Dayna Sessa


CEO, Adjunct Professor, Datanomy, Rutgers

Dayna Sessa is the founder and CEO of Datanomy and a pioneer in big data analytics in healthcare. Dayna was a biomedical engineer and management consultant prior to starting Datanomy, which is bringing patients back to the center of healthcare by making technology work for clinicians in more efficient, less obtrusive and predictive ways. Datanomy provides healthcare organizations with data driven insights and tools. Aside from being an outspoken leader about the power of technology to bring health equity and access to all patients, Dayna Sessa is an inaugural WENYC Mentor for the City of New York’s initiative to empower other women to start and grow companies. She is an ambassador and advisor to the Clinton Foundation, the Center for Advancing Innovation and the City of New York, and a contributor to the Huffington Post about data and entrepreneurship. As an adjunct professor at Rutgers School of Engineering, she teaches a course on healthcare data & technology and she regularly speaks about healthcare technology, data analytics, startups, data-driven business strategy & using data for social impact at universities, organizations and conferences across the country. Dayna sits on the boards of Clinton Foundation 2030, Friends of Mount Sinai & Porvenir, a STEM-ED non-profit she co-founded. She has received honors from the Tory Burch Foundation, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, named a top 10 US finalist for the Cartier Women’s Initiative and was part of the 2017 New York State Health Trade Delegation to Africa.