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Peter Adams - Vielight. Toronto, ON, CA

Peter Adams

Vice President | Vielight

Toronto, ON, CANADA

Innovation commercialization, Innovation acquisition, innovation community creation






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Peter has worked in executive, consulting and management positions both internationally and in Canada, in large corporations and startups. He has also worked as a consultant at Fortune 500 companies. His current focus is on early-market development for health technology solutions.

Industry Expertise (10)

VC and Private Equity

Health and Wellness

Advanced Medical Equipment

Medical Equipment / Supplies / Distribution

Management Consulting

IT Services/Consulting

Information Technology and Services

Alternative Medicine

Computer Hardware


Areas of Expertise (9)

International Market Development Strategy

Alzheimer's Disease

Healthcare Funding

Healthcare Innovation

Life Sciences

Healthcare 2.0

Healthcare Efficiency and Technology

Mobile Health Technologies

Neurological Technology

Accomplishments (1)

Senior Health IT Business Advisor – MaRS Discovery District (professional)


MaRS helps create successful global businesses from Canada’s science, technology and social innovation. MaRS provides resources — people, programs, physical facilities, funding and networks — to ensure that critical innovation happens. We stimulate, identify and harness great ideas, nurture their development and guide the transformation of those ideas into reality. We measure our success through the companies that emerge after receiving help from MaRS.

Education (2)

Oxford University: HNC (B.Sc. Equiv.), Applied Physics

Central School of Speech and Drama, London: Acting Fundamentals, Text and Speech

Media Appearances (2)

The magic of convergence at MaRS



Advisors with the MaRS life sciences & healthcare practice meet so many talented entrepreneurs—some with brilliant technical skills, some with clinical skills and some with business skills. Rarely do we meet entrepreneurs with all three...

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MaRS HIT Forum: Facing the elephants in the room with a fresh approach



I would like to give a short personal history of my experiences leading up to June 7, 2012, when the MaRS Health IT Innovation Forum will launch, because I believe they will help people understand the goals and significance of this event...

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Event Appearances (2)

Keynote Introduction

MaRS Health IT Innovation Forum  MaRS Discovery District, Toronto


The Effect of eHealth on the Aging Population

Canada 3.0 Conference  Stratford, Ontario


Sample Talks (1)

The Effect of eHealth on the Aging Population

Healthcare systems around the world are struggling to improve healthcare delivery against a backdrop of legacy processes, technology, governance and procedural design. Our aging population will have the biggest impact on the healthcare system in the next 20 years. In this workshop, Peter will discuss the impacts that eHealth technologies need to have to manage the escalating costs in the system.