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Leading Innovation in Health & Wellness Discussion at 2017 Lake Nona Impact Forum

For the past five years, Johnson & Johnson leadership has been making the seven-mile drive from Orlando’s International Airport to the sprawling, 17-square mile planned residential community known as Lake Nona in the City of Orlando, Florida. Lake Nona’s “living laboratory” community was designed to feature clusters of innovation and centers of excellence in health and wellbeing, sports, human performance and education. It’s home to the Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute and also hosts the annual Lake Nona Impact Forum (LNIF), which has been supported by Johnson & Johnson since its inception five years ago.

The LNIF is an invitation-only premier event which brings together more than 250 health and wellness thought leaders from around the globe from industry, academia and government who all share a common mission – solving problems and inspiring change in the future healthcare landscape. The conference brings the best and brightest minds together for thoughtful and collaborative conversation about the importance of improving health, increasing access to care, and lowering costs by developing new products and solutions.

And this collaboration with LNIF fits squarely with Johnson & Johnson’s commitment to the culture of health and wellbeing – advancing a common vision of better healthcare for all through the convergence of technology and innovation.

The 2017 LNIF featured discussions about some of the most pressing issues facing the U.S. and global health systems today, from America’s most costly chronic diseases – like diabetes and mental health care – to technological advances impacting personal wellbeing and health, the Affordable Care Act and health care innovations for an aging population.

Johnson & Johnson executives led and participated in multiple in-depth conversations highlighting Johnson & Johnson’s deep expertise in behavioral science and its impact on the way patients access healthcare, its role in leveraging technology to advance human health and innovation and providing solutions to build a healthier society. Keynote and panel discussions featuring Johnson & Johnson executives included:

  • Peter Fasolo, Ph.D. Peter Fasolo, Ph.D., Johnson & Johnson Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, participated in a discussion with NBC TODAY’s Financial Editor, Jean Chatzky, “Putting Your Oxygen Mask on First – Leading with Your Best Self from the Inside Out.” The discussion highlighted Johnson & Johnson’s commitment to investing in a culture of health and innovation with a focus on becoming the world’s healthiest workforce. Peter also emphasized the importance we place on building relationships with like-minded and complimentary partners, as well as holistic leadership development.
  • Sandi Peterson Sandi Peterson, Johnson & Johnson Group Worldwide Chair, alongside Clifton Leaf, Deputy Editor of Forbes, engaged in a fireside chat, “Transitioning from Sick Care to Well Care Through Health Technology,” highlighting Johnson & Johnson’s role in shaping how healthcare is delivered in the future by providing personalized, coordinated care, and customized solutions, accelerated by technology, to have greater impact on human health.
  • Len Greer Len Greer, President, Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions, spoke on the panel, “Solutions for Preventing Blood Sugar Bankruptcy,” with several other health and medical experts, where he focused on the power of understanding behavioral science and its role in supporting people in adopting healthy behaviors, and providing them with the tools and resources to successfully adopt these behaviors and improve overall patient health.
  • Marc Leibowitz, Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Health Tech, joined “The Internet of Wellbeing,” panel hosted by Dr. Deepak Chopra, where he highlighted the importance of developing customized solutions and offerings that help consumers and patients achieve lasting holistic wellbeing and improved productivity through people-centered design and advanced technology.