and the Consulate General of Israel to New England are happy to present:
Dr. Kira Radinsky is the chairperson and CTO of Diagnostic Robotics, where the most advanced technologies in the field of artificial intelligence are harnessed to make healthcare better, cheaper, and more widely available. Dr. Radinsky has founded SalesPredict, acquired by eBay in 2016 and served as eBay Chief Scientist (IL). She gained international recognition for her work at the Technion and Microsoft Research for developing predictive algorithms that recognized the early warning signs of globally impactful events, as disease epidemics and political unrests. In 2013, she was named one of MIT Technology Review’s 35 Young Innovators Under 35 and in 2015 Forbes included her as "30 Under 30 Rising Stars in Enterprise Tech”. She is a frequent presenter at global tech and industry conferences, including TEDx, Wired, Strata Data Science, Techcrunch and publishes in HBR. Radinsky also serves as a board member in Israel Securities Authority and technology board of HSBC bank. She also holds a visiting professor position at the Technion focusing on the application of predictive data mining in medicine.
Interviewed by : Megan L. Ranney MD MPH FACEP
Megan Ranney, MD, MPH
Dr. Ranney is an emergency physician, researcher, and national advocate for innovative approaches to public health. Her federally funded research focuses on developing, testing, and disseminating digital health interventions to prevent violence and mental illness. She also serves as Chief Research Officer of AFFIRM Research and as President of the Board of GetUsPPE.org. She is editor of Annals of Emergency Medicine, a Fellow of the fifth class of Aspen’s Fellowship Program, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She has received numerous awards for technology innovation, public health and research. She is a frequent media commentator on outlets ranging from CNN to the New York Times.
She is active on Twitter @meganranney.