Founding Partner

IBM

Partner

Intel
herman miller
SAP

Academic Partner

Stanford

FORTUNE Brainstorm Health gathers not only C-suite leaders of top companies, hospitals, insurers, and cutting-edge pharma and biotech companies, but also titans of venture capital, tech and telecom, and other industries, all of who are rapidly changing the face of health care. Our aim is not only to push some boundaries in each of these areas, but also to show how businesses, both established and new, can lead the way.

At Brainstorm Health–presented in association with IBM Watson Health–our mission is to determine how technologies can actually move people to better behavior–and better health. And, how can we best harness the power of business to improve health’s bottom line?

Confirmed 2019 participants included Dr. Hal Barron, Chief Scientific Officer and President, Research & Development, GSK; Bruce Broussard, President and CEO, Humana; Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Executive Adviser, Cleveland Clinic; Executive Adviser, Google Cloud Healthcare and Life Sciences; Edie Falco, Emmy Award-winning Actress, The Sopranos, Nurse Jackie; Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, President and CEO, Mayo Clinic; Dr. Julie Gerberding, Executive Vice President & Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health, Merck; Mei Mei Hu, Co-founder and CEO, United Neuroscience; Dr. Paul Jacobs,  Chairman and CEO, XCOM; Chairman, Heal; Rajiv Kaul, Biotechnology Portfolio Manager, Fidelity Investments; Dr. John Kelly III, Executive Vice President, IBM; Othman Laraki, Co-founder and CEO, Color; Eric Lefkofsky, Founder and CEO, Tempus; Dr. Jessica Mega, Chief Medical Officer, Verily; Mickey Mikitani, Chief Executive Officer, Rakuten; Dr. Lloyd Minor, Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean, Stanford University School of Medicine; Jennifer Morgan, Executive Board Member; President, Americas and Asia Pacific Japan, Global Customer Operations, SAP; Cheri Mowrey, Managing Director, Healthcare Services Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley; Dr. Jaewon Ryu, Interim President and CEO, Geisinger; Camille Samuels, Partner, Venrock; Peter Sands, Executive Director, The Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; Dr. Beth Seidenberg, Founding Managing Director, Westlake Village BioPartners; Dr. Mona Siddiqui, Chief Data Officer, US Department of Health and Human Services; Dr. Eric Topol, Founder and Director, Scripps Research Translational Institute; Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente. They were joined by our co-chairs—FORTUNE Editor-in-Chief Clifton Leaf, Dr. David Agus, one of the world’s most influential physicians, and Thrive Global CEO Arianna Huffington.

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Agenda

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EVENT DAY
Wednesday 22 Apr, 2020
2:45 AM
EARLY MORNING MEDITATION
3:00 AM
REGISTRATION OPENS
3:30 AM
CONCURRENT BREAKFASTS
4:45 AM
SWITCH BREAK
5:00 AM
WELCOME BACK
5:05 AM
WHY WE HAVE TO MEASURE HEALTH
5:30 AM
THE URGENCY OF A CURE: SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM MICHAEL J. FOX
5:45 AM
FERTILE GROUND: THE SCIENCE OF NEW BEGINNINGS
6:10 AM
RADICAL APPROACHES TO ALZHEIMER’S
6:30 AM
HOW TO BREAK UP WITH YOUR PHONE
6:38 AM
HOW TO HACK OUR BRAINS INTO BETTER HEALTH
6:46 AM
GUIDED MEDITATION: KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON
6:56 AM
BREAK
7:00 AM
REGISTRATION OPENS
7:20 AM
DEMO: TRACKING DISEASE AT OUR FINGERTIPS
7:27 AM
CRISPR: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE ETHICS OF GENE EDITING
7:50 AM
AMERICAN EPIDEMICS
8:15 AM
GOING UPSTREAM: CHANGING BEHAVIOR FOR HEALTHIER LIVES
8:40 AM
HACKING MEDICINE
8:55 AM
SWITCH BREAK
9:05 AM
CONCURRENT LUNCHES
10:00 AM
WELCOME
10:05 AM
UNDERSTANDING HEALTH’S BOTTOM LINE—AND IMPROVING IT
10:15 AM
A BOLDER METRIC: EXTENDING HEALTHY LIVING
10:20 AM
SWITCH BREAK
10:30 AM
DEMO: TREATING DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, AND INSOMNIA WITHOUT MEDICATION?
10:35 AM
BIG DATA ONE: EMPOWERING MACHINES
10:37 AM
GOING UPSTREAM TO TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH
10:47 AM
WHERE MENTAL HEALTH MEETS TECHNOLOGY
11:00 AM
HOW A.I. CAN MAKE HEALTH CARE HUMAN AGAIN
11:10 AM
BIG DATA TWO: IS BIG DATA THE CURE, PLACEBO... OR PLAGUE?
11:12 AM
A CALL TO GLOBAL ACTION
11:20 AM
BREAK
11:40 AM
BREAK
11:40 AM
STARTUPS ON THE ROAD TO REVOLUTION? YOU BE THE JUDGE
12:05 PM
LEARNING HOW STRESS AND ANXIETY CAN BE YOUR FRIENDS
12:05 PM
WHEN EVERY BUSINESS IS A HEALTH CARE BUSINESS
12:13 PM
CORPORATE MAKEOVERS: REIMAGINING EMPLOYEE HEALTH
12:18 PM
BETTING ON THE NEW TECH
12:42 PM
SPECIAL CLOSING INTERVIEW WITH EDIE FALCO
12:48 PM
BETTING ON THE NEW BUSINESS MODELS
1:00 PM
ADJOURN AND CLOSING RECEPTION
1:00 PM
CLOSING RECEPTION
1:13 PM
DATA THAT MAKES DOCTORS BETTER
1:18 PM
A TECHNOLOGIST’S TAKE ON HEALTHCARE, 2019
1:23 PM
CHANGING THE R&D PARADIGM
1:33 PM
DRONES THAT SAVE LIVES
1:40 PM
A GLOBAL APPROACH: CURING THE INCURABLE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY AND TEAMWORK
2:00 PM
ADJOURN
2:10 PM
RECEPTION
3:00 PM
DINNER AND FEATURED INTERVIEW
5:00 PM
CLOSE

Venue

Fairmont Grand Del Mar
5300 Grand Del Mar Court San Diego, California

Contact Us

For Participation:

brainstormhealth@fortune.com 

For Press Inquiries:

Alison Klooster, Senior Manager of Brand Communications, FORTUNE
Tel: 212-522-3194
E-mail: alison.klooster@fortune.com