Calling All Device Entrepreneurs
Five innovative companies will have the opportunity to give their five-minute pitches to a panel of judges and investors at DeviceFest, while receiving on-the-spot critiques. This hot seat is a fast, fun, and interactive forum, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their technologies in front of world-class leaders and investors. Voted on by audience members using their mobile devices, as well as the investor panel of judges, one entrepreneur will be crowned the “hottest” device company in Southern California. To learn more about our Five in 5 in the Hot Seat session, click here.
Bakul Patel, MSEE, MBA
Bakul Patel is Associate Center Director for Digital Health, at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Mr. Patel leads regulatory policy and scientific efforts at the Center in areas related to emerging and converging areas of medical devices, wireless and information technology. This includes responsibilities for mobile health, health information technology, cyber security, medical device interoperability, and medical device software.
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