John Nosta

  • Health Technology and Innovation Theorist
  • Founder, NOSTALAB
  • Member, Google Health Advisory Board
  • Columnist, Forbes

First and foremost, John is a thinker. A thinker entrenched in the world of science, medicine and innovation. John is the founder of NOSTALAB—a digital health think tank.   He’s currently ranked as the #1 global influencer in digital health and generally regarded as one of the top global strategic and creative thinkers in this important and expanding area. 

John has an established reputation as a vocal advocate for strategic thinking and creativity. He has built his career on the “science of innovation,” a process where strategy and creativity work together to create inflection points in the market. He has also been recognized for his ability to translate difficult medical and scientific concepts into material that can be more easily communicated to patients, clinicians and scientists. He is also one the most popular speakers around the globe presenting his vibrant and insightful perspective on the future of health innovation. His focus is on guiding companies, NGOs, and governments through the dynamics of exponential change in the health / tech marketplaces.

 

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John Nosta combines passion with knowledge and delivers a more than a speech, he provides a engaged conversation that informs and moves his audience. John's domain knowledge of medicine, technology and marketing make him a keen observer of digital health and only one of a handful of thought

A Sample of the Groups That Have Hosted John Nosta
  • Harvard Medical School
  • 3M
  • TEDx
  • Singularity University
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • CES
  • Boston Scientific
  • Singularity University
  • Nestle
  • Glaxo Smith Klein
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The Digital Health Revolution: How technology will extent and expand our lives.

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Exponential Innovation: Paths, pitfalls, and potential

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From Control to Collaboration: The shifting roles the physician, patient, caregiver in today’s complex healthcare enviornment.

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Genius Is Our Birthright and Mediocrity is Self-imposed: A unique and innovative perspective on genius and how we all have our “genius moments” just fail to recognize them.

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Digital Health: The Reengineering of Health and Wellness

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Our Human Inflection Point: The Convergence of Medicine, Technology, and Humanity

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Longevity: Technology and the New Promise for Tomorrow

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From Medicine to Marketing: Digital Health from A Business Perspective

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<p><strong>The Digital Self</strong>: John Nosta's regular column in Psychology Today</p>

The Digital Self: John Nosta's regular column in Psychology Today

Digital health evangelist and founder of NostaLab, JOHN NOSTA covers technology, transformation, and the future you.  

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<p>John Nosta, contributor to Forbes</p>

John Nosta, contributor to Forbes

Founder of NOSTALAB, JOHN NOSTA provides business and marketing insights to help the life science industry navigate the complex aspects of innovation in the context of exponential change. Nosta helps define, dissect and deliberate global trends in digital health as an active participant working with clinicians, innovators and patients.

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NostaLab

JOHN NOSTA is founder of NostaLab, and NostaLab is reimagining health and wellness from the front seat of Einstein’s car traveling at the speed of light. We are envisioning the future–empowered by technology, brilliance and perseverance of digital health and the bold future of medicine. We move very fast, yet we rarely blink. We are here to empower innovation with outlandish thinking. We connect the dots of genius and help drive the digital health revolution.

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First and foremost, John is a thinker. A thinker entrenched in the world of science, medicine and innovation. John is the founder of NOSTALAB—a digital health think tank. He’s currently ranked as the #1 global influencer in digital health and generally regarded as one of the top global strategic and creative thinkers in this important and expanding area. He is also one the most popular speakers around the globe presenting his vibrant and insightful perspective on the future of health innovation. His focus is on guiding companies, NGOs, and governments through the dynamics of exponential change in the health / tech marketplaces.

Unwilling to accept the status quo, he’s a contrarian with a sharp focus on the future. A leading voice in the convergence of technology and health, Nosta helps define, dissect and deliberate global trends in digital health. He is consistently ranked among the top names in almost every digital health list and has sustained that position for several years. Beyond simply an influencer, John is also defined as “most admired” to “top disruptor” in technology, innovation, life sciences and the pharmaceutical industry. He is also a member of the Google Health Advisory Board.  Further, John is also a frequent and popular contributor to Fortune, Forbes, Psychology Today and Bloomberg.  In 2018, he received a PhD, honoris causa from Udabol Internacional: Oficial Universidad de Aquino Bolivia and from the Latin America Foundation, University of Science and Informatics Peru and Centre for Neuroscience.  He was also awarded the diploma of honour from the Bolivian government for his work in health technology in promoting innovation and engagement around the world.

John has an established reputation as a vocal advocate for strategic thinking and creativity. He has built his career on the “science of innovation,” a process where strategy and creativity work together to create inflection points in the market. He has also been recognized for his ability to translate difficult medical and scientific concepts into material that can be more easily communicated to consumers, clinicians and scientists. Additionally, John has distinguished himself as a scientific thinker. Earlier in his career, John was a research associate at Harvard Medical School and has co-authored several papers with global thought-leaders in the field of cardiovascular physiology with a focus on acute myocardial infarction, ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death.

John cut his teeth at the "big" agencies including Ogilvy CommonHealth, where he has held a series of positions including Chief Creative Officer, Chief Strategic Officer and unit President.

 

#1 Ranked Health Tech Influencer in 2018

#1 Ranked Digital Health Influencer in 2017