Eric Gildenhuys is the vice president of business development of Deep 6 AI, a cutting-edge AI platform for the intelligence community. Since 2016, the company has focused exclusively on health care, working with industry leaders such as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and applying its expertise to accelerate patient recruitment and get life-saving cures to people faster.
Gildenhuys began his career by co-founding and selling a software company to Optio Software, helping guide Optio to a successful IPO by expanding into the health care market and launching its European headquarters. During his career, he has helped software and professional services firms, such as PwC, shift the paradigm of their business development culture, resulting in $100+ million in new contracts. He is a frequent speaker and works closely with hospitals, pharma companies and research institutes on patient recruitment programs.