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Never Let a Crisis Go To Waste

How Medical centers in Israel accelerated innovation and found opportunities for cross cultural collaboration following October 7th.

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Never Let a Crisis Go To Waste
Never Let a Crisis Go To Waste

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Jun 09, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

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How Medical centers in Israel accelerated innovation and found opportunities for cross cultural collaboration following October 7th.   Avner Halperin, CEO of Sheba Impact, joins us for an engaging discussion about medical innovation in Israel in the wake of October 7.

Avner Halperin is an entrepreneur, executive and researcher in the fields of digital health and technology policy.  He serves as CEO of Sheba Impact – the commercialization and entrepreneurship arm of Sheba Medical Center, where he leads the creation of dozens of breakthrough medical technology startups and the building of a vibrant health-tech ecosystem around Sheba. In addition, he is a Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School where he published models for promoting innovation ecosystems in the Middle East.

Previously, he was the founding CEO of EarlySense – taking the company from an idea to becoming standard of care in US hospitals. Earlier, he was VP Marketing at Radcom (NASDAQ: RDCM), R&D leader at Eldat (acquired by Pricer (PRIC.ST)), and head of an R&D department in the Intelligence Corps of the IDF.  Avner earned an M.Sc. in Applied Physics from Tel Aviv University and an MBA from MIT, where he published research on globally dispersed teams.  In 2019 he gave a TED talk on AI in Healthcare.  He is the inventor of 34 US Patents.  His patents and scientific publications have been cited about 5,000 times.

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