2008 Confirmed Participants

Last updated: January 20, 2008

Richard Albright
Principal, The Albright Strategy Group and Board Member, Industrial Research Institute

Dan Berglund, BA
Executive Director, State Science & Technology Institute

Lisa Bodell
CEO, FutureThink Research

Mary Borland, PhD, RN
Dean, University of Hawaii School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene

Bernice Bowers, MA
Director of Global Health Initiatives, The Institute for Triple Helix Innovation

Hille Bruns, MA
Graduate Student, Boston University School of Management

Michael T. Brown, MBA
Business Development Manager, GE Healthcare

Lawrence Burgess, M.D.
Director, Telehealth Research Institute, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Univ. of Hawaii

Daniel Castro, MS
Senior Analyst, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

John Chock, MBA
President, Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation, State of Hawaii

Leighton Chong, Esq.
Attorney, Intellectual Property & Patents

Conrad Clyburn, MS
Assoc. Director for Emerging Technology, ISIS Center, Georgetown University

Martha Crosby, Ph.D.
Chair, University of Hawaii Dept. of Information & Computer Sciences

J. David Curb, MD, MPH
Director for Translational Research, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Univ. of Hawaii

Scott Dieter, Ph.D.
Chairman, Federal Laboratory Consortium

Henry Etzkowitz, Ph.D.
Chair & Professor of Management Innovation, Creativity & Enterprise University of Newcastle upon Tyne Business School, England

Leon Fedenczuk, Ph.D.
Principal, Gambit Consulting, Ltd.

David Finegold, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University

Craig Floro, MBA
Executive Vice President, Akimeka LLC

Ralph Franco, MBA, MHA
Chief Information Officer, Pacific Regional Medical Command

Frank Fukunaga
President, Hawaii Consortium for Medicine & Health

Michi Fukushima, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Economics & Management, Japan

Alan Furuno
Director, Pacific Telehealth and Technology Hui

Lisa Galarneau, MA
Graduate Student, New Zealand University of Waikato

Jacques Gansler, Ph.D.
Director, Univ. of Maryland Center for Public Policy & Private Enterprise

Carlos Gutierrez
Chief Strategy Officer, Larta Institute

Bernard Harris, MD MBA
President & CEO, Vesalius, Inc.

Roland Harwood, Ph.D.
Director, NESTA Connect, National Endowment for Science, Technology & the Arts, England

Cheryl Hayashi, PhD
Assc. Prof., Dept. of Biology, University of California, Riverside & MacArthur Fellow

James Holm-Kennedy, Ph.D.
Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Hawaii

David Hood, MS, MBA, PMP
President, DH3 & Associates

Jessica Horiuchi, Esq.
Executive Director, Hawaii Procurement Institute

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Ph.D.
Chief Economist, Ford Motor Company, and Chair, National Assn. of Business Economists

Stephen Itoga, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science, University of Hawaii

Sulekh Jain, Ph.D.
President, Materials & Manufacturing Technology Solutions Company

Daniel Janik, PhD
Director, American Academic English Programs

Andrzej H. Jasinski, Ph.D., D.D.
Director, Dept. of Innovation & Logistics, School of Management, Univ. of Warsaw, Poland

Leigh W. Jerome, Ph.D.
President & CEO, The Institute for Triple Helix Innovation

Patricia Jordan, Ph.D.
Research Methodologist, Pacific Telehealth & Technology Hui

Jessica Kenyon, MA
Director, Research Support, Telemedicine & Advanced Technologies Research Center (TATRC)

Janice Koh
President, TALL English Solutions Asia Pacific

Stephen Korow
VP – Technology, Decision Research Corporation

Mary Kratz, Ph.D.
Information Services Consultant, Medical School Information Services, University of Michigan

S. Yunkap Kwankam, Ph.D.
Coordinator eHealth, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Peter Lee Vee Sin, Ph.D.
Head, Bioengineering Lab, Defense Medical & Environmental Research Institute, Singapore

Patricia Loui
President, OmniTrak Group, Inc.

Ivan Lumala
Academic Relations Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Kevin Maney
Contributing Editor, Conde Nast Portfolio, and former Senior Technology Writer for USA Today

Stephanie Marshall, MS, RN
Director, Community Partnerships, University of Hawaii School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene

Harold S. Masumoto, MBA
Director, Hawaii Technology Development Venture

Daniel Morse, Ph.D.
Wilcox Professor of Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry & Director UCSB-MIT-Caltech Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, Univ. of Calif. Santa Barbara

Andrew Munk, PhD
Director – International Relations, Medicon Valley Alliance, Denmark/Sweden

Renton Nip
VP – Business Development, HM LLC

Tamaki Osumi, Ph.D.
Professor, University of the Ryukyus, Japan

Steven Popper, Ph.D.
Vice President, Evolving Logic

Kristine Quershi, RN, CEN, DNSc
Associate Professor, University of Hawaii School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene

Brooks B. Robinson, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, The Institute for Triple Helix Innovation

Jonathan Rosen, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization Boston University

Jennifer Goto-Sabas
Chief of Staff, Hawaii Office of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye

Stanley Saiki, M.D.
Director, Telemedicine and Advanced Technologies Research Center

Rohit Shukla, MA
CEO, LARTA Institute

Scott Smith, MD
United States Navy

Dale Vincent, M.D.
Director of Telemedicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Cathy Wasem
Senior Public Health Advisor, Office of Pacific Health & Human Services U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services

Toshiya Watanabe, Ph.D
Director, Center for Collaborative Research, Tokyo University, Japan

Vivian Na Zhao, MBA
Vice General Manager, CITIC Trust and Investment Co., Ltd., China

George Ziga
Managing Director, Green Gate Associates <!--

Wendy Ark, Ph.D.

