Dr. Ribitzky is a physician with global experience in healthcare IT, life-sciences informatics, and Precision Medicine. He played key roles in driving innovation, brand differentiation, and competitive wins for domestic, international, and multinational organizations. His core expertise is bringing together cross-functional teams ranging from clinical to business, technology, science, operations, creative design and the ecosystem. A sought after thought leader and author of numerous publications, Frost & Sullivan adopted his Blockchain Technology Innovation Adoption Roadmap for its Blockchain Technology in Global Healthcare, 2017–2025 report. As the Founder/CEO of R&D Ribitzky, a boutique Healthcare IT and Life Science Informatics consultancy, Dr. Ribitzky focuses on consumer-facing solutions and next generation UX, Search, AI, Blockchain, and Semantic services. Clients he served include Microsoft R&D, Intel, IBM, Kaiser-Permanente, National Science Foundation, the UN and others. Previously, Dr. Ribitzky co-founded SPH Analytics, and served as a Senior Healthcare Strategist with Intel; VP Advanced Research at Eclipsys; CIO at UMass Medical Center and other. His academic appointments included Harvard, UMass, Emory, Weitzmann Institute (Israel), Kigali Institute of Science & Technology (Rwanda) and other. Dr. Ribitzky published, presented and led workshops on technology innovation and practice in industry events, public sector, and academia around the world.