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HIMSS Conference 2018 Speakers Lineup

Announcing The HIMSS Conference 2018 Speakers Lineup

Today we are excited to announce the HIMSS Conference 2018 Speakers . The conference date is March 5 – 9, 2018 and will be held in Las Vegas, NV. The speaker lineup includes:

Eric Schmidt, Financial Advisor,

Former Executive Chairman of Alphabet Inc (Parent company of Google)


Machine learning and the cloud are fueling moonshots that are already changing how we fight disease and improve health for millions of people. But there’s still so much untapped potential. Healthcare is being transformed entirely, with each new technological breakthrough. During the opening keynote, Eric Schmidt will provide his perspectives on what we can do to speed up the progress and make sure technology is being put to its best use, making life better for people everywhere.

David Shulkin, MD, Secretary of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


The Honorable David J. Shulkin was nominated by President Trump to serve as the ninth Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) and was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 13, 2017. During his HIMSS18 keynote, Secretary Shulkin will talk about medical care for veterans, as well as the changes and innovations occurring at the VA.

Vice Admiral Raquel C. Bono, Director, Defense Health Agency


Vice Admiral Bono leads a joint, integrated Combat Support Agency enabling the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps medical services to provide a medically ready force and ready medical force to Combatant Commands in both peacetime and wartime. During her HIMSS18 keynote, Vice Admiral Bono will discuss advancements in military health to ensure seamless data delivery and care coordination.

Keller Rinaudo, Founder and CEO of Zipline


A former TED main stage speaker, Rinaudo was named one of 2016’s “Most Creative People in Business” by Fortune and made Forbes’prestigious 2017“30 Under 30” list in the Consumer Technology category. In 2017, Fast Company named drones being used for good as one of the “12 tech trends that will shape our lives” this year, and cited Zipline’s work as proof. Before founding Zipline, Rinaudo was a software engineer with a special interest in robots and autonomous systems.

Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Jr., Role Model, Sports Legend and Successful Entrepreneur


Earvin Johnson is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, an investment conglomerate valued at an estimated $1 billion. Since retiring from the NBA over 20 years ago, the legendary basketball star has morphed into a business powerhouse who has dedicated his life to leaving a positive impact in underserved urban communities.