Position: Founder and Chief Medical Officer of AliveCor
Location: Los Angeles, US
David E. Albert, MD, an Oklahoma native, is a physician, inventor and serial entrepreneur who has developed medical and other life-saving technologies and products over the last 40 years, turning a number of those innovations into tech startups. He is a founder and of AliveCor. His previous startups include Corazonix Corp (sold to Arrhythmia Research Technology) and Data Critical (sold to GE). He invented the AliveCor® Kardia™ in 2010 and it immediately became a global sensation via a four-minute YouTube Video in January 2011 around the Consumer Electronics Show and was featured on ABC, CBS, CNN and Fox News among many other media outlets. Dr. Albert has 71 issued US patents. He has authored or co-authored over 100 scientific abstracts and publications principally in the Cardiology literature. Dr. Albert has lectured at Universities and leading medical centers all over the world as well as being a regular faculty member at the major Cardiology Scientific Meetings (AHA, ACC, HRS, TCT). Dr. Albert graduated with Honors from Harvard College and from Duke University Medical School. Dr. Albert currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife. They have four children and one granddaughter.