A master class with Sonny Vu

 In Master Class, Program Development

I’m proud to announce a Stanford Medicine X Master Class with Sonny Vu on crowdfunding for health. The Master Class will be offered as part of the 2013 Stanford Medicine X conference, held on the campus of Stanford University September 27-29, 2013.

About the Stanford Medicine X Master Class Program

The Stanford Medicine X Master Class program is designed to provide a once-in-a-lifetime learning experiences with thought leaders and innovators in emerging technologies and medicine who are masters in their field. The unique format of our Master Class program provides an intimate venue in a small classroom setting at the Stanford University School of Medicine. With attendance capped at 15 people, our Master Class program ensures learning is ignited by one-on-one conversations, dynamic group activities and discussion. Although no additional fee is charged, admission to a Master Class is made by application and students are selected by the Master faculty member.

About the Master Class

Sonny Vu is the CEO of Misfit Wearables. Sonny will conduct a 90-minute Master Class on crowdfunding for health. The final curriculum will be shaped by the learners themselves through their course applications, but his “Crowdfunding for Health Boot Camp” tentatively includes:

  • Five to-do’s before launching your campaign
  • Tips for maximizing your appeal while your campaign is live
  • Good practices for getting user data from campaigns
  • Five to-do’s after closing your campaign
  • Kickstarter vs. Indiegogo — the pros/cons of each platform

About the Instructor

Sonny Vu, is the CEO and Founder of Misfit Wearables, makers of the award-winning Shine (fastest growing campaign in Indiegogo history) and other highly wearable computing products. Founder of AgaMatrix, makers of the world¹s first iPhone-connected hardware medical device (Red Dot & GOOD Design Awards). çarşamba escort Built AgaMatrix from a two-person start-up to shipping 15+ FDA-cleared medical device products, 1B+ biosensors, 3M+ diabetes glucose meters. Worked at Microsoft Research on machine learning / linguistic technologies. Studied math (BS) at UIUC and linguistics (PhD) under Noam Chomsky at MIT. Knows a number of interesting languages and is a patron of good product design. Believes an era of wearable computing is coming soon where UX design will be geared towards glance-able displays and non-visual modalities.

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