Faye Karnavy Sahai
Faye Karnavy Sahai

Vice President, Executive Director,
Innovation & Advanced Technology
Kaiser Permanente Digital Health Technologies & Strategic Initiatives

Faye Karnavy Sahai

Faye Sahai has more than 20 years of experience in leading innovation, catalysts for change and strategic initiatives across multiple companies.

Ms. Sahai oversees Kaiser Permanente’s Internal Innovation Fund for Technology, which provides funding for innovative technology in KP, Innovation Laboratory, and Innovation Advisory Services. She leads the charge to identify and assess new and emerging technology and trends in the delivery of health care. In her role, Ms. Sahai collaborates with various organizations on sharing health-care needs and providing feedback on possible innovative solutions and prototyping.

She is also the IT partner to the Sidney R. Garfield Center for Innovations, a 37,000-square-foot simulated care delivery environment and laboratory for testing new technology, designs and ideas to keep Kaiser Permanente on the cutting edge of health care.

  • Kaiser Permanente, Vice President, Executive Director, Innovation & Advanced Technology
  • Kaiser Permanente IT, Executive Director for Executive Oversight, Process Partnership Group & Business Readiness
  • Blue Shield of California, Senior Director, Health Care Services, Director Business Performance Management
  • H&A, Consultant
  • Charles Schwab, Director
  • Deloitte Consulting, Manager & Senior Consultant
  • Gateway Pacific Foundation, Program Manager
  • Providian Financial, Financial Analyst & Consultant
  • Kaiser Permanente’s Women in Technology, Co-founder and Executive Sponsor
  • Kaiser Permanente Women Embracing Life and Leadership, Member, Steering Committee
  • Garfield Innovation Center Governance, Member, Steering Committee
  • California Association of Student Councils, Board Chair, Gamma, Trainer
  • Claremont McKenna College, Berger Research Institute, Board Member, Alumni Board
  • Claremont McKenna College, CMCAA Board Member
  • Claremont McKenna College, Resident Assistant, Beckett Hall
  • Earth Train, Program Director
  • Conversations of the Earth, Supporter
  • Pathways to Peace, Children International Rights Program Coordinator
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management, M.B.A.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Economics and Psychology

Tanya Remer Altmann
Tanya Remer Altmann


Tanya Remer Altmann

A leading medical authority for the popular press and entertainment industry, Dr. Remer Altmann, is a nationally recognized pediatrician, parenting expert, and author. A working mother and UCLA-trained pediatrician who practices in Southern California, Dr. Remer Altmann is a designated spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics, communicating complicated medical issues into easily understood concepts. As a child health expert for numerous news programs and talk shows including Today (NBC) and KTLA 5 Morning News, she has discussed breaking medical news stories and controversial parenting issues. She has been quoted in hundreds of periodicals, including Newsweek, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and Parents magazine.

  • Community Pediatric Medical Group, Pediatrician and Partner
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
  • Mommy Calls: Dr. Tanya Answers Parents' Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers, Author
  • Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5, Associate Medical Editor
  • The Wonder Years, Editor-In-Chief
  • Newborn Channel, Pediatric Advisor
  •, Editorial Advisory Board
  • National Association of Medical Communicators, Executive Board Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Communications and Media, Executive Board Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Spokesperson
  • Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, Volunteer Clinical Professor
  • Community Parenting Workshop, Instructor
  • Child Health Advocate and Speaker
  • Mattel Children's Hospital at UCLA, Pediatric Internship and Residency,Sackler School of Medicine, M.D.
  • Sackler School of Medicine, M.D.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A.

Daniel F. Kelly
Daniel F. Kelly

Director, Brain Tumor Center & Pituitary Disorders Program, John Wayne Cancer Institute & Saint John's Health Center

Daniel F. Kelly

Dr. Kelly is a neurosurgeon and Director of the Brain Tumor Center at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California. He is a widely recognized expert in the field of minimally invasive surgery for brain, pituitary, and skull base tumors. He has authored or co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed publications and a dozen book chapters, and is actively involved in neurosurgical education and fellowship training. He is also active in fostering neurosurgical training programs in developing countries and is the Vice Chairman of the Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery (FIENS). As Director of the Saint John's Brain Tumor Center, Dr. Kelly continues to focus his efforts on advancing innovative treatments for patients with brain, pituitary, and skull base tumors and providing fellowship training and education in minimally invasive neurosurgery.

  • Brain Tumor Center & Pituitary Disorders Program, SJHC, Director
  • UCLA Division of Neurosurgery, Vice-Chief of Clinical Affairs
  • UCLA School of Medicine, Professor of Neurosurgery
  • UCLA School of Medicine, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
  • UCLA School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
  • UCLA Pituitary Tumor and Neuroendocrine Program, Director
  • UCLA and Harbor-UCLA Clinical Brain Injury Program, Co-Director
  • Harbor-UCLA Pituitary Program, Co-Director
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Member
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Member
  • Pituitary Society, Member
  • Neurosurgery, Editorial Board Member
  • Foundation for International Education in Neurological Surgery, Vice-Chairman
  • George Washington University School of Medicine, Neurosurgery Residency Training
  • St. Vincent's Hospital, Surgical Internship
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine, M.D.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Biology-Chemistry

Gregory L. Moneta
Gregory L. Moneta

Professor and Chief of Vascular Surgery, Oregon Health & Science University

Gregory L. Moneta

Dr. Moneta is Professor of Surgery and Chief of Vascular Surgery at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, and his surgical residency and vascular surgical training were at the University of Washington in Seattle, with additional training at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. He has published nearly 200 peer reviewed publications and over 200 book chapters, and has given a total of over 400 lectures nationally and internationally. His primary clinical interests are arterial reconstructions for aneurysm and occlusive diseases of the neck, chest, abdomen and extremities. His primary academic interest is the noninvasive vascular laboratory.

  • Oregon Health & Science, Professor and Chief of Vascular Surgery
  • Yearbook of Vascular Surgery, Editor
  • Journal of Vascular Surgery, Assistant Editor
  • American Venous Forum, President
  • Western Vascular Society, President
  • Pacific Northwest Vascular Society, President
  • Society for Vascular Surgery, Board Member
  • Harvard Medical School, M.D.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., Science

Heather Callender-Potters
Heather Callender-Potters

Chairman, PharmaJet, Inc.

Heather Callender-Potters

Ms. Potters is the Co-Founder and Chairman of PharmaJet, Inc., a company that has developed a proprietary needle-free jet injection technology that is focused on vaccine delivery. Ms. Potters migrated from investing private equity funds in Central and Eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall to become an entrepreneur. Her fund management responsibilities include the Polish American Enterprise Fund, Enterprise Investors, and Baring Communications Equity (Emerging Europe) Ltd., covering a territory of 18 countries.

  • PharmaJet, Inc., Chairman
  • BCEE Advisers, Ltd., Managing Partner
  • Baring Communications Equity (Emerging Europe) Ltd., Director
  • Enterprise Investors, Partner
  • Polish American Enterprise Fund, Vice President
  • Center for the Study of Human Rights Leadership, Advisory Board Member
  • Tech Awards Laureate in Healthcare
  • E & Y Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
  • Young Americans Financial Center, Entrepreneur Mentor
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.
  • Claremont McKenna College, B.A., International Management