Marcia Hatch, Gunderson Dettmer
Marcia is a corporate and securities partner at Gunderson Dettmer, specializing in the representation of emerging growth companies in the life science, clean tech, information technology and semi-conductor industries. She focuses primarily on the formation and financing of early stage companies, working with them in their fund raising and financing events, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, debt transactions and corporate governance. Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, Marcia worked at Heller Erhman and Sullivan & Cromwell. She is admitted to practice in California and New York.
Rob Cronin, Practice Leader, Healthcare Technology & Transformation, WCG Agency/former VP of Communications, SureScripts
Rob joined WCG from Surescripts, where he led corporate communications for the nation’s largest health information network.For 20 years, Rob Cronin has been a trusted advisor to leaders in the two fastest growing and most innovative industries in the world: healthcare and technology. As the head of WCG’s Healthcare Technology & Transformation Practice, Rob helps clients in both industries tell the story of how their organizations and communities are enabling change throughout the nation’s healthcare system. Whether that change is driving physician adoption and meaningful use of electronic health records, engaging patients via mobile and social media platforms, or helping providers, insurers and policymakers develop new models of care, our team is able to meet this sector’s growing communications needs with deep domain expertise. Rob and his team know how to engage and communicate with CIOs and MDs; gadget gurus and journal editors; experts across industry, government and academia; health IT evangelists and critics; and nurses that tweet and patients that blog.
Andrew Litt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Dell Healthcare & Life Sciences, Dell
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Litt is responsible for providing strategic insight to Dell’s healthcare solutions so that healthcare organizations, medical professionals and patients realize the benefits of information-driven healthcare. Dr. Litt understands firsthand the importance of a connected healthcare ecosystem and the power of information to streamline healthcare administration, coordinate and improve patient care and ultimately to deliver personalized medicine. Before he joined Dell, Dr. Litt was the head of Litt Healthcare Ventures where he consulted with private equity firms and others seeking to invest in healthcare. Prior to that, he served as executive vice president/vice dean and chief of staff of New York University Langone Medical Center, where he coordinated all activities and strategy for the medical center including the NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Hospitals Center. During his tenure as EVP, he oversaw the turnaround of the medical center’s finances, implemented a new strategic plan, coordinated the development of a new clinical tower, and implemented an electronic health record system and other major projects. Before assuming his EVP role, Dr. Litt was vice chair for financial affairs in the medical center’s radiology department. Dr. Litt is a board certified neuroradiologist and fellow of the American College of Radiology with recognized expertise in neurovascular imaging. He was a founding member, and continues to serve on the board, of CareCore National, which provides utilization and quality management programs for managed care companies. He was also a founding board member of Imaging on Call, a provider of emergency “off-hours” radiology interpretations via the Internet for hospitals and radiology practices. Dr. Litt is a graduate of Brown University and received his medical degree from New York University where he also completed his internship, residency and fellowship.