HIC 2009 Keynote Speakers

Omid Moghadam

Omid Moghadam is a member of staff at Harvard Medical School's Center for Biomedical Informatics, focusing on applications of next generation sequencing and personal genomics. He is also the Chair of National Development Board for the Ignite Institute for the Individual Health (www.ignitehealth.org), a newly formed research institute in personalized medicine.

Previously, he was the Global Director for Intel Genomics, an Intel division focused on providing services to the Genomics market. Prior to joining Intel Genomics, he founded Dossia Corporation (www.dossia.org), a corporation that has created a national network for storing life long consumer owned health records. Mr. Moghadam served as Dossia Chief Executive for three years. Before Dossia, Mr. Moghadam was the head of product strategy at Intel, where he led the transition of the corporation from single to multiple core processors.

Prior to joining Intel, Mr. Moghadam was a Principal of the American Management Systems, a management consultancy based in Washington, D.C. At AMS, he focused his efforts on serving clients strategy needs in healthcare, finance and government.

Before AMS, Mr. Moghadam spent seven years with Eastman Kodak Company in various technical and general management roles. His assignments ranged from creation of the Digital Angiography business, to managing regional sales and marketing for the newly created Digital Imaging business and leading mergers and acquisition deals in the printing and semiconductor sectors.

An expert in medical imaging, Mr. Moghadam holds bachelors and masters degrees in electrical and computer engineering, with concentration in biophysics. He also holds an MBA in finance.

Mr. Moghadam is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and also serves on the advisory boards of Markle Foundation's Personal Health Technology, Children Hospital Boston's Gene Partnership Program, CITL Personal Health Records, and Robert Wood Johnson's Project Health Design. A prolific inventor, he holds 32 patents, and has received the honor of being named an Eastman distinguished inventor.