Russ Lipari
Founder & CEO Health Connect South

Tom Hawk
Partner King & Spalding

Dr. Dennis Liotta
Executive Director Emory Institute for Drug Development

Dr. Gary Ulicny
President & CEO The Shepherd Center

Dr. James Weyhenmeyer
Vice President for Research and Economic Development Georgia State University

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice
President & Dean Morehouse School of Medicine


Andy Miller
CEO, Georgia Health News

Russell Allen
President & CEO, Georgia Bio

Sherry Farrugia
2014 Conference Chair Director, Georgia Tech/CHOA

Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice
Dean and President of the Morehouse School of Medicine

Chris Appleton
Founder, WonderRoot

Stephen Fleming
Vice-Provost, Georgia Tech

Sig Mosley
Founder, Mosley Investments

Ed Baker
Executive in Residence at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Alicia Franck
Vice-President, CARE International

Dr. Ken Bernhardt
Regents Professor of Marketing Emeritus, Georgia State University

Hon. Kwanza Hall
International Relations Chair, Atlanta City Council

Sanjay Parekh
Founder, Startup Riot

Paula Lawton Bevington
Founder, Bevington Advisors

Kathy Harris
SVP, Corp Development ShareCare

Mike Paulhus
Partner, King & Spalding

Michael Blake
Founder, Startup Lounge

David Hartnett
SVP-Economic Development, Metro Atlanta Chamber

Trey Ragsdale
Director, Kaiser Permanente

Renay Blumenthal
President, The Grady Foundation

Shane Jackson
President, Jackson Healthcare

Dr. Adriane Randolph
Director, BrainLab, Kennesaw State University

Kenneth R. Tindall
SVP, Science & Business Development, North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Jerry Tolk
Partner, General Manager, FleishmanHillard

Mark Buffington
Founder, Buckhead Investment Partners

Larry Williams
President & CEO, Technology Association of Georgia

Dr. Mark Rosenberg
Former President & CEO, Taskforce For Global Health

Steve Carey
Vice-President, Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB)

Tiffany Karp
Executive Director, Global Center for Medical Innovation

Mike Cassidy
President & CEO Georgia Research Alliance

Dr. Lamar McGinnis
Past President, Medical Advisor, American Cancer Society

Anita Sharpe
Bureau Chief, Bloomberg News

Farah Chapes
Vice-President, CHOA/ Marcus Autism Center

Anne Meisner
CEO, Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Jack Tillman
Executive Director, DRIVE Emory University

Dr. Jim Curran
Dean, School of Public Health, Emory University

Dr. Jim Weyhenmeyer
Vice-President, Research Georgia State University

Dr. Stephen Vault
Director of Business Development and Strategic Planning, Grady Health System

Dr. Craig Withers
Director of Programs, The Carter Center

Julie Murchinson
Executive Director, HEP Network

Sidney Welch
Polsinelli (Chair, Healthcare Innovation)

Angela Humphreys
Chair, Healthcare Practice Group at Bass, Berry & Sims

Will ElLaissi
Partnership Development–Duke Institute for Health Innovation

L.A. Galyon
Director at Brentwood Capital Advisors

David Vreeland
Managing Partner at Cumberland Consulting Group

Chris Clark
New Journey Board Member, UCB Pharmaceuticals

Laura Stanley
Executive Director, Foundation for Mitochondrial Medicine

Steven C. Fraime BSN, MBA, MHA
Director, Center For Health Transformation