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John Nosta

Leading the charge for digital health innovation

Consistently named as one of the top thinkers in healthcare, John Nosta is one of the most admired thought-leaders in the digital health revolution. An incredibly popular speaker, his vibrant and insightful vision of the future of health innovation helps to define global health trends.

The Founder of NostaLab and a member of the Google Health Advisory Board, John is a unique combination of strategic thinker, marketer and entrepreneur. His career was built on the “science of advertising” combining strategy, creativity and marketing for industry-leading results. Combined with his ability to communicate complicated scientific concepts in a way that consumers and scientists alike can appreciate, John is a sought-after speaker for conferences on the forefront of healthcare science, marketing innovation and future tech.

John’s background in both science and marketing is the bedrock of his appeal. As a research assistant at Harvard Medical School and a co-author of several papers on cardiovascular physiology his science background is unassailable. His previous roles as Chief Creative Officer and Chief Strategic Officer at Ogilvy CommonHealth and as a writer for Forbes’ HEALTH CRITICAL cement his standing as a leading thinker in disruptive health innovation.

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How technology will extend and expand our lives.

We are on the cusp of a revolution. A revolution driven by radical technology-driven transparency. As thrilling as the baby steps of digital activity trackers have been, what is yet to come will change everything about health. For everyone.

Warning: Your heart rate will be elevated!

In this thrilling keynote John discusses:

  • How the convergence of technology and life sciences will transform humanity
  • Why the health information revolution is only just getting started
  • How your business can make the shift to light-speed in health innovation

The shifting roles the physician, patient, caregiver in today’s complex healthcare environment.

Where does the physician fit In a world where the customer has all of their health information at their fingertips, where Facebook friends diagnose digitally and we all wear devices designed to holistically monitor our health?

Audience takeaways from this keynote include:

  • The mental shift healthcare providers need to survive the digital health revolution
  • Positioning of health services when everyone is 'informed'
  • How to integrate traditional health services with the future of always-on digital devices

And Mediocrity is Self-imposed

A unique and innovative perspective on genius and how we all have our “genius moments” just fail to recognize them - or capitalise on them. Businesses routinely fail to recognise the genius in their midst, leading to lost opportunities, lost customers and lost sales.

How can your business compete when it’s being “out geniused” by your rivals?

Key takeaways from this presentation include:

  • How to recognise and foster genius in your organisation
  • How to recognise your own genius moments and create more of them
  • Why genius isn’t enough - how to profit from your organisational brilliance


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Fear and Risk vs Wonder and Reward

March 27th 2017

If we look back to the start of the 20th century, we see many parallels with our current age. It’s a frightening time of fast-paced change when everything we know about the world is in upheaval. John Nosta takes the time to draw lessons from the disruption experienced a century ago and shows us that we have grounds for optimism.

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