Dr. Yulun Wang
Distinguished Fellow at Teladoc Health, United States
Dr. Wang is a Distinguished Fellow at Teladoc Health (NYSE: TDOC). He founded InTouch Health in 2003, and served as Chairman & CEO until 2016, when he assumed the position of Chairman and Chief Innovation Officer. InTouch Health was acquired by Teladoc Health in July, 2020, for $1.1 billion. Previous to InTouch, Dr. Wang founded Computer Motion in 1990, the company which pioneered surgical robotics. Computer Motion IPO’d in 1997 and merged with Intuitive Surgical (NASD: ISRG) in 2003 for one third of the resulting company. Dr. Wang is author to more than 50 technical publications and inventor on over 200 patents. He is Chairman of the non-profit World Telehealth Initiative, which uses telehealth to bring healthcare to impoverished areas. He serves on the board of Cottage Health System, Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Wang has received many awards, including the 2017 IEEE Medal for Healthcare Innovation, and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2011. Dr. Wang earned his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Plenary Session 5: Humanizing technology for smart healthcare delivery: The COVID-19 impact
- 11 November, 2021
- 8:30 - 10:00