2017 Advisory Board

The Lake Nona Impact Forum National Advisory Board is a committed group of world-renowned thought leaders from business, academia, government and industry who are heading the search for creative, innovative health and wellness solutions.

  • Nerio Alessandri

    President & Founder, Technogym

    Nerio Alessandri

    President & Founder, Technogym
  • Jeff Arnold

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Sharecare

    Jeff Arnold

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Sharecare
  • Dana Bledsoe

    President, Nemours Children's Hospital

    Dana Bledsoe

    President, Nemours Children's Hospital
  • Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS

    17th Surgeon General of the United States; Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch; President, Canyon Ranch Institute; Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona

    Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS

    17th Surgeon General of the United States; Vice Chairman, Canyon Ranch; President, Canyon Ranch Institute; Distinguished Professor, University of Arizona
  • Gloria Caulfield

    Executive Director, Lake Nona Institute

    Gloria Caulfield

    Executive Director, Lake Nona Institute
  • Aaron Davis

    CEO, Tavistock Life Sciences

    Aaron Davis

    CEO, Tavistock Life Sciences
  • Susan Dentzer

    President and Chief Executive Officer, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation

    Susan Dentzer

    President and Chief Executive Officer, The Network for Excellence in Health Innovation
  • Shehan Dissanayake, PhD

    Senior Managing Director, Tavistock Group

    Shehan Dissanayake, PhD

    Senior Managing Director, Tavistock Group
  • Esther Dyson

    Chairman, EDventure Holdings; Founder, HICCup

    Esther Dyson

    Chairman, EDventure Holdings; Founder, HICCup
  • Susie Ellis

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Global Wellness Institute

    Susie Ellis

    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Global Wellness Institute
  • Gianrico Farrugia, MD

    CEO, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Vice President, Mayo Clinic

    Gianrico Farrugia, MD

    CEO, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Vice President, Mayo Clinic
  • Patrick Geraghty

    Chief Executive Officer, GuideWell and Florida Blue

    Patrick Geraghty

    Chief Executive Officer, GuideWell and Florida Blue
  • Deborah German, MD

    Dean & Vice President for Medical Affairs, UCF College of Medicine

    Deborah German, MD

    Dean & Vice President for Medical Affairs, UCF College of Medicine
  • John Hitt, PhD

    President, University of Central Florida

    John Hitt, PhD

    President, University of Central Florida
  • Mark Hyman, MD

    Director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine; Medical Editor, Huffington Post; Chair, Institute for Functional Medicine; Founder, The UltraWellness Center

    Mark Hyman, MD

    Director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine; Medical Editor, Huffington Post; Chair, Institute for Functional Medicine; Founder, The UltraWellness Center
  • Julie Johnson, PharmD

    Dean and Distinguished Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida

    Julie Johnson, PharmD

    Dean and Distinguished Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida
  • Daniel Kelly, MD

    Tavistock Distinguished Professor; Scientific Director & Professor, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute

    Daniel Kelly, MD

    Tavistock Distinguished Professor; Scientific Director & Professor, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Mehmood Khan, MD

    Vice Chairman & Chief Scientific Officer, PepsiCo Global Research & Development

    Mehmood Khan, MD

    Vice Chairman & Chief Scientific Officer, PepsiCo Global Research & Development
  • Lowinn Kibbey

    Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute

    Lowinn Kibbey

    Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute
  • Daniel Kraft, MD

    Healthcare Innovator & Executive Director, FutureMed

    Daniel Kraft, MD

    Healthcare Innovator & Executive Director, FutureMed
  • Steven Krein

    Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder, StartUp Health

    Steven Krein

    Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder, StartUp Health
  • Timothy W. Liezert

    Medical Center Director, VA Medical Center at Lake Nona

    Timothy W. Liezert

    Medical Center Director, VA Medical Center at Lake Nona
  • Anthony Manna

    Chairman, Signet Enterprises

    Anthony Manna

    Chairman, Signet Enterprises
  • Doug McMahon

    Senior Managing Director, Tavistock Group

    Doug McMahon

    Senior Managing Director, Tavistock Group
  • Anil Menon

    Global President, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco

    Anil Menon

    Global President, Smart+Connected Communities, Cisco
  • Victoria Neidigh

    Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Comcast/NBC Universal

    Victoria Neidigh

    Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Comcast/NBC Universal
  • John Reed, MD, PhD

    Global Head of Pharmaceutical Research & Early Development, Roche

    John Reed, MD, PhD

    Global Head of Pharmaceutical Research & Early Development, Roche
  • Michael Roizen, MD

    Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic

    Michael Roizen, MD

    Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic
  • Paul Scialla

    Founder & CEO, Delos

    Paul Scialla

    Founder & CEO, Delos
  • John Sculley

    Partner, Sculley Brothers; Former President, PepsiCo; Former Chief Executive Officer, Apple

    John Sculley

    Partner, Sculley Brothers; Former President, PepsiCo; Former Chief Executive Officer, Apple
  • Gordon A. Smith

    Executive Director & COO, United States Tennis Association

    Gordon A. Smith

    Executive Director & COO, United States Tennis Association
  • Rasesh Thakkar

    Senior Managing Director, Tavistock Group

    Rasesh Thakkar

    Senior Managing Director, Tavistock Group
  • Mark Verstegen

    President, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, EXOS

    Mark Verstegen

    President, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, EXOS
  • Muffy Walker

    Chairman, International Bipolar Foundation

    Muffy Walker

    Chairman, International Bipolar Foundation
  • David Whitehouse

    Chief Medical Officer, UST Global

    David Whitehouse

    Chief Medical Officer, UST Global
  • Vonda Joy Wright, MD, MS

    Director, Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes; Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh; Medical Director, University of Pittsburgh Medical Lemieux Sports Complex

    Vonda Joy Wright, MD, MS

    Director, Performance and Research Initiative for Masters Athletes; Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh; Medical Director, University of Pittsburgh Medical Lemieux Sports Complex