- He is chairman the Delphi Group, which was named one of the fastest growing private companies in the US by Inc. Magazine
- Named a business visionary by Forbes
Tom Koulopoulos is chairman of the Boston-based global innovation think tank Delphi Group, which was named one of the fastest growing private companies in the US by Inc. Magazine. Tom is also the author of twelve books, a columnist for Inc.com, an adjunct professor at Boston University Graduate School of Management, an Executive in Residence at Bentley University, the past Executive Director of the Babson College Center for Business Innovation, and past Executive Director of the Dell Innovation Lab.
Geoff James of CBS Interactive Media called Tom “one of the truly deep thinkers in the arena of technology and culture.” Forbes.com named Tom one of its Business Visionaries with “an incisive view of world trade…”
Mr. Koulopoulos’ twelve books include his most recent, The Bottomless Cloud, Revealing the Invisible,The Gen Z Effect, and Cloud Surfing.
Tom Peters called his writing “a brilliant vision of where we must take our enterprises to survive and thrive.” And, according to the late Peter Drucker, Tom’s writing “makes you question not only the way you run your business but the way you run yourself.”
Healthcare is on the precipice of enormous transformation brought on by three immutable forces; an aging demographic, the increasing sophistication and volume of diagnostic tools, therapies, and pharmaceuticals, and the exponential rate of digital technology—from advances in genomics to the personalization of medicine for each patient.
These changes are creating an unprecedented opportunity to build a future for healthcare, which will put the patient at the center of an incredibly rich healthcare ecosystem that has the power to positively impact the quality of life for each individual in dramatic ways.
With the ability to capture and store data about every individual’s healthcare interaction, our digital genomes, and the health patterns across vast populations, we will be able to predict disease and illness better than we can currently predict tomorrow’s weather forecast. It could be an amazing future.
However, healthcare is also at another precipice—one that threatens to send it, and all of this promise, plummeting out of control into an economic black hole. Runaway administrative costs, dramatically shrinking margins for hospitals, the rapidly increasing burden on patients to pay for healthcare out of their own pockets, and an equally onerous burden on doctors and clinicians to handle paperwork over patients, and a healthcare system that still silos data in myriad proprietary repositories, is crippling our healthcare system and the promise it could otherwise deliver.
If we don’t do something dramatic, courageous, and deliberate within the next decade, US healthcare will simply become economically unsustainable and unable to provide quality healthcare to an aging population with ever-increasing and ever more complex healthcare needs.
This keynote takes a hard, honest, and practical look at where healthcare is heading and how we can bend its arc towards a system that significantly improves outcomes, drives out administrative friction, and provides a patient-centered model that can be scaled into the next century for the US, and which can become a role model for the looming global population bomb of ten billion people by 2100.
Rather than take the all-too-often discussed nuclear option of dismantling healthcare, or pursuing politically polarizing policy debates, Tom looks at options that are readily available to make reengineering healthcare possible within the coming decade.
The session can be customized to address the specifics of any audience inside or outside of the healthcare industry. Themes such as, Driving out Friction, Creating Digital Ecosystems, Moving Towards Core Competency Organizations, the Impact of the Coming Population Bomb, AI and Digital Advocates, Innovation and Reengineering apply to every industry!
Tom explores the transition from an industrial society to one that is based on a deep understanding of an entirely new form of knowledge capital—behavior.
Tom illustrates how Digital Ecosystems create entirely new business models that drive out all of the friction in an industry.
Gen Z will be the most influential cohort the world has ever seen. But here is the one thing most of us don’t yet realize; we are ALL Gen Z if we choose to be!
A tour-de-force of the power, practices and challenges of innovation on the edge.
Explore how businesses can be built using the Cloud to radically alter the economics of competition and success.
Join Tom as he connects you to a future of nearly endless possibilities.
“Tom’s presentation was a “home run” Also his commitment to the event was great. He came early to hear our CEO speak and then collaborated with us on his presentation. We were exceptionally pleased.”