Co-Founder at Touch Face Aware
How did you get to become an expert in your key topics?
I spent years working in technology, science and healthcare conferences. In addition, I spend 1-2 hours a day reading technology and healthcare news.
What topic areas are you most passionate about?
Healthcare – the shift in healthcare delivery, Pharma Sensors, Artificial intelligence, VR, Longevity.
Which influencers influence you within those key topics?
How would you describe your offline influence?
I am a professional speaker, and in non-pandemic years, typically speak at 20-40 conferences a year. I’ve written 3 books and over 50 articles. Currently I’m posting a long series in AI in healthcare. I also coach and consult with entrepreneurs and corporates
What’s your best source of information for getting ahead of a story? What resource do you use to stay ahead of the trend?
Social media – on Twitter I follow mostly healthcare people I research daily and get ~10 newsletters, including MIT, CB Insights, Stat, Frost and Sullivan.
If a brand wanted to work with you, which activities would you be most interested in collaborating on?
What brands have you worked with?
Speaking at internal or external conferences: (not a full list) UnitedHealthcare, Boston Scientific, Abbott Vascular, Otsuka Pharma, Genentech, MGMA (medical group association), ANA – nurses, AAD – dermatologists.
Which non-paid activities would you be keen to take part in if the opportunity raised your profile or delivered value to your audience?
I would be keen to provide a quote for content or news article, create a social post, product review, long-form or video content, speak at an event, podcast or a webinar.
What are your passions outside of work?
Health – exercise, eating, stress reduction. Cooking. Starting companies! Including non-profits.
What would be the best way for a brand to contact you?