Yan Chow, MD, MBA is Medical Director for Digital Health in the Medical Sciences Early Development group at Amgen, a leading biotechnology company, where he studies the use of wearables, devices, mobile technology, and analytics in clinical trials and drug development programs. Before that, he was Chief Innovation Officer at LongView Technology Solutions, a federal health IT services contractor. Prior to LongView, Dr. Chow was national Medical Director of the Innovation & Advanced Technology Group (IAT) at Kaiser Permanente. IAT assessed over 2,000 emerging health IT technologies, promoted innovation through an employee innovation grant program, and worked with the Garfield Innovation Center, an award-winning care delivery simulation laboratory. Dr. Chow has founded and advised a number of venture-funded startups. He has 3 U.S. patents and has been an invited speaker at industry conferences. Dr. Chow earned an A.B. from Harvard University, his M.D. from UC San Diego, and his MBA in 2005 from UC Berkeley. In 2014 he was recognized as one of the top 9 healthcare IT executives in the U.S. by Healthcare IT News.