Moonshot Moments

Health Transformers and innovators share inspiring insights about their Health Moonshots.

The Desire to Serve and Heal Others

Richard Lee, Co-founder & CEO, Bravely

Continue on With a Positive Attitude

Erika Torres, Clinical Product Manager, SageSurfer

Moonshot Thinking Is About Saying Yes

Dr. Elizabeth Truong, Co-founder & Chief Clinical Officer, Cloud 9

Now Is the Time to Change Healthcare

Maria Concetta Cilluffo, Co-founder & COO, E=mc2 no limits...

Empowering Humans to Self Heal

Erin McCloskey, Co-founder & CEO, E=mc2 no limits...

Making Healthcare More Accessible

Shingai Samudzi, Co-founder & CEO, Primal Red

Reach for a Big, Bold Vision

Dr. Arnon Krongrad, CEO, Allevion

Putting Health First

Jacob Reider, CEO, Alliance for Better Health

Moving Towards a Moonshot Goal

David Sarabia, Founder, inRecovery

Finding Your Personal Health Optimization

Hunter Howard, President, Hormone Therapeutics

Bring Peace of Mind to Diagnosing Brain Injuries

Adam Simon, Co-founder & CEO, Cerora

Finding a Better Way to Treat & Prevent Disease

Rick Hennessey, CEO, Solius

Making a Difference With Moonshot Thinking

Ravi Kamepalli, Global Health Director, Fruit Street Health

Reducing the Cost of Healthcare

Avinash Kodey, Co-founder & CEO, MDOps

Going for the Impossible

Suparna Ferreira, Co-founder & Chief UX Officer, Primal Red

Not Being Satisfied With the Status Quo

Daniel Dudley, Co-founder & COO, Indago

Sparking Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Dr. Alex Baqui, Co-founder & CEO, Valhalla Healthcare

Setting Targets to Achieve Moonshot Goals

Dr. Kimberly Gandy, Founder & CEO, Play-It Health

We Should Be Going Beyond the Moon

David Duncan, CEO & Curator, Arc Fusion

Get Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Carlos Rodarte, Founder & Managing Director, Volar Health

Solving a Practical Problem

Seemant Jauhari, Partner, HealthXCapital

Strive for a Long-Term Goal

Ken Lee, Founder & CEO, Healthbanc

What Kind of Impact Will You Have on the World

Rob Atwell, Co-founder & COO, Careteam

Great Transformations Need Moonshot Thinking

Shameet Luhar, Co-founder & CEO, Vheda Health

Be Open to Extreme Possibilities

JC Adams, Co-founder & CEO, Cloud 9

Moonshot Thinking Is the Only Solution

Roberto Ascione, CEO, Healthware

Connecting Health Innovation Ecosystems

Paul Grand, CEO, MedTech Innovator

Dream Big to Achieve Better Healthcare

Cristian Pascual, Co-founder & CEO, Mediktor

Ensuring No Patient Is Alone

Lynda Brown-Ganzert, Founder & CEO, Curatio

Shooting for the Stars

Miguel Johns, Co-founder & CEO, KingFit

Impacting Millions of Lives Around the World

Ritvik Singh, Co-founder & CEO, PsyInnovations

Wiping Out Loneliness in Old Age

Jenny Gallagher, Co-founder & CEO, Help-Full

Democratizing Healthcare

Tatyana Kanzaveli, Founder & CEO, Open Health Network

Let's Be Proactive With Healthcare

Steve Seuntjens, Partner, PHS Capital

Building a Better, Stronger Community for Mental Health

Tanya Kelen, Co-founder & COO, Promena VR

Digitizing Diabetes Care

Laurence Girard, Co-founder & CEO, Fruit Street Health

Strive for the Unattainable

Benjamin Flynn, Founder & CEO, Zeleo

Disrupt With Energy

Joe Cellucci, CEO, Xverity

Achieving the Impossible

Susan Bratton, Founder & CEO, Savor Health

Putting an End to Weight-Related Diseases

Greg Guettler, President & CEO, MetaLogics

Looking Beyond to Future Generations

Kyle Chang, Co-founder & CEO, Health Tech Apps

Making R&D for Rare Diseases Possible

Manu Kodiyan, Co-founder & CEO, Althea Health

Make Collaboration the Objective

Tony Estrella, Head of Health Innovation at LumenLab, MetLife

Personalizing the Doctor-Patient Relationship

West Shell, Co-founder, CEO & Chairman, Conversa

The Importance of Providing Precision Evidence

Dr. Kim Kristiansen, Co-founder & CEO, Zignifica

Empowering Patients & Doctors to Make Better Decisions

Lance McCulloch, Co-founder & CEO, Curacase

Taking the First Step Towards Moonshot Thinking

Daniel Penn, Co-founder & CEO, Tickit Health

Helping Men Become Dads

Greg Sommer, Co-founder & CSO, Sandstone Diagnostics

Changing Healthcare for the Better

Eran Kabakov, Co-founder & CEO, Docola

Bringing Moonshot Ideas to Healthcare

Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Chief Innovation Officer, UPMC

