Did you make the photo reel at Vator Splash Health?

Kristin Karaoglu · February 24, 2015 · Short URL: https://vator.tv/n/3c2d

Check out our slideshow of photos from our health event

We held our first-ever Splash Health even in mid-February and we were thrilled with the more than 350 registered attendees! Pictured above is Jules Walker (KPMG), Bambi Francisco (Founder & CEO, Vator), Siddharth Sinha (Founder & CEO, Luminate Health), and Jessica Hsu (Founder & CTO, Luminate Health).

Luminate Health won the overall startup competitions. KPMG was our title sponsor!

See if you're pictured among those who attended, as well as spoke, including Ryan Howard, Founder & CEO of Practice Fusion, Tom Lee, Founder & CEO of One Medical, Sonny Vu, Founder & CEO of Misfit Wearables, Dr. Nate Gross, Co-founder of Doximity and Rock Health, Lindy Fishburne of the Thiel Foundation, and many, many more.

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Woman of many skills: Database System Engineer; SplashX event producer; Author of Startup Teams

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