The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.
Without further ado, the six finalists are:
COO at uber Diagnostics Private Limited
Dentist, Lecturer, Manav Rachna Dental College and Hospital, Faridabad, NCR, India
Founder at WatchRx, Inc.
Senior Vice President, Lumira
CEO & Co-Founder of Quantified Care
Pain Medicine Fellow at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
These six teams will present their ideas “Shark Tank” style at a live event to be held at Google’s Cambridge Headquarters in Kendall Square on February 25 at 6pm. A panel of of judges will listen to each pitch, grill the contestants with questions, then choose the winner. The event will feature craft beers and wines, hot & cold hors d’oeuvres and demonstrations of the latest health sensors and wearables. Tickets to this event are nearly sold out, so reserve your tickets today at the link below.
Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.
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