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2021 Keynote Speaker

Andrew Au
2021 LHRD keynote speaker as part of The Lucille & Norton Wolf Health Research Lecture Series

How is digital transformation providing new opportunities for innovation across the health care and health research sectors? How is it revolutionizing the ways we interact with each other, our teams, patients and the broader community? What does this mean for you?

Andrew Au is a global expert on digital transformation and its impact on innovation. During the virtual event on May 11, he will share how emerging technologies are the catalyst for advancing health care, research and education.


When companies like Microsoft, FedEx, and 3M want to accelerate their digital transformation journey, they call Andrew Au. Digital technology has set a new equilibrium for organizations — from how they engage their customers to how they motivate their employees to how they innovate their products and services. This is where Andrew excels — he brings both substance and style to navigating disruption and future-proofing organizations, powered by big data and transformative ideas. Your audience will leave enlightened and eager to drive change.

Referred to by Forbes as a “millennial expert”, Andrew Au is a modern business leader who helps global blue-chip brands respond to the new culture and nature of work. Through his innovative work, he was the youngest person to be inducted into the Entrepreneurs Organization at the age of 22. Andrew is among the few Canadians to be named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list and has received over 35 domestic and international awards for business innovation and thought leadership.

Andrew offers dynamic keynotes, interactive workshops and custom research studies for a diverse set of organizations including Microsoft, Avison Young, Sun Life Financial, Harley Davidson, Intuit and a wide variety of trade associations. He shares his dynamic perspectives on leadership and emerging technology trends in the media, podcasts and on stages around the world.

Andrew is the co-founder of INTERCEPT, a strategic management consultancy based in Toronto and Boston. Andrew is also the President of SCOPIUM AI, a healthcare startup developing a patented cognitive platform focused on improving patient care and reducing medical costs using artificial intelligence.