A new industry is emerging before our eyes, as contemplative research grows and companies, consumers, insurers, and healthcare systems are integrating mindfulness and other meditation-related products and services at an expanding rate. Hear from leaders how the industry is emerging and how to build bridges between contemplative science, entrepreneurs, large companies, investors, and healthcare systems to help bring engaging, evidence-based products and services to market that improve well-being and human flourishing.

Mark Bertolini, MBA


Mark T. Bertolini is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aetna, a Fortune 50 diversified health care benefits company. Aetna serves approximately 44.7 million people with information and resources to … MORE

Cyd Crowse

InteraXon, Meditation Studio


Charlie Hartwell

Bridge Builders Collaborative


Acacia Parks

Dr. Parks’ research focuses on self-help methods for increasing well-being via books and digital technology. She is Chief Scientist for tech startup Happify, which brings the cutting edge in research-based … MORE

Hamet Watt

Upfront Ventures