OUR JUDGES

Meet our 2021 Judges

Our judges are the best and brightest stars in the digital health and life sciences industries.

We are looking to add judges to our panel! If you have a decade plus of experience in healthcare with a deep understanding of the tools, processes and technologies used, we'd love you to apply.

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Bob Wachter
Professor and Chair
UCSF
Aaron Neinstein MD
Director, Clinical Informatics
UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation
Harold E. “Barry” Selick
Vice Chancellor for Business Development, Innovation and Partnerships
UCSF
Aurelio Bonavia
Vaccine Development
Bill & Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute
Christine Aylward
Founder & Managing Partner
Magnetic Ventures
Stefano Bini
Professor and CTO Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
UCSF
Michael Blum
Asssociate Vice Chancellor, Chief Digital Transformation Officer, Professor of Medicine, Cardiology
UCSF
David Blumberg
Managing Partner
Blumberg Capital
Darya Bubman
Licensing Officer
UCSF
Peter Silvester
President, Life Sciences Solutions and Laboratory Products
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Daniel Burnett
President and CEO
Theranova
Atul Butte
Chief Data Scientist and Distinguished Professor
UCSF
John Cappuccitti
Director
Velocity
Sander Duncan
General Partner
Lifeforce Capital
Unity Stoakes
President, Co-founder & Managing Partner
StartUp Health
Lindy Fishburne
Managing Partner
Breakout Ventures
Ash Fontana
Managing Director
Zetta
Ralph Gonzales
Chief Innovation Officer
UCSF
David Harkins
CIO
UCSF Investment Company
Charles Hart
Director, Catalyst Program
UCSF
Aenor Sawyer
MD
UCSF
Christopher Hess
Professor & Chair, UCSF Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
UCSF
Christopher Hill
Partner
DNA Capital
Matthew Holt
Founder
The Health Care Blog
James Huie
Partner
Wilson Sonsini
Daniel Kraft
Founder & Chair
Exponential Medicine
Kyle Lui
Partner
DCM
Kimberly MacPherson
Faculty, Exec Dir Health Mgmt
UC Berkeley Haas School of Business
Holly Martin
Associate Professor
UCSF, SOM
Alex Morgan
Partner
Khosla Ventures
Ali Alemozafar
Partner
WSGR
Ursheet Parikh
Partner
Mayfield
Christopher Peabody
Director, Acute Care Innovation Center
UCSF
Barney Pell
Venture Partner
Radical Ventures
Andrew Perlman
Managing Partner
Great Point Ventures
Kereeti Pisapati
Clinical Research Manager
Mount Sinai Health System
Nathaniel Prorok
Catalyst Program
UCSF
Neda Ratanawongsa
Chief Medical Informatics Officer for SFDPH
UCSF at ZSFG, SFDPH
Urmimala Sarkar
Professor
UCSF
Bob Saunders
General Partner
OCA Ventures
George Ugras
Partner
AV8
Stephanie Marrus
Managing Director Entrepreneurship
UCSF
Blake Wu
Partner
NEA
Mikihiro Yasuda
GP
Hike Ventures
Peter Kotsonis
Executive Director
UCSF
Jacqueline Shreibati, MD
Clinician Scientist
Google
Orrin Ailloni-Charas, MD, MBA
Managing Partner
Global Health Impact Fund
Hubert Zajicek
CEO
Health Wildcatters
David Rhew
Chief Marketing Officer
Microsoft
Scott Woodward
VP Venture & Development
Red Crow
Reuben Youngblom
Jorden Woods
Zizi Zhang
Laurel Skurko
COVID Programming
UCSF Health Hub
Ricky Mehra
Founder and General Partner
Continuum Ventures
Ameet Nanda
Vice President and Site Administrator
Sutter Health
Jay Shah
Entrepreneur in Residence
Inovia Capital
Matthew Anderson
Clinical Innovation Director
Banner Health
Kimberly Ha
CEO
KKH Advisors
Rodrigo Martinez
Founder & CEO
AZUL: Strategy & Creative Agency
Alex Kopelyan
Partner
IndieBio
Michael Leung
Co-founder and Lead Engineer
Spect Inc
Desert Horse Grant
Senior Director
UCLA Health
Leah Houston
Founder/CEO
HPEC
Marianne Berkovich
Director, User Research
Teladoc
Therese Chan Tack
Physician Lead of Telehealth Programs
UCSF
Shubhra Jain
Senior Associate
Cota Capital
Dov Shamir
Manager
Mount Sinai Innovation Partners
Lisa Suennen
Author
Venture Valkyrie Blog
Marc Weill
Senior Advisor
Two Sigma Ventures
Thomas Luby
Director
TMC Innovation
Chuck Feerick
Director
Clarify Health
Courtney Lyles
Associate Professor, Co-founder of S.O.L.V.E. Health Tech
UCSF
Archana Dubey
Global Medical Director
HP
Steven Stumpf
professor
California State University Northridge
Marlene Grenon
Director of Digital Health, Innovation Ventures
UCSF
Ariel Poler
Co-founder
Reveri Health
Valy Fontil
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UCSF
Miguel Hernandez Pampaloni
Professor of Radiology & Medicine
UCSF
Alexandra Greenhill
CEO, Chief Medical Officer
Careteam Technologies
Jonathan Ozeran
Director of Product
Tempus
jack topdjian
Founder, Managing Partner
Healthcare Equity Angels
Tari Suprapto
Director, Search & Evaluation (West)
Novo Nordisk
Brittany Partridge
Virtual Care Technology Lead
UC San Diego Health
Lillian Seu
Director
Vir Biotechnology
Jose Bolanos
Gautam Gulati
Kala Mehta
Associate Professor
University of California, San Francisco
Greg Yap
Partner
Menlo Ventures
Erik Douglas
Director, Digital Innovation
Johnson & Johnson
Gary Goldman DDS MD
Founder & CEO
Global Health Impact Network
Anthony Costa
Director, Sinai BioDesign
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Cory Laws
BD
Independent
Michael Springer
Former Chief, Executive Relations and CIO Liaison
Philips
Jennifer Ernst
CEO
Tivic Health
Ethan Weiss
Assoc Professor
UCSF
Zachary Poll
Corporate Partnerships
Plug & Play
Lauren Li
Global Head of Digital Health
Ipsen
Raman Khanna
Program Director, UCSF Clinical Informatics Fellowship
UCSF
Ted Driscoll PhD
Founder
Digital DX

Interested in joining the judging panel?

Hundreds of outstanding companies that are changing the paradigm within the digital health and life sciences have applied to the awards this year. We are looking for the biggest healthcare luminaries to join our panel of 300+ distinguished judges and shine the spotlight on the technologies truly making a difference.

Join us on this incredible journey.
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