MedCity Converge will bring together thought leaders from providers, payers, life science companies, startups, and venture capital firms to discuss how AI, Big Data, and Precision Medicine are improving cancer treatment and care.
Attendees will have plenty of networking opportunities and a chance to listen to panels and keynote speeches that discuss topics such as applications of AI in cancer, scaling precision medicine, new models for clinical trials, new innovations in gene and cell therapy, trends in oncology investing, and more.
Where: Philadelphia, PA
Date: July 11, 2018 - July 12, 2018
Karen Griffith Gryga, Chief Investment Officer at Dreamit
Karen Griffith Gryga is an experienced venture capitalist, investor and entrepreneur with over 20 years of investing and operating experience. In addition to being Chief Investment Officer at Dreamit, Karen also founded the Dreamit Athena program, which focuses on providing support to female founders. Before Dreamit, Karen co-founded FashInvest and Lipstick Wisdom. Prior to founding these two companies, Karen was a founder and partner at Liberty Venture Partners, a Philadelphia-based venture fund established in 1997 with $150 million under management. Prior to Liberty, Karen was a Managing Director of Philadelphia Ventures Inc., a privately held venture capital management firm with a family of corporate and institutional limited partnerships exceeding $100 million of committed capital. Karen also serves on the board of the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Karen began her career at TRW Inc., a multi-billion dollar conglomerate, in their Federal Systems Division as a software developer. Karen is a frequent speaker on the subject of venture capital and entrepreneurialism in both professional and academic communities. She holds a MBA in decision analysis from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a Masters in Computer Science from the Moore School of Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. Karen earned her Bachelor of Science degree in computer science (Phi Beta Kappa) from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.