"Technology evolves faster than law, and eclipses our ability to regulate. Ultimately the evolution of medicine and law is about the fate of humanity itself. We’re not just getting rid of disease. we’re transforming our bodies and minds into vessels that can navigate the millennia ahead.
We’re in a race for our future as a species: accelerating technology on one hand, humanity on the other. Beyond law, and beyond regulation, we need to train our leaders in wisdom."
Michael taught at Harvard Medical School & Harvard School of Public Health, & won a fellowship at Harvard Divinity School. Michael's distinctive background ranges from a prestigious Wall Street law firm to an interfaith seminary.
Michael H. Cohen, Healthcare & FDA Attorney – Keynote Speaker
Accelerating health and wellness ventures through clear legal strategy
Michael H Cohen is a leading attorney, writer, and futurist. A Wall Street lawyer turned faculty member at Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Michael now advises corporate leaders on strategic legal and regulatory issues in the multi-trillion-dollar health and wellness industry.
Michael is a thought leader and keynote speaker on launching and growing innovative health and wellness businesses, while navigating legal and regulatory liability. By combining his knowledge of legal strategy and technological innovation, he promotes business models that advance the future of medicine and humankind. From digital, mobile, wearable, and virtual reality, and other convergent, exponential technologies, to integrative and spiritual health, Michael H. Cohen is the Go To speaker for businesses and organizations bringing disruptive products and services to market. More…
I had the privilege to listen to several talks by Michael H. Cohen in the Middle East with over 2,000 participants, including the high representatives from the Ministries of Health of the Gulf States. Michael is remarkable in convincingly communicating the legal complexities of integrative medicine under unique conditions in a humble, joyful and intelligent way.
I heard Michael present the legal landscape of this very novel and unfamiliar area of health care to a ballroom filled with thought leaders from medical education and health care delivery systems, and was immediately impressed with his intellect and thoughtfulness. On that day he not only summarized the state of the law regarding complementary medicine, but also gave us a glimpse of what the future might hold for medicine.
As a medical doctor and CEO of a digital healthcare startup I invited Michael to speak at Health 2.0 in Silicon Valley. Michael blew the audience away with his inspirational style, command of healthcare’s legal architecture, his passion for innovation and his vision for the future of healthcare.
I had the good fortune to hear Michael speak at a seminar. Michael’s charismatic delivery and stage presence kept the audience engaged. Michael has a command of both the law and the stage.
Michael is one of the finest speakers I know. His experience as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Harvard School of Public Health provided a strong foundation as a keynote speaker. I have witnessed firsthand his ability to captivate a large audience and explain complicated matters in a clear and concise manner. I highly recommended Michael.
As a speaker, Michael radiates positive energy and his intelligence, knowledge, wit and humor left the audience spell bound. Michael is amazingly quick on his feet, unflappable and is such an engaging speaker you lose track of time. Michael has a gift for taking the complicated and making it simple. He is a GREAT addition to any speaking venue.
Michael is a dynamic and impactful speaker. I had the privilege of watching him present to a several-hundred-person crowd and his charismatic style and message truly resonated with the audience. He had a unique way of blending storytelling with humor, positivity, and humility that left me inspired to take action.
- Wearable Tech
- Internet of Things
- Health & Wellness
- Integrative Medicine
- Innovation in Healthcare
- Digital & Mobile Health
- Work/Life Balance
- Spirituality in the Age of Technology
- Health Care Law, Regulation and Business