Speaker Profile

Head of Academic Medicine, Amazon Web Services

Ken leads the AWS Academic Medicine Vertical which includes a team of Principal Trusted Advisors in Digital Health, Hospital Modernization, Precision Medicine, Clinical Care, and Informatics, and HealthTech sub-verticals, and a team of field-based and customer-facing Healthcare Executive Advisors. He has over 30 years of healthcare experience, including founding and taking public a cell and gene therapy company. Prior experience includes being a Chief Clinical Officer, President, and CEO for 10 years prior to joining AWS. Ken has a strong background in building and commercializing regulated products in the device, combination product, clinical software, and therapeutic biologics space.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2023 Silicon Valley

To make a lasting and meaningful impact within healthcare we need to understand the incentive structures and get them right. In this session, we will hear from academic and industry leaders as they share the challenges around collaboration and the unrealized potential of public-private partnerships in driving innovation.