Astounding HealthTech

Pragmatic digital thought-partnership for senior biopharma R&D leaders

Precision Medicine 2019: Can AI Accelerate Precision Medicine Conference, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Fireside chat with Dr. Amy Abernethy, Principal Deputy Commission & CIO of FDA, Wharton Health Care Business Conference 2020

Advisory Services

Astounding serves as a trusted advisor and experienced thought partner for senior R&D leaders as they work through the challenges of effectively leveraging emerging digital and data opportunities in the context of complex pharmaceutical organizations.

In particular, Astounding helps leaders think through issues related to:

  • Understanding the industry landscape
  • Evolving and articulating a useful digital strategy
  • Pragmatic, iterative implementation with focus on palpable impact
  • Overcoming tech/pharma cultural challenges
  • Developing and refining internal and external messaging
  • Catalyzing relevant relationships with digital ecosystem


David A. Shaywitz, MD, PhD

Contact: DS {at} AstoundingHealthTech {dot} com

East/West CEO Conference 2020, Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco, Fireside chat on "Evolving Impact of Machine Learning, Digital Health, and Data" With Brandon Allgood (center), Co-Founder+CTO Numerate (now Integral Health), & Chris Gibson (R), Co-Founder+CEO, Recursion Pharma.
Precision Medicine World Conference Silicon Valley, 2020, AI and Data Science Track
Fireside chat with Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf, Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium (HMS/HBS) 2019