John Nosta

  • Digital Health Innovationist
  • Founder, NOSTALAB
  • Member, Google Health Advisory Board
  • Columnist, Forbes

John Nosta is the founder of NOSTALAB, a digital health think tank with a focus on health, medicine and technology. His current passion is to advance the role of social media and technology in healthcare. He is currently the #1 Kred-ranked health influencer and in the top .01% of influencers in marketing, health, doctors and social media. John also pens “Health Critical” for Forbes—a top global blog on health and technology with over 1.5 million page views in the last year. He has made appearances on Bloomberg Surveillance as a contributor and guest host.

John has an established reputation as a vocal advocate for strategic thinking and creativity. He has built his career on the “science of advertising,” a process where strategy and creativity work together for superior marketing. 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 a popular lecturer on a variety of topics—always presented in a unique and stimulating way.

 

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  • Harvard Medical School
  • 3M
  • TEDx
  • Singularity University
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • CES
  • Google
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The Digital Health Revolution

How technology will extent and expand our lives. ...

How technology will extent and expand our lives.

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. ...

The shifting roles the physician, patient, caregiver in today’s complex healthcare enviornment.

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. ...

A unique and innovative perspective on genius and how we all have our “genius moments” just fail to recognize them.

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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Genius is Our Birthright and Mediocrity is Self-Imposed

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From Medicine to Marketing: Digital Health from A Business Perspective

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Biography

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 digital health, life sciences and the pharmaceutical industry. He is also a member of the Google Health Advisory Board, pens HEALTH CRITICAL for Forbes--a top global blog on health & technology and THE DIGITAL SELF for Psychology Today—a leading blog focused on the digital transformation of humanity.  He is also on the faculty of Exponential Medicine.  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.