|By Business Wire||
|October 9, 2013 09:02 AM EDT|
Virgin Pulse, the market leader in the rapidly-growing employee health engagement category, today announced that CEO Chris Boyce will speak at several high-profile industry events about employee engagement and wellness this week. Boyce will discuss issues including healthcare innovation, employee innovation and developing a culture of health in the workplace at PwC’s 180° Health Forum and the Bloomberg Longevity Economy Conference.
Boyce will participate in a panel discussion featuring industry experts and leaders at PwC’s 180° Health Forum in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, October 9. The panel, titled “From 2D Partnerships to 3D Networks,” will address the evolution of business relationships within the healthcare market and the emergent need for multidimensional networks. PwC’s 180° Health Forum, taking place October 8-9, in Washington, D.C., brings together leaders from within and outside the healthcare industry to meet and discuss what it means to be innovative in healthcare.
The panel will be moderated by Susie Gharib, a respected business news journalist and co-anchor of public television's “Nightly Business Report” produced by CNBC. Panelists include some of the leading experts on health and wellness in the nation, including: Boyce, an accomplished technology entrepreneur who brings more than 15 years of consumer loyalty, enterprise and consumer software experience to his role as CEO of Virgin Pulse.; Dr. Nicholas Christakis, Director, Human Nature Lab at Yale University; Halle Tecco, Founder & CEO of RockHealth, the first startup accelerator devoted exclusively to health companies; and Dr. Elliott Fisher, director of the Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.
On Thursday, October 10, Boyce will speak at the Bloomberg Longevity Economy Conference in New York City on a panel titled “Healthy Leader, Healthy Business.” The Longevity Economy Conference focuses on the market created by the lengthening lifespans in America. The panel will explore how a culture of health impacts on workforce productivity, as well as the bottom line, learning from CEOs who practice what they preach and realize profits.
The panel will feature experts in the fields of employee engagement and wellness, including: Boyce; Christie Hefner, Executive Chairman, Canyon Ranch Enterprises; and Henry Albrecht, Founder & CEO, Limeade. “Healthy Leader, Healthy Business” will take place at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York City 12:00 – 12:25pm ET. For more information, visit the conference web site at http://www.bloomberglink.com/events/longevity/.
ABOUT VIRGIN PULSE
Virgin Pulse, formerly Virgin HealthMiles and part of Sir Richard Branson’s famed Virgin Group, increases engagement and loyalty by providing employee-centered programs and tools that go beyond physical wellness. Unlike narrowly focused, one-dimensional solutions, Virgin Pulse is a hub of consumer-focused strategies and innovative tools that combine to drive real change across every aspect of an employee’s life. The name Pulse was chosen due to its universality—everyone, individuals and organizations alike—have one, and it is the backbeat to their own unique rhythm and tempo which engages and impacts those around them. More than 200 industry leaders representing 1,000,000+ employees have selected Virgin Pulse’s award-winning programs for their workplace. To learn more, visit www.virginpulse.com.