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IoT for Healthcare & Life Sciences

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Join us to learn how IoT and digital technologies are transforming healthcare and life sciences. Innovators from startups, technology providers, and large enterprises will share their best practices and challenges they are facing. Speaker line-up includes Boston Children Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Schneider Electric, and TempAlert. Stay tuned for more updates.


6:00-6:30pm Mix & Mingle with food & refreshments
6:30-7:30pm Presentations from corporates and startups panel members (~5 minutes each), followed by Q&A
7:30-8:30pm Organizer announcement + 30 sec shout-outs, followed by networking

This event has been generously sponsored by Stanley Black & Decker, Foley Hoag LLP, and First Star Ventures.

Confirmed Presenters

Bev Hardy

Innovation Strategy Manager, Brigham Digital Innovation Hub

Bev Hardy is an Innovation Strategy Manager at Brigham Digital Innovation Hub focused on bridging the gap between strategic hospital challenges and high-potential startups. A product manager by training, she has a passion for bringing together diverse stakeholders and needs to create innovative solutions. Prior to iHub she worked at athenahealth, Rue La La and Corporate Executive Board. Based on her experiences with process improvement and digital solutions outside healthcare, her interests are around strategizing what principles and processes can be adapted to our industry. She received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a secondary concentration in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard University.

Harry Schechter

Founder & CEO, TempAlert

Harry Schechter specializes in creating unique, innovative, and reliable technology. His greatest talent lies in formulating creative solutions on which businesses are built. Harry holds over 6 United States Patents for his work at TempAlert where he also received Connected World Magazine's 2011 Entrepreneurs Award and the Boston Business Journal's 40 under 40 award. Harry received a BS in Applied Science from Miami University in Oxford, OH and an MBA from MIT where he was a Sloan Fellow and returns as a regular guest lecturer.

Nitin Gujral

Director of Software Engineering, Boston Children’s Hospital

Nitin Gujral leads teams in digital health and innovation with an aim to accelerate and develop disruptive solutions for improving clinical workflows and health care delivery for patients. With over 16 years of experience in software engineering and a passion in information and digital technologies, he has led the architecture and technical design of various solutions across health care and financial industries.
He has a BS in Electronics and an MBA plus MSIT from University of Massachusetts, Boston. A geek at heart he is an avid explorer and evanglist of upcoming digital technologies.

Andrew Johnston

Digital Innovation, Schneider Electric

Andrew Johnston leads digital business design at Schneider Electric, from new market and opportunity identification to product delivery. He's also the founder of Intractable Ventures, an early-stage investor and soft/hardware development shop focused on infrastructure networks. Prior to this he co-founded SwayMarkets (sold) and held various product, sales, and operations roles with early and growth stage technology companies. He graduated from MIT with an MS, Computer Science and MBA, and from Dartmouth with graduate and undergraduate degrees in Electrical Engineering.