March 9, 2022
023 - "The Best is Yet to Come" with David Albert
On this episode of the podcast we had Dr. David Albert of AliveCor, a medical doctor, scientist and entrepreneur who has founded several successful companies and ventures in MedTech like AliveCor and others that have been acquired by companies like GE Healthcare. Dr. Albert and I discuss:
Pursuing a Career and Family Simultaneously
Becoming an Inventor Physician by Chance
The unexpected reception that started AliveCor
His inventions and Patents
The importance of being optimistic and opportunistic
The lessons he learned having created 4 businesses
His amazing fire alarm inventions under Lifetone Technologies
Artificial Intelligence in remote patient monitoring devices
David Albert, MD, an Oklahoma native, is a physician, inventor and serial entrepreneur who has developed life-saving technologies and products over the last 30 years, turning an number of those innovations into tech startups. Today, he is a founder of three technology companies, InnovAlaram, Lifetone Technology, and AliveCor. His previous startups include Carazonix Corop(sold to Arrhythmia Research Technology) and Data Critical(sold to GE). Dr. Albert left GE in 2004 as Chief Scientist of GE Cardiology to disrupt several new markets.
His latest invention, AliveCor's KardiaMobile personal ECG technology, became a global sensation via a Youtube Video in Jan 2011 around the CES show and was featured on ABC, CBS, CNN and Fox News and others. Dr. Albert has 75 issued patents and has lectured at the entrepreneurship programs at MIT and other universities. Dr. Albert graduated with honors from Harvard College and Duke University Medical Schools.