About the founder
Kevin Hrusovsky is an acclaimed healthcare visionary and serial biotech entrepreneur, who founded Powering Precision Health, the nation’s first forum for advancing the deep science that powers precision health. He also founded Revolutionaries for Global Health in 2008.
Hrusovsky began on a mission 15 years ago to transform medicine from reactive ‘sick care’ to proactive, preventative, and personalized healthcare. Today, he relies on peer reviewed science and innovation to bring quantifiable evidence to the forefront and has catalyzed a science-based precision health movement across the globe. In 2016, he founded and launched the Powering Precision Health summit to address the continuum from health to disease at the molecular structure level in the human body. With his summit, Hrusovsky is leading the charge to establish a new paradigm for measuring life’s variables or biomarkers at a personal level by fostering collaboration among the world’s foremost doctors, researchers, scientists, innovators, patients, and policymakers. He identifies and focuses on three pillars of precision health: disease prevention, early detection, and precision treatments, with an overall vision to create a culture of health and wellness in our country where disease prevention guides our healthcare system and everyday living.
Hrusovsky is a recognized biotech and healthcare expert and analyst, offering the big picture view on achieving industry-wide transformation to true precision medicine. He has received many awards and accolades, including being dubbed as “as the unsung leader in the life sciences industry” with his 2017 BBJ Innovation All-Star recognition by the Boston Business Journal. Hrusovsky has been a guest expert on NECN, Bloomberg Radio, CNN, NPR Science Friday, ABC’s Good Morning America, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wall Street Journal, International Business Times, and The Washington Post.
A coveted thought leader and dynamic speaker, Hrusovsky is regularly invited to keynote at leading conferences and executive summits around the world, including the BIO International Convention, J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, One Mind Summit, Konkussion Retreat, and Next Generation Dx Summit, the annual conference of the Personalized Medicine Coalition, and World Innovation Forum.
Hrusovsky brings over twenty years of experience in life sciences and diagnostics with a strong track record for launching disruptive technologies, building fast-growing companies and developing successful commercialization strategies. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman at Quanterix, a company digitizing biomarker analysis to advance the science of precision health, and has sat or currently sits on the board of directors of several innovative technology companies including BioreclamationIVT, Caliper Life Sciences, Cell Signaling Technology, 908 Devices, Cellaria, SeraCare, Synap Dx, Xenogen and Solect Energy. He also serves (or served) on the Educational Board of the Massachusetts Biotech Council, the Advisory Committee for the Center for Biomedical Engineering at Brown University, the Association for Laboratory Automation, the JALA Editorial Board, and the Strategy Committee of Children’s Hospital Boston.
Prior to joining Quanterix, Hrusovsky was President of Life Sciences and Technologies at PerkinElmer, CEO of Caliper Life Sciences (now PerkinElmer), and CEO of Zymark Corporation (now PerkinElmer). Previously, Hrusovsky was President of FMC Corporation’s Pharmaceuticals and head of International Agricultural Products, and key management at E.I. DuPont de Nemours. He is credited with raising money, building billions of dollars of value and successfully monetizing via successful exits of nearly $1B of value.
Hrusovsky holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Ohio State University, and an M.B.A. from Ohio University where he was named the 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year. Hrusovsky received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Framingham State University for his vast contributions in life sciences and personal medicine. In addition, Hrusovsky attended Harvard Business School’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness with his team at FMC and is a two-time EY Entrepreneur of the Year contestant.
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