CEO of Recuro Health / Founding CEO of Back To Space
Michael Gorton is a 14-time serial entrepreneur, company builder and recognized pioneer of telemedicine who found and led telehealth giant Teladoc to create what is now a trillion dollar industry globally.
Throughout Michael’s executive career, he has founded and led industry-changing companies. As CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Teladoc (NYSE: TDOC), Michael led a telemedicine company that was named by MIT as one of the Top 50 Smartest Companies in the World. Teladoc is now the world’s leading telemedicine company with a
market cap in the tens of billions of dollars. Following Teladoc, Gorton was the founding CEO of Principal Solar (OTCPK:PSWW), a public company he led to become one of the thought leaders in the solar industry worldwide, that delivered nearly 400 megawatts of sustainable electricity, enough to run approximately 70,000 American homes.
With Internet Global, he led the company from concept to the #1
ranked Internet provider in North Texas and the construction of the world’s first DSL network and one of the first national VOIP networks.
Michael currently serves as CEO of his new venture Recuro Health, transforming the U.S. healthcare system, and a founding CEO of
Back To Space, LLC (B2S), a for-profit impact company designed to inspire the next generation to develop an innate love of science, engineering and space.
In addition to his success as an entrepreneur, Michael also has established his status as a thought Leader and best-selling author through numerous awards. His current book: Broken Handoff ranked
the #1 M&A Business book of 2019. His prior book Forefathers and Founding Fathers reached the #1 best seller status on Amazon’s historic fiction chart in 2017.
Former CEO and President of STAR Labs at Samsung
Founder and CEO of TWO.AI
Pranav is a renowned scientist and inventor. His contribution to the fields of AR/VR, Machine Learning, AI and Robotics puts Pranav in the elite list of pioneers and inventors that shape the future of our technological world.
As the youngest top-level executive ever in the tech industry, Pranav worked as CEO and President of Samsung Star Labs, where he led innovation for Samsung Mobile Division and as the head of Think Tank Team, led R&D for Samsung’s several innovating products.
Before joining Samsung Electronics, Pranav has been part of organizations such as Microsoft, Google, NASA, UNESCO, MIT, IIT Bombay, CMU, Japan Science and Technology. Previously Pranav also serves as advisor and sits on board of several technology start-ups.
In 2010, Pranav was invited to Golden Triangle Initiative of US President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST)
by President Obama’s Administration.
Pranav is best known for his innovations such as SixthSense, Samsung Gear, Galaxy Watch, Gear 360 and project NEON. Pranav’s contribution to the field of technology has been honored with many international recognitions. He was awarded the “Inventor of the Year 2009” by Popular Science. Next year, he was also named to the MIT TR35 as
one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. Pranav has been called “one of ten, best inventors in the world” by Chris Anderson. World Economic Forum honored Pranav as the Young Global Leader in 2013.