The 6th annual F50 Global Capital Summit® Austin (Formally Spring Summit)  2021 announced Aaron Miri, the Chief Information Officer for The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin, as keynote speakers.

Aaron will talk about healthcare innovation, the rapid digitization and demand for for automation within healthcare, and ways UT Health Austin is leveraging machine learning and AI within healthcare service delivery as specific examples.

The F50 Global Capital Summit® is one of  the most sought after events for VCs, Angels, LPs, Family Offices, Corporate Ventures, Successful Entrepreneurs, Investors and industry leaders, connecting the next generation of world-changing innovators with strategic partners to power their growth.  The event will be hosted online and the content will be featured on F50 Global and SVE Youtube Channels, Clubhouse, and our social media channel.  F50 Global Capital Summit online in 2020 (Spring and Fall) had great success with 200,000+ views  globally on our youtube channels in 2020.

For the first time, the Spring summit of 2021 will be hosted in Austin— virtually connecting American’s two largest economies: Texas Startup Venture Ecosystem and F50’s stronghold of Silicon Valley, as well as startup venture leaders from India, Mexico, China, and around the world.  Building on F50’s focus on tech innovation over the past few years, the Summit is an outstanding opportunity to bring together experts, entrepreneurs, and the global investor community to explore synergy between Texas and Silicon Valley.


Aaron Miri is the Chief Information Officer for The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin. Aaron brings more than 15 years of healthcare experience driving growth and innovation, leading both provider and commercial healthcare enterprises, and providing thought leadership and close collaboration with state and federal representatives. As CIO, Aaron is passionate about humanizing technology by collaborating with clinicians, technology partners, and business champions to truly transform healthcare delivery for consumers, patients, and providers. 

In 2020, The United States Senate congressionally re-appointed Aaron for a second term to the Health and Human Services, federal Health IT Advisory Committee (HITAC), established under the 21st Century Cures Act. Furthermore, he was elevated to the role of Co-Chairman of the HITAC. The United States Senate first appointed Aaron to the HITAC in 2018.  

In 2016, The Obama Administration appointed Aaron to serve on the Health IT Policy Committee established under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Aaron is the prior Chairman of the HIMSS National Public Policy Committee, he serves on the CHIME Public Policy Committee, and he serves as an expert adviser to the United States Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) and to other congressional panels engaged in numerous Health IT policy topics. Aaron also serves as an advisor to the National Academy of Medicine on the topics of healthcare privacy, security, and data.  

Prior to joining U.T. Austin, Aaron served as the Chief Information Officer for Imprivata, where he helped to build and transform a global commercial enterprise focused on healthcare cyber security. Prior to Imprivata, Aaron was the Chief Information Officer for Walnut Hill Medical Center, and he is former Chief Technology Officer for Children’s Health System of Texas, located in Dallas, Texas.  

Aaron has successfully led organizations that achieved the HIMSS Nicholas E. Davies Award, HIMSS Level 7 EMRAM status, HITRUST CSF designation, and he led the first provider organization to receive the SECURETexas Health Information Privacy and Security certification awarded through the Texas Health Services Authority. Aaron is also a proud member of the CHIME CIO Boot Camp Faculty and routinely mentors early careerists through CHIME, HIMSS, and other national Health IT associations. 

Aaron received his MBA with distinction from the University of Dallas, and his Bachelor of Science in Management  Information Systems from the University of Texas at Arlington. Aaron is a Certified Healthcare Chief Information  Officer (CHCIO) through the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, a distinguished Fellow with  the Health Information Management Systems Society (FHIMSS), a distinguished Fellow with the College of Healthcare  Information Management Executives (FCHIME), and he is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project  Management Institute. 

Aaron is a nationally recognized 2020 “CIOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review, 2020 Healthcare Hero’s Awardee from CHIME, 2019 Constellation Research Business Transformation 150 award, 2017 Texas Health IT Advocacy  Leadership Award, and he was honored with the 2016 Computerworld Premier 100 Technology Leaders award. 

