The Silicon Valley Health & Performance Summit introduces disruptive technologies and innovation trends in the medical and sports field.

Sparta Science. 165A Constitution Drive, Menlo Park, CA

Friday, December 6th 2019

The Silicon Valley Health & Performance Summit brings together top health executives, tech innovators, and sports science companies to discuss the future of health & performance. 

OUR GOAL is to introduce innovative trends and disruptive technologies that cut through the noise of ineffective human performance solutions. We'll highlight data-driven interventions that impact exercise choices as well as recovery & dietary strategies, helping organizations and individuals apply meaningful changes to improve their health.




Speakers will introduce innovative trends and disruptive technologies that cut through the noise of ineffective human performance solutions.


 Innovation, A.I., Human Optimization, Recovery, Performance

Interactive Lab

Test out the latest technologies from: PowerDot, Strivr, Hyperice, Oura Ring, Clearlight, Metabolic Code and more...


CEUs may be reported in category A towards NSCA recertification.

2019 Confirmed Speakers

Kelly Starrett

CEO of The Ready State, formerly MobilityWOD. CrossFit trainer, physical therapist, and author of the New York Times bestseller: "Becoming a Supple Leopard"

Jim B. LaValle

Founder of Metabolic Code - Clinical pharmacist, author, clinical nutritionist, and expert and educator in integrative and precision health.

Mitch Haniger

MLB All-Star Outfielder for the Seattle Mariners.

Harpreet Rai

CEO of Oura Ring

"The sleep and activity tracker device used by Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, business luminaries and athletic elites" - NBC News

Christie Aschwanden

Author of the New York Times bestseller, GOOD TO GO: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery.

Major General Spider Marks 

Military Analyst at CNN, Ranger, Combat Veteran and Business Leader.

R.C. Buford

CEO of San Antonio Spurs, NBA

Phil Wagner, MD

Founder and CEO of Sparta Science.

Fern Mandelbaum

Partner and Co-Founder at Vista Venture Partners and Lecturer, Faculty Advisor, Mentor Stanford University

Robert Paylor

Former Cal Rugby player recovering from partial paralysis will share his inspiring journey to recovery through human resilience after injury.

Bert R. Mandelbaum M.D., D.H.L. (Hon.)

Chairman & Chief Medical Officer CONCACAF, Ass. Chief Medical Officer Major League Soccer (MLS), Chief Medical Officer at LA Galaxy, Team Physician U.S. Soccer, LAFC and Pepperdine University.

Our Sponsors

08:00 am - 9:00 am: Registration

9:00 am - 9:15 am: Opening Remarks

9:20 am - 9:40 am: The Strange Science of Recovery

9:45 am-10:15 am: Owning your Health

10:15am-10:35am Q&A with Kelly Starrett

10:40 am-11:00am: Performance, Prescriptions and Injury

11:00 am - 11:30am: Keynote

11:40am-12pm Performance, Recovery & Tech Panel

12:00 pm-1:10 pm: Lunch

01:20 pm - 01:40 pm: Blood Biomarkers

1:45 pm - 2:05 pm: Empowering the End User

2:05 pm - 2:25 pm: Digital Health Q&A

2:30 pm- 2:50 pm Building Your Team Culture

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm: Human Resilience; Persevering after Injury

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm: Sports Science Fireside Chat

3:50 pm - 4:15pm: People vs. Tech

04:15 pm - 4:30 pm: Closing Remarks

4:30 pm - 06:00 pm: Networking Reception by Dry Farm Wines

Preliminary Agenda

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