Using Mobile Tech to Improve Access to Care

Kaakpema “KP” Yelpaala, Co-founder & CEO, International

Combining Exponential Thinking With Moonshot Thinking

Dr. Daniel Kraft, Faculty Chair of Medicine, Singularity University

Disrupting Prenatal Care in the US

Anish Sebastian, Co-founder & CEO, Babyscripts

Infusing Moonshot Thinking in Large Organizations

Rachel Sha, VP, Digital Business Development, Sanofi

Keeping People Healthier at Home

Dr. Leon Eisen, Founder & CEO, Oxitone

Simplifying Complex Conditions

Yishai Knobel, Co-founder & CEO, Helparound

Build the Best Version of Yourself

Navid Rastegar, Founder & CEO, FitBliss

Powering the Cancer Moonshot With Visionary Thinking

Dr. Lisa Haile, Co-chair, Global Life Sciences Sector, DLA Piper

The Triple Aim of Healthcare

Josh Kaye, Managing Partner, Miami Office, and Chair, US Healthcare Sector, DLA Piper

Pushing the Boundaries to Transform Healthcare

Chrissa McFarlane, Founder & CEO, Patientory

Preventing Disease Before It Happens

Dr. Natalie Hodge, Co-founder & CMO, Preventscripts

Have the Audacity to Dream Big

Terry Stone, Managing Partner, Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman

Challenging Organizations to Achieve Health Moonshots

Eugene Borukhovich, Global Head, Digital Health Incubation & Innovation, Bayer

Reimagining Children's Healthcare

Hesky Kutscher, Founder & CEO, CareDox

The Magical Side of Failure

Dr. Dean Ornish, Founder & President, Preventitive Medicine Research Institute

Think Outside of the Box

Etan Walls, COO, Allied Physicians Group

Think Really Big About the Hardest Challenges in Healthcare

Sally Poblete, Founder & CEO, Wellthie

Building the Infrastructure to Improve Access to Care

Irman Cronk, Co-founder & CEO, Ride Health

How to Stay Focused While Fundraising

Itai Nevo, Partner, DLA Piper

Eliminating Preterm Birth by 2020

Juan Pablo Segura, Co-founder & President, Babyscripts

Helping Small Communities Become Healthy

Esther Dyson, Executive Founder, Way to Wellville

Helping Physicians Practice Better Medicine

Jim Fields, Partner and Global Head of Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman

Engaging With Entrepreneurs to Change Healthcare

Barton Warner, VP, Strategy and Portfolio Management, Bayer

Reducing the Cost of Care for the Aging Population

Jo Schneier, Co-founder & CEO, Cognotion

Strive to Be Incredibly Ambitious

Heather Bell, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Digital and Analytics, Sanofi

Going Big & Bold to Fight Diabetes

David Weingard, Founder & CEO, Fit4D

Shooting for the Moon to Solve Problems in Medicaid

Melissa Buckley, Health Innovation Fund Director, California Health Care Foundation

Looking Beyond Today

Jean Anne Booth, Founder & CEO, Unaliwear

Helping People Make the Best Food Choices

Victor Penev, Founder, Edamam

Optimizing Health With a Moonshot Mindset

Hunter Howard, Founder & President, Hormone Therapeutics

Focusing on Outcomes to Achieve Better Healthcare

Esther Dyson, Executive Founder, Way to Wellville

Providing Better Care Through Communication

Matthew Holt, Co-chairman, Health 2.0

Eliminating the High Cost of Healthcare

Lan Nguyen & Greg Hunter, Co-founders, ManageUP PRM

Providing Social Support to Every Patient in the World

Lynda Brown, Co-founder & CEO, Curatio

Staying Focused and Picking the Right Partners

Ira Brind, Founder, Brind Investments

Entrepreneurs Are Poised to Achieve Some of Our Greatest Moonshots

Wayne Kimmel, SeventySix Capital Managing Partner and StartUp Health Board Member

Extending Independence With Dignity for All Seniors

Jean Anne Booth, Co-founder & CEO, UnaliWear

Improving In-Home Care for Chronically Ill Patients

Leon Eisen, PhD, Co-founder & CEO, Oxitone Medical

Finding Cures for All Rare Diseases

Manu Kodiyan, Co-founder & CEO, Althea Health

Transforming Brain Health Assessment

Adam Simon, Co-founder & CEO, Cerora

How Moonshot Thinking Benefits the Venture Capital Space

Sean Kearney, Co-founder & Managing Director, Three Leaf Ventures

Maintaining a Company-Wide Moonshot Mindset

Andrei Zimiles, Co-founder & CEO,

The Importance of Clinical Relevance in Moonshot Thinking

Amy Landucci, Global Head of Digital Medicines, Novartis

Healthcare Needs Moonshots to Change

Dr. Roberto Ascione, CEO, Healthware International

How Patient Stories Fuel Moonshots

Dr. David Feinberg, President & CEO, Geisinger Health

Purpose-Driven Mental Health

Beth Sanders, Co-founder & CEO, LifeBio

I Want to See More Women Founders in Startups

Lauren Schafer, StartUp Health

Ending Cancer

Jennifer Hankin, StartUp Health

Improving Access to Care

Callie Fisher, StartUp Health

Pushing Through Challenges With a Moonshot Mindset

Ian Manners, Co-founder & CEO, Vivor

Working With Partners on a Total Body Approach

Sabine Seymour, Co-founder & CEO, SUPAspot

How Moonshot Thinking Inspires Startups

Jonathan Dariyanani, Co-founder & Chief Scientist, Cognotion

The Importance of Physicians in the Success of a Moonshot

Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson, Chief of Digital Innovation, Seattle Children's Hospital

