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Speaker's Biography

Donald Jones

Chief Digital Officer, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chairman, Cardiff Ocean Group


Don Jones is a global leader in Digital Medicine. He is on the boards of venture-backed companies and Fortune 500 Advisory Boards including Flex, TEVA, JSR, Sanofi, McKinsey and MAS. He is Chief Digital Officer, Scripps Translational Science Institute, with the renowned Eric Topol, MD. STSI holds the largest NIH grant in history, part of its Precision Medicine Initiative. Don led Qualcomm's Wireless Health Global Strategy and Business Development and founded its healthcare division. He founded and is Chairman Emeritus of the Wireless Life Sciences Alliance. Earlier in his career, Don was COO of MedTrans, which grew into the largest US EMS provider, with 22,000 paramedics. He was Founder and Chairman of EMME, the largest subscription healthcare provider in Mexico, with 500 physicians. While advising the Board of American Medical Response, he helped build EmCare, the largest medical group in the US. EvoNexus recognized Donald Jones as 2014 Digital Health Innovator of the Year. Don conceived the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, for a consumer device which makes medical diagnoses.


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