Research Manager, IBM Almaden Research Center

Dan Berglund, MBA

Executive Director, State Science & Technology Institute

Lisa Bodell, MBA

CEO, FutureThink Research

Bernice Bowers, MA

Director of Global Health Initiatives, The Institute for Triple Helix Innovation

Hiile Bruns, MA

Graduate Student, Boston University School of Management

Michael T. Brown, MBA

Business Development Manager, GE Healthcare

Lawrence Burgess, M.D.

Director, Telehealth Research Institute, John A. Burns School of Medicine, Univ. of Hawaii

Daniel Castro, MS

Senior Analyst, Information Technology & Innovation Foundation

William Y. Chang, Ph.D.

Director of Beijing Office, National Science Foundation

Conrad Clyburn, MS

Assoc. Director for Emerging Technology, ISIS, Georgetown University

Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, Ph.D.

Chief Economist, Ford Motor Company, and Chair, National Assn. of Business Economists

Martha Crosby, Ph.D.

Chair, University of Hawaii Dept. of Information & Computer Sciences

Scott Dieter, Ph.D.

Chairman, Federal Laboratory Consortium

Henry Etzkowitz, Ph.D.

Chair & Professor of Management Innovation, Creativity & Enterprise

University of Newcastle upon Tyne Business School, England

David Finegold, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University

Michael E. Fitzgerald, MBA

President and Chief Executive Officer, NextTechs Technologies LLC

Craig Floro, MBA

Executive Vice President, Akimeka LLC

Frank Fukunaga

President, Hawaii Consortium for Medicine & Health

Michi Fukushima, Ph.D.

Assoc. Professor, Tohoku University, Graduate School of Economics & Management, Japan

Lisa Galarneau, MA

Graduate Student, New Zealand University of Waikato

Jacques Gansler, Ph.D.

Univ. of Maryland Center for Public Policy & Private Enterprise

Susan Gaud, Ph.D.

Chairman, Industrial Research Institute

Jerome H. Grossman, M.D.

Senior Fellow & Director, Health Care Delivery Project

John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Warren Grundfest, Ph.D., M.D.

Prof. of Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering & Surgery, Univ. of California Los Angeles

Carlos Gutierrez

Chief Strategy Officer, Larta Institute

Bernard Harris, M.D.

President & CEO, Vesalius, Inc.

Roland Harwood, Ph.D.

Director, NESTA Connect, National Endowment for Science, Technology & the Arts, England

James Holm-Kennedy, Ph.D.

Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Hawaii

David Hood, MS, MBA, PMP

President, DH3 & Associates

Iftikar Islam, Ph.D.

WHO Pan American Health Program

Stephen Itoga, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Science, University of Hawaii

Sulekh Jain, Ph.D.

President, Materials and Manufacturing Technology Solutions Company, Houston, TX

Andrzej Jasinski, Ph.D., D.D.

Professor & Head, Department of Innovation and Logistics School of Management, University of Warsaw, Poland

Leigh W. Jerome, Ph.D.

Executive Director & CEO, The Institute for Triple Helix Innovation

Patricia Jordan, Ph.D.

Research Methodologist, Pacific Telehealth & Technology Hui

S. Yunkap Kwankam, Ph.D.

Coordinator eHealth, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Peter Lee Vee Sin, Ph.D.

Head, Bioengineering Laboratory, Defense Medical & Environmental Research Institute

DSO National Laboratories, Singapore

Ivan Lumala

Academic Relations Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Peter Lyster, Ph.D.

Center for Bioinformatics & Computational Biology

National Institute of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Kevin Maney

Contributing Editor, Conde Nast Portfolio, and former Senior Technology Writer for USA Today

Harold S. Masumoto, MBA

Director, Hawaii Technology Development Venture

Daniel Morse, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular Genetics & Biochemistry

UCSB-MIT-Caltech Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies

Tamaki Osumi, Ph.D.

Professor, University of the Ryukyus, Japan

Steven Popper, Ph.D.

Vice President, Evolving Logic

Brooks B. Robinson, Ph.D.

Senior Economic Advisor, US Pacific Command

Jonathan Rosen, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Institute of Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization

Boston University

Jennifer Goto-Sabas

Chief of Staff, Hawaii Office of Sen. Daniel K. Inouye

Stanley Saiki, M.D.

Director, Pacific Telehealth & Technology Hui

Rohit Shukla, MBA

CEO, LARTA Institute

Scott Smith, M.D.

United States Navy

Dale Vincent, M.D.

Director of Telemedicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Toshiya Watanabe, Ph.D

Director, Center for Collaborative Research, Tokyo University

Richard van West Charles, Ph.D.

WHO eHealth Program

Vivian Na Zhao, MBA

Vice General Manager, CITIC Trust and Investment Co., Ltd., Beijing, China

George Ziga

Managing Director, Green Gate Associates

Chunyan Zhou, Ph.D.

Professor, Shenyang University, China

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