Marc Hodosh

Marc Hodosh
President, Senior Advisor, TED MED, X PRIZE


Marc Hodosh is President of TED MED, a conference he is re-launching in the fall of 2009, in partnership with TED founder, Richard Wurman.

Previously Marc led the Archon X PRIZE for Genomics a $10 million competition to inspire rapid and cost effective genome sequencing technology; which followed the highly successful $10 million Ansari Space X PRIZE.

He has been a consultant to inventor Dean Kamen at DEKA Research & Development and is also Chairman of Dean’s FIRST Robotics competition in Boston, inspiring thousands of high school students to pursue careers in science & technology.

Additionally, Marc founded and sold, ID One, which specialized in facial recognition technology for the U.S. military and intelligence communities. Just prior, he led business development at Viisage Technology, a publicly traded, biometric and secure ID company.

Marc’s first business endeavors began by inventing and importing a variety of consumer products from Asia, with distribution through Bed Bath & Beyond, QVC television, Toys-R-Us, and others. These products were acquired by the industry’s leader and continue to sell successfully at major retail outlets, worldwide.


Location: Grand Ballroom Level:
Marc Hodosh (TED MED, X PRIZE), Carol McCall (Humana Inc. ), Joanna Mountain (23andMe), Daniel Kraft (Stanford Medical School)
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