Heywood is one of the foremost practitioners using technology to transform the future of health care. He is the founder of PatientsLikeMe, a personalized research and peer care platform that allows patients to share in-depth information on treatments, symptoms and outcomes. He is also the founder of ALS TDI, the world’s first nonprofit biotechnology company. He will be presenting during the opening plenary on Monday June 16 for DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting. (Source: DIA, 2014).