He also serves on the Board of Directors with The Sequoia Project, Board of Directors for the Commonwell Health  Alliance, Council of Information Technology Executives for AthenaHealth, CIO board advisor for Dell Inc., and as an  industry advisor for numerous healthcare startups and leading venture capital corporations. 

About F50 Global Capital Summit™ and Organizer

About F50 Ventures & F50

F50 identifies the most promising early-stage technology companies in North America by leveraging the collective intelligence of its deep roots of startup communities, the large reach of corporate partners and investor network, and industry experts. We support the growth of these companies with corporate partnerships, market development, and venture financing; together with our global network. F50 is based in Austin Texas, and Silicon Valley.

F50 Ventures  is an early stage investment firm focus on Silicon Valley and Austin, invested in 30+ startups, including Plastiq, Doc.AI (Sharecare), KnightScope, Voke  Oculii, etc.Our portfolio: Knightsope (IPO 2021), Doc.AI (IPO 2021), Plastic, Flirtey, Oculii, Voke VR (Sold to Intel), Invi (Sold to Google), Gummicube.

About SVE – SIlicon Valley Entrepreneur and Startups

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs (SVE) is the largest grassroots movement of founders and developers in the Bay Area since 2008.  Now with 100,000+ members on meetup and linkedin, we have events every week:

  • SVE Demo: the largest  and oldest community demo event.
  • SVE Mixer
  • Hiking
  • SVE Talk

About the F50 Global Capital Summit® 

The Global Capital Summit®  is organized by F50 Global,LLC. The Summit finds and connects the next generation of world-changing tech innovations with partnerships to power their long-term impact.  The Summit will be hosted in Austin in Spring, and Silicon Valley in the Fall.

The summit will feature 60+ extraordinary sessions, 100+ speakers, and 1000+ attendees from world-leading corporations and the global investment ecosystem. The attendees are corporate executives, Angel investors, VCs, and a group of high-potential local founders.

Past F50 Speakers:

Investors (VC, Corporate Ventures, PE):

Aaref Hilaly, Partner, Sequoia Capital
Adam Goldberg, Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
Amit Shah, Partner, Artiman Ventures
Benjamin Ling, General Partner, Khosla Ventures
Blake Masters, COO, Thiel Capital
Camille Samuels, Partner, Venrock
Christopher Schaepe, Founder, Lightspeed Ventures Partners
Dave Munichiello, General Partner, Google Ventures
David Cao, Partner, F50 Ventures | F50 Elevate
David Chao, Co-Founder & General Partner, DCM Ventures
David Zilberman, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures
Dixon Doll, General Partner, Impact VC
Dr. Gary Gershony, MD, FACC, FSCAI, FAHA, FRCPC, Director of Cardiovascular Research, John Muir Health Cardiovascular Institute
Dr. Ossama Hassanein, Chairman, Rising Tide Fund
Ethan Kurzweil, Partner, Bessemer Venture Partners
Grant Allen, Head of Ventures, ABB Technology Ventures
Guy Kawasaki, Co-Founder, Garage Technology Ventures
Hans Tung, Partner, GGV Capital
Hilary Gosher, Managing Director, Insight Venture Partners
Ibrahim Ajami, Head, Mubadala Ventures; Mubadala Investment Company
Jagdeep Singh Bachher, Chief Investment Officer, University California – Office of President
James Hardiman, Partner, Data Collective
James Sowers, Angel investor, PopUp Ventures, Forbes top 50 Angel Investor
Keith Teare, Partner, ADV Capital
Kiyotake Kumazawa, General Manager, Hitachi
Leslie Bottorff, Managing Director, Healthcare, GE Ventures
Lu Zhang, Founder & Managing Partner, Fusion Fund
Mark Siegel, Partner & Managing Director, Menlo Ventures
Nikolai Oreshkin,Elysium Venture Capital,Managing Partner
Orrin Ailloni-Charas, MD, MBA, Managing Partner at Global Health Impact Fund
Paul Holland, General Partner, Foundation Capital
Paul Singh, Angel Investor, Board Member, Tie
Pavan Kumar, Partner, F50 Elevate
Peter Hebert, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Lux Capital
Phil Sanderson, Managing Director, IDG Ventures
Philipe Kahn, Inventor, Founder of FullPower, LightSurf, Starfish,Borland Soft
Ramneek Gupta, Managing Director & Co-head Global Venture Investing, Citi Ventures
Randy Williams, CEO & Founder, Keiretsu Forum
Randy Williams,Keiretsu Forum,CEO/Founder
Richard Fang, Managing Partner, Hunniwell Lake Ventures
Rishi Garg, Partner, Mayfield
Robert Mittendorff, Partner, Norwest Venture Partners
Roy Bahat, Head, Bloomberg Beta
Saeed Amidi, Founder &CEO, Plug & Play
Sanjit Singh Dang, PhD, Chairman and Co-founder, U First Capital
Scott Frederick, Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
Sean Randolph, Senior Director, Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Shawn Carolan, Partner, Menlo Ventures
Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Associates
Vanessa Larco, Partner, New Enterprise Associates (NEA)
Vijay Pande, General Partner, Andreesen Horowitz
Vish Mishra, Managing Director, Bluevine Capital, Former President, TieSV

