Facilitators

David Berkowitz

David Berkowitz

Vice President, Healthcare Insights and Analytics, The ECRI Institute

Session: How to Survive in a Value Based Care World, When Everyone Wants to Pay Less for your Product

David Berkowitz is currently responsible for business development and sales for ECRI Institute’s information, analytics and services, providing healthcare insights and analytics to organizations in the payer, manufacturers, group purchasing organizations and consultant market sectors as well as collaborating on products and concepts for healthcare providers.  Mr. Berkowitz has over 35 years of experience in health care, particularly in the areas technology evaluation, assessment and sales with views from the for-profit and nonprofit sectors.

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Bill Betten

Bill Betten

President, Betten Systems Solutions

Session: Forging Strategic Partnerships and Alliances as an Innovation Engine

Bill is the president of Betten Systems Solutions, a product development realization consulting organization with an emphasis on early stage product development and commercialization. Bill utilizes his years of experience as an engineer, program manager, and executive in the medical industry to advance device product developments into the medical and life sciences industries. Bill most recently served as Director of Business Solutions for Devicix/Nortech Systems.

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Lorraine Chapman

Lorraine Chapman

Senior Director, Healthcare Services, Macadamian

Session: Smart Health Analytics for Improved Outcomes

Lorraine leads the Healthcare Services at Macadamian and has been practicing in the field of User Experience for 20+ years. As part of her role, she provides solid strategic UX and business direction to digital health and connected health companies and providers across the United States and Canada.

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Jeff Champagne

Jeff Champagne

Director of Business Development Vice President Product Development, MPR Product Development Group

Session: Aligning New Value Propositions with Consumers

With a background in R&D and Marketing, Jeff Champagne has 15 years of product development experience. Focused on Life Sciences but crossing over multiple industries including Biotech, Medical Device, Energy, Advanced Materials, Specialty Chemistry, Food & Beverage, and Consumer Products,

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Jayme Coates

Jayme Coates

Partner, iO LifeScience

Session: Keep Pace with Consumer Disruption: Upending Traditional Healthcare Delivery Models

Jayme Coates is the head of East Coast operations for iO life science, leading business development and operations. iO is a full-service life science consultancy partnering with medtech brands helping design, engineering, and drug delivery devices to accelerate medical devices’ transition from concept to commercialization and create an intuitive user experiences.

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Mike Dunkley

Mike Dunkley

Senior Vice President, Medical, Continuum

Session: Delivering a Stellar Patient Experience

Mike leads Continuum’s medical business and is inspired by the opportunity to deliver better healthcare experiences for patients and providers. His focus spans medical devices, drug delivery, digital health, and healthcare service delivery.

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Joe Gordon

Joe Gordon

Vice President of Innovation, Ximedica

In his role as Vice President of Innovation for Ximedica, Joe drives innovation in their core markets of healthcare delivery solutions, medical device development, and consumer healthcare.

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Stuart Karten

Stuart Karten

Chief Executive Officer. Karten Design

Session: Creating and Proving Value in the World of Digital Health

Stuart Karten is the President of the award-winning Los Angeles-based product design and innovation consultancy, Karten Design. Since 1984, Karten Design has partnered with medical and consumer product manufacturers to build their businesses through strategic design.

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Timon LeDain

Timon LeDain

Director IoT, Macadamian

Timon is the Director of Macadamian’s growing business in connected health and the Internet of Things (IoT). Responsible for Macadamian’s IP strategy, partnerships, and emerging technology development initiatives, his areas of focus include healthcare, voice experiences, and consumer products.

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Scott Thielman

Scott Thielman

Chief Technology Officer, Product Creation Studio

Scott Thielman is CTO and co-founder of Product Creation Studio. With expertise leading the development of consumer, medical and industrial products, Scott has participated in all aspects of development for clients including Philips, Johnson & Johnson, and Lilly. He holds a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from University of Washington and is a licensed professional engineer.