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Martin Sumner-Smith
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Lives in Palgrave, Ontario, Canada
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Lucien Engelen's slides from #Healthkick2015 May 7 - Toronto http://t.co/jfyJt1dhI0 @MaRSDD
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“Do the Who" with FotoTiger for Facebook. It’s easy. Tag someone and FotoTi...
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Latest blog post... Are you coming to HealthKick 2014?
Nobody wants to be a patient – well, almost nobody. But sooner or later, everyone must interact with the healthcare system and become identified as a patient. How can we stay healthy and out of hospital for as long as … Continued
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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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The long predicted crack down has started...
The FDA has ordered 23andMe.com to halt sales of its DNA analysis product, claiming that it's currently being marketed "without marketing clearance or approval" from regulators. By studying a...
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Apple Watch, fitness gadgets galore and virtual reality seem poised to break out
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The healthcare system is massively broken.It's not healthcare. It's sick care.It's reactive, retrospective, bureaucratic and expensive.First the bad news: Doctors spend $210 billion per year on
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IamSick.ca launch their Indiegog campaign to take thier service across Canada
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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
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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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