'How to Think like an Entrepreneur' with serial entrepreneur Michael Gorton, Founder of Teladoc

New Haven
Thu, Feb 11, 5:45 PM (EST)

Michael Gorton is the Founder of Teladoc Health, the pioneer in Telehealth. As CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Teladoc, Michael led the healthcare services company that would go on to be named by MIT as one of the Top 50 Smartest Companies in the World in 2015. Throughout his executive career, Michael has founded 13 startups and led industry-changing companies.

About this event

We are delighted to host Michael Gorton for our first event of 2021, a virtual Fireside Chat. Michael is the Founder of Teladoc Health, the pioneer in Telehealth. As CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Teladoc, Michael Gorton led the healthcare services company that would go on to be named by MIT as one of the Top 50 Smartest Companies in the World in 2015. Teladoc is now the world’s leading telemedicine company with an NYSE market cap in excess of $35 billion. Throughout his executive career, Michael has founded 13 startups and led industry-changing companies, including Internet Global, Teladoc, Palo Duro Records, Principal Solar, and Water Environmental Technology. Michael is also involved in Private Equity and sits on the board of many prestigious organizations. 

Apart from being an entrepreneur, Michael is a thought leader and a best-selling author as well, with books ranging from hardcore management to fiction. His historic fiction novel Forefathers and Founding Fathers became an Amazon #1 bestseller and Broken Handoff was the #1 ranked M&A book of 2019. Michael is an avid runner, having run eighteen marathons, has completed a 4,800-mile bicycle adventure across the US.  He and his family have a goal of climbing the highest point of elevation in all 50 states. 

As you can see, Michael is a perfect example of a successful entrepreneur.  You can get valuable insight from him on all aspects of a startup. He is a very pleasing, energetic, and engaging speaker, so get ready with your questions on startups, healthcare, technology, running, and anything under the sun.

What can we learn from Michael?

  • How to 'Think like an Entrepreneur', coming from a very successful serial entrepreneur
  • How to get started as a Startup from a highly successful Entrepreneur
  • What tools and techniques you should be using to build your business
  • What the future holds for healthcare
  • What trends are emerging as we move into a post-Covid world
  • And much more


What is Startup Grind: Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Our monthly fireside chat provides ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections, and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.

This is a virtual event on Zoom, and the event is free for all.

Speaker

  • Michael Gorton

    Michael Gorton

    Teladoc

    Founder

    Michael Gorton is the Founder of Teladoc Health, the pioneer in Telehealth. As CEO, Chairman, and Founder of Teladoc, Michael Gorton led the healthcare services company that would go on to be named by MIT as one of the Top 50 Smartest Companies in the World in 2015. Teladoc is now the world’s leading telemedicine company with an NYSE market cap in excess of $35 billion. Throughout his executive...

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  • When

    Thursday, Feb 11
    5:45 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)

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