2015 | Medical Innovation Summit

Memory. Mood. Movement.

Neurosciences October 25-28, 2015 Cleveland, Ohio

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Join us at the Cleveland Convention Center to network with over 1,600 fellow leaders and expand your understanding of the healthcare market.

Cleveland Clinic's 2015 Medical Innovation Summit, "Memory. Mood. Movement." will convene to discuss the future of Neurosciences. The Summit, now in its 13th year, is renowned for thought-provoking panels, lively 1-on-1 discussions with influential CEOs, and the discovery of the latest market-ready technologies poised to shake up the status quo.

Who Attends

The Medical Innovation Summit brings together all stakeholders in healthcare –from industry leaders, providers and payers to inventors, entrepreneurs, and investors. The Summit is designed for individuals interested in forging new relationships, participating in dynamic discussions to solve some of the biggest health challenges of our time, and keeping innovation an absolute priority in healthcare. 

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Christopher Connor

Chairman & CEO

The Sherwin-Williams Company

Christopher Connor | Chairman & CEO ,

Christopher M. Connor is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Sherwin-Williams Company, a $10 Billion Global Leader in the Paint and Coatings Industry.  Mr. Connor was elected Chief Executive Officer by the Company’s Board of Directors on October 25, 1999 and added the title of Chairman on April 26, 2000.

Mr. Connor, 58, began his employment with The Sherwin-Williams Company in 1983 as Director of Advertising for the Paint Stores Group.  Over his 31-year career with Sherwin-Williams, Mr. Connor has held a number of increasingly important assignments in many different functional areas of the Company.  In every one of these assignments he has been privileged to work with the outstanding men and women of Sherwin-Williams as they have prospered and grown the Company together. 

Today, Sherwin-Williams operates over 3,900 paint stores in the United States, owns many of the paint and coatings industry leading brand names, and sells products in over 115 countries around the world. 
Sherwin-Williams’ culture of excellence has created an environment where outstanding technology, strong marketing, operational excellence and engagement all continue to play a role in the Company’s growing success.  Sherwin-Williams has been recognized by many business publications for financial excellence, integrity of business practices, strong track record of dividend payments and notably, by Fortune Magazine, as one of our nation’s top 100 companies to work for on three separate occasions. 

In addition to The Sherwin-Williams Company Board of Directors, Mr. Connor serves on the board of the Eaton Corporation and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.  His many civic and community board engagements include the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, The Playhouse Square Foundation, University Hospitals Health System, United Way Services of Greater Cleveland, Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, the National Association of  Manufacturers, The American Coatings Association and the Greater Cleveland Partnership.

Mr. Connor is a 1974 graduate of Walsh Jesuit High School and a 1978 graduate of The Ohio State University.  He and his wife, Sara, have three adult children.
 

Jeff Arnold

Chairman & CEO

Sharecare

Jeff Arnold | Chairman & CEO ,

Jeff Arnold is Chairman and CEO of Sharecare, a health and wellness engagement platform he founded with Dr. Mehmet Oz, in partnership with Harpo Productions, Sony Pictures Television and Discovery Communications.  Sharecare helps people maximize their human potential by connecting them to personalized health resources including high-quality information from experts, clinical decision support tools, interactive programs and local healthcare providers. 
  
Previously, Arnold was Chairman and CEO of HowStuffWorks.com, an award-winning online resource used by millions of people each month, which he sold to Discovery Communications, where he served as Chief Digital Strategy Officer, and Chief Architect of The Curiosity Project until December 2011.   
  
At the age of 28, he founded and served as CEO of WebMD Corporation, the first healthcare company to harness the power of the Internet to create a destination for consumers, healthcare institutions and physicians to find trustworthy medical information. 
 
He was inducted into the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, as an Honorary Member in recognition of his superior achievements and contributions to the advancement of nursing and health care at national and global levels. Arnold also has been honored by the World Economic Forum; inducted into the Technology Hall of Fame of Georgia; named Entrepreneur of the Year, Southeast Region by Ernst & Young; and received the prestigious Phoenix Award, which recognizes companies and individuals who embody strength, tenacity and leadership in Georgia's healthcare information technology industry. 
 
Currently chairman of Forbes Travel Guide, Arnold also has served on numerous boards for public, private and charitable organizations over the years.

Twitter Handle: @SharecareNow

Ginni Rometty

Chairman, President & CEO

IBM

Ginni Rometty | Chairman, President & CEO ,

Ginni Rometty is Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM. Mrs. Rometty was appointed President and CEO effective January 1, 2012. She became Chairman of the Board of Directors on October 1, 2012.

Mrs. Rometty began her career with IBM in 1981 in Detroit, Michigan. Since then she has held a series of leadership positions in IBM, most recently as Senior Vice President and Group Executive, IBM Sales, Marketing and Strategy. In this role, she was responsible for business results in the 170 global markets in which IBM operates and pioneered IBM's rapid expansion in the emerging economies of the world.

Prior to this, Mrs. Rometty served as Senior Vice President, IBM Global Business Services, where she led the successful integration of PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting. This acquisition was the largest in professional services history, creating a global team of more than 100,000 business consultants and services experts. In recognition of her leadership in the professional services industry, Mrs. Rometty was honored with the Carl Sloane Award 2006, given by the Association of Management Consulting Firms.

In prior leadership roles, Mrs. Rometty served as general manager of IBM Global Services, Americas, as well as general manager of IBM's Global Insurance and Financial Services Sector.

Mrs. Rometty serves on the Council on Foreign Relations; the Board of Trustees of Northwestern University; and the Board of Overseers and Board of Managers of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

She holds a Bachelor of Science degree with high honors in computer science and electrical engineering from Northwestern University.

Twitter Handle: @IBM

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Underwrite the Future. Sponsor the 2015 Medical Innovation Summit

The Medical Innovation Summit connects a network of great thinkers, a powerful and influential audience, creating an opportune platform to engage with the industry's most influential leaders in a think-tank setting. Customizable sponsorship packages give your company unmatched exposure that can be taken advantage of in a myriad of ways.

Conceived and led by Cleveland Clinic Innovations, during the past 12 years the Medical Innovation Summit has raised the understanding of new technology, its potential as medical products and established a clinical meeting ground for innovation leaders worldwide to engage each other.

Please contact Matt Zenker - (216) 445-1524 or Susan Bernat - (216) 444-5538 to discuss acquiring one of our limited sponsorship opportunities


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