Who is coming to #hcbos? Martin Leach, CIO of the Broad Institute!

Martin Leach, Ph.D.Martin Leach, Ph.D., the Chief Information Officer of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard is coming to HealthCampBoston! Martin will be one of our Firestarter speakers. Firestarters give short, informal talks to get people thinking, to challenge assumptions, and to open people to the possibility of change in Health Care.

Hi, Martin. Please tell us a little about your day job!

Building the IT maturity for an innovative IT organization supporting ground-breaking collaborative research. Fighting fires, laying pavement, having more fun…

What are you passionate about?

Technology and data to improve science and research.

What are you doing to “hack” health care?

I used to hack….I do less of it now; have to move from hacking to laying the foundation to build on…

We’re very excited that you are one of our HealthCamp Firestarters. Besides giving your Firestarter talk, if you were to lead a session, what would it be about?

Translating data into valuable knowledge and insights, from healthcare and patient reported outcome data to better science and drug development.

What kinds of people do you want to meet at HealthCamp?

Cool people that have a fire in the eyes…

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