Rock Health Summit

September 29-30, 2015 • San Francisco

We’re hosting our fifth Rock Health Summit

September 29-30, 2015 at Mission Bay Conference Center 

 

Join us for the fifth Rock Health Summit—formerly known as the Health Innovation Summit—a two-day digital health conference in San Francisco’s Mission Bay that brings together over 600 diverse minds from technology, medicine, policy and beyond to tackle healthcare’s most challenging problems through interactive programming.

Rock Health is the first venture fund dedicated to digital health. We support healthcare entrepreneurs working at the intersection of healthcare and technology.

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Susannah Fox CTO, Health and Human Services

Susannah Fox CTO, Health and Human Services

Susannah helps people navigate health and technology. Prior to her current role at HHS, Susannah served as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and as an associate director at the Pew Research Center, mapping the digital health landscape.

 

Chamath Palihapitiya Founder & Managing Partner, The Social+Capital Partnership

Chamath Palihapitiya Founder & Managing Partner, The Social+Capital Partnership

Social Capital is a venture capital fund that incubates and invests in breakthrough companies in healthcare, education, financial services, and mobile and enterprise software. Prior to this role, Chamath was the longest tenured member of Facebook’s senior executive team.

 

DJ Patil Chief Data Scientist, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

DJ Patil Chief Data Scientist, White House Office of Science & Technology Policy

DJ joins the White House following an incredible career as a data scientist. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Product at RelateIQ, which was acquired by Salesforce. He also held positions at LinkedIn, Greylock Partners, Skype, PayPal, and eBay.

 

J. Craig Venter Co-founder & CEO, Human Longevity Inc

J. Craig Venter Co-founder & CEO, Human Longevity Inc

Craig is regarded as one of the leading scientists of the 21st century for his numerous invaluable contributions to genomic research. He has also founded and leads organizations such as the J. Craig Venter Institute, Synthetic Genomics Inc, and Human Longevity Inc.

 
 

Jeff Bercovici SF Bureau Chief, Inc.

Jeff Bercovici SF Bureau Chief, Inc.

Jeff has been covering the business of news, information and entertainment for more than 10 years. His primary focus is social media and digital media and in past incarnations he’s worked at AOL, Conde Nast Portfolio, Radar and WWD.

 

I-han Chou Senior Strategy Editor, Nature Publishing Group

I-han Chou Senior Strategy Editor, Nature Publishing Group

I-han has over ten years of experience in scientific publishing with expert knowledge of leading advances in neuroscience and research experience in academia. She is an experienced journal editor, science writer, and public speaker.

 

Adam Gazzaley Director, Gazzaley Lab UCSF

Adam Gazzaley Director, Gazzaley Lab UCSF

Adam is a Professor in Neurology, Physiology and Psychiatry at the UCSF, the founding director of the Neuroscience Imaging Center, and director of the Gazzaley Lab, a cognitive neuroscience laboratory.

 

Ann H. Lamont Managing Partner, Oak HC/FT & Oak Investment Partners

Ann H. Lamont Managing Partner, Oak HC/FT & Oak Investment Partners

Annie joined Oak Investment Partners in 1982. She currently serves as Managing Partner of Oak Investment Partners, and Managing Partner of Oak HC/FT. Annie is ranked the number one healthcare and fintech investor on the Forbes Midas List.

 
 

Jessica Lessin Founder & Editor-in-Chief, The Information

Jessica Lessin Founder & Editor-in-Chief, The Information

Jessica covered Silicon Valley and the tech industry for eight years at the Wall Street Journal. She wrote nearly 1,000 articles for the paper, consistently breaking news about major products, management changes and strategy shifts at Apple, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter and other Internet companies.

 

Leena Rao Senior Writer, Fortune

Leena Rao Senior Writer, Fortune

Leena was previously managing editor for TechCrunch since June 2014, where she also served as senior editor. Prior to joining TechCrunch as a writer in 2009, she helped lead Congresswoman Carloyn Maloney’s community outreach and relations efforts in New York City.

 

Seth Sternberg Co-Founder & CEO, Honor

Seth Sternberg Co-Founder & CEO, Honor

Before co-founding Honor—a startup centered around in-home care—Seth co-founded Meebo and eventually sold to Google for around $100 million. Seth, a Connecticut native, worked in IBM’s mergers and acquisitions department, while also working on corporate strategy and venture capital initiatives.

 

Josh Tetrick CEO, Hampton Creek

Josh Tetrick CEO, Hampton Creek

Josh’s team of culinary scientists, technologists, and biochemists is aiming to help make our food system more sustainable, affordable, and healthier by creating a new breed of products made from plants. He has led a UN business initiative in Kenya and worked for former President Clinton.

 
 
 

Relive the Magic of Previous Events, formally known as the Health Innovation Summit

Check out the stellar speakers who joined us for Health Innovation Summit 2014.

Want more? Here are the can’t-miss videos from 2012-2013.  Past speakers include Steve Blank, Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Esther Dyson, Andy Grove, Vinod Khosla, Aaron Levie, Dave McClure, Dave Morin, Tim O’Reilly, John Sculley and more.

Photo Highlights from Past Health Innovation Summits

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Longtime attendee? Dive into snaps from  2012 and 2011 as well.