MedLabs InnoTalk: Seven Secrets to Driving Innovation in Your Organization
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About the Event
In this InnoTalk Event, we are excited to have Dr. Prasun Mishra with us being interviewed by Dr. Gary Goldman.
Dr. Prasun is an investor, co-founder, and board member of several U.S. based corporations, with numerous publications/patents and awards. He is also the founding president and current CEO of the American Association for Precision Medicine (AAPM) leading research on preventing and curing chronic diseases. Joining him is Dr. Goldman, an investor, co-founder, and board member of several healthcare and technology organizations. He is also a founder of the Global Health Impact Network (GHIN). Dr. Prasun will share his vast experience and insights as an innovator and serial entrepreneur.Background
Businesses and people alike have traditionally always been wary of change. However, in times like today, technological developments and innovation has solidified itself as the key to success for many organizations. With perpetual culture shifts and consumers constantly turning their attention to the next best product, it can be difficult for companies to keep up and not get left behind.
What does it mean to stay “current” in today’s business culture? How can a culture of collaboration and novel ideas be nurtured in your office? How can you adopt this mindset of innovation and change?Here is what you will learn:
- How you can plan for success in a disrupted world
- Methods to create cultures of collaboration and innovation
- Staying fresh with a ‘visioneering’ mindset
- Failing fast whilst building long term returns
MedLabs InnoTalk Series gives MedLabs Accelerator and community direct contact with the top trends and ideas in the healthcare industry and with people who are leading the innovations in healthcare investment, entrepreneurship, and research. The series events are cohosted by ZGC Capital and Global Health Impact Network on a bi-weekly basis. InnoTalk opens to the public for free, with invitations sent to all our members, mentors, and corporate partners.Event Agenda
10:00 AM -10:05 AM
10:05 AM -10:45 AM
Fireside Chat: “Seven Secrets to Driving Innovation in Your Organization“
Dr. Prasun Mishra｜Founding President and CEO of the American Association for Precision Medicine (AAPM) and Chair of ACT –AAPM’s Coronavirus Taskforce
Dr. Gary Goldman｜Founder of the Global Health Impact Network and Global Health Impact Fund
10:45 AM -11:00 AM
Questions and AnswersAbout the Speaker
Prasun Mishra, Ph.D
Founding President and CEO of the American Association for Precision Medicine (AAPM) and Chair of ACT –AAPM’s Coronavirus Taskforce
Dr. Mishra (Ex-Genentech, Ex-NCI, Ex-NIH) is the founding president and CEO of the American Association for Precision Medicine (AAPM) and chair of ACT –AAPM’s Coronavirus Taskforce. He is leading research efforts focused on preventing & curing chronic diseases; not only treating the sick but also providing knowledge/tools to individuals to live longer, healthier lives.
He is also the founder and CEO of Agility Pharmaceuticals, a pharmaceutical company committed to revolutionizing drug discovery & development through technology, big data, robotics, and artificial intelligence. He is a serial entrepreneur who founded his first company after graduating high school, and his second company during his Ph.D. Since then, he has accumulated a wealth of experience by building, investing, and advising numerous other companies. He is an investor, co-founder/ board member of a few corporations, focused on accelerating drug discovery/ development, data analytics, robotics, mental health, and digital health. He is also the founder of AAPM Angels and Investors (AAi), an investment group focused on investing in drug discovery, diagnostics, precision medicine, technology & healthcare companies. He is also the founding investor and advisor to Barcelona Ventures and serves as an advisor to a $100M private equity fund.
Widely recognized as a thought leader in the field of ‘technology and healthcare’, Dr. Mishra has keynoted, chaired, curated, and organized numerous successful international conferences. He served as a Scientist and Principal Investigator at the pharma giant Genentech, Roche. Where he participated in several drug discovery project teams. Moreover, his passion for drug development and precision medicine has led to the identification of new drug targets, biomarkers, companion diagnostics, and several drugs/ combinations in the clinic.
His research work has been recognized globally by over 40 prestigious awards and honors. Due to his unique perspective & selfless service, he is a highly respected & sought-after mentor to many. The companies that he has advised have raised multimillion dollars. Notably, he serves as a mentor and advisor to startup accelerators such as IndieBio, Health2.0’s Project Zygote (digital health accelerator), and California Life Sciences Institute’s FAST program, to help grow California’s life sciences innovation ecosystem.
Gary Goldman MD, DDS MBAc
Founder of the Global Health Impact Network and Global Health Impact Fund
Dr. Goldman is a dynamic physician business leader and serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience building, managing and advising multiple organizations. Founder of the Global Health Impact Network and Global Health Impact Fund, Gary has a passion to drive change in healthcare working in collaboration with those on the front line. A self-confessed ‘tech geek’ with a passion for digital health and how it can transform our lives.
Originally started his career with an MD from Drexel University College of Medicine and a DDS from NYUCD. Founder and medical director for Obstetric Anesthesiology at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley CA for 20 years.
Gary has accumulated a wealth of experience by building, investing, and advising numerous companies helping many start their journey to becoming successfully established businesses. He is an investor, co-founder/ board member of several corporations, focused on accelerating digital health.
Widely recognized as a thought leader in digital health innovation and startups, Gary has a passion for people, technology and patients. His mission is to help transform patient care with systems and companies built by healthcare experts from the front lines.
The companies he has advised have raised multi-million dollars. He serves as a mentor and advisor to startup accelerators such as Medlabs (a partnership between GHIN and ZGC) and is planning to do more work in this field in the coming year helping great ideas flourish.Event Host and Partners MedLabs Healthcare Accelerator
MedLabs is established and run by ZGC Capital and Global Health Impact Network, We have 60+ mentors, corporate partners in more than 6 countries. It’s our mission to connect the best healthcare startups in Silicon Valley with investors, mentors, and corporate partners around the world to build a Healthcare Innovation Ecosystem.
During the three-month program, MedLabs offers healthcare startups several key resources: the opportunity to receive a $100,000 #funding provided by Global Health Impact Fund, access to capital, dedicated #mentorship, #workshop training, global business partnerships, a huge #clinical network, private investor meeting, and #workspace in Silicon Valley and Boston.
ZGC is a multi-functional platform dedicated to accelerating the world’s innovative business by providing dynamic space services and integrated business solutions for startups, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate intrapreneurs, and industry evolution seekers.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, we started our journey in 2014, with a mission to bridge top-tiered resources between the world’s top innovation hubs. Our two centers, located in the heart of Silicon Valley and Boston-Cambridge, provide an internationally collaborative environment for tech startups, venture capitals, and cross-border organizations to exchange, create, and innovate.
Global Health Impact Network is building a robust global health professional driven network of communities across professions and specialties. GHIN is the place where Healthcare Professionals collaborate on the future of Digital Health Innovation. GHIN is a community of like-minded healthcare professionals who share a common vision “empower healthcare professionals to actively participate in shaping the evolving digital healthcare revolution."
AAPM is a nonprofit organization on a mission to reduce adverse drug events by accelerating the field of Precision Medicine through research, education, communication, and collaboration to foster new medical breakthroughs. Through its programs and services, AAPM accelerates dissemination of new research findings among scientists and others dedicated to finding the right drugs, for the right patients, at the right dose, through the right route and at the right time. AAPM promotes science education and training to facilitate the ‘precision medical care’, based on an individual’s genomic, environment, and lifestyle differences enabling more precise methods to prevent and treat diseases. AAPM also facilitates a dialogue between the 4-P’ of precision medicine: Patients, providers, public health planers (Government) and payers to work together to achieve the goal of delivering improved outcomes at reduced costs.