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Len D'Avolio

CEO and Co-Founder, Cyft; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Leonard D'Avolio, Ph.D. is the co-founder & CEO of Cyft and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He led informatics for the nation's largest genomic medicine initiative and embedded the first clinical trial within an electronic medical record system for the Department of Veterans Affairs. He founded Ariadne Labs' informatics team, led strategic partnerships, and developed a system that has been used to improve 70,000+ childbirths in India. Today, with Cyft, he is using machine learning and natural language processing to improve care management. His work has been funded by several government and philanthropic agencies, he is an advisor to several philanthropies and startups, and speaks and writes on the topic of using data to improve healthcare.