Meet the IH community's top 50 Innovators in 2020

Posted by Intelligent Health on Dec 2, 2020 12:23:26 PM
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Who left us shook? Who blew our as-yet-unblown minds? Here is the Intelligent Health community's top 50 Innovators of 2020! 


  1. Dr. Robert Califf, Former Commissioner FDA and Head of Health and Policy, Alphabet (Google Health and Verily Life Sciences)
  2. John Nosta, President, NostaLab
  3. Yan Huang, General Manager - Intelligent Healthcare, Baidu 
  4. Dr. Ann Aerts, Head, Novartis Foundation 
  5. Dr. Greg Moore, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Health 
  6. Dr. Freddy Abnousi, Interventional Cardiologist and Head of Health Technology, Facebook
  7. Wenjun Xie, Head of AI Healthcare Strategy, Tencent
  8. Dr. Stefan Germann, CEO, Fondation Botnar 
  9. Elena Bonfiglioli, Managing Director, Health and Life Sciences EMEA, Microsoft
  10. Huguette Diakabana, Co-Founder and Deputy Director, African Alliance of Digital Health Networks

    IH Top 50 Innovators - Part I-1
  11. Junaid Bajwa, Chief Medical Scientist, Microsoft Research        
  12. Dr. Eric Oermann, Director, AISINAI, Instructor of Neurological Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Mount Sinai Health System
  13. Dr. Divya Chander, Faculty Chair in Neuroscience and & Faculty in Medicine, Singularity University 
  14. Dr. Natalie Banner, Understanding Patient Data Lead, Wellcome Trust 
  15. Dr. Sonny Kohli, Internal Med/Critical Care Physician, Oakville Hospital, Assistant Prof (adj.),  McMaster University and Co-Founder, Cloud DX 
  16. Letizia Gionfrida, CEO & Managing Director, Arthronica 
  17. Dr. James Kinross, Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Colorectal Surgery, St. Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College London
  18. Dr. Sandip Sarkar, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Barts Health NHS Trust
  19. Dr. Jay Mandrekar, Professor of Biostatistics & Neurology, Mayo Clinic
  20. Dr. Gabriel Krummenacher, Team Lead Data Science, Zuehlke Group
  21. Tomas Dikk, Lead Data Science, Zuehlke Group
  22. Dr. John Halamka, President, Mayo Clinic Platform
  23. Dr. Chris Bates, Director of Research and Analytics, TPP
  24. Lucy Setian, Digital and AI Stakeholder Engagement Lead, Novartis Foundation
  25. Guy Holmes, President and CEO, Tape Ark
  26. Mark Saroufim, AI Engineer, Graphcore
  27. Professor Max Welling, Vice President Technologies, Qualcomm & Research Chair, Machine Learning, University of Amsterdam
  28. Professor Mildred Solomon, President & Professor, The Hastings Centre & Harvard Medical School
  29. Tim Whittlestone, Chief Medical Officer, NHS Nightingale Hospital - Bristol
  30. Srinivasan Venkatramanan, Research Scientist, Network Systems Science and Advanced Computing, Biocomplexity Institute, University of Virginia
  31. Dr. Matthew Lungren, Co-Director, Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine and Imaging & Assistant Professor of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine
  32. Dr. Frnanda Zaganelli, Ophthalmologist & Occupational Health Physician, Firjan
  33. Dr. Kourosh Saeb-Parsy, Chief Medical Officer, Oxford Immune Algorithmics
  34. Laurent Vandebrouck, CEO, Chronolife
  35. Matthew Stickland, Director of Strategy & Communications, TPP
  36. Dr. Amrita Kumar, Consultant Radiologist & AI Clinical Lead, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
  37. Milo Wicinski, Business Development Manager, Infermedica
  38. Dr. Darko Matovski, CEO, causaLens
  39. Dr. Peter Lee, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research
  40. Gidon Lichfield, Editor in Chief, MIT Technology Review
  41. Dr. Shahram Ebadollahi, Global Head of Data Science and AI, Novartis
  42. Vanessa Candeias, Former Head, Global Health and Healthcare; Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
  43. Dr. Sujeeth Bharadwaj, Principal ML Lead, Azure AI, Microsoft
  44. Frank Hester, Founder and CEO, The Phoenix Partnership
  45. Tara Donnelly, CDIO, NHSX
  46. Dr. Alan Karthikesalingam, Senior Clinical Scientist, Google Health
  47. Prof. Dr. Mathias Goyen, Chief Medical Officer – Europe, GE Healthcare
  48. Dr. Stephanie Kuku, Senior Research Fellow, University College Hospital London
  49. Dr. Allison Gardner, Programme Director Data Science Degree Apprenticeship and Co-Founder, Keele University and Women Leading in AI
  50. Victoria Rege, Director of Strategic Alliances & Partnerships, Graphcore


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