Joon Yun

President and Managing Partner, Palo Alto Investors LP,

Dr. Joon Yun is President and Managing Partner of Palo Alto Investors LP, a healthcare hedge fund founded in 1989. Board certified in radiology, Joon served on the clinical faculty at Stanford from 2000-2006. Joon has served on numerous boards, and he is currently a trustee of the Salk Institute. Joon is a member of the President’s Circle of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Joon has published dozens of patents and scientific articles. Joon and his wife Kimberly launched the $1 million Palo Alto Longevity Prize in 2013 to reverse the aging process and recently donated $2 million to launch the National Academy of Medicine Aging and Longevity Grand Challenge. Fun fact: Joon has been going to Burning Man consecutively for the past 18 years.

My Sessions

Catalyzing Multi-Stakeholder Innovation

Atrium Ballroom A

How does nutrition serve as a critical enabling “infrastructure” for competitiveness in a mutli-stakeholder innovation ecosystem?

A Series of TED-style talks on Optimizing the Environment for the National Innovation System.