Douglas is a leader in accelerating growth of digital and biohealth companies through leadership, business development and marketing that delivers value and results. As an entrepreneur and intrapreneur he has crafted innovative solutions using technology, process improvement and human ingenuity. He is a thought leader in digital therapeutics, population health and precision health. He is the author of 11 books health and technology including “eHealthcare: Harness the Power of e-Commerce and e-Care”and “Medical Informatics 20/20 – Quality and EHRs through Collaboration, Open Solutions and Innovation.”
His forthcoming book is “We Are Data.” As a thought leader he has delivered over 300 talks and workshops for leading health and life sciences organizations. Recently, Doug served as the Innovation Officer for the Inova Center for Personalized Health where he led the development of new value and outcome based clinical and business relationships with global life sciences and medical device companies. In this role he worked with in excess of 50 leading global life sciences, medical devices and healthcare leaders on new solutions.The Inova Center for Personalized Health is 117 acre campus on the Washington DC beltway that is being transformed into a translational research, drug discovery and innovation center.
Previously, Doug serve as a senior executive leading innovation and development for HealthGrades, Inc., Wolters Kluwer Innovation Lab, PatientPoint, Merck’s Vree Health and others. As CEO of Health Online, Inc., he was a first mover in the syndicated health Web portal services market and raised $4.2M in capital from BancBoston Ventures and Allina Health. Doug was also an early innovator in digital mobile health services. In 2008, as CEO of iConecto, Inc. he developed “[email protected]” which was a mobile, social, gaming App experience integrating cognitive PTSD therapy and physical therapy for Wounded Warriors. The solution was a finalist in VAi2 Innovation Grant Program. Currently, he is the Managing Director of eFuturist, Inc. which delivers insights, innovations and solutions to guide leaders in navigating the dynamics of today’s fitness, health and medical markets, smarter.