Christopher Lee, PhD, was invited to represent InfiniteMD at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Congress, hosted this year in Manama, Bahrain. The weeklong event brings together thousands of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, policymakers and other startup champions from more than 170 countries to identify new ways of helping founders start and scale new ventures around the world. At the GEC, delegates make connections, gain insights, learn about new research, and leave ready to renew their programs, policy ideas, and firm founder skills.
Lee was a featured speaker and panelist regarding the topic of Technology for Social Good: Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure. Lee’s expertise in the use of digital health technologies for social applications was featured as a part of the discussions. Lee contributed to his co-panelists with discussion topics around healthcare access and the convergence of digital technologies
“I feel honored to be a part of the GEC this year. There are so many diverse perspectives and ideas about how we can foster and grow startups that will impact world for the better,” said Lee. “With my personal involvement in telemedicine, I continue to believe in the possibility to democratize global access to the best medical advice in the world. It was a privilege to share with peers and other leaders at this intersection of technology, healthcare, and entrepreneurship.”
Lee is part of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community, a worldwide network of ‘hubs’ led by young people with a drive to make contributions to their communities. Additionally, he has personally led, assisted, and planned dozens of events around the world to foster healthcare entrepreneurship and design thinking, serving formerly a Co-Director of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Hacking Medicine, and has been a featured speaker at venues such as SXSW and BIO International Convention.