Today’s guest is cardiologist inventor Dr. David Albert. Dr. Dave as he’s also called on Twitter is the founder of AliveCor a great company with a great product.

In this interview you'll learn how to become an entrepreneur and inventor in medicine. Dr Albert shares great advice including:

  • which team members you need to get your medical startup on track,

what character traits he is looking for when hiring,

and several more highly useful tips.

About David Albert

Dr Albert had a quite unusual career for a doctor. At med school he took a break to earn a degree in engineering and since then founded several companies like AliveCor, InnovAlarm and Lifetone Technology. His previous startups include Corazonix Corp and Data Critical that he both sold. Data Critical was actually sold to GE where he then worked between 2001 and 2004. At the end of his tenure there he was the Chief Clinical Scientist in Cardiology. Dr. Albert has 32 issued US patents, a large number pending patents and several new "secret inventions" in development. He has authored or co-authored over 50 scientific abstracts and publications mainly in the field of Cardiology. He has lectured at the Entrepreneurship programs at the MIT Sloan School and the University of Oklahoma. He graduated with Honors from Harvard College and from Duke University Medical School.

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