Event Title

Improving the Quality and Efficiency of Care with Technology

Presenter Information

Anthony Gold, CEO, Healthy Humans

Start Date

7-22-2010 10:30 AM

End Date

7-22-2010 11:00 AM

Description

Anthony Gold is the CEO of Healthy Humans, a doctor-directed portal helping people with chronic illness lead healthier lives. Healthy Humans is demonstrating superior health outcomes at reduced costs. The underlying engines are built on many open source and Web 2.0 components. Mr. Gold is also the President of the Open Solutions Alliance (OSA), a non-profit global organization focused on addressing the interoperability of open source amongst business infrastructures. The OSA organization consists of over 20 members, including some of the most innovative open source companies. Mr. Gold was also recently chosen to chair the Healthcare Working Group for the Open Source for America coalition.

Previously, Mr. Gold was created and served as Vice President and General Manager of the startup Open Source Business within the $6B Unisys Corporation. He led a team of nearly 1,000 personnel distributed across 100 countries and built deep channels into several industries with particular emphasis on the US federal & state government, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, and higher education sectors. Prior, he ran all of hardware engineering for Unisys and invented the world’s first Intel mainframe, known as the ES7000. The ES7000 set numerous records for performance and was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for hosting the largest number of concurrent gamers at the Dreamhack gaming conference in Sweden. In addition to running this business, Anthony amassed eight patents around enterprise server design.

Mr. Gold is regularly invited to present keynote speeches around the world on the model of Web 2.0 and mass-collaboration. He has helped many businesses and educational institutions transform themselves leveraging Web 2.0, mass-collaboration, and open source. His executive blog on these topics is featured by many news agencies around the globe and is syndicated by Forbes for their “Business and Finance Blog Network.”

Mr. Gold sits on the Philadelphia Future Salon group to discuss the business implications of science and technology innovation. He is chairman of the CIO Institute for the Eastern Technology Council, was selected to serve on Philadelphia’s Innovation Leadership Council, and is a guest speaker for the Society for Information Management (SIM). He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Technology Times, a bi-monthly publication that serves nearly 200,000 business leaders in the Philadelphia region.

Mr. Gold serves as a business consultant and board member for several firms in the Philadelphia region, including LiquidHub and Bluenog. He sits on the executive committee for the Chester County Healthcare Partnership, and is a guest speaker for the Chester County Economic Development Council. Mr. Gold is an Advisory Board member for the Academy in Manayunk, an educational institution for children with learning disabilities. He works with educational leaders around the world to help them better leverage technology and social networking to address the theme of “Education in the 21st Century.”

Mr. Gold graduated from Drexel University with a bachelor of science in Electrical Engineering.

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Jul 22nd, 10:30 AM Jul 22nd, 11:00 AM

Improving the Quality and Efficiency of Care with Technology

Anthony Gold is the CEO of Healthy Humans, a doctor-directed portal helping people with chronic illness lead healthier lives. Healthy Humans is demonstrating superior health outcomes at reduced costs. The underlying engines are built on many open source and Web 2.0 components. Mr. Gold is also the President of the Open Solutions Alliance (OSA), a non-profit global organization focused on addressing the interoperability of open source amongst business infrastructures. The OSA organization consists of over 20 members, including some of the most innovative open source companies. Mr. Gold was also recently chosen to chair the Healthcare Working Group for the Open Source for America coalition.

Previously, Mr. Gold was created and served as Vice President and General Manager of the startup Open Source Business within the $6B Unisys Corporation. He led a team of nearly 1,000 personnel distributed across 100 countries and built deep channels into several industries with particular emphasis on the US federal & state government, financial services, telecommunications, healthcare, and higher education sectors. Prior, he ran all of hardware engineering for Unisys and invented the world’s first Intel mainframe, known as the ES7000. The ES7000 set numerous records for performance and was entered into the Guinness Book of World Records for hosting the largest number of concurrent gamers at the Dreamhack gaming conference in Sweden. In addition to running this business, Anthony amassed eight patents around enterprise server design.

Mr. Gold is regularly invited to present keynote speeches around the world on the model of Web 2.0 and mass-collaboration. He has helped many businesses and educational institutions transform themselves leveraging Web 2.0, mass-collaboration, and open source. His executive blog on these topics is featured by many news agencies around the globe and is syndicated by Forbes for their “Business and Finance Blog Network.”

Mr. Gold sits on the Philadelphia Future Salon group to discuss the business implications of science and technology innovation. He is chairman of the CIO Institute for the Eastern Technology Council, was selected to serve on Philadelphia’s Innovation Leadership Council, and is a guest speaker for the Society for Information Management (SIM). He is also a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the Technology Times, a bi-monthly publication that serves nearly 200,000 business leaders in the Philadelphia region.

Mr. Gold serves as a business consultant and board member for several firms in the Philadelphia region, including LiquidHub and Bluenog. He sits on the executive committee for the Chester County Healthcare Partnership, and is a guest speaker for the Chester County Economic Development Council. Mr. Gold is an Advisory Board member for the Academy in Manayunk, an educational institution for children with learning disabilities. He works with educational leaders around the world to help them better leverage technology and social networking to address the theme of “Education in the 21st Century.”

Mr. Gold graduated from Drexel University with a bachelor of science in Electrical Engineering.