Improving Children's Health

Mark Liber, StartUp Health

The Importance of a Greater Meaning

Jussi Määtta, Co-founder & CEO, Buddy Healthcare

Providing Care for People With a Genetic Predisposition to Cancer

Alex Vealitzek, Co-founder, MyPeople Health

Reducing the Cost and Increasing the Quality of Healthcare

Joanna Schneier, Co-founder & CEO, Cognotion

Disruption Is Only Going to Make Us Better

Colleen Hancock, SVP & COO, Babycenter (a J&J Company)

Reshaping How We Prevent, Diagnose, Treat, and Study Cancer

Dr. Daniel Kraft, Faculty Chair of Medicine, Singularity University

Advice for Entrepreneurs

Joe Denney, AVP, Sanofi

Finding Partners to Improve Mental Health

Nicole Mowad-Nassar, VP of External Partnerships, Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Reducing Costs While Providing Better Care

Cristian Pascual & Josep Carbo, Co-founders, Mediktor

Changing a Mindset to Improve Healthcare in the UK

Yinka Makinde, Programme Director, DigitalHealth.London

Empowering Consumers to Take Ownership of Their Healthcare

David Blauer, Co-founder & CEO, Bjond

Preventing Long-Term Health Issues by Improving Children's Health

Dr. James Wall, Pediatric Surgeon, Stanford Children's Health

Revolutionizing Urgent Care

Alex Guastella, Founder, Quick'rCare

Helping Healthcare Organizations Improve Mental Health of Adolescents

Daniel Penn, Co-founder & CEO, Tickit Health

AI and the Reduction of Unnecessary Health Services

Pinaki Dasgupta, Co-founder & CEO, Hindsait

Embracing the Changes in Healthcare

Stacy Taylor, Partner, DLA Piper

Helping Billions of People Eat Better

Victor Penev, Founder & CEO, Edamam

Disrupting Everything in Healthcare

Ben Flynn, Co-founder & CEO, Bjond

Harnessing the Power of Big Data to Cure Diseases

Dr. Jason Bhan, EVP & Medical Director, Prognos

Encouraging Big Health Systems to Think About Moonshots

Sam Zebarjadi, Co-founder, Medicast (Acquired)

Enabling People to Make Better Insurance Decisions

Sally Poblete, Co-founder & CEO, Wellthie

Using Advanced Analytics and AI to Eradicate Diseases

Sundeep Bhan, Co-founder & CEO, Prognos

Tearing Down Silos to Allow Innovation

Mike Biselli, President, Catalyst HTI

Bringing Revolutionary Sleep Tech to Market

Michiel Allessie, Co-founder & CEO,

A Digital Approach to Improving Children's Health

Hesky Kutscher, Founder & CEO, CareDox

Solving Preventive Health

Chris Cutter, Co-founder & CEO, LifeDojo

Enlisting a Million Developers to Improve Healthcare

Ron Gutman, Founder & CEO, HealthTap

Treating the Individual

Bruce MacGregor, Partner, IDEO & David Duncan, CEO, Arc Fusion

Bending the Arc of Healthcare Towards Value

Alexander Grunewald, Johnson & Johnson

What Multinationals Are Looking for in Startups

Tony Estrella, LumenLab | MedLife Innovation Centre

Preventing Life-Altering Joint Injuries Around the World

Teddy Hodges, Founder & CEO, BRACEUNDER

Smarter Drug Delivery Systems

Robert Niichel, CEO, Velóce Digital Health

Improving Access to Care for All

Shingai Samudzi, Founder & CEO, ProjectVision

Moving the Needle Forward on Mental Health Issues

Dr. Thomas Tsang, Co-founder & CEO, Valera Health

Supporting Physicians to Achieve Health Moonshots

Don Elliman, Chancellor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Improving the Health of Children in Colorado and Beyond

Dr. Robin Deterding, Medical Director, Center for Innovation, Children's Hospital Colorado

Providing Access to Healthcare for Everyone

Dr. Richard Zane, Chief Innovation Officer, UCHealth

Bringing Moonshot Thinking to Health Systems

Dr. Nick Turkal, President & CEO, Aurora Health Care

The Road to Zero Maternal Deaths in the US and Abroad

Juan Pablo Segura, Co-founder & President, Babyscripts

Using Data to Push the Limits

Eugene Borukhovich, Global Head of Digital Health Incubation & Innovation, Bayer

Empowering Health Transformers to Achieve Their Moonshots

Sebastian Guth, EVP, Bayer

Supporting the Discovery of New Innovations

Anne O’Riordian, Senior Managing Director, Accenture