Better Living Through Data: The Future of Digital Health

Jeff Hammerbacher, Cloudera and Halle Tecco, Rock Health

Increasingly sophisticated and affordable digital health solutions are poised to improve health care and well-being around the world.

Jeff Hammerbacher, Founder and Chief Scientist, Cloudera

Jeff Hammerbacher is a founder and the chief scientist for Cloudera, and an assistant professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Previously, he was an entrepreneur in residence at Accel Partner; before that, he conceived, built, and led the data team at Facebook. Earlier, he was a quantitative analyst on Wall Street. He received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.

Halle Tecco, Managing Director NYC, Rock Health

Halle Tecco is founder at Rock Health, a venture-capital fund focused on the intersection of technology and health care. She currently serves as the company's managing director in New York City, strengthening its national presence. She previously worked in finance and business development roles for Intel and Apple. She received a bachelor's degree from Case Western Reserve University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. She was named one of CNN’s “12 Entrepreneurs Reinventing Health Care” in 2012 and among Forbes’s “30 Under 30" in science and health care in 2013.


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