Eric Dishman

Intel Fellow and General Manager, Health and Life Sciences Group, Intel

Eric Dishman is responsible for driving Intel's cross-business strategy, research and development, and product and policy initiatives for health and life science solutions. His organization focuses on growth opportunities for Intel in health information technology, genomics and personalized medicine, consumer wellness, and care coordination technologies in more than a dozen countries.

Dishman founded Intel's first Health Research and Innovation Lab in 1999 and in 2005 was a founding member of Intel's Digital Health Group, which recently formed a joint venture with GE called Care Innovations.

He is widely recognized as a global leader in health care innovation, with specific expertise in home- and community-based technologies and services for chronic disease management and independent living. He is also known for pioneering innovation techniques that incorporate anthropology, ethnography and other social science methods into the design and development of new technologies.

An internationally renowned speaker, Dishman has delivered hundreds of prominent keynotes on health care reform and innovation around the globe, including the Consumer Electronics Show, TED, the White House Conference on Aging and the World Health Organization. He has published dozens of articles on personal health technologies and co-authored many government reports on health information technologies and reform.