This is a list of press/media, influence rankings, and other noteworthy coverage I’ve received as a result of my efforts with the Digital Health group on LinkedIn plus my website and activity on Twitter.


I was interviewed along with Nick Adkins following my conference-opening keynote presentation at XPOMET Convention in Leipzig, Germany on Mar 21, 2018

Diabetes and Weight Loss – Blood Sugar and Weight Loss – DietSpotlight, Jan 18 (quoted)


Interview on ‘The Computer Guy Radio Show’, WWGH 107.1 FM radio in Marion, Ohio – Hosted by Adam Lepp, Nov 30

Interview on ‘Telecom Radio One’ podcast – Hosted by Phil Howard, Nov 29

What the Genomic Revolution Means for Your Health – Article published in Innovation & Tech Today, Pages 70-72, Summer Issue (released online Sep 19)

Let’s Get Physical: How the Digital Age is Improving Health and Removing Costs – My article published in Innovation & Tech Today, June 23

Quoted several times in Philips Future Health Index 2017 report (press release), May 18

Speaking at Dell EMC Healthcare’s digital health think tank event. My personal intro beings at the 7:30 mark. – Apr 18

Sync for Genes Takes First Steps Towards Integrating Genomic Data at the Point of Care” – GenomeWeb, Mar 17


Community Health Center’s “Conversations on Health Care” radio interview – Oct 17

Top Industry 4.0 Influencers – Bind 4.0, Sep 7

The aim of the game: how the gamification of medtech is putting the fun into healthier behaviour – Medtech Engine, Aug 3

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2B, healthcare wonders what the future holds – MedCityNews, Jun 13

Digital Health 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands – Onalytica, May 6

IoT 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands – Onalytica, Feb 17

Beyond Fitness Trackers At CES: Tiny Wearable Biosensor Continuously Monitors Your Body Chemistry – Forbes, Jan 7


I appeared in an Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) program narrated by Dr. Norman Swan: “Big Ideas: Can We Save Health Care?
The forum brought together leading international & domestic business & health executives from the private & public sectors to discuss better ways to run the healthcare system in Australia. Here is the YouTube video.

I delivered the keynote address at Korea Health Industry Development Institute and ChosunBiz’s ‘Healthcare Innovation Forum 2015‘, in Seoul, Korea on Nov 5, 2015
Prior to and following the conference, I was featured in several articles. This is one example plus video of my keynote on YouTube.

Top 9 Companies Leading Digital Health In 2015 – Aug 27, WTVOX

Pathway Genomics Corporation Adds Digital Health Entrepreneur Paul Sonnier To Strategic Advisory Board – Press Release postings:, BusinessWire, BioSpace, mHealthNews – July 9

How To Become A Health Coach Influencer: Part 1 – Building Your Platform To Get The Word Out – Nudge Coach blog, July 9

Wearables & mHealth. The third wave. – Streye blog, July 7

The top 41 health-oriented social media influencers – Klick Health, May 29

#19 in Inc’s “The Top 30 Internet of Things Experts: The Most Powerful Voices in IoT and Location-Based Technologies” – Inc., March 26

Digital Health Landscape 2015: Top 100 Influencers & Brands – Onalytica, March 18

Apple’s ResearchKit: Gamechanger for digital health care? – Bertha Coombs, CNBC, March 10

Paul Sonnier, Digital Health Advocate: Tech Is Disrupting Adjacent Industries To Healthcare – Kavi Guppta, March 6 in Forbes

6 Digital Health Power Curators – Bryan Vartabedian, MD’s “33 Charts” blog, February 26

We already know the future of the Apple Watch: And that future looks pretty healthy… ““better and individualized healthcare available wherever there is a mobile signal. The most exciting prospect in the history of medicine lies before us,” as Dr. Eric Topol told digital health expert, Paul Sonnier.” – Computerworld, February 17

