The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) and Biocom, the association representing the California life science industry, have announced a joint partnership to collaboratively produce The Digital MedTech Conference 2020. In combining Biocom’s DeviceFest and Digital Health Conference with AdvaMed’s Digital MedTech Conference, the single event will highlight the evolving digital medtech landscape and explore trends impacting the industry, all while bringing together key leaders from California and beyond.
Global Head, Healthcare Innovation Strategy, Johnson & Johnson Innovation
Alexander leads external innovation in HealthTech at Johnson & Johnson. His team’s focus areas include improving patient outcomes, enhancing wellness of healthy consumers, driving R&D operational advances, and exploring digital therapeutics and genomics.
Alexander began his career in academia, first as a senior postdoctoral scholar in neuroscience at the California Institute of Technology and then as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He published numerous research articles, led a visual neurophysiology research team, and taught neuroscience to undergraduate and graduate students.
He then transitioned into industry where he led strategy projects for healthcare companies as a health care leader at McKinsey in Los Angeles. From there he joined DestinationRx, a healthcare IT company. Before joining Johnson & Johnson he was a leader in corporate strategy and business development at McKesson.
Alexander has a Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience from Boston University and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from King’s College in London, England.