As the EntrepreNURSE-in-Residence at REshape Innovation Center at Radboud University Medical Center and part of the Exponential Medicine team at Singularity University, Shawna Butler brings the clinical, practical, and human sensibilities of a nurse to work with early-stage ventures, large-scale enterprises, and emerging and converging technologies.
“Driven by endless curiosity and a steadfast commitment to solving the world’s toughest problems, my talent is scanning the horizon for game-changing patterns and identifying + connecting the thought leaders provoking them”, Shawna Butler
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Backed by Google and based at NASA’s Research facility in Mountain View, Singularity University focuses on the challenges and opportunities presented by exponential technologies – robotics, artificial intelligence, supercomputing, genetic sequencing and other advances on industries, companies, governments, and entrepreneurs.
“My role is finding the mavericks, projects, and partners interested and willing to design the future and make the impossible, possible”, Shawna Butler
At Exponential Medicine, the focus is on the opportunities presented by robotics, AI, VR, machine learning, supercomputing, genetic sequencing, blockchain, 3D printing, drones, crowd + cloud solutions, and other technology advances; convene the community experimenting with them; and accelerate the distribution of adoption and impact.
Projects Shawna has shaped and launched include the EntrepreNURSE-in-Residence role in the Netherlands, an enterprise-wide digital radiology solution, an international emergency medicine training rotation between a US medical school and a New Zealand hospital system, and the Cancer XPRIZE focused on early detection.
- An XPRIZE is a highly leveraged, incentivized prize competition that pushes the limits of what’s possible to change the world for the better. [source]
Her clinical nursing experience includes emergency, cardiac, critical care, international medical flight transport, and workplace wellness.
She serves as an advisor to a variety of local, national, and global initiatives including Food+City, End Well, Dutch Health Innovation School, SXSW Accelerator, MassChallenge Texas, Impact Pediatric Health, Nursing Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northeastern University, and Austin Chamber Music Center.
Her talent is scanning the horizon for game-changing patterns and identifying + connecting the thought leaders provoking them.