Matthew Holt – USA
Matthew Holt has spent 30 years in health care as a researcher, forecaster, and strategist. He learned from some of the best in forecasting, policy and survey organizations, like Institute for the Future and Harris Interactive. But these days he’s best known as the author of The Health Care Blog and as Co-Chairman of Health 2.0, which since 2007 has been the leading organization showcasing new health technologies in its conferences, market research, competitions, and tech pilots (In 2017 HIMSS bought the conference side of Health 2.0 but not the rest of it, Catalyst @ Health 2.0, which continues to operate independently). Now he also runs the SMACK.health consulting service which helps health tech startups get to the next level.