Karen Jagoda is the President of Turtleback Interactive LLC, an internet consulting and content development company founded in 1998. She has been the host and producer of the Empowered Patient Podcast since 2014. The show was started to draw on the vast resources in translational research, genomics and biotech in La Jolla CA, headquarters of Turtleback Interactive.
Karen is the co-author and editor of 2 books on the impact of the Internet on politics and advocacy. Crossing the River: The Coming of Age of the Internet in Politics and Advocacy (2005) and About Face: The Dramatic Impact of the Internet on Politics and Advocacy (2009). Karen is the host of the weekly DigitalPoliticsPodcast.com, available online since 2007.
Kim Walpole is a reporter and producer on the Empowered Patient Podcast. She brings insights about the changing world of electronic medical records, precision medicine, and solving big problems in clinical trials using AI.