Mobile Thought Leaders Imagine the Future of Education and Healthcare at Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC)

Founders from AltSchool and HealthTap will share how mobile technology has introduced new educational platforms and delivered on-demand healthcare at GMIC Silicon Valley on September 28-30.

Aug 19, 2015, 08:30 ET from Global Mobile Internet Conference

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The most ambitious entrepreneurs are using technology to transform two of the biggest global industries – healthcare and education.

The increased availability of technology finds communities embracing breakthrough technologies, platforms and paradigms to change the way they learn and the way they live. New educational platforms will change the way children learn in and out of traditional classrooms while on-demand healthcare will allow medical professionals to facilitate medical consultations at all times.

GMIC has tapped two industry leaders to help us envision what healthcare and education will look like in the next decade and beyond.

Max Ventilla, Founder & CEO – AltSchool
Max is the founder of AltSchool, a collaborative community of micro-schools that uses outstanding teachers, deep research, and innovative tools to offer a personalized, whole child learning experience for the next generation. AltSchool believes that every child should have access to an exceptional, personalized education that enables them to be happy and successful in an ever-changing world.

In a fireside chat, Max will discuss how AltSchool the role of technology in improving access to quality education and helping children reach their full potential.

Ron Gutman, Founder & CEO – HealthTap
Ron founded HealthTap with the mission to improve the life expectancy of humankind by giving millions of people immediate access to health information and doctors, anytime and from anywhere. After nearly a decade helping to define the digital health industry through his pioneering work, Ron has led HealthTap's vision of combining the power of technology with the power of good to help people everywhere live happier, healthier, and longer lives.

At GMIC, Ron will discuss how mobile technology helps deliver on-demand healthcare at HealthTap and how these services will change global healthcare delivery.

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About GMIC
Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) is an international conference that explores the global impact of mobile technology. Taking place in Beijing, New York, Tokyo, Jakarta, Bangalore, Sao Paulo, Taipei, and Silicon Valley, these conferences provide an opportunity for industry leaders to build relationships, share insights, and develop international growth strategy.

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