Gary Conkright is the co-founder and CEO of physIQ, a leader in bringing machine learning, advanced analytics to digital health. Working with leading academic medical centers, and the US Department of Veteran Affairs, physIQ’s Personalized Physiology Analytics platform (PPA) is demonstrating how technology can be used to enable proactive healthcare and drive healthy behavior. Prior to physIQ, Gary was the founding CEO and Chairman of SmartSignal Corporation (now part of GE), a Chicago-based enterprise software firm, incubated by the University of Chicago to commercialize similar predictive analytics technology developed at Argonne National Laboratory. Over the past 20 years, serving as CEO of venture-backed technology start-ups, he has secured over $45 million in venture capital to bring game-changing proprietary technology from laboratory to commercial success.. Gary has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business and a BS in Aeronautical Engineering from Purdue University. He is also the named inventor on several issued or pending U.S. patents.