february, 2020

20feb12:00 pm1:30 pmThird Thursday Connections: Opportunities and Challenges in Digital HealthAT THE NIIC - COLE AUDITORIUMMain Sponsor:WEOC


Event Details

Digital health industries are among the most dynamic and fastest growing business sectors today. Join other health tech and business builders in discussing applications and lessons learned from a highly successful, two-year old startup in digital health. Our facilitator is Ben Forrest, founder and CEO of Olio.

Key session topics will include:

Current insights and opportunities in digital health

Rewards & challenges of a digital health startup

Q&A with a digital health entrepreneur

Ben Forrest is the founder and CEO of Olio. He has a passion for creative problem-solving and effectively creates and sets the vision for product development and future innovation at Olio. Before Olio, Forrest was the founder of Episode 360 and its consulting products, aligning acute and post-acute healthcare partners to better serve local geographies. This consulting product spawned Forrest’s interest in creating the Olio platform, enabling him and his team to gain essential knowledge of the market and the conditions necessary for success. These learned principles have been embedded in Olio.

Forrest has served several roles in healthcare prior to his leadership in the Company. He spent 13 years in the medical device business, performing various positions within the sales and marketing channel for Stryker Corporation, Baxter Healthcare, and Medtronic. Forrest also served as Vice President of Press Medical, LLC., which is the Indiana distributor for Stryker Spine. Forrest is a graduate of Indiana University. He lives in Westfield, IN, with his wife Lindsay and their two kids, Mack and Milly.

Limited Seats Available – RSVP Today

Connected Health Lab is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the

U.S. Economic Development Administration

Contact Jessica Carender at jcarender@niic.net or phone 260.602.6769.

The Connected Health Lab – 3201 Stellhorn Road – Fort Wayne


(Thursday) 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Northeast Indiana Innovation Center

3201 Stellhorn Road Fort Wayne, IN


WEOCinfo@niic.net Northeast Indiana Innovation Center WEOC | 3201 Stellhorn Road | Fort Wayne, IN 46815


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