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Nick Culbertson
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Speaker Bio
Nick Culbertson is the CEO of Protenus, a Baltimore-based data science company bringing AI and automation to healthcare compliance. Under Nick's leadership, Protenus has been awarded 2023 Best in KLAS for both patient privacy monitoring and drug diversion surveillance solutions, is a three-time winner of Forbes’ America’s Best Startup Employers, is a Great Place to Work®-Certified company, was named one of 2021 CBInsights Digital Health 150, one of The Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare, and one of the Best Places to Work in Baltimore by the Baltimore Business Journal and the Baltimore Sun.

Nick was named one of "Healthcare's Entrepreneurs to Know" by Becker's Hospital Review and received SmartCEO's Executive Management Award. He was also named one of Baltimore's Top 40 under 40 and a finalist in EY's Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Prior to co-founding Protenus, Nick served eight years in the U.S. Army as a highly decorated U.S. Special Forces Operator (Green Beret). He holds a B.S. in from The Johns Hopkins University and currently serves on the executive board of The 6th Branch, a veteran-led community service organization in East Baltimore. Nick is also an active volunteer with several Baltimore initiatives focused on building workplace equity in the startup community.
Nick Culbertson