In collaboration with True North Waterloo, Hacking Health Waterloo Region and the Make it Kitchener, prepare for an evening of networking and local health industry innovators sharing their vision for the future of health.
Located in the City View Lounge on the 10th floor at Kitchener City Hall.
6:30-7:00pm Networking and light snacks
7:00-7:05pm Opening remarks by John Gregory
7:05-7:20pm Zack Fisch, Co-founder & CEO of Dash MD
7:20-7:35pm Maryam Jahed, COO of Airo Health
7:35-7:50pm Dia Rahman, UbiLab
7:50-8:05pm Armen Bakirtzian, Co-founder & CEO of Intellijoint
8:05-8:10pm Closing remarks John Gregory
Please RSVP "yes" only if you'll definitely be attending.
Zack Fisch is the CEO and Co-Founder of Dash MD. Dash MD’s personal health manager is distributed to patients at the point of care in hospitals and primary care facilities to help patients more effectively manage and coordinate care and recovery. They have helped thousands of patients to date and are currently live in 16 hospitals across Canada, and now expanding into the United States. Zack was pursuing a JD/MBA @ Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business prior to focusing his full-time efforts on Dash MD.
Maryam Jahed is the co-founder of Airo. She strongly believes that we all have our own ways to deal with our mental health/mental illness. We all have to do the work to find our own hacks, but then that's hard! Technology gives us so many tools to help us find a mental health care plan that works for us... so we built Airo! It's an AI that helps you track and manage your mental health.
Dia Rahman is a grad student studying Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Her interests focus on social determinants of health and the utilization of persuasive design, wearable technology, and data science to understand the change in human behaviour. She has been a youth mental health advocate since high school and is part of codesign teams that are building mental health-focused online resources and apps to engage youth in Ontario. Her undergrad was in Environment and Business in uWaterloo, which peaked her interest in the social and environmental aspects of health. Having lived in 4 different countries and 7 different cities while growing up (UK Wales, Bangladesh, Austria, Japan) before making Canada home, Dia has interacted with different healthcare systems. Exposure to various healthcare experiences both personally and professionally speaking has started her passion is in the user-centred design for healthcare and technology.
Armen Bakirtzian is the CEO and Co-founder of Intellijoint Surgical; a Waterloo-based medical technology company focused on improving patient outcomes in joint replacement surgery. Intellijoint’s core technology began as an engineering design project that Armen and his co-founders completed as part of their Bachelor degrees in 2008. In 2010, they founded the Intellijoint Surgical after winning Next Top Young Entrepreneur Start-Up Pitch Competition. Now fully commercialized, Intellijoint Surgical employs over 50 people and is selling its first product, intellijoint HIP®, globally.