Speaker Profile

J.D., President and General Manager, Life Sciences, Ecosystem, and Public Sector, Datavant

Biography
Bob joined Datavant 4 years ago and in typical startup fashion has had a variety of roles and responsibilities since joining, from marketing to sales to product. Today, he manages the Life Sciences, Ecosystem Public Sector business at Datavant. He is motivated to build the world-class connectivity company the healthcare industry desperately needs. Prior to Datavant, Bob had several different roles that ranged from managing operations at a biopharmaceutical company to working as a restructuring and finance attorney. Bob holds a JD / MBA from Yale Law School after completing his undergraduate degree in Symbolic Systems at Stanford University.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley


The value of data in healthcare is undeniable and realized when raw information is successfully converted into knowledge that changes clinical practice. To drive value improvements and ensure that the right patient receives the right care requires the right data in combination with the right data analytics. This session will cover various aspects and challenges of data science in hospitals and health systems that drive healthcare with better outcomes.

Sessions:

  • Data Sharing Application: Needs, Advancements, and Challenges
    - Russ Cucina, UCSF
  • Removing Data Sharing Barriers; Expectations for the Healthcare Industry
    Session Chair: Greg Storm, TripleBlind
    - John Halamka, Mayo Clinic
    - Bob Borek, Datavant
  • Next-Generation Data Sharing: Discoverable, Accessible, Interoperable Data (PANEL)
    Session Chair: John F. Kalafut, Asher Orion Group
    - Joel Sevinsky, Theiagen Genomics
    - Ittai Dayan, Rhino Health
    - Sharmila Majumdar, UCSF
    - Rajan Wadhwa, Anthem
  • Sustainable Data Systems via FAIR Data Principles
    Session Chair: Alex Sherman, MGH
  • Multi-Factor Data Science to Inform Clinical Research
    Session Chair: Charlotte Nelson, MATE Bioservices
    - Gundolf Schenk, UCSF
  • Translational AI: Innovation to Clinical Implementation and Reimbursement (PANEL)
    Session Chair: John J. Sninsky, Translational Consultant
    - Erick Lin, PathAI
    - Nigam Shah, Stanford
    - Shivang Doshi, Paige
  • Leveraging Multiomic Data to Advance Rare Disease Drug Discovery and Development (PANEL)
    Session Chair: Justin Bingham, CENTOGENE
    - Michael Hund, EB Research Partnership
  • AI/ML in Hospitals and Clinics / Digital Health Transformation / Predicting Clinical Outcomes
    Session Chair: Robert Hauser, Vidence
    - Alan Kaplan, LLNL
    - Peter Yu, Hartford Healthcare
    - Amir Bahmani, Stanford
  • Data Science for Proteogenomics of Cancers
    - Gil Omenn, University of Michigan
  • PMWC 2022 Showcase
    - Amanda Cook, InheRET, Inc.
    - Calum Macrae, Harvard
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