Omid Moghadam

  • Diagnostics; Life Sciences

Omid Moghadam is an inventor and serial entrepreneur with 20 years of experience in commercializing new technologies. His main area of focus is creating new ventures and developing self-sustaining business models for them. Prior to joining Ascendant, Moghadam worked at Harvard Medical School's Center for Biomedical Informatics, where he focused on applications of personal genomics in clinical practice, and at Xovo, a firm he founded to commercialize new genomics tools. Prior to Harvard, he co-founded two new endeavors at Intel: Integrated Analytics Solutions, a division providing services to the genomics industry and Dossia, a corporation that created the first national network for managing personally controlled health records. Today, some of the largest US corporations such as Intel, Wal-Mart and ATT are using Dossia to revolutionize their employee healthcare offerings. In the past, Moghadam also held executive positions with AMS-CGI and Eastman Kodak, corporations where he spearheaded new innovations in cardiac imaging and digital photography. He serves on the board of directors of Health-e Pty of Australia, Resounding Health Inc. and Best Shot Foundation, as well as advisory boards of Genophen Inc., Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Children's Hospital Boston. Currently he is working on a number of new startups in clinical genome analysis, cancer diagnostics, medical imaging,