David Putrino

David is physiotherapist with a PhD in Neuroscience. He worked as a clinician in Australia, before moving to the United States to study computational neuroscience at Harvard Medical School, MIT and NYU. He has served as a faculty member at Weill-Cornell Medicine and Burke Medical Research Institute. He is currently the Director of Rehabilitation Innovation for the Mt Sinai Health System, and an Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He works to develop innovative technology solutions for individuals in need of better healthcare accessibility. He consults with Red Bull’s High Performance division and the NBA to use evidence-based technologies to improve athletic performance. He is also the “Chief Mad Scientist” of Not Impossible Labs, a group that creates technological solutions for humanitarian problems. David is the author of “Hacking Health: How to make money and save lives in the HealthTech world”, and his research has been featured on the ABC, Sport’s Illustrated, the Wall Street Journal, the BBC, Time Magazine, Wired and the LA Times to name just a few. In 2019, he was named “Global Australian of the Year” in recognition of his contributions to healthcare.