Newfire Global Partners Executive Forum
Disruptive Technologies in 2023
NEWFIRE EXECUTIVE FORUM SPEAKERS
Dr. QI LI
Physician Executive, Product Innovation – InterSystems
Qi Li, M.D., M.B.A., is a healthcare innovator with a wealth of experience in product inception, research, and global business development. Currently serving as physician executive at InterSystems, Dr. Li is responsible for driving product innovation in areas such as real world evidence, life science, research, precision medicine, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence. His expertise has been honed through various leadership roles in Harris Healthcare, Partners Healthcare, and several healthcare IT startup companies.
COO at MemberSy
Christopher Hayes co-founded Net Health, a company specializing in electronic health records and analytics for healthcare specialties. He later worked on mission-driven projects with Newfire to tackle social determinants of health. Hayes is now the COO at Membersy, where he is committed to helping cash pay patients receive appropriate dental care. He is highly respected for his visionary leadership, problem-solving skills, and analytical abilities. Hayes is active on LinkedIn, sharing his insights on healthcare and data science.
Consulting Chief Product Officer at Newfire Global Partners
David’s career in healthcare began in the late 80s at Kurzweil Applied Intelligence, where he helped to pioneer the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. Throughout his career, David has held roles in product management and business development, helping to make speech recognition and NLP standard practices in healthcare. As CPO at Net Health, David focused on optimizing product management to increase predictability and velocity in product releases. He has also served as an interim VP at a Fortune 100 insurance company, doubling the size of their product management department.
CTO at Medically Home
Will is a seasoned healthcare technology professional with over 20 years of experience in product and technology roles. He has worked in various domains, including clinical trials, infrastructure, and consumer health, and has held leadership positions at companies such as Fitbit and SmartSense. Currently, he is the Chief Technology Officer at Medically Home, where he is building a virtual hospital to deliver care in the home. Recently he is spending most of his time working with early-in-seed-stage healthcare technology-enabled healthcare delivery companies.
Director of Advisory Services at Newfire Global Partners
Su is a seasoned product development leader with over 14 years of experience in launching profitable digital software products. She has a proven track record of working with design, product, and engineering teams to build scalable products for healthcare startups and large enterprises. Currently, she is the Director of Advisory Services at Newfire Global Partners, where she leads the Solutions & Advisory Group. Su is a certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner. She is also a mentor at Lean in Boston.
Stephen S. Hau
CEO and co-founder at Newfire Global Partners
Stephen is a technology executive, entrepreneur, and angel investor based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is the CEO and Chairman of Newfire Global Partners, a consulting firm that helps companies with digital transformation and innovation. Stephen has held senior operating roles in startups to NASDAQ-listed companies and has experience as an independent board member. He is also a board member of BioProcure Inc. and Scrum Inc. Stephen is a respected tech leader and a member of the Forbes Technology Council. He has a keen understanding of building shareholder value and is known for his strategic perspective and technical prowess.
CTO at Newfire Global Partners
Jaya is a highly accomplished and results-driven technology leader, entrepreneur, and investor. With extensive experience in data science, architecture, engineering management, and new product development, he has deep domain expertise in healthcare. Jaya served as a reconnaissance marine and a combat medic before becoming a technologist. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer & Advisory Practice Leader at Newfire Global Partners, where he empowers teams to launch products and transform ideas into market-bound products. Jaya has also held leadership positions at PatientsLikeMe, Truveris, Patient Prism, and T1D Exchange.
SVP of Marketing
John is an experienced executive leader with over 20 years of experience across a variety of technologies and products in different industries. He has spent the last 10 years working in the healthcare industry, focusing on introducing breakthrough products to the market, driving demand, and getting them adopted. John has worked on data analytics platforms, introduced novel platforms for integrating data, and helped organizations plan their business plans. He is currently working on introducing a brand new wearable for a neural sensor that can measure brain activity and indicate the early onset of diseases.
