Toci Community, Collaborators, and Innovators
Luis Soenksen, PhD
Serial entrepreneur and medical device expert. MIT and Johns Hopkins BME graduate currently acting as MIT’s first Venture Builder in Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare.
MIT undergrad EECS at CSAIL. Experience designing ML models incorporating uncertainty to improve accuracy of predictions in genomics and healthcare data. First TOCI intern.
Jordi Albo-Canals, PhD
Researcher and entrepreneur. Interests are embodied social agents, emotion artificial intelligence, could computing platforms, and health-tech.
MBA from Northeastern University. Marketer and strategist. Interested in innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity management, business development, and design thinking.
Michelle Lee, MPH, MD
B.Sc. in Telecommunications, M.Sc. in Electronics and Ph.D. in the eSarp lab, The University of Memphis (A.B.D.). Led R&D for HW/SW/AI in Samsung Research America and NTT Disruption.
B.A. in Fine Arts at Barcelona University with a specialization in graphic design and illustration. She is also an alumna of Instituto Europeo de Diseno (IED) and coursed a master of multimedia design at La Salle University.
Electronics engineer at CMU. Interested in IoT, social computing, and disruptive technology. Experience in start-ups, coordinating and developing projects, mixing hardware, mobile apps, and cloud services
Clinical & Technical Advisors
Michael Cima, PhD
David H. Koch Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an Elected Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering. His current research focuses on personalized medicine and innovation.
Rita Charon, MD, PhD
Executive Director, CUIMC Program in Narrative Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Chair, Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics. M.D., Harvard University, PhD., Columbia University
Rob Stavert, MBA, MD
Cambridge Health Alliance, Chief, Division of Dermatology. Harvard Medical School instructor, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Co-Founder of Medumo, A Phillips Company.
Writer-Editor and head of the My Life My Story Program at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital.