Mark Levatich

Giving medicine a jolt

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About Mark Levatich

Mark Levatich has a broad background in innovation spanning the fields of biology, health care, and engineering. Always a tinkerer as a child, he began with cancer research and proceeded to dabble in nucleic acid engineering, computational biology, and neurosurgery. Mark holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees in biology and engineering from Cornell University. He spent time as a Medical R&D Engineer at Novasentis, which manufactures the world’s thinnest and most flexible electro-mechanical polymer haptic actuator and sensor technology to date, used to develop medical, mobile, and wearable products that come alive with movement and sound. The mission and vision of Novasentis is to shape the “Neo-Sensory Age” and empower people to have deeper physical and emotional bonds with the world through their devices. Currently, Mark is the Director of Data Science and Strategy at Bottlesnake.

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In his TEDMED 2014 talk, Mark Levatich urges us to imagine the possibilities of a world vivified by electricity.

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