Connecting the Dots Between Mobile Fitness and Mobile Health
Great America Ballroom K
09:20 - 09:45
High performance sensor technology is driving the wearables market beyond basic fitness tracking to products which will impact public health in ways never seen before. This gap between simple fitness data and true health awareness is closing fast as advanced sensors now generate accurate, continuous metrics and provide users with personalized insights such as response to varied activity levels and the positive impact, over time, on personal health.
Speaker Biography (Steven LeBoeuf)
As President and Co-Founder of Valencell, Inc., Dr. LeBoeuf has developed ongoing strategic partnerships between Valencell and leaders in industry and academia. He has raised more than $10M in funding for Valencell and is the inventor/co-inventor of more than 50 patents, including dozens of foundational patents in the field of accurate wearable sensors. Prior to Valencell, LeBoeuf led the optoelectronic biosensor program at GE Global Research, where he managed the development and productization of biosensor systems and developed cutting-edge nanosensor technology. Before joining GE, LeBoeuf developed optoelectronic solid-state materials and devices while researching at North Carolina State University. LeBoeuf holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from N.C. State and a B.S. in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University.
Company Profile (Valencell Inc)
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, Valencell develops performance biometric sensor technology and licenses this patent-protected technology to consumer electronics manufacturers, mobile device and accessory makers, sports and fitness brands and gaming companies for integration into their products. Valencell's PerformTek® powered sensors are the most accurate wearable biometric sensors that continuously measure heart rate and activity. Valencell has invested years into research and development of its PerformTek sensor technology, protected by dozens of granted patents and independently validated by the Duke Center for Living, North Carolina State University, the Human Performance Laboratory and a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.