The Health Technology Podcast
Deena Shakir: Driven By a Burning Problem

Deena Shakir: Driven By a Burning Problem

June 20, 2022

Deena Shakir is living proof that a “non-linear” extraordinary career. Deena is a Partner at Lux Capital, a top venture capital firm. There, she’s received a lot of recognition for her work and her emphasis on diversity. She also sits on several boards, and contributes to Forbes — that is, when she’s not being featured. But she actually started very near us in Mountain View, where her parents immigrated from Iraq. Her career has taken her pretty much everywhere, even through the White House. 

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

 

James Min: The Measure of a Heart

James Min: The Measure of a Heart

June 13, 2022

Do you know what is the world's number one cause of death? If you didn’t, now you do: it’s heart disease. But James Min is working to change that. James is the founder and CEO of Cleerly. There, he creates digital care pathways to prevent cardiovascular disease and heart attacks before they happen. Before Cleerly, James served in several high-profile cardiology positions and has published more than 500 peer-reviewed manuscripts focusing on coronary artery disease. He has also received numerous awards and distinctions, including recently being inducted into the American Society of Clinical Investigation and the Academy of Radiology Research.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

Jon Norris: Are You A Good Investment?

Jon Norris: Are You A Good Investment?

June 6, 2022

A good year in the healthtech market can make the difference between success and failure. And that’s why knowing the market and predicting the market is so important. So, back by popular demand, we welcome Jon Norris. Jon knows the healthtech investment market so well. He is the Managing Director for business development at Silicon Valley Bank and has over 20 years of banking experience working with healthcare companies and VC firms.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

Erika Andersen: The Change Arc

Erika Andersen: The Change Arc

May 31, 2022

We are happy to welcome, Erika Andersen, back as our podcast guest. Erika is basically a change guru.

She is one of the founders of Proteus, an organization that helps leaders and companies go through big changes. They do this through their unique coaching, consulting, and training programs.

In this episode, Erika talks about how to change from the inside out, and how change is the only constant.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

Thomas Tsang: Coming From a Humble Perspective

Thomas Tsang: Coming From a Humble Perspective

May 23, 2022

Mental health is a huge topic right now. But often conversations about mental health are mostly about anxiety and depression, not as much about serious illnesses.

That’s why our guest today, Thomas Tsang, is doing what he does. Thomas is the CEO and co-founder of Valera Health, a tele-medecine company helping patients with severe mental illnesses as well as mild ones.

Thomas is also a former Senior Healthcare Advisor to the Governor of Hawaii, and has directed national medical programs. And as someone who came from an unprivileged background, it’s important to Thomas that people have access to essential medical services.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

Jason Lengheier: What’s Your Relationship With Food?

Jason Lengheier: What’s Your Relationship With Food?

May 16, 2022

Did you not listen to your mom about nutrition in high school? So did Jason Langheier. Jason is the CEO and founder of Foodsmart, a leading telenutrition platform. Foodsmart combines dietitians, meal planning, and food options in one platform. This combination makes it easier for people to get nutritious and affordable food—both for themselves, and their families. Today, Foodsmart has over 1.5 million members and serving over 700 employers. Their goal is to eliminate food insecurity and malnutrition nationwide. And above all, to make healthy food accessible to everyone. But for Jason, getting there was a journey.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

Adrian Fenty: Demand Disruption

Adrian Fenty: Demand Disruption

May 9, 2022

What does a day in the life of a big city’s mayor look like? We asked our guest, Adrian Fenty. From 2007 to 2011, Adrian managed one of the most complicated and powerful cities in the world: Washington D.C. As mayor, he focused on education reform and disrupting the status quo. Now, as a venture capitalist, he loves to see disruption and innovation all around him every day.

In this episode, I asked him: what do the private and public sectors have in common? And how are they different? I was surprised by some of the answers, and I think you will be too.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

 

Trevor Martin: This Programmable Life

Trevor Martin: This Programmable Life

May 2, 2022

This is the stuff of science fiction in real life! Our guest in this episode is Trevor Martin, the co-founder of Mammoth Biosciences. There, they develop the CRISPR platforms and technologies that allow scientists to detect and modify DNA and RNA. He hopes the technology they’re creating will cure the problems of the next generation, like genetic diseases.

Trevor has been featured on Forbes 30 under 30Fortune 40 under 40, and is an EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021. His work has been featured in FiveThirtyEight and The Atlantic. As a young CEO and scientist on the cutting edge, Trevor also has a lot of insight into leadership styles.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

Russell Glass: Solving Staggering Problems

Russell Glass: Solving Staggering Problems

April 25, 2022

If you’ve experienced mental health difficulties during the pandemic, this episode is for you. The scale of the problem is staggering. But our guest, Russell Glass, is doing his utmost to solve it.

Russell is the CEO of Headspace Health, a company formed by the 2021 merger of Ginger and Headspace. Ginger, which he founded in 2018, delivered accessible and easy virtual mental health care. Russell has been creating companies constantly since his flagship tennis racquet business at the tender age of 13. He’s also a practiced and thoughtful leader. And in this episode, he shares his life lessons on both his leadership and entrepreneurship experience.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

Bob Wachter: Debating the Digital Divide

Bob Wachter: Debating the Digital Divide

April 18, 2022

Could digitization add another person to your exam room? Will the newest technologies being created by small businesses or by hospitals? And most importantly, will the new digital age in healthcare leave people behind? These are some big questions that Dr. Bob Wachter has the answers to.

Dr. Wachter is a professor and the Chair of the Department of Medicine at UCSF. He’s written six books, including one called The Digital Doctor, which was a New York Times science bestseller. He also coined the term “hospitalist” in 1996 and is considered the father of this fast-growing specialty. We can't even start to list the awards he’s received, because we would run out of space here. In other words, he’s the one with the answers — but he also has some questions.

Do you have any thoughts? Please email us at hello@rosenmaninstitute.org. We post new episodes every Monday. “The Health Technology Podcast” is produced by Herminio Neto, hosted by Christine Winoto, and engineered by Andrew John Rojek.

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