David Kil


David Kil is the founder and CEO of HealthMantic, focusing on lifestyle-medical informatics and sensor-based health gaming. He is also involved in developing optimization algorithms for messaging and patient engagement at HealthCrowd as part-time CSO. Prior to founding HealthMantic, he was Chief Scientist at SKT Americas and Chief Science Officer at Humana, responsible for the development and deployment of healthcare informatics applications. At SKTA, he founded the iWell project and built an integrated wellness platform consisting of sensors, platform, and informatics. The system underwent a successful clinical trial at PeaceHealth with promising results. At Humana, he led the design and development efforts in enterprise knowledge engine, predictive modeling, and outcomes analytics while working with Samsung on U-Health initiatives. The enterprise insight engine won the best-of-breed technology award from the ComputerWorld magazine. He co-authored a book entitled “Pattern Recognition and Prediction with Applications to Signal Characterization” by Springer-Verlag, published over 30 papers, and holds 9 US patents. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with BSEE/Chemistry (Highest Honor and Bronze Tablet), the Polytechnic University of New York (MSEE), and Arizona State University (MBA).