Joel Dudley


Dr. Dudley is currently Associate Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and founding Director of the Institute for Next Generation Healthcare at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In March 2018 Dr. Dudley was named Executive Vice President for Precision Health for Mount Sinai Health System. In 2017 he was awarded an Endowed Professorship by Mount Sinai in Biomedical Data Science. Prior to Mount Sinai, he held positions as Co-founder and Director of Informatics at NuMedii, Inc. and Consulting Professor of Systems Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. His work is focused at the nexus of -omics, digital health, artificial intelligence (AI), scientific wellness, and healthcare delivery. His work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Scientific American, MIT Technology Review, CNBC, and other popular media outlets. He was named in 2014 as one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company magazine. He is co-author of the book Exploring Personal Genomics from Oxford University Press. Dr. Dudley received a BS in Microbiology from Arizona State University and an MS and PhD in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University School of Medicine.


Jeffrey Rogers

Global Research Leader, Cognitive IoT for Healthcare, IBM


Jeff Rogers leads IBM’s global research efforts in using artificial intelligence and internet-of-things (IoT) for healthcare. He has created systems of integrated sensors, models, and closed-loop controllers to support personalized health and has overseen the deployment of these systems to homes, cars, and medical facilities to address applications ranging from managing chronic disease to wellness. Prior to IBM he held technical leadership positions in industry, government, and academia focused on creating innovative microsystem and healthcare technologies. He was a Director of Engineering at Google where he established a cardiac care portfolio and a DARPA program manager where he developed and fielded tools identifying battlefield brain injuries. While at DARPA he organized the efforts that discovered Topological Insulators and helped established a health division of the agency, the Biological Technology Office. Prior to joining DARPA he held positions as faculty at California Institute of Technology and as a scientist at HRL Laboratories. He received a Ph.D. in Physics from Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.S. from Emory University. Dr. Rogers received the IBM Eminence and Excellence Award in 2016. In 2014 he was awarded the Secretary of Defense Medal for Outstanding Public Service and was a Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal in Science & Environment finalist. He also received the Joint Meritorious Unit Award in 2012.