Leonard Kish, MSc. MBA /MSIS, is a science-driven digital health entrepreneur who is on a mission to drive more individual-centricity into healthcare and technology systems. Real World Evidence (RWE) is data driven by personal data from individuals.
He is Co-founder and CEO YouBase.io. YouBase offers a personal data wallet to enable more private and secure personal data transactions. He also advises Self Care Catalysts on digital strategy, marketing, community development and partnerships. Self Care Catalysts drives true patient-centric health care with a platform that enabling patients to better care for themselves and better understand how their conditions and treatments affect their daily lives.
Leonard is a writer, blogger, and has been a regular contributor to HealthStandards.com and The HealthCare Blog, including an eBook on Patient Engagement. He has been oft-quoted by the former US CTO Todd Park on patient engagement and co-authored an early piece (2015) on blockchain in healthcare with Eric Topol, MD, in Nature Biotechnology. He has worked in software development in UX design and requirements for over a decade.
He received his undergraduate degree in Zoology from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and then continued on to receive a Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Information Systems, and a Master in Biomedical Sciences degree with an emphasis in Neurosciences from the University of Colorado Denver.