I Help Health Innovators and Entrepreneurs Turn Big Ideas into Real Businesses. 

About Dirk

I am the co-founder of a digital health company that was acquired in full by a multinational insurance corporation, and am now advising others on how to achieve their entrepreneurial dreams.

I am the CEO of Updraft Health Innovation Advisors, a Professor of Social Entrepreneurship & Global Health at Emory University, and a Harvard Business Review published author. 

My latest book, Getting Past the Pilot™: a practical guide for health innovators and entrepreneurs, is based on on my experience as an "accidental entrepreneur" as well as interviews with over 110 senior executives worldwide. The book will be coming out in early 2021.

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