Kai’s leadership and healthcare expertise comes from 18 years of interacting with health care professionals and patients through deep ethnographic research engagements across the world. He has a rare perspective on healthcare issues and solutions, brought about by his extensive travel and worldwide clinical immersion. Kai shares his experiences, insights, and passion for design in healthcare through many speaking engagements, including HLTH conference, PDA, Connected Health, Medtronic’s leadership summit, Body Computing Conference, and J&J’s Design and Human Factors Conference, and many private corporate innovation events.
Kai and his design teams work closely with UHG, Google Verily, Medtronic, J&J, Amgen, and many other leading healthcare technology companies.
Kai also co-founded Geneva Healthcare, a digital health cardiac remote monitoring company with two practicing electrophysiologists. Geneva created partnerships with 4 implantable cardiac manufacturers to unite critical cardiac data and provide more proactive care to patients. Kai lead Geneva through its original grant-funding, seed funding, incubation, and early product development. Kai currently serves on Geneva’s board of directors.