Douglas HeintzmanConsultant, Technology Strategist
Douglas Heintzman is currently the practice lead for Blockchain technology at the Burnie Group, a management and technology consultancy firm. He is focused on driving digital health technologies, specifically automation and Blockchain into healthcare with the intent of delivering better patient outcomes more cost effectively. He has been in the IT industry for 28 years. He has been an entrepreneur in the Mobile Context Adaptive space and was at IBM for 25 years, mostly as a headquarters world wide strategy executive. He has deep experience in M&A and intellectual property management.
He also served as IBM’s chief open source officer, as the sponsorship executive of the ACM International Computer Programming Conference, and was chairman of the board of the SyncML initiative.
Douglas has been a consultant and advisor to companies all over the world, has been a policy advisor and expert witness for the European Community, and the US and Canadian governments. He has been a frequent keynote speaker at industry conferences.
He has also been a researcher and author focusing on disruptive technologies and investment ecosystem development.