"This is a tremendous honor not for me, but for Verb and our partners at J&J and Verily," said Scott. "Verb is a company driven by taking action for patients. We are in a unique position to leverage technology in ways never imagined before, to create the future of surgery. This a future we call digital surgery, which we believe can improve access to the 5 billion patients worldwide that need surgical care."
"We are honored to recognize Scott Huennekens as one of the most intriguing entrepreneurs of 2016," said David Solomon, co-head of investment banking at Goldman Sachs. "This is the fifth year that we've hosted the Builders + Innovators Summit where emerging business leaders gather to discuss their common interests in building thriving organizations." (link to video http://www.goldmansachs.com/our-thinking/technology-driving-innovation/builders-and-innovators-2016/index.html?videoId=146334)
For more than 145 years, Goldman Sachs has been advising and financing entrepreneurs as they launch and grow their businesses. In addition to honoring 100 entrepreneurs, the summit consists of general sessions and clinics led by Goldman Sachs experts, seasoned entrepreneurs, academics and business leaders as well as resident scholars.
About Verb Surgical
Verb Surgical is working with physicians around the world to create the future of surgery. A future that aims to achieve improved patient outcomes, lower costs, and greater hospital efficiency.
Verb Surgical was founded in 2015 with technology, expertise, and funding from Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences) and Ethicon, a medical device company in the Johnson & Johnson family of companies. This company will continue in strong partnership with Verily and Johnson & Johnson (Google and Johnson & Johnson Team for Robotic Surgery) to advance the surgical tools and capabilities available to surgeons and OR professionals today. We are a company dedicated to making possibilities happen. Along with our clinician partners, we turn technology and information into actions that matter.
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