Scott Jung is a Silicon Valley based medical and health technology journalist and advocate. He currently is a senior editor at Medgadget, one of the world’s most trafficked and linked to medical blogs on the internet. He has also been a guest contributor to Intel’s iQ e-magazine and Rock Health’s corporate blog and has provided live, on-site coverage of the International CES and Digital Health Summit and Stanford Medicine X conference. Most recently, he has been appearing on TWiT.tv’s The New Screen Savers as a semi-regular medical and health technology correspondent.
Scott’s other past experiences includes supporting the launch of PEAK Surgical (acquired by Medtronic in 2011), assisting in the development of “neoglycosides”, a new class of antibiotics shown to combat drug-resistant bacteria, connecting health entrepreneurs, investors, and innovators at Rock Health, and selling the world’s best products at Apple.
Scott also is an Senior Application Engineer at VitalConnect, a Silicon Valley medical device company that has developed a revolutionary clinical-grade wearable biosensor capable of monitoring eight vital signs continuously, in real time.
Scott holds a B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California.