2014 | Medical Innovation Summit

Now, it's Personal

Cancer Treatment and Personalized Medicine October 27-29, 2014 Cleveland, Ohio

 
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    Join more than 1,500 senior executives, investors, entrepreneurs and clinicians who will gather in Cleveland to discuss investable innovations that can lead to the detection and treatment of cancer. The 2014 Summit will include:
     

    • Detailed insights into the latest breakthroughs of personalized medicine
    • Discussions with world leaders responsible for the change in healthcare technology.
    • Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015
       

2013 Speakers

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Monty Sharma

President and CEO, Curves International

Monty Sharma | President and CEO, Curves International ,

Monty Sharma is the Chief Executive Officer and President for Curves International, Inc. and is a nationally-recognized business figure in the health, wellness and nutrition sector. Sharma brings more than 20 years of marketing, sales, international and executive experience to Curves. He has set aggressive goals for the organization, working to increase revenues through the development and launch of innovative products and services, improved franchisee development and relations, strategic brand marketing as well as new consumer acquisition programs.

Prior to Curves, Mr. Sharma was President and Chief Executive Officer at Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. Under his leadership, Mr. Sharma successfully repositioned the brand as a diet program, re-launched all products, entered new lines of business tripling sales revenues and led the successful sale of the company in 2010.

Prior to Atkins, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Naked Juice, where under his leadership the company doubled sales in 18 months and became the leading super premium juice brand. The company was sold to PepsiCo in January 2007. Sharma’s successes in the health and nutrition category began as Chief Executive Officer of EAS (Energy Athletics Strength), recognized internationally as the industry leader in creating active lifestyle nutrition products for consumers across the fitness spectrum.

Sheila Dharmarajan

Host, Yahoo! The Future is Now

Sheila Dharmarajan | Host, Yahoo! The Future is Now ,

Sheila Dharmarajan joined Yahoo! as the host of Yahoo! The Future is Now in 2013after 4 years as a markets reporter for Bloomberg Television.

Prior to joining Bloomberg Television in 2009, Dharmarajan spent seven years on Wall Street. Her experience includes working in investment banking at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette as well as private equity at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Permira. Today, Dharmarajan regularly reports on breaking news and investments in many sectors, including consumer/retail, industrial products and services, technology, and healthcare.

She received her BA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from Stanford University.

Mark Bertolini

Chairman, CEO and President, Aetna

Mark Bertolini | Chairman, CEO and President, Aetna ,

Mark T. Bertolini is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Aetna, a Fortune 100 diversified healthcare benefits company. Aetna serves approximately 37.3 million people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their healthcare and has a workforce of approximately 34,000 with operations in North America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Mr. Bertolini joined Aetna in 2003 as head of Aetna’s Specialty Products. Prior to Aetna, Mr. Bertolini held executive positions at Cigna, NYLCare Health Plans, and SelectCare, Inc., where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer.

Recognized as an accessible, forward-thinking and solutions-oriented leader, Mr. Bertolini is actively engaged in the national dialogue on healthcare reform. Mr. Bertolini meets regularly with state and federal policymakers to advocate for measures that increase access, lower costs and improve quality of healthcare. He is a strong advocate of market-based solutions, the expansion and use of health information technology, and the sustainability of the employer-based system.

Mr. Bertolini holds a BA in business administration/finance from Wayne State University and an MBA in finance from Cornell University.

Why Attend?

The Medical Innovation Summit provides an unrivaled perspective on the newest medical innovations and the financial drivers behind those innovations. The conference is recognized for providing singular insights, networking opportunities and actionable take away for all participants. The content is designed for:

  • Senior executives in the healthcare industry
  • Clinical, medical affairs, regulatory and business development executives
  • Venture capitalists and angel investor groups
  • Investment bankers
  • Buy-side and sell-side researchers
  • Consulting, legal and other service providers

Agenda Highlights

Monday | October 27th
  • New Ventures Healthcare Challenge
  • The State of Healthcare Innovation
  • Dinner and Keynote Address
Tuesday | October 28th
  • Live Surgery
  • The Business of Cancer Diagnostics
  • Imaging and Cancer Detection
  • Networking Recepton
Wednesday | October 29th
  • Therapeutics and Pharmaceuticals
  • Radiation
  • Revealing of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2015

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