Emmanuel Fombu, MD, MBA, is an Ivy League educated physician, author, speaker and healthcare executive turned Silicon Valley entrepreneur. He is a medical futurist, an advocate for value-based healthcare and the 2017 winner of the prestigious New York City Health Business Leaders Boldest Digital Health Influencer Award.
As a medical futurist, Dr. Fombu champions the potential for the internet of things, AI and machine learning to revolutionize the healthcare industry. He’s passionate about m-health, personalized medicine, genomics, nanotechnology, big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning, the internet of things and digital medicine. He serves as an external advisory board member on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT.nano project.
Dr. Fombu trained at Emory-Crawford Long Hospital and holds an MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson School of Business and a certification on artificial intelligence from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab. He’s taught allied health students, founded a health and education focused non-profit organization and advocates for patients with rare and chronic diseases. Dr Fombu works extensively with venture capitalists and start-ups in digital health and biotech.
Dr. Fombu is a frequent keynote speaker at conferences all over the world, and has appeared at such events as the Pharma Digital Marketing & Design Thinking Summit, World Medical Innovation Forum, and ePharma Accelerate Your Digital Marketing Strategy. In 2017, he was awarded the prestigious New York City Health Business Leaders’ Boldest Digital Health Influencer Award.
In addition to The Future of Healthcare: Humans and Machines Partnering for Better Outcomes, Dr. Fombu has published multiple scientific papers in world renowned, peer reviewed scientific journals. He lives in New York City.