Kendall Qualls will discuss his early life in poverty and a broken home, career in the healthcare industry, and experience launching a data analytics and artificial intelligence startup to help cancer patients. Kendall will also discuss how we can promote entrepreneurship through our regulatory environment, cultural values, and education system.
Kendall Qualls: From Harlem to Healthcare
Kendall Qualls, one of five children of a single mother, spent his early years in a gang and drug-ridden public housing project in Harlem, NY before upgrading to a trailer park in Oklahoma.
After paying his way through college, Kendall served on Active Duty as a Field Artillery Officer in the United States and in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in South Korea. Kendall then launched a successful career in the healthcare industry, leading global teams with companies such as Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic.
Most recently, he transitioned from corporate healthcare to a startup that uses data analytics and artificial intelligence to help cancer patients.