Yulun Wang, Ph.D.
Chairman, Chief Innovation Officer & Founder, InTouch Health
Thursday, November 3, 2016 • 8:45 AM–10:00 AM
Yulun Wang, Ph.D., founded InTouch Health in 2002. Named one of the top 100 health companies in the US by Inc. magazine, InTouch develops telemedicine systems that let physicians diagnose and consult with patients from remote locations. Wang has long been a pioneer in medical technology with over 100 patents in his name. After earning his Ph.D. in electrical engineering, he founded Computer Motion and invented the first FDA-approved surgical robot, known as Aesop, which was widely used in minimally invasive surgery. Computer Motion went public in 1997 and later merged with Intuitive Surgical. Wang has received numerous entrepreneurship and leadership awards and was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2011. He is on the board of directors at Novaerus and the American Telemedicine Association and is a member of the Engineering Advisory Board at UC Santa Barbara. He also served as a board member at Hoag Hospital from 2008 – 2015.