Jared Heyman is the Founder & CEO of CrowdMed (www.crowdmed.com), a digital health startup harnessing ‘the wisdom of crowds’ to solve the world’s most difficult medical cases online. The company is backed by top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firms NEA, Khosla Ventures, Andreessen-Horowitz, Greylock Partners, SV Angel & Y Combinator, non-profits including the Knight Foundation and Emerson Collective (Laurene Powell Jobs), and angel investors including Sam Altman, Anne Wojcicki, Patrick Dempsey, Elad Gil, and Ben Ling. Over $3M in capital raised to date.
Heyman has spent the past 15 years as an Internet technology entrepreneur. He founded his first company in college, the online survey firm Infosurv (www.infosurv.com), which he bootstrapped from zero to over $20M in cumulative revenue. He also founded the Infosurv spin-out Intengo (www.gointengo.com) a leading-edge prediction market technology for market research.
He has been featured on Bloomberg TV, Fox News, USA Today, CBS News, NBC News, the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Forbes, CNN Online, the Chicago Tribune, Entrepreneur magazine, TechCrunch, BusinessWeek, VentureBeat, Wired, Fast Company, NPR, MedCrunch, New Scientist magazine, and hundreds more. He was also featured on the cover of Inc. magazine in November 2011 and gave a TEDMED talk in September 2014. He has spoken at several major healthcare and technology events, including the Rock Health Innovation Summit, Personalized Medicine World Conference, Exponential Medicine, and CA World.
Heyman was formerly a consultant at Bain & Company and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Texas at Austin with majors in Business Honors and Marketing. He is the lead inventor on multiple US patents related to prediction market technology.