Alex Risman is the CEO and CTO of Realize, where he has developed an extensible deep learning framework for medical image analysis that has been successfully applied to the detection of lung nodules and intracranial hemorrhage in CT scans. Previously, he was Lead Data Scientist at McMaster-Carr Supply Company, where he developed a deep-learning-based e-commerce search engine, a system for conducting and analyzing randomized controlled trials of website changes, and a number of other machine learning applications ranging from warehouse operations to product presentation. Alex holds a master’s in data science from UC Berkeley and a bachelor’s in economics and applied math from Northwestern University.
Andy Macqueen is the Vice President of Business Development at Blackford Analysis, a developer of software solutions designed to improve productivity of medical image interpretation for Radiologists and referring Physicians. Passionate about technology and healthcare Andy has worked in Europe and the US, building and supporting go-to-market activities for companies like Capita and Cisco as well as several small and medium-sized organizations. In his free time, Andy likes to explore new places around the world.
As CMO of Ambra Health, Mini Peiris owns go-to-market initiatives and works closely with Ambra’s advisory group of physicians, administrative executives, and healthcare IT leaders. She most recently served as the CMO of OpenGov, an Andreessen-Horowitz-backed start-up. Prior to that, Mini spent over 12 years at NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N) as VP, Worldwide Marketing and VP, Product Management. In these leadership roles, she drove NetSuite’s marketing strategy and product direction as they grew from startup to IPO to a $500M+ revenue business. Mini holds a BS in Cellular Molecular Biology from the University of Michigan and began her career as a research scientist at Janssen Pharmaceutica.