Cris De Luca,

Director, Digital Health New Ventures

Cris is the Director Digital Health New Ventures at Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Boston where he is responsible for external healthcare technology innovation strategy and new ventures.

Cris was previously Associate Director at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research where he led a Research Informatics organization building social computing and emerging technology programs. In 2010, Cris Co-Founded the largest startup venture pitch competition in the U.S. called Ultra Light Startups, accelerating hundreds of bootstrapping entrepreneurs in New England, New York, and Silicon Valley.

Cris was recognized by the Boston Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 game changer and an honoree of MedTech Boston’s 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators line-up.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Suffolk University and a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Boston University.


Cris De Luca
Cris De Luca