Andre is an influential, connected agent of change within the healthcare and social innovation community. He is very passionate about the intersection of media, technology and design concepts as it relates to the improvement of population health impact and social change. Through his company Pulse + Signal, Andre offers navigation around the social media/healthcare innovation space through research/insights, digital PR & communications as well as online branding strategy for projects and organizations - paving the way to a new future for a healthier society. For over 5 years, the Pulse + Signal blog continues to take a look at new, effective ideas and emerging technologies as it relates to the realm of healthcare and population health impact.
Andre has been a featured speaker on a number of Health 2.0 related conversations around HIV/AIDS, mobile health, health disparities and new forms of health journalism. He has worked alongside organizations such as the Black AIDS Institute, CDC, & HHS to educate and promote innovation around important health initiatives and opportunities. Andre also serves on the following advisory boards: Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media; IntraHealth International OPEN; SXSW Health Advisory Board; DC Health Innovation Week Planning Committee; and is the co-founder of the FastForward Health Film Festival. You can find him on Twitter as @mindofandre.