For Evan Kirstel, Social Business has been a healthy “obsession” for years. He has massively grown his personal social networks, while helping dozens of clients grow from zero to tens of thousands of engaged followers. Evan has 157K followers on Twitter, 15K connections on LinkedIn and 135K followers on Instagram, growing by thousands monthly. His connections are a "Who's Who" of the B2B Enterprise, IoT, Cloud, and HealthTech. Evan was named the 5th most influential B2B marketeer in the US. He was recently selected to be a 2017-2018 HIMSS Social Media Ambassador.
Evan combines 20+ years of sales, alliances, and biz dev experience with deep knowledge of social, mobile, IoT, cloud, security, and voice/video/web collaboration, offering a unique perspective on market convergence dynamics. His career includes roles with Philips, Intel, Siemens, and Oracle. He is a founder of EvanKirstel.com and KirstelReport.com.
As a long-time expert and thought leader in the Cloud, Security, IoT, Big Data, AI and other technologies, Evan's been following their emergence in the health landscape with great interest. He wanted to bring his technical expertise, industry experience, and social business know-how to help accelerate the growth of the digital health economy.
Evan is an internationally recognized thought leader and influencer in IoT (#1 in 2017), Cloud, Data Security (2016),Health Tech (#9 in 2017), Digital Health (#6 in 2016), B2B Marketing (#5 in 2015), AI, Smart Home, Digital(2017), IIoT (#1 in 2017), Telecom/Wireless/5G, and is in the top 10 most mentioned/re-tweeted by CMOs and CIOs (2016).
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Technical Fellow, AI Perception & Mixed Reality Team, Microsoft
Dr. Michio Kaku
Theoretical Physicist, Professor, Futurist and New York Times Best-Selling Author
Associate Administrator, Human Exploration and Operations, NASA, Special Award Recipient
Staff Writer, The Washington Post and Author of "The Space Barons"
Linda Hill, Ph.D.
Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Digital Lifestyle Expert, Emmy Award Winning Radio & Television Talk Show Host
President & CEO, PTC