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Profusa at the 2014 IDEAS Summit in China

Ben Hwang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Profusa, discusses the future of digital health and the impact of biointegrated sensors. The IDEAS Summit – Internet of Things took place in Shenzhen, China in December 2014.


Ben Hwang

Ben Hwang, Ph.D., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

From his early exposure as an undergraduate research fellow at the lab of Leroy Hood at Caltech, where the automated DNA sequencer was developed, to bringing cutting edge life sciences tools to the market at Life Technologies Corp. (acquired by Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc.), Ben has seen first-hand the transformative impact that science and technology have to change our world. Prior to Profusa, Ben served in a variety of leadership roles at Life Technologies Corp., including President of the Asia Pacific Region and Head of the qPCR Division. A former management consultant at McKinsey and Company, Ben earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Biology from The Johns Hopkins University.