ck Andrade, PhD is a Director of Product Management for Philips’ HealthSuite digital platform. In this role, ck drives the creation of platforms and digital solutions that enable connected care and increased collaboration between healthcare consumers and their health and wellness providers. A long-time digital innovator, her career in technology spans from Silicon Valley startups to health tech corporations, including Siebel, Robert Bosch Healthcare, the Ontario Telemedicine Network and Philips.

ck has an eclectic background in software, clinical care, business and research and is committed to integrating technology, clinical science and a compassionate view of people and their health. She balances her work in health tech with teaching at the University of California, San Francisco, where she is an Associate Clinical Professor specializing in digital health and research methods, and clinical practice. A believer in demystifying science and health for people from all walks of life, ck’s books and articles are published globally. Follow her on Twitter @drckandrade.