Dr. José Morey
CEO and Founder of Ad Astra Media LLC and an Eisenhower Fellow with the 2020 ZHI XING Fellows Program. He is a health and technology keynote speaker, author, and consultant for NASA, Forbes, MIT, and the White House Office of Science and Technology. He is considered a leader in exponential technology innovation and excels at leading multidisciplinary teams that sit at the epicenter of biotechnology, AI, and aerospace.
He is considered the first Intergalactic Doctor and is often featured on Forbes, Univision, CNBC, and NASA360. His latest essay “The Future Shock of Medicine: How AI will Transform Disease, Death and Doctors” was recently reviewed by The Wall Street Journal along with other contributions by contemporary thought leaders. He serves as a technology and business advisor for MIT, NASA, UVA, African Innovation Alliance, US-Polish Alliance for Innovation and has served as special envoy to the Polish Space Agency.
His expertise in big data and innovation has made him a sought-after consultant in many industries. As Chief Medical Innovation Officer for Liberty BioSecurity, he helps drive innovation in genetic intelligence, national defense, biotechnology, precision medicine, and augmented human performance.
As Chief Engineering Council in charge of Innovation for Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, he directs international engineering teams in technology and intellectual property development.
As the Medical Technology and Artificial Intelligence Adviser for NASA iTech, he helped evaluate research initiatives that would develop novel technology to meet the 2030 Mars Mission objectives and deep space exploration.
Dr. Morey has previously worked with IBM Watson Health as their Associated Chief Health Officer where he helped develop global AI medical technologies.
Morey has also consulted with many companies to help create and train their deep learning algorithms and neural networks to develop intelligent systems in healthcare and aerospace.
Morey sits on several AI advisory boards and has over 100 peer-reviewed publications, articles, presentations, and lectures. He also has a seat on the Informatics Leadership Council for the American College of Radiology.
He has given talks to NASA360, the Radiologic Society of North America, HIIMS, Academy Health, Health Datapalooza, Tech.Co, Frost & Sullivan Executive MindXchange, Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Investment Conference, the Chinese Medical Association, and the Senate of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Morey holds an adjunct professorship of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at the University of Virginia and at Eastern Virginia Medical School. And he is a guest lecturer at Singularity University. Morey is also an advisor with MIT Solve, Ideas MIT, Tampa Bay Wave, and I Corps Puerto Rico.
Dr. Morey is a Senior Advisor with the NASA Space Breathing Initiative, where he helps direct an international team of hardware and software engineers to develop a blockchain-based data platform pipeline in collaboration with NASA and NetApp for COVID-19 rapid response utilizing the hybrid cloud. Identified and guided hardware and software parameters well as edge device integration and clinical AI development for prescriptive analytics and integration with the US National Emergency Broadcasting System.
He also serves as a Special Advisor with the White House Office of Science and Technology Kaggle CORD19 Project. He advised the Director of Research of CORD19 which is a collaboration between the Allen Institute for AI, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), Microsoft, and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health to create AI platform to review scholarly literature about COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, and the Coronavirus group. Advised director on how to transform research content into machine-readable form, making the corpus ready for analysis and study.
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