Premium and Partners - FREE
Basics and Individuals - $25
Community members - $45
Non-members - $50
The Warwick Hotel
1776 Grant St.
Denver, CO 80204
7:30am Registration & Check-in
8:00am Forrester presentation
8:45am Moderated discussion
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!
This event will have limited space available and will be on a first come, first serve basis. Please register early!
Industry Collaboration Briefing: A Monthly Series
- Public policy related to building a technology and business friendly climate
- Talent pipeline, including STEM education & workforce development
- Business growth, including new market development, access to funding, etc.
- The technology, telecommunications, broadcasting, media, information and electronics sectors
This briefing is organized by the Industry Collaboration Office, a public-private collaboration led by CTA in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) and the Office of Information Technology (OIT).
Why should you attend? To gain insights from industry leaders about active initiatives, policies and opportunities that are being created that will impact your industry.
Christian Dwyer Senior Vice President of Healthgrades
He is responsible for the development and distribution of new products and services at Healthgrades and manages a number of key initiatives aimed at helping providers grow their practices.
Prior to Healthgrades, Christian spent 5 years as the General Manager of MapQuest, leading the company through significant change and transformation. Before becoming the GM, he led the MapQuest B2B business with responsibility for product, sales and marketing. Prior to that, Christian was a co-founder of both Driveoff.com, an online auto buying site and Navidec, a web development company.
Christian has called Colorado home for the past 20 years and is on the Board of the Colorado Technology Association.
Chief Technology Officer of iTriage
Patrick is responsible for the overall technology vision and strategy for Aetna Innovation and Digital Products. This includes architecture, innovation, security, operations, platform engineering and agile practice for iTriage and Aetna-branded digital products.
To this role, Patrick brings a broad range of software and technology leadership in software applications and infrastructure in healthcare and other industries. His experience includes software design and development, architecture, product management, international markets, public policy, professional services and product marketing. He is a recognized expert in the areas of web & mobile application development, parallel programming and SOA, and has written and spoken in publications and events for U.S. HHS, Sun, Intel, Microsoft and IEEE/ACM Supercomputing among others.
Patrick led the architecture and delivery of iTriage technologies from the startup phase through acquisition and the growth phase of the company. Before joining iTriage, he headed technology at Axion Health and Rogue Wave Software. Prior to that, Patrick led the creation of the world’s first web-based ERP system at J.D. Edwards (now part of Oracle) and designed and built custom enterprise systems for Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting).
He serves on the Public Policy Committee for the Colorado Technology Association (CTA) and advisory boards for No Barriers and 10.10.10 Health.Mike Biselli, Advisor at Rocky Mountain Innosphere
Mike's entrepreneurial passion dates back to his childhood, when he created and executed a game-plan for achieving a collegiate athletic scholarship. After earning two degrees from Stanford University as a full-ride scholarship student-athlete (earning 1st Team All Pac-10 honors, 2000 Rose Bowl appearance, and conference academic accolades), Mike launched Biselli Development Group (BDG). BDG consulted and matched high school student-athletes to collegiate athletic programs, such as: UCLA, UC-Berkeley, and The Ohio State University. To further his business skills, Mike joined with industry leading medical device companies: Smith & Nephew, Synthes and NuVasive. After working in the device industry for over 10 years, Mike’s business expertise was chosen to co-found MedPassage.com (acquired 1/14). Since the acquisition of MedPassage, Mike has been helping PrIME Health Collaborative expand across the state. PrIME's goal: coalesce all digital health stakeholders in Colorado, and those interested in the market of digital health innovation, to create a top 5 national digital health cluster within five years. Stakeholders include: university health systems, large health networks/providers, payers, venture capital, entrepreneurs, and supporting organizations. Overall, Mike’s affinity for business development, public speaking, social engineering, and passion to make our world a better place, fuel the endeavors he is associated with.
Outside of Mike’s entrepreneurial ventures, he enjoys engaging with initiatives that are aligned with his values, beliefs, and passions. From leading a Make-A-Wish campaign, guest lecturing/advising at the University of Denver, mentoring students at Stanford University, coaching high school football, advising startups in the Colorado startup ecosystem, to giving back to the Denver community via Mile High Gives, Mike is committed to leaving a lasting impact on the people and movements for which he is grateful to be a part of.