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Martin Sumner-Smith
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Attended Yale
Lives in Palgrave, Ontario, Canada
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Thank you for the link.  Cool that it is an annual tradition at UM. Typical that it gets reposted without the context.
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A great video overview of the current state-of-play in Digital health
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Healthcare start-up showcase next Spring in Toronto
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Software Executive, Advisor, Consultant and Board Member
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  • MaRS Discovery District
    Senior Advisor, 2013 - present
  • Digital for Health
    Editor, 2013 - present
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    Principal, 2012 - present
  • Open Text Corporation
    VP, Enterprise Architecture, 2007 - 2012
  • Open Text Corporation
    VP, Customer Partnership Programs, 2005 - 2007
  • Base4
    President & CEO, 1996 - 2000
  • Allelix
    Director, Manager, Research Scientist, 1984 - 1996
  • Open Text Corporation
    VP, Life Sciences Solutions, 2001 - 2005
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Palgrave, Ontario, Canada
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Bristol, UK - Toronto, Ontario, Canada - Guelph, Ontario, Canada - Bolton, Ontario, Canada - New Haven, CT, USA - Reading, Berkshire, UK
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An analytic generalist studying the intersection of tech and life
Introduction

Martin has executive experience in biotechnology, life science and information technology industries. He has held research management, marketing, communications, public relations, business development and licensing roles in established companies, and as an entrepreneur has founded several start-up companies.

He brings a biological scientist’s perspective to the analysis of the complex value networks that operate within and between organizations, and that increasingly depend on digital media and other emerging technologies.

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  • Yale
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Guelph
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