Darin Buxbaum

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Darin’s extensive healthcare experience includes proven success both as an entrepreneur and as a leader in the enterprise space.  He's co-founded digital health, insurance tech, healthcare services and medical device companies and also led large initiatives at a Fortune 500 company.  Currently, he's the co-founder and President of Wider Circle, a technology-enabled health services company that connects neighbors for better health.  Previously he was co-founder and VP of Product at Oration, an
insurance tech company enabling self-insured employers and their employees to dramatically reduce their prescription drug spend.  In the medtech space, he founded HourGlass Technologies, a healthcare technology start-up, and served as president and CEO for five-plus years. There, he drove the development of new medical-device technology from concept to clinical trial, earning recognition as a top 40 Innovators Under 40 in the medtech industry from Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry. Darin’s enterprise experience includes leading the largest digital health initiative at Medtronic where he was awarded the Star of Excellence, the company’s highest honor. Darin graduated Summa Cum Laude from Duke University and earned an MBA from Stanford University, graduating as an Arjay Miller Scholar.  Darin remains active with Stanford as a contributor and mentor to the BioDesign course and textbook.