Health Circle Global Lead, ConsenSys; Co-Founder & Board Chair, Blockchain in Healthcare Global (BiHG), IEEE ISTO; Co-Chair, HIMSS Blockchain Task Force
Heather Flannery is the Health Circle Global Lead at ConsenSys and the Co-Founder and Board Chair of Blockchain in Healthcare Global ("BiHG"), a new 501(c)6 trade association organized under the IEEE ISTO launching in Q3 2018. She also serves as the FY19 Co-Chair of the global HIMSS Blockchain in Healthcare Task Force, is an Innovation Fellow at EP3 Foundation, and is an active consultant, advisor, and speaker.
Prior to ConsenSys and BiHG, she founded and led Obesity Prevention, Policy, and Management, Inc. ("Obesity PPM"), an innovative provider of disease management, population health, research administration, and information technology managed services for health systems in the Americas, and an early adopter of distributed ledger technology.
Ms. Flannery has driven continuous business model innovation via technology early adoption throughout her 25-year career as an entrepreneur, technologist, and strategist. She has consulted in the public sector in context of international development, and brings a global health perspective to her initiatives. Ms. Flannery is a broad, lateral thinker who applies complex adaptive systems theory to identify, advance, and course-correct critical path to progress against large-scale macroscopic challenges, focusing in the health sector since 2006.