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Alex Gold

Alex Gold

Guest Writer
CMO of Myia Health

About Alex Gold

Alex Gold is co-founder of Myia, a health intelligence platform employing novel biometric data to predict and prevent costly medical events. Previously, Gold was venture partner at BCG Digital Ventures where he invested and incubated new businesses with the Fortune 100.

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