Fred S. Azar, PhD, MBA has 15 years of industry experience in healthcare innovation, strategic partnership management, business and new product development, with artificial intelligence, cloud-based digital health technologies, clinical data intelligence, multimodality imaging, surgery navigation.
Fred worked for multinational corporations such as GE, Siemens, BD & most recently Philips where he was leading healthcare strategic alliances. Fred Azar is currently the Principal in Offering Management at IBM Watson Health, responsible for identifying & commercializing novel, AI-based digital health solutions, including FDA-approved multimodality imaging-focused applications.
Fred has 11 granted patents, and co-authored 45+ publications & a book on translational multimodality medical imaging. Fred Azar has a PhD in BioEngineering from the U. of Pennsylvania, and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.