Champions of Change
Howard Look is the founder and CEO of Tidepool, a non-profit organization with the mission of reducing the burden of managing Type 1 Diabetes through their open source software. Tidepool works closely with diabetes device makers to liberate patient-owned health data and make it available through the secure Tidepool Platform. Tidepool's work enables an ecosystem of intuitive and actionable diabetes applications as well as research based on patient-owned health data. Prior to Tidepool, Howard was VP of Software at TiVo, Pixar Animation Studios and Amazon. Howard has a BS in Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. His teenage daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2011.