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Deloitte Consulting and National Security Lawyer

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Combiz Richard Abdolrahimi, Esq., J.D., LL.M.

Deloitte (Government and Public Services) | National Security Lawyer

Combiz Richard Abdolrahimi is a national security lawyer, an emerging technology and innovation leader at Deloitte, a banking & digital financial services regulatory and policy expert, and until recently, he served as senior policy advisor at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Combiz has more than 12 years of experience working with senior executives and world leaders on shaping the business, policy, legal, regulatory, and technology dimensions of blockchain/DLT, AI, crypto, tokenization, cyber, smart city technologies, FinTech and RegTech, energy and utilities, banking, payments, digital identity, ICAM, compliance and risk management, privacy and big data. He serves on numerous professional boards and is the ExecSec for the Federal Identity Forum having served as Treasury’s first Representative. He provides leadership on public-private partnerships, strategic planning, and innovation.

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Dr. Reza Djavanshir

Dr. Reza Djavanshir, Doctor of Science in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, joined the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School in 2002. He is an Associate Professor in the practice track with expertise in the areas of Global Sourcing and Supply Chains, Technology Transfer & Strategic Planning, Technology Institutionalization, Auto-poetic Meta-Systems Design, and Systems Integration strategies.

HONORS & DISTINCTIONS

·        Winner of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Excellence in Teaching Award, 2010

·        Received Dean's Award for Excellent Faculty, 2017 

·        Also, Received Dean's Award for Excellent Faculty, 2017 

 

Editorial Boards:

·        IEEE Technology & Society, 2010-present

·        IEEE IT Professional, 2004-present

·        Scientific Journal of Administrative Development, 2004-present

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Nayoung Louie, Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering

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Professor Johns Hopkins University - Bio-Engineering Expert

Jason Tagler

General Partner - Camden Partners (Venture Fund) Founder - Pitch Creator.

Jason is a General Partner and Managing Member at Camden Partners. He has 13 years of growth equity investing experience in technology-enabled services, software and business services companies. Prior to that, he developed software and provided investment banking advisory services to technology and business services companies.

He currently serves on the boards of OutMatch, Proposal Software and Viventium. His previous board roles include Steelwedge (acquired by E2open in 2017), Prolexic Technologies (acquired by Akamai for $415 million in 2014), IncentOne (acquired by Welltok in 2013), and Ranir.

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Dr. Gil Alterovitz is the inaugural Director of Artificial Intelligence at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Based in the Office of Research and Development, Dr. Gil Alterovitz is working on leveraging health data for AI as well as building AI research and development capacity. He was one of the core authors of White House Office of Science Technology and Policy’s The National AI R&D Strategic Plan (2019 version).  He is also a professor at Harvard Medical School and core faculty at the Computational Health Informatics Program, Boston Children’s Hospital.

 

In addition to over 50 publications and 3 books, he has led international projects and has mentored scholars and students from all over the world. Earlier this year, he was selected for the Fed100 Award for “Getting government ready for AI” for his work as a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow.

 

He has spearheaded the “AI-able Data Ecosystem” Pilot, creating a new approach for public-private collaborations with personnel/resources across a dozen agencies and working with companies internationally. The results were presented at and are feeding into national initiatives at, among others, the White House and federal agency Chief Information Officers Council. 

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Biomedical & Precision Medicine World Expert

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Government IT Specialist

Ms. Sonia Mundra is the President of Chenega Analytic, an SBA 8(a) certified Alaska Native Corporation (ANC).  Ms. Mundra helps federal agencies implement records management, financial transformation and IT solutions.

 

Ms. Mundra is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Project Management Professional (PMP).

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Dr. Mihaela Ulieru

President

IMPACT Institute for the Digital Economy

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Digital Technology Expert

Entrepreneur and former professional basketball player

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Michael Brown

Michael Brown received his MBA with a concentration in Health Care Management from Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School. He is focusing on the reimbursement procedures and value that medical devices and services need to show to successfully secure market access.

