Virgil Wong is an internationally recognized technologist, artist, and researcher at Columbia University. With expertise in visualization, cognition, and psychology, he creates medical time travel simulations as a vehicle for transforming perceptions of human health. He designed the Medical Avatar as a tool to empower patients and employ evidence-based practices for reducing the astronomical costs of healthcare.
Katie McCurdy works on products and services that help people live better, healthier and happier lives. She is especially interested in working at the intersection of healthcare and data visualization to help promote behavior change and better understanding of complex health data. She advocates for close collaboration with patients during the design process.
Mark Nelson is a marketing and business specialist who has partnered with major medical centers and insurance plans to develop innovative solutions for health care delivery and finance. His experience includes national hospital network development, healthcare start-ups, provider IT, and corporate payer management.
Akshay Kapur is a strategy consultant and healthcare technologist. With a background in economics, psychology, and business, his focus is on simplifying and disrupting complex business systems in healthcare. He has optimized EMR systems, telehealth communications, and mobile health apps to connect doctors and patients in a more human way through the use of technology.
Kóan Jeff Baysa is a physician, writer, editor, WISP Curatorial Alumnus, and AICA member who networks the areas of medical science and contemporary culture. Dr. Baysa produces interactive exhibitions and forums that focus on health perception, acculturation, sustainability, access to creative experiences, and the sensate human being.