Meet the Keynote Speaker

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Meet the Keynote Speaker

October 1, 2018 | News

The Southeast BIO Investor & Partnering Forum is pleased to announce Jeff Arnold, Chairman and CEO of Sharecare, will present the keynote address on Wednesday, November 14. Arnold is a dynamic speaker who will bring to us his story as well as the latest in health care trends.

Sharecare is a digital health company that Arnold founded with Dr. Mehmet Oz to help people access and manage all of their health resources in one place. Sharecare’s personalized and comprehensive platform connects consumers, employees and health plan members to the knowledge, evidence-based programs and health professionals they need by building each user a unique, dynamic health profile.

Under Arnold’s leadership, Sharecare has been recognized as best-in-industry by numerous organizations. For its innovations in digital health, Sharecare has received multiple Stevie® Awards – including a Silver Stevie for Company of the Year in the Health Products and Services and Pharmaceuticals category – as well as multiple honors from The Webby Awards, Appy Awards, Telly Awards and Digital Health Awards. Sharecare also has been named to Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, the Healthcare Informatics 100, the Association for Corporate Growth’s Fast 40, the Technology Association of Georgia’s Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies and “Emerging Company of the Year” by the Metro Atlanta Chamber.

Prior to Sharecare, Arnold was chairman and CEO of HowStuffWorks.com, an award-winning online resource used by millions of people each month which he sold to Discovery Communications, where he served as chief digital strategy officer, and chief architect of The Curiosity Project until December 2011.

In 1998, he founded and served as CEO of WebMD, the first healthcare company to harness the power of the Internet to create a destination for consumers, healthcare institutions and physicians to find trustworthy medical information. Before WebMD, Arnold founded Quality Diagnostic Services (QDS), a cardiac arrhythmia monitoring company which was one of the first companies to use the concept of telemedicine over 25 years ago.

Currently chairman of Forbes Travel Guide and co-chairman of Endeavor Atlanta, he also has served on numerous boards for public, private and charitable organizations over the years.