Matthew Holt

President, SMACK.Health Founder and Author, The Health Care Blog

About me

Matthew Holt has spent 30 years in health care as a researcher, forecaster, and strategist. He learned from some of the best in forecasting, policy and survey organizations, like Institute for the Future and Harris Interactive. These days he’s best known as the author of The Health Care Blog and as Co-Chairman of Health 2.0, which since 2007 has been the leading organization showcasing new health technologies in its conferences, market research, competitions, and tech pilots. In 2017, HIMSS bought the conference side of Health 2.0. Catalyst @ Health 2.0 continues to operate independently. Now he also runs the SMACK.health consulting service which helps health tech startups get to the next level.


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André Blackman

Founder & CEO, Onboard Health

Mica Le John

Co-Founder & CEO, Idoru

Eric Meier

CEO, Owl Insights

Dan Thoma

Senior Manager of the Behavioral Health Program, Moda Health

Lauren Elliott, MA

Founder & CEO, Candlelit Therapy

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