SVP at Health Solutions & President at AMA Innovations
Laurie McGraw is an industry-recognized leader and board member of both Nasdaq listed companies and nonprofits. She has served in senior operating roles for digital health companies and is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders. Laurie is also a social media influencer, hosting the podcast “Inspiring Women with Laurie McGraw,” which shares insights and advice for women striving to make a positive impact in their careers and the world.
Newfire Advisory Services
Pragmatic, inclusive, and guided crafting of product development plans to minimize surprises and help ensure successful product launches and pivots.
Proven leaders with relevant experience who reduce execution risk and provide management bandwidth.
Efficient and actionable review of technology assets and designs by experienced professionals using industry standards.
DevOps as a Service
Highly specialized engineers to support cloud, infrastructure, and
Specialized experts who combine industry standards and real-world experience to design and implement interoperability solutions.
Who is Newfire Global Partners?
Newfire Global Partners builds software for some of the most innovative companies in the world.
We are an American IT service company founded in 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts with current operations across three global regions (Americas, Europe, APAC), to unlock the shortest delivery times through a 24×5 “follow the sun” workflow.
Our projects focus on solving real-world problems through the use of human-centric technology across industries like Digital Healthcare, Education Technology, Cyber Security, Financial Technology, and Mobile Gaming.
Newfire Global Partners Wins Globee®
in the 2nd Annual 2022
Disruptor Company Awards
Newfire Global Partners
Appears on Inc. 5000 List
Professional scrum teams who generate engineering velocity to efficiently deliver your products.
Trusted technical professionals who are quickly deployed to help meet challenging deadlines.
Multiple-shift operations that leverage pools of professionals for the continuous support of technical and non-technical business processes.
INNOVATIVE PROJECT SHOWCASE
Building a digital health platform that serves as a medical service marketplace tailored towards the LGBTQ+ community. The platform allows patients to partner with clinicians knowledgeable in their unique medical needs to order medications, issue prescriptions, and track the history of members who receive FOLX services.
Helping with the creation of the TeamWork Healthcare marketplace platform that connects therapists who provide individualized autism services using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy with families and caregivers of children seeking their services in their own homes. The clinically-driven team uses best-in-class technology to collect and interpret data in order to optimize therapy sessions and help children achieve their potential in all aspects of their lives.
What can you expect from us?
Transparent & Proactive Management
Solve Your Business Issues
Newfire is led by senior operators who previously managed product companies and deeply understand the needs of our customers.
Hire Vetted, Quality Professionals
Rigorous interviews and skill testing provide you access to vetted talent with more than 86% of our staff holding advanced degrees.
Advisory at Your Fingertips
Reduce Execution Risk
Experienced CTOs, senior operators, and technology architects who can serve as interim leaders on your
de novo starts and turnaround projects.
Global Reach and Diversification
Unlock a 24×5 Workflow
Operations and a deep talent pool across the Americas, Asia, and Europe provide global reach to meet your business needs and options for business continuity.
What our clients say about us
“Staffing top talent has been a highlight of the Newfire experience, and Newfire has hands down made that experience so much better! It was a big challenge to hire people during such uncertain times and also have the ability to make the process efficient. With Newfire, I have good visibility into the process – if I request a position, they’ll source the right person within the right time frame.”
– Harvard Pan, CTO at Diameter Health
What our clients say about us
“When we proposed an idea or a solution, our Newfire team would sometimes push back and say: ‘I don’t think that’s the right approach. Here’s what we could do instead.’ This type of collaboration helped us be held accountable and get things done.”
– Bill Olsen, CTO at UptimeHealth
What our clients say about us
“I have seen most technology partners value client satisfaction very highly. But what was most impressive for me with Newfire, is the work and dedication towards keeping the developers happy and providing them the infrastructure and support they needed to get the job done.”
-Rohit Begani, CTO at AceUp
There’s no peak…
…we can’t conquer. By joining forces and working together, we can overcome any obstacle. Together, we are unstoppable.
Where are we going next?
At Newfire, we succeed when you do.
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