Dr. Daniel Kraft

  • Healthcare Futurist
  • Technology Speaker
  • Physician, Scientist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Innovator

Dr. Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor and entrepreneur.

Dr. Kraft has over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation.  Daniel is the Faculty Chair for Medicine & Neuroscience for Singularity University and is the Founder and Chair of Exponential Medicine, a program which explores convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. His various TEDTalks have over 1 Million Views.    Daniel was named a member of the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute’s Healthcare Innovator Fellows.

Following undergraduate degrees at Brown University and medical school at Stanford, Dr. Kraft was board certified in the Harvard combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. He went on to complete Stanford fellowships in hematology/oncology & bone marrow transplantation, and extensive research in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.  He has multiple scientific publications (Nature and Science) and medical device, immunology and stem cell related patents through faculty positions with Stanford University School of Medicine and as clinical faculty for the pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Kraft is the inventor of the MarrowMiner, an FDA approved device for the minimally invasive harvest of bone marrow, and founded RegenMed Systems, a company developing technologies to enable adult stem cell based regenerative therapies.  He serves as an advisor to the X-Prize, Nokia, Qualcomm Life, and a variety of healthcare startups.

Daniel is an avid pilot and has served in the Massachusetts and California Air National Guard as an officer and flight surgeon with an F-16 fighter Squadron. He has conducted research on aerospace medicine published with NASA, and was a finalist for astronaut selection.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Entrepreneur, Future, Healthcare, Innovation, TED Talks

  • Travels From:

    California

  • Price:

    $30,000 - $50,000

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Daniel Kraft - "What's next in healthcare?"

Daniel Kraft TED Video

Dr. Daniel Kraft is a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, inventor and entrepreneur.

Dr. Kraft has over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation.  Daniel is the Faculty Chair for Medicine & Neuroscience for Singularity University and is the Founder and Chair of Exponential Medicine, a program which explores convergent, exponentially developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. His various TEDTalks have over 1 Million Views.    Daniel was named a member of the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute’s Healthcare Innovator Fellows.

Following undergraduate degrees at Brown University and medical school at Stanford, Dr. Kraft was board certified in the Harvard combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston Children’s Hospital. He went on to complete Stanford fellowships in hematology/oncology & bone marrow transplantation, and extensive research in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.  He has multiple scientific publications (Nature and Science) and medical device, immunology and stem cell related patents through faculty positions with Stanford University School of Medicine and as clinical faculty for the pediatric bone marrow transplantation service at University of California San Francisco.

Dr. Kraft is the inventor of the MarrowMiner, an FDA approved device for the minimally invasive harvest of bone marrow, and founded RegenMed Systems, a company developing technologies to enable adult stem cell based regenerative therapies.  He serves as an advisor to the X-Prize, Nokia, Qualcomm Life, and a variety of healthcare startups.

Daniel is an avid pilot and has served in the Massachusetts and California Air National Guard as an officer and flight surgeon with an F-16 fighter Squadron. He has conducted research on aerospace medicine published with NASA, and was a finalist for astronaut selection.

Various awards include:

 

 

 

 

 

The Future of Health & Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?

From the prospective of a leading physician, scientist and innovator this talk examines rapidly emerging, game changing and convergent technology trends and how they are and will be leveraged to change the face of healthcare and the practice of medicine in the next decade.

A deep dive into where emergent fields such as low cost personal genomics, the digitization of health records, crowd sourced data, molecular imaging, wearable devices & mobile health, synthetic biology, systems medicine, robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, 3D printing and regenerative medicine are transforming healthcare, and have the potential to enable clinicians, empower patients, and deliver better care and outcomes at lower cost.

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Astellas Pharma US, Inc.

Dr. Kraft’s talk was fantastic, and we received an abundance of positive feedback from the group. He was very engaging and covered a wide range of topics and technology in the hour he spoke. I also really appreciate Dr. Kraft agreeing to stay and interact with the group during the lunch period. Everyone was vying for a chance to get to speak with him and pick his brain!

Ryerson University in Toronto

Dr. Kraft's bio is amazing (Harvard, Stanford, patents, pilot, much more), but in person he is way more extraordinary. His warmth and sheer force of his enthusiasm for sharing the revolution in medicine. Singularity U's positive message of exponential potential, in every field, should be required for everyone on the planet.

The Economist

“On behalf of The Economist and our three moderators, I would like to extend a huge thank you for your participation at last week’s Health Care Forum: War on Cancer conference. The event was an incredible success – in no small part thanks to your help, participation and contributions. In one action-packed day, we convened dozens of thought leaders from the far corners of the oncology ecosystem for some lively and informative conversations about collaboration, integration and how to win some of the battles in the “War.” We’ve been thrilled with the response and we were happy with the level of audience participation.“

Global Head of Clinical Operations, Analytics and Regions at Novartis Pharma

“We’d like to take this opportunity to offer our sincere thanks for joining us in Basel and for presenting to our Novartis colleagues during the Global CSO Meeting last week. We are delighted that you were able to join us, and your presentation provided vital insights into what the future of our industry might look like and allowed us to consider how we are going to ensure we, at Novartis, are fully involved in a new era of digital medicine. We have had excellent feedback from the meeting delegates, who feel inspired and motivated by your presentation, and we are all looking forward to seeing how the future of digital medicine takes shape; and of course, our contributions towards it! It was a pleasure to meet with you and we look forward to working with you again in the future. Once again, sincere thanks for your invaluable contribution to our meeting.” Ameet Nathwani, SVP & Global Head of Medical Affairs at Novartis Pharma AG

Chairman The Nantucket Project

“What a treat. Thank you for your time and the energy you brought to The Nantucket Project. We were lucky to have you. I have received such incredible feedback. Love to come see you next time I’m out there. I’d love to see more! We are so lucky that people like you agree to come and give so much. The audience loved you and it was a great blend with other presenters and conversation throughout the weekend. I am very grateful. Voices like yours and the role you play in the world are vital.”
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