Sam de Brouwer is a technology entrepreneur, advocate and co-founder of Scanadu, a NASA Ames Research Center based company with the mission of making this the last generation to know so little about our health. After a life-altering family medical emergency, de Brouwer co-founded Scanadu in 2010 to revolutionize home medicine and build the tricorder once imagined in Star Trek. She is also Director of TEDxBrussels, which brings together innovators and inspirational speakers in the capital of Europe each Fall. Prior to Scanadu, de Brouwer served as the Advocacy Director of One Laptop Per Child Foundation Europe and was the Director of the National Institute for Teleworkers in Belgium. Earlier in her career, she was part of MIT MediaLab's Starlab team and the founder of Jobscape, one of Brussels first online recruitment companies.