Chairman & CEO
Don Turner has 25 years of experience commercializing transformative and award winning innovations across numerous industry verticals on a global basis, where he played key roles in rapidly building several billion dollar businesses across 100+ countries. Don currently serves as the Chairman and CEO of DHIT Global, General Manager of DHIT Ventures, Founder of DHIT Institute, and serves on the UNC Business of Healthcare Board, as well as numerous other healthcare industry steering committees. Don is a frequent keynote speaker on global health transformation, lectures at business and medical schools on healthcare commercialization and entrepreneurship, speaks at industry conferences on precision health, and serves on industry expert panels on topics such as healthcare trends, investments, and transformation.
He previously served in various senior leadership roles for globally recognized companies, including Global Head of Commercialization within IBM Watson Health and Merge Healthcare, advisory board member for Cisco Systems, committee chairman for Massachusetts Biotechnology Council, advisory board member for the Emerging Technologies and New Ventures Group within Northrup Grumman, and worked pro bono for four years as a shadow CEO for seed and start-up stage companies as a means of giving back.