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Healthcare Analytics in the Age of Personalized Medicine

Sponsored Sessions Salon G-F
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EHRs and gene sequencing solutions are generating massive volumes of clinical data, creating unprecedented opportunities for innovative analytics and global collaboration. High-performance and cloud computing platforms are accelerating sophisticated genomic data analysis in the first FDA-approved personalized medicine clinical trial for pediatric cancer, and reducing the actual compute time from several days to just a few hours.

This keynote is sponsored by Dell

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August Calhoun


Dr. August Calhoun is the global industry leader for the healthcare and life sciences industry at Dell. As the global industry leader, August is responsible for the strategy, go to market, and operations in support of healthcare and life sciences customers for Dell.

Previously, Dr. Calhoun led the Dell Services Healthcare & Life Sciences organization. The group was responsible for delivering consulting and operational services for hospitals, physicians, insurers, and life sciences customers. In this role, Dr. Calhoun led global strategy, operations and business development. During his time with Dell Services, novel industry and cloud solutions were brought to the market, and are currently in use by Dell customers.

Prior leading the services team, Dr. Calhoun was responsible for sales and business development of the Dell Healthcare and Life Sciences industry team, where he led efforts to market and implement new solutions to automate operations for healthcare providers and life sciences customers.

Before joining Dell, Dr. Calhoun was an executive at the IBM Corporation, where he managed the global pharmaceutical sales and solutions team. Prior to that he also managed relatiships with large healthcare customers, and also held positions in IBM Global Services and IBM Business Consulting Services.

Dr. Calhoun has a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware.

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