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How AI, Robotics, and Other Technologies Are Advancing Healthcare

Tuesday, March 05, 2024

06:15 PM - 07:45 PM

Austin Central Library

710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701, USA

This event will be held in person and online.

Event Summary

Healthcare is seeing unprecedented innovation due to the recent, rapid advances in several advanced technologies, putting us on the cusp of curing many maladies, extending quality of life, and even lifespan. Join us as Varun Ramdevan of Johnson & Johnson presents how AI, quantum computing, robotics, advanced sensors, and more are transforming healthcare research and practice, and how technologists can collaborate to help accelerate the benefits of transformational health solutions for all. Stay after for networking to meet Varun and discuss how your company may be able to work with J&J (or other healthcare companies) and/or how you may be able to enter this field and contribute most effectively.

Registration and Attendance Instructions


Join us at the Austin Central Library, 710 W. César Chávez St. where you will be checked in at the front desk. Parking information can be found here.

In-person attendees, please join us from 5:15 to 6:15 for networking and food. We look forward to chatting with you face-to-face!


Once you register via Ticketbud, you will receive the direct Zoom link on your confirmation email. You will also receive the Zoom link in a reminder email one day before the event.

About the Speaker

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Varun Ramdevan, Technology Early Innovation and Partnerships, Johnson & Johnson

Varun Ramdevan works in Global Digital Health and Technology Partnerships at Johnson & Johnson Innovation. He has over 8 years of experience in enabling collaborations for digital health, data science, and enterprise technologies for J&J, the world's largest and most diversified healthcare company. He also supports the global expansion of J&J Innovation with a digital innovation strategy, working with incubator networks, crowdsourcing challenge technologies, and partnering capabilities.

In addition to Varun’s role at J&J Innovation, he was a Global Technology Leader at J&J Lung Cancer Initiative and New Ventures, now called J&J Interventional Oncology where he provided chief digital responsibilities for lung cancer and disease prevention, leveraging expertise in data sciences and managing complex technical organizations. Varun is also an investor at OneVenture, a climate and food tech fund, an advisor at MedSchoolCoach, a medical education platform, and an Emerging Leaders Board Member at Kendall Square Association, a network of innovation leaders in Boston. Through these roles, Varun pursues his passion for driving innovation and transformation in the healthcare industry, with a focus on improving patient outcomes, enhancing access, and creating value.

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