Connecting thought leaders

We believe in the power of collaboration, which is why we invite the smartest in the industry to share what they find valuable at our events, by contributing to our books, and in interviews via our blog and podcast.

Hugh Forrest

Director, SXSW Interactive Festival

Connected through What2Know Podcast 2017 & SXW20 2016

Hugh Forrest
John Battelle

Founder, Chair, & CEO, NewCo

Connected through What2Know Podcast 2017 & SXW2O 2016

John Battelle
Rasu Shrestha

Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President, Atrium Health

SXSW PreCommerce 2019 SXSW Partner Programming 2019 HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

Rasu Shrestha
Mona Siddiqui

Chief Data Officer, OCTO, Immediate Office of the Secretary, HHS

JPM Digital Health Luncheon 2019 SXSW Partner Programming 2019 HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

Mona Siddiqui
David Kirkpatrick

Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy Media

VIP Digital Health Salon Dinner 2018 SXSW PreCommerce 2019 SXSW Partner Programming 2019 HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

David Kirkpatrick
Josh Kampel

CEO, Techonomy Media

VIP Digital Health Salon Dinner 2018 SXSW PreCommerce 2019 HLTH VIP Dinner 2019 EMEA Marketing Science Summit 2019

Josh Kampel
Katie Couric

Media, Katie Couric Media

Podcast

Katie Couric
Dr. Eric Topol

Author

Podcast

Erick Topol
Glen Tullman

Founder/Exec Chairman, Livongo

Podcast

Glen Tullman
Dr. Michael Lomax

CEO, United Negro College Fund

Podcast

Dr. Michael Lomax
Diana Kapp

Author, Girls Who Run the World

Podcast

Diana Kapp
Ray Kerins
Ray Kerins

Senior VP, Head of Communications of Government Relations & Policy, Bayer

Connected through SXW2O 2017
SXSW Partner Programming 2019

Hugh Forrest
Hugh Forrest

Director, SXSW Interactive Festival

Connected through What2Know Podcast 2017 & SXW2O 2016

John Battelle
John Battelle

Founder, Chair, & CEO, NewCo

Connected through What2Know Podcast 2017 & SXW2O 2016

Lisa Suennen
Lisa Suennen

Senior Managing Director of Health Investments, GE Ventures

Connected through W2O's VIP Luncheon at JP Morgan 2017
JPM HBA Reception 2019 + What2Know Guest 2019

Robert Hastings
Robert Hastings

EVP Communications & Gov't Affairs + Chief of Staff, Bell Helicopter

Connected through W2O@SXSW 2017
SXSW Partner Programming 2019

Matthew Holt
Matthew Holt

Co-Chairman, Health 2.0

Connected through W2O’s VIP Luncheon at JP Morgan 2017
HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

Katherine Bosley
Katrine Bosley

CEO, Editas Medicine

Connected through W2O@SXSW - PreCommerce 2017

Marcus Osborne
Marcus Osborne

Vice President, Health Transformation, Walmart

Connected through JPM Digital Health Luncheon

Judith Williams
Judith Williams

Global Head of Diversity, Dropbox

Connected through W2O@SXSW - PreCommerce 2017

Javier Boix
Javier Boix

Head, U.S. Communications, AbbVie

Connected through SXW2O - Movers & Shapers 2016
ASCO 2019

Ellen Gerstein
Ellen Gerstein

Senior Director, Content and Employee Engagement, Pfizer

Marketing Science Summit 2019
SXSW PreCommerce 2019

Joerg Corsten
Joerg Corsten

Digital Medical Engagement Strategies, Roche

Marketing Science Summit 2018
EMEA Marketing Science Summit 2019
Marketing Science Summit 2019

Jeet Uppal
Jeet Uppal

Worldwide Lead - Enterprise Initiatives & Operational Excellence, Customer & Market Insights, BIA, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Marketing Science Summit 2018
HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

Sandra Matz
Sandra Matz

Assistant Professor of Management, Columbia School of Business

Marketing Science Summit 2018

Bethany Hale
Bethany Hale

Head of Marketing, Cedar Inc.

SXSW PreCommerce 2019
SXSW Partner Programming 2019
Marketing Science Summit 2019

Mary Michael
Mary Michael

Vice President of Patient Advocacy and Stakeholder Management, Otsuka

Marketing Science Summit 2018
SXSW PreCommerce 2019
SXSW Partner Programming 2019
Marketing Science Summit 2019

Julissa Viana
Julissa Viana

Head of Global Social Media, Celgene Corporation

Marketing Science Summit 2018
SXSW PreCommerce 2019
SXSW Partner Programming 2019

Rasu Shrestha
Rasu Shrestha

Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President, Atrium Health

SXSW PreCommerce 2019
SXSW Partner Programming 2019
HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

Mona Siddiqui
Mona Siddiqui

Chief Data Officer, OCTO, Immediate Office of the Secretary, HHS

JPM Digital Health Luncheon 2019
SXSW Partner Programming 2019
HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

Joseph Habboushe
Joseph Habboushe

Attending Physician of Emergency Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center

Marketing Science Summit 2019

David Kirkpatrick
David Kirkpatrick

Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Techonomy Media

VIP Digital Health Salon Dinner 2018
SXSW PreCommerce 2019
SXSW Partner Programming 2019
HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

Josh Kampel
Josh Kampel

CEO, Techonomy Media

VIP Digital Health Salon Dinner 2018
SXSW PreCommerce 2019
HLTH VIP Dinner 2019
EMEA Marketing Science Summit 2019

Ben Hwang
Ben Hwang

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Profusa

JPM Digital Health Luncheon 2019
SXSW PreCommerce 2019
HLTH VIP Dinner 2019

Mark Reisenauer
Mark Reisenauer

Senior Vice President of Oncology, Astellas Pharma

SXSW PreCommerce 2019
ASCO 2019

Dan Childs
Dan Childs

Director, U.S. External Communications, Bayer

SXSW Partner Programming 2019
ASCO 2019

Kelly Jansen
Kelly Jansen

Associate Director, Corporate Communications & Content Strategy, Horizon

Chicago Ideas Week Lab 2019

Suzanne Barston
Suzanne Barston

Director of Digital Communications and Corporate Storytelling, Walgreens

Chicago Ideas Week Lab 2019

Dr. Jamil El-Imad
Dr. Jamil El-Imad

Chief Scientist, NeuroPro.ch

EMEA Marketing Science Summit 2019

Katie Couric
Katie Couric

Media, Katie Couric Media

Podcast

Dr. Eric Topol
Dr. Eric Topol

Author

Podcast

Dr. James Allison
Dr. James Allison

Immuntherapy Researcher, MD Anderson/Noble Prize Winner

Podcast

Glen Tullman
Glen Tullman

Founder/Exec Chairman, Livongo

Podcast

Dr. Michael Lomax
Dr. Michael Lomax

CEO, United Negro College Fund

Podcast