Nov 29, 2017 Erika Uusivuori
Indu is passionate about healthcare and enhancing people’s knowledge about health, which is why she co-founded Health 2.0. She has also served as its CEO. The company is a conference and media platform that seeks new, up-and-coming healthcare-related technologies. Indu serves now as Health 2.0’s Executive Vice President. FierceHealthIT has honored her as one of the Most Influential Women in Health Information Technology.
But you can’t define Indu solely as an entrepreneur. Recently, in 2015, she wrote and directed a critically acclaimed short drama, The Apartment. On top of all this, she is widely hailed as an excellent speaker and adamant about strengthening women’s entrepreneurship.
Indu is here, at Slush, for her first time and will share the stage with four other entrepreneurs and talented speakers. Together, they will discuss issues about health and wellbeing as part of “A New Chapter in Personal Health”. Accompanying her are Urska Srsen, Co-founder of Bellabeat, Naveen Jain, Founder & Executive Chairman at Moon Express, Tommi Lehtonen, Co-founder & CEO of Blueprint Genetics, and Parneet Pal, Chief Science Officer at Wisdom Labs.
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