Unity Stoakes is on a mission to reinvent health and wellness by leveraging the power of networked entrepreneurs, innovation, technology, data, design, collaboration and community. Unity is the co-founder and president of StartUp Health, which is organizing and supporting a global army of Health Transformers. With more than 350 Healthcare Transformers and 200+ companies, StartUp Health spans more than 17 countries and 60 cities.
Unity has been a technology entrepreneur since the mid-nineties, previously co-founding OrganizedWisdom and helping build The Privacy Council, Middleberg Interactive and Webstakes.com/Promotions.com, which he helped take public on NASDAQ with his business partner of 20 years, Steven Krein.
Unity is a contributing writer for Forbes, been a guest on Bloomberg TV, CNBC and USA Today and spoken at global health tech events in the US, Brazil, Canada, England, Holland, Italy and Spain. He is also the host of StartUp Health NOW, a weekly web show on the entrepreneurs and changemakers reimagining health.
Unity is a founding member of the Society of Participatory Medicine and on the AARP Innovation @50+ Advisory Board, the SXSW Accelerator Advisory Board and Care Innovations Advisory Board. He received his BA in Communications and Political Science from Boston University. Unity resides in Brooklyn, New York. Follow him on Twitter @unitystoakes.