Sid is an Entrepreneur, HealthTech Evangelist, STEM advocate and community curator. He has diverse industry and consulting experience, with a focus on innovation, startups, strategy and operations.
Sid is a Health Technology Evangelist with over 20 years’ experience in ICT. His health technology consulting business, Corazon Systems, specialises in designing, implementation and managing a secure, paperless and efficient cloud-hosted practice for small to medium healthcare practitioners (GPs, Specialists, Surgeons and Allied Health).
Sid is an active member of the digital health community in Australia and is a Co-Founder of Startup HealthTech. Over the last three years, he grew that community to become the fourth largest healthtech meet-up group in the world with over 2,000 members. As a Co-Founder of Peak15 Healthtech, he is building Australia’s most powerful Healthtech commercialisation and mentoring network.
Continuing his entrepreneurial journey, he launched BrainSTEM (a nont-for-profit organisation) in June 2016. BrainSTEM is a research and innovation based program, which offers high school students practical experience, working on real world problems to produce innovative solutions – while being mentored by some of Australia’s top scientists. With a goal to create a ‘Global STEM Collaboration platform’ BrainSTEM has a strong focus on gender equality as well as inclusion of students from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
Sid has been a Mentor (IBM Smart Camp 2015, Health XL Aging Hackathon 2015 & 2016, Hacking Health 2016, Swinburne University ARC Bio Devices PhD program) and is also a guest lecturer at the University of Melbourne Masters in Health IT program.