Kraft, Daniel -- HeadshotDaniel Kraft, MD

Chair, XPRIZE Pandemic & Health Alliance. Founder, Digital.Health


Daniel Kraft ( is a Stanford and Harvard-trained physician-scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and innovator and is serving as the Chair of the XPRIZE Pandemic & Health Alliance Task Force. With over 25 years of experience in clinical practice, biomedical research and healthcare innovation, Kraft has served as faculty chair for Medicine at Singularity University since its inception and founded Exponential Medicine, a program that explores convergent, rapidly developing technologies and their potential in biomedicine and healthcare. Following undergraduate degrees from Brown University and medical school at Stanford, Daniel completed a Harvard residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowships and faculty in hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplantation at Stanford. He is a Kauffman Fellow and an Aspen Institute Health Innovation Fellow.

Known as the expert in exponential technologies he has given 4 TEDTalks and is also an avid inventor and researcher. Daniel's academic research has focused on stem cell biology and regenerative medicine.  He founded several companies, including RegenMed Systems and Digital.Health, and is a partner with Continuum Health Ventures focused on funding seed-stage digital health and longevity startups.

Daniel is an avid pilot, and served for 14 years as an officer and flight surgeon with F-15 Squadrons in the Air National Guard, and was a finalist for NASA Astronaut selection.