Joel Dudley is a recognized leader in applying biomedical big data to healthcare and drug discovery. He currently holds positions as Associate Professor of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and Director of Biomedical Informatics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He also directs the newly formed Institute for Next Generation Healthcare at Mount Sinai. Prior to Mount Sinai, he held positions as Co-founder and Director of Informatics at NuMedii, Inc., one of the first companies to apply big data to drug discovery, and Consulting Professor of Systems Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. His work is focused on developing and applying pioneering computational methods to bring about a next generation of medicine that leverages advances in diagnostics, wearables and digital health to enable new approaches to precision medicine and scientific wellness.