Seeing 20/20 - The Future Of Wearables And Precision Health (Wearable USA 2017)

Dr Sonia Sousa, Co-Founder & CEO
Kenzen Inc
United States


USA 2017 Presentation - Kenzen Inc*

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Speaker Biography (Sonia Sousa)

Dr. Sonia Sousa is Co-Founder and CEO of Kenzen of San Francisco, a pioneer in wearable diagnostics based on non-invasive sweat analysis. Sonia is committed to advancing precision medicine and preventing avoidable health conditions through wearable diagnostics that are clinically relevant, and meaningful to people. Key to the precision health movement will be data platforms that go deep to measure the body's true state of health by featuring continuous monitoring combined with machine learning. This will give the healthcare industry the impetus to invest in improving preventative care as patient populations thrive.
Dr. Sousa has served in executive roles for top biotech and technology companies. She was GM for the Bio-Product Division at Solazyme and served as DuPont's Global R&D director. Sonia has achieved 15 issued/pending patents in photonics, predictive models, lasers, spectroscopy, CCD sensors, and renewable performance polymers, in the United States and worldwide. Sonia holds an MBA from Pepperdine University, a PhD in Photonics and Neural Networks from Utah State University, and a BS in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Company Profile (Kenzen Inc)

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Kenzen is a developer of a next-generation wearables platform that continuously monitors, predicts and prevents avoidable health conditions using non-invasive sweat analysis. Kenzen's award-winning Smart Patch wearable uses multiple patented biosensors to continuously measure vital health signs and gather reliable data to prevent injuries, illness and to optimize health. Awarded in the "Future Athlete" category by the NFL, TechCrunch and Stanford, named the Judges' Favorite at the 2017 Google Demo Day London, and recognized as a finalist for Fast Company Magazine's World Changing Ideas Awards in the health category, Kenzen is advancing precision medicine through its wearable platform with real-time information that is clinically relevant, meaningful to users and game-changing for athletes and industrial workforces. For more information, please visit: External Link
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