Skills and interests include- business strategy, market research, sales, marketing, customer analytics, Value based reimbursement, product commercialization, value proposition development, Pharmacy Benefit Management, Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Practice Management, Investing, Venture Capital Investing, Post-Market Research.

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Jeffrey Hausfeld, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.,  has served on the national board and committees of specialty medical societies since he began his practice in Otolaryngology/Facial Plastic Surgery in 1982. He is an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at George Washington University School of Health Sciences and an alumnus of the Yale University School of Medicine.

 

Dr. Hausfeld is widely published in the medical literature, is the pioneer of innovative laser surgery techniques, is the author of a lay oriented medical book on snoring and sleep apnea, and has appeared on numerous local and national television and radio shows as a medical expert. He has also served as a health care consultant, spokesperson, and executive coach for multi-national pharmaceutical companies, health care firms, as well as the U.S. military. Dr. Hausfeld  stepped down from his clinical duties after receiving a Masters in Business Administration from Johns Hopkins University.

 

Dr. Hausfeld is presently developing assisted living facilities specializing in Alzheimer's and dementia care. He serves as a consultant to several healthcare/life science startups in diagnostics, devices, biotech and Health IT. He also serves on the Investment Advisory Board of the Center for Innovation Technology's Life Science Gap Fund. The fund supports promising healthcare and life sciences ventures in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Dr. Hausfeld is the Chairman and Founder of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (www.sopenet.org ), a global network focused on educating healthcare and life science professionals in Bioentrepreneurship and Innovation.

 

Dr. Hausfeld is orchestrating the Series B Financing of BioFactura (www.biofactura.com) for the development of their Biosimilar assets. He serves as Chairman of the Board of BioFactura as well as their Chief Medical Officer as the company develops its Biosimilar platform as well as its novel Bio-defense therapeutics..

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Shawnna Hoffman

IBM Client Partner & Global Cognitive Legal Co-Leader 

Blockchain Subject Matter Expert

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Sarayu Srinivasan

White House Presidential Innovation Fellow

Sarayu Srinivasan is a White House Presidential Innovation Fellow working to increase engagement between venture capitalists and private sector actors with federally funded technology and innovation, accelerating lab to market deployment.
Sarayu is a venture capitalist, founder and long-time technology executive. Prior to her Fellowship, Sarayu was the Founder & CEO of KAARGO, a mission driven consumer transport and logistics marketplace backed by the CEO/Chairmen of Intel and Loews. She is a Visiting Scholar at the University of Edinburgh, a visiting EIR at Arizona State University, and a guest lecturer at universities worldwide including Copenhagen Business School, Hult Business School, Columbia University, MIT, École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Mines, Harvard and NYU.

Sarayu earned a BA in Architecture from Barnard College/Columbia University (Mount Holyoke Alumnae Scholar and National Zoological Park Architectural Design Fellow), a Certificate in Medieval European Studies from Cambridge University, an MBA from École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, and held a research fellowship at the Harvard Business School pre-PhD.

Earlier, Sarayu was with Intel Capital investing in global technology businesses with a focus on India, the US and the emerging markets. Sarayu helped deploy Intel’s first targeted $250M emerging markets fund. Select investments include IndiaMART (IPO), Comat (acquired by Glodyne), and Microland. Prior to Intel, Sarayu was a venture partner co-founding and building companies alongside scientific principals and running a growth acceleration consultancy for tech and retail businesses.

National TV News Reporter, Media & Digital Media Expert

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Blockchain & Legal Expert

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Carol Van Cleef

CEO at Luminous Group, LLC

CEO of a blockchain technology, growth advisory, and risk management solutions company.  Former law partner at major firms.

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Adele Gambardella-Cehrs

CEO & Founder

When and How Agency

After speaking at the United Nations twice in the past 12 months -- and as a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Inc. Magazine -- I've had the pleasure of interviewing the majority of Chief Marketing Officers of the Fortune 500 companies. I also wrote a book called SPIKE Your Brand ROI that demonstrates how to understand timing for your brand.

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PR Specialist

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