Paddy Padmanabhan is the author of “The Big Unlock–Harnessing Data and Growing Digital Health Businesses in a Value-Based Care Era.” He is the Founder and CEO of Damo Consulting Inc., a Chicago-based Healthcare Growth & Digital Transformation Advisory Firm. Paddy has worked extensively in the healthcare sector as a consultant and trusted advisor to C-suite executives in large global corporations and technology startups. After holding senior leadership positions at global technology firms, including Accenture and Wipro, where he ran a $150 million HIT consulting business, he entered the world of entrepreneurship. He is involved in several startups as an investor and advisor and was one of the core management team members at BeyondCore, a silicon valley advanced analytics startup that was acquired by Salesforce in 2016. Paddy is a widely published quoted writer and thought leader in healthcare technology markets and has a by-lined column in CIO online where he has written over 75 opinion pieces on healthcare technology trends. He has spoken at leading industry conferences such as HIMSS and has been featured on radio stations across the country. He is also the host of a podcast, “The Big Unlock,” on emerging technology trends where his guests include senior healthcare industry and technology executives.