Dr. Hill earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, his master’s degree from Brown University and his medical degree from the University of Maryland. He completed his residency and served as chief resident in emergency medicine at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, joining the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine as assistant chief of service. He became the medical director of the Emergency Acute Care Unit in 2001, was named clinical director for the Department of Emergency Medicine in 2005, became an associate professor in 2010 and was promoted to the role of vice chair of clinical affairs for the department in 2012.
Mr. Michael Brown is Founder & CEO of Gaia Advisors, an investment and business development company focused on companies in the sustainability and healthcare sectors. Michael also serves as Co-founder & CEO of AquaPao, an early-stage water purification company based on technology developed in the lab of Princeton University Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Rodney Priestley. Previously, he worked for four years as a consultant for Innova Capital Partners, where he worked on the commercial rollout of Turntide's smart motors for HVAC applications. Earlier in his career, he spent a decade as a Portfolio Manager for a family office and also worked for seven years as a Portfolio Manager/Partner at First New York Securities LLC, an investment firm, where he co-managed one of the largest portfolios at the company. Prior to that he worked in Equity Research at Morgan Stanley, covering the Internet and Software sector for lead analyst Mary Meeker, and as an Investment Banker at Bankers Trust in the Real Estate group. Michael graduated with honors from Princeton University.