Kai’s is a seasoned design strategist, digital health entrepreneur, and angel investor. Over the last 18 years, Kai has driven the global expansion of the healthcare focused design and innovation firm Worrell Inc, and has created significant returns for investors after successfully exiting a venture backed digital health firm Geneva Healthcare.
Kai has a rare perspective on healthcare brought about by his worldwide ethnographic research experience, as well as successes and failures from experimentation with the new business models that are made possible through human centered design and digital health transformation.
Kai shares his experiences, insights, and passion for design in healthcare through many speaking engagements, including HLTH conference, PDA keynote 2018, Drug Delivery Partnerships Keynote, Connected Health, Medtronic’s 2018 annual leadership summit, Body Computing Conference, and J&J’s Design and Human Factors Conference, and numerous private corporate innovation events.
Kai and his design teams work closely with the world’s largest biotechnology and medical device companies, health systems, and a growing list of non-traditional entrants into the healthcare arena.
OTHER ROLES: Children’s Hospital Board of Advisors, Carlson School of Management Entrepreneurship Program Advisor, University of Minnesota Anthropology Course Advisor.
EXPERTISE: Ethnographic Research, User Experience Design and Human Factors, Digital Health and Mixed Reality Technologies including Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, and AI Driven Voice Interface.
ABOUT WORRELL INC.
Worrell is a global design firm that specializes in healthcare innovation and strategy. Since 1976, Worrell has served medical device and pharmaceutical companies with expertise in ethnographic research, service design, human factors, and design and development programs. Working on the front lines with patients and healthcare professionals, Worrell uncovers unmet needs to bring new drug delivery, medical device, digital health and healthcare services to the market.
LONDON | MINNEAPOLIS | SHANGHAI / www.worrell.com