Dr. Ranck has nearly 30 years of experience working in the global health arena and has helped lead a number of major health technology initiatives throughout his career. Author of two books on digital health, he is a globally recognized thought leader on digital health and has been listed in the “Always On” top 100 minds in Global mHealth (2013). He is currently the EVP of Global Health Strategy at Ram Global and a Senior Analyst covering AI and analytics for Chilmark Research. His past clients have included Humana, TM Forum, CLSA, T-Systems, Stanford University’s School of Medicine, UC Berkeley, the UN, and ARM to name a few. He has been a frequent advisor to large healthcare companies and startups focused on providing more patient-centric care and transitioning to value-based care. In the past he has been appointed as a member of an Institute of Medicine Committee on ICTs in global health/violence prevention and helped launch a major global eHealth initiative with the Rockefeller Foundation. He has been a frequent keynote speaker at health IT conferences and recently organized and chaired the Healthcare Blockchain Summit (2017-18).
Jody has written and worked extensively on mobile innovations, the Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, blockchain and the analytics market in healthcare. His education includes a Doctorate in Public Health (University of California, Berkeley), MA in International Relations and Economics (Johns Hopkins University) and a BA in Biology (Ithaca College).