marketer, and digital innovator, Spitz is uniquely positioned to help lead Sentient’s strategic practice. For the past 20 years he has developed omnichannel campaigns for top pharma and device brands, and spearheaded agency innovation, digital transformation, and emerging channels for diverse agencies from AOR to DAOR to PR. You’ve likely already seen him present, read his blogs and POVs, and seen his tweets – and now he can’t wait to partner on your brand.
President/CEO, Multicultural Healthcare Marketing Group
Recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in multicultural healthcare marketing and cultural competency in healthcare delivery, Sheila Thorne has spent almost three decades designing health marketing, media and education programs and clinical trial recruitment and retention initiatives for racially diverse populations and the healthcare professionals who treat them and cultural competency training programs for healthcare professionals.
Principal Analyst, Patient Insights, DRG
Rory heads the Patient Insights team at DRG Digital, which offers full-service research, analytics and consulting services to help life sciences clients optimize digital marketing, speed commercial innovation, and deploy new technologies to improve patient outcomes.