Alex Gao

Head of Digital Health Lab
Samsung Research America

Alex founded and is currently the head of the Digital Health Lab at Samsung Research America (SRA). He also serves on the Board of Managers for the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA), a HIMSS organization dedicated to advancing the technology and application of connected health innovations. Alex has 20-year global experience building technology and innovation driven organizations, from the size of Fortune 100 to Silicon Valley startups. He brings broad and multidisciplinary experience across industry sectors of Media/Entertainment, Consumer-Electronics/IT convergence, Internet/Mobile communications, Energy, Semiconductor, and most recently digital health.

Alex previously led the Technology Strategy team at Samsung Research America (SRA),responsible for strategy for establishing models, principles and practices for successful R&D in Silicon Valley, evangelizing vision-driven initiatives that focus on services creation, user experiences design, product concept innovation, and computing science research.

Alex holds a Master of Science degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Tsinghua University.

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