Samantha Nava, PhD, Texas Medical Center Innovation (TMCx)
As an Innovation Strategist, Samantha focuses on supporting the resident companies participating in the TMC Innovation Accelerator program. She is responsible for encouraging innovative development of the member institutions in the Texas Medical Center by providing participating cohort companies with resources, strategic connections, and guidance through the TMC.
Michael Levy, Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT)
Michael is a passionate healthcare executive turned digital health evangelist and entrepreneur. In addition to co-founding DHIT, Michael has served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the Center for Health Innovation at UNC Chapel Hill, where he has designed and developed their Digital Health Program in support of UNC’s Digital Transformation strategy.
Adam Dakin, Dreamit Healthtech
Adam serves as the Managing Director of Dreamit Healthtech, a leading venture-backed accelerator. His career has focused on building early-stage venture-backed health tech companies. He co-founded five health tech companies, is an active angel investor, and has served on the boards of several health companies.
Nick Dougherty, MassChallenge HealthTech
Nick is the Managing Director for MassChallenge HealthTech, a digital health accelerator program. Prior to MCHT, he was co-founder and CEO at VerbalCare, which had a successful exit in 2015. Nick also serves as the co-chair of Together.Health and guest lectures at Boston University.