National Sleep Foundation Reveals Speaker Line-up For Inaugural Sleep Technology Summit & Expo

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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The Sleep Technology Summit will feature eight conference sessions over the two-day event. The agenda includes the presentation of new consumer research on sleep technology conducted jointly by NSF and the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and panel discussions with industry experts who will examine all aspects of this emerging technology segment, from the most promising business opportunities to how sleep technology can improve peak performance in the workplace. The Summit will conclude with a “Showdown in the Bedroom,” a showcase of live demos with some of the most compelling new innovations in sleep technology.

Sleep Technology Summit speakers currently include:

Laura K. Barger, Harvard Medical School & Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Pete Bils, vice president of sleep science and research, Select Comfort
Arielle Carpenter, senior marketing manager, Withings

Casper de Clercq, partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Matthew Diamond, medical director, Misfit Wearables

Chris Ely, senior manager Industry Analysis, Consumer Electronics Association

Peter Hames, co-founder, Big Health

Sean Heyniger, president and CEO, SleepMed

Erez Gavish, CEO and co-founder, 2breathe

Daniel Kraft, faculty chair for medicine, Singularity University

Hannu Kinnunen, chief scientific officer, Oura Ring

Lasse Leppakorpi, CEO and co-founder, Beddit

Christopher Lindholst, CEO, MetroNaps

Ciaran McCourt, consumer health technology consultant, Global Digital Health Solutions

Elizabeth Klerman, associate professor/physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Daniel Ruppar, research director, Transformational Health, Frost & Sullivan

Dr. Jordan Stern, founder and director, BlueSleep

Cory Zwerling, CEO and chairman, Serenium


The full agenda for the conference is available at:

For more information on exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities at the Sleep Technology Summit & Expo, contact Patrick Ryan at or visit


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The National Sleep Foundation is dedicated to improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy.  It is well-known for its annual Sleep in America® poll. The Foundation is a charitable, educational and scientific not-for-profit organization located in Washington, DC. Its membership includes researchers and clinicians focused on sleep medicine, health professionals, patients, families affected by drowsy driving and more than 900

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