Kent Walker Joins HeartFlow Board of Directors
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - March 3, 2015 - HeartFlow Inc., a pioneer in personalized medical
technology for cardiovascular disease, has appointed Kent Walker as the newest member of its board
of directors. Walker, senior vice president and general counsel at Google, brings extensive knowledge
of global technology legal matters, including security and privacy, and corporate governance.
“Kent’s knowledge of the business and legal environment will be of tremendous benefit to HeartFlow,
especially as we continue to expand our reach and commercialize the HeartFlow FFRCT® Analysis,”
said John H. Stevens, M.D., chairman and CEO of HeartFlow. “His understanding of how to scale
large technology companies, while also maintaining data security and privacy, makes him the ideal
addition to the board of directors, and we are pleased to incorporate his extensive experience to our
As Google's general counsel, Walker leads the company’s global legal team and advises its board and
management on legal issues and corporate governance matters. Prior to joining Google, Walker held
senior legal positions at a number of leading technology companies, including deputy general counsel
at eBay Inc., associate general counsel at Netscape and America Online, and senior counsel for
AirTouch Communications. Walker started his career as an assistant U.S. attorney with the United
States Department of Justice, where he specialized in prosecution of technology crimes and advised
the attorney general on management and technology issues.
“HeartFlow has been able to develop and apply advanced technology in a dramatic new way, tackling
one of today’s leading health issues,” Walker said. “I look forward to the opportunity to help the
organization grow around the world.”
Walker graduated from Harvard College with a bachelor’s degree in social studies, and received his
juris doctorate from Stanford Law School. He also serves on the advisory boards of the Harvard
School of Public Health and Mercy Corps Social Ventures Fund.
About HeartFlow Inc.
HeartFlow Inc. is a personalized medical technology company dedicated to transforming the way
cardiovascular disease is managed. Committed to improving outcomes, reducing costs and creating a
better patient experience, HeartFlow’s goal is to provide healthcare professionals with actionable
knowledge about each patient by combining best-in-class, non-invasive healthcare imaging with
advanced, computational fluid dynamics technology and the insights of big data. Its non-invasive
HeartFlow FFRCT Analysis helps physicians diagnose coronary artery disease and provides them with
information they need to manage each patient. For more information visit www.heartflow.com.
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