LSAN co-sponsored this event with New York Health Business Leaders. We heard directly from entrepreneurs who are building (and have built) successful healthcare companies in our city. Our high-powered panel was moderated by Martin Vogelbaum, a partner of Rho Ventures. Our speakers included:
- Cyrus Massoumi, CEO of ZocDoc, founded in 2007 to help patients find doctors and dentists and book appointments online.
- Sundeep Bhan, CEO of Medivo, a start-up focused on bringing personalized medicine into practice in the areas of preventive and therapeutic care. Prior to Medivo, he co-founded and led Medsite (also based in NYC), acquired by WebMD in the fall of 2006.
- Frank DeBernardis, a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Nascent Enterprises LLC, a medical device venture advisory firm.
- David Feygin, Ph.D., World-Wide Director of Strategic Innovation for the Beckton Dickinson (BD) – Medical Surgical Systems business unit, where he is responsible for identifying, developing and validating individual opportunities and overall growth strategies.