Angelo Del Priore, Partner, HP Tech Ventures
Brian Modoff, EVP, Qualcomm
Carlos Cordero, Director, Cisco Global Infrastructure Funds
Keith Krach, Chairman, DocuSign
Ranveer Chandra, Chief Scientist, Microsoft Azure Global
Roy Geva Glasberg, Founder & Global Manager, Google Global Accelerator
Tanya Loh, Strategic Partnerships, M12 – Microsoft’s Venture Fund
Tatyana Mamut, PhD, General Manager, Amazon Web Service


Blaise Zerega, Editor in Chief, VentureBeat

Gene Teare, Head of Content, Crunchbase

Josh Constine, Editor-at-Large, TechCrunch

Kate O’Keeffe, Reporter, Wall Street Journal

Rebecca Fannin, Forbes Contributor, Founder, Silicon Dragon

Tom Giles, Executive Editor, Global Technology, Bloomberg

Unity Stoakes, StartUp Health, President

Influencers (Professors, leaders):

Baron Davis, Angel Investor, Two-time NBA All-Star
Caroline Winnett, Executive Director, Berkeley Skydeck
Daniel Burnett, Professor, UCSF
Daniel Kraft, Chair for Medicine, Singularity University
Daniel Kraft, Chair of Medicine & Neuroscience, Singularity University
Dr. Heldley Rees,Poole Hospital (NHS)
Dr. Minesh Khashu M.B.B.S, MD, FRCPCH, FRSA, Q Fellow (Health Foundation & NHSI), Consultant Neonatologist, Poole Hospital NHS
Dr. Oana Marcu, Scientist, SETI(NASA)
Dr. Patrick Caroll, CMO, Hims/Hers
Dr. Patrick Carroll, CMO, HIMS/HERS; Former Chief Medical Officer at Walgreens
Dr. Sean Randolph, Sr. Director, Bay Area Council Institute
Dr. Shafi Ahmed,”Professor, Associate Dean”,Barts Medical School
Jeremy Hillman, Head of Global Communications & Strategy, The World Bank
Keith Krach, Chairman, DocuSign
Myron Scholes, Professor/Economic Nobel Prize Winner, Stanford GSB
Stephaine Marrus, Managing Director, UCSF Entrepreneur Center
Steve Stevanovich, Member Board of Governors, U.S. Department, Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory
Thomas C. Südhof, Nobel Laureate, 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Vitaly Vanshelboim, COO, United Nation Project Office