Ravi KuppurajConnected Sensing Venture Business Leader
Ravi heads the Connected Sensing and Wearables venture at Philips. Ravi is a medical industry veteran, with over 20 years of experience in patient monitoring, and healthcare IT. Most recently, Ravi co-founded and served as the CTO at InfoBionic, where he led the development of MoMeTM - a cloud-based, universal patient monitoring solution with unprecedented analytics that allows physicians to quickly and accurately diagnose and treat patients.Before InfoBionic, Ravi served as the vice president of research and development at Draeger Medical, a global powerhouse in patient monitoring, anesthesia delivery, and respiration technology. Prior to that, Ravi headed R&D efforts at SpaceLabs Medical, in Seattle, where he was instrumental in driving the development of key technologies and products in patient monitoring solutions, and was the general manager for their India operations.In addition, Ravi was involved with several successful med-tech startups, including CardioNet, where he served as director, ECG Analysis, and was an integral team member that developed and launched CardioNet’s revolutionary Mobile Cardiac Outpatient Telemetry (MCOT) product. Ravi holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a PhD and MS in biomedical engineering from Louisiana Tech University and University of Miami respectively, and a BSEE from Bangalore University.
· Explore the advances in connected sensing technologies and how they are changing the medical device eco-system
· Understand key considerations to make during the R&D process for your device to successfully be integrated into day-to-day use in the hospital for both physicians and patients
· Assess the barriers and facilitators of patient and physician adoption of wearable technology solutions