Serial entrepreneur Gal Salomon to share how data is changing healthcare today
Gal will be a featured speaker at the Imec Technology Forum (ITF) at the David InterContinental, Tel Aviv, on March 8, 2017. His presentation, entitled Predictive Critical Care: Using Big Data in Healthcare, will address the use of analytics for the early detection of life threatening patient deterioration in the ICU and high acuity departments. In addition, Gal will share the lessons learned in previous startups and in the venture capital industry, and explain how they are being applied today.
Gal is one of Israel’s best known serial entrepreneurs, having repeatedly shepherded technology from the concept phase to mass deployment, and successfully guided companies from the seed stage through M&A with large multi-nationals. He is the founder of Sansa Security (formerly Discretix), where he served as CEO until he joined Pitango Venture Capital as a Venture Partner. During this time, he also continued as the active Chairman at Discretix, until it was acquired by ARM in 2015. Prior to founding Discretix, he served in multiple positions at DSP Communications and at Intel.
The Imec Technology Forum (ITF) is an initiative of Imec, the world-leading R&D and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technology. Committed to drive disruptive innovation, Imec leverages the expertise of nearly 3,500 top scientists and engineers, as well as a partner network including the world’s leading companies in ICT, communication and healthcare.