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Frank Moss

Senior Advisor

Frank Moss has had a 40-year career as a high-tech, biotech, and health-tech entrepreneur. Most recently he was co-founder and chairman of Twine Health (acquired by FitBit) which developed a health IT platform for patient-centric chronic care. He is currently a board member of Artlifting Inc., a social enterprise that enables homeless and disabled people to sell their artwork online, and advises a variety of startups. Other startups he co-founded include Stellar Computer, Bowstreet (acquired by IBM), Infinity Pharmaceuticals (INFI) and Bluefin Labs (acquired by Twitter). He served as director of the MIT Media Lab from 2006-2011 and was a professor of the practice there, heading the New Media Medicine group from 2007 to 2013. He is the author of The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices: How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform our Lives (June 7, 2011). Moss began his career in IBM Research and served as CEO and chairman of Tivoli Systems Inc., a pioneer in distributed systems management, which he took public in 1995 and subsequently merged with IBM in 1996. Moss served on the board of trustees of Princeton University from 2007-2011 and is currently a trustee of The Jackson Laboratory and a member of the executive advisory committee of the Cincinnati Children’s Anderson Center. Moss holds a BSE from Princeton in mechanical and aerospace engineering and a Ph.D. from MIT in aeronautics and astronautics.