Drew Schiller

Technology and healthcare entrepreneur.
Co-founder and CTO at Validic.

About Drew

Drew Schiller co-founded and serves as the Chief Technology Officer of Validic, the leading digital health platform for connecting patient-generated data from apps, wearables, and in-home medical devices to the healthcare system. At Validic, Drew leads the product and technology strategy, drives key initiatives, and works closely with senior executives at partner organizations to stay ahead of the innovation curve.

Drew believes that digital health will reshape healthcare. He speaks, writes, and provides interviews on a variety of digital health topics, including connected health, the future of digital health technology, interoperability and data access, digital health privacy and security, open data and standards, as well as practical use cases regarding how consumer health devices can be used in clinical settings to improve the quality of care, better health outcomes, and reduce healthcare costs.

Drew serves on the Board of Directors for Validic, helping govern the corporate strategy, identity, and mission. He is a member of the Federal Advisory Committee joint HITPC/HITSC API Task Force on Meaningful Use 3. Additionally, he sits on the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Health & Fitness Technology Board and contributes to CTA Health & Fitness subcommittees on Interoperability, Privacy and Security, and Standards. As head of a CTA subcommittee on Standards, Drew is charged with helping define standards for physical activity across wearable devices. In addition to his work with CTA, Drew serves on the Leadership Council for the eHealth Initiative (eHI) and participates in the eHI Interoperability Workgroup.

Before co-founding Validic, Drew started and managed an award-winning web development firm for eight years. He also founded and exited a niche dietary nutrition website for patients with celiac disease, and served as an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Iowa teaching graduate courses in web development and usability.

Drew lives in Chapel Hill, NC with his wife and son. He enjoys design, technology, good beer, great food, and coffee.


For speaking and interview requests, please email

Recent and Upcoming Speaking Engagements

  • Quintiles Executive Vision Forum
  • Medidata Clinical Research Symposium
  • Institute of Medicine (IOM) Forum
  • HIMSS mHealth Summit
  • HIMSS mHealth Global Forum
  • Health Datapalooza
  • HxRefactored
  • Venture Beat HealthBeat
  • VatorSplash
  • SXSW Interactive
  • American Telemedicine Association Annual Conference
  • Health 2.0
  • CES
  • Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium
  • Parks Associates Connected Health Summit
  • TigerLabs Sprint Accelerator
  • TigerLabs
  • TigerLabs Digital Health Innovation in Context
  • Iron Yard
  • Clinical Trials and IoT Forum
  • eHealth Initiative Annual Conference
  • eHealth Initiative iThrive Conference
  • Data4Decisions
  • NYeCollaborative Digital Health Conference

Contact Drew

To get in touch, please use one of the channels below or email

Iowa native. KC raised. Husband. Father.