The rise and fall of wearable fitness trackers – The Globe and Mail, January 5


In a list of the “Top 30 Social Influencers in Biotech and Biopharma” published in the Huffington Post, I found myself included among some very prestigious company. As Leisa Peterson states: “From among more than 400 candidates, these are the 30 people who have the largest digital and social presence and the most influence in the fields of biotechnology and biopharmacy.” The thought leaders on the list whom I myself have followed for quite some time include J. Craig Venter, Atul Gawande, Carl Zimmer, Matthew Herper, Jonathan Eisen, Michael Eisen, Atul Butte, Bob West, Alan Greene, Berci Meskó, and Eric Topol. – Huffington Post, December 17

I was also delighted to move up to #1 in Onalytica’s latest rankings of Wearable Tech influencers: “Wearable Tech Landscape 2015: Top Influencers and Brands“. As Arthur Hilhorst states: “We looked at individuals in digital health, mobile communications, strategy, analysis, design, innovation and electronics engaging in the wearable tech debate to give us the Top 50 list of influencers in the wearable tech landscape.” – Onalytica, December 17

Powerful influencer discovery and engagement tools to help brands build awareness and relevant reach” – Little Bird influence marketing platform August 25 SlideShare pitch features me on slides 15-18

Wearable technology: Clothing designed to save your life – BBC News, August 25

The Top Wearable Technology Influencers to Follow – Skyhook Wireless, August 22

New Media Publication “The Digital Health Post” Launched By Industry Catalyst Paul Sonnier (duplicated in the Digital Journal, here) – Press Release, August 12

Athletes, Sports & Medical Tech Innovators & Wearables Featured In Summer ’14 Issue of Innovation & Tech Today – Press Release, July 31

“The Digital Health Revolution is Healthcare’s Latest Evolution” by Paul Sonnier in Innovation & Tech Today magazine – July 29, 2014
Innovation & Tech Today is a print publication found in all Barnes & Noble stores, newsstands, and airports across the US and Canada as well as digitally on Zinio, Apple iTunes, and Issuu.

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#9 on list of 1,000 Wearable Tech Influencers – Jun 8, 2014

Most Wanted Wearable Technology Revealed From Industry Expert Round up – Wearable.Co.UK May 20, 2014

Who Doctors ACTUALLY follow – Healthcare People Edition – May 6, 2014

#27 on list of 1,000 Wearable Tech Influencers – Apr 2, 2014

15 Influencers Shaping Digital Health in 2014 – Mar 31, 2014

Top Influencers of Wearable Tech – Mar 19, 2014

The Intersection of Health Care, Social Media, and Digital Strategy – Susannah Fox, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, Jan 25, 2014


The LinkedIn Doctor: A toe dip into social media – MedCrunch, December 16, 2013

Social Media: its antics, its power, and its expanding necessity in health care – MedCrunch, November 18, 2013

It’s never been easier to change the world – Health Service Journal, November 8, 2013

HealthTap Lets You Ask The Doctor – InformationWeek, October 30, 2013

Qu’est ce que la Santé Digitale? – ACS WebSanté, August 27, 2013

Sonnier named member of World Economic Forum council – Daily Record, August 26, 2013

Video: What is Digital Health? – HIT Consultant, August 26, 2013

Who Should Biotech Pros Follow on Twitter? The 2013 Edition – Xconomy, August 19, 2013

Popper and Company’s Paul Sonnier Named Member of World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Digital Health

Remote Patient Monitoring: 9 Promising Technologies – InformationWeek, August 1, 2013

3rd Annual #HIT100 List Unveiled (voted #11) – Healthcare IT News, July 23, 2013

Digital Health Perspectives: Paul Sonnier – pharmaphorum, July 8, 2013

How consumers might find digital health tools – MobiHealthNews, May 14, 2013

Health IT Vendors, Industry Influencers and Jon Stewart’s Plea for Data Interoperability by Paul Sonnier, athenahealth guest blog post, May 8, 2013

The Long-Awaited Revolution: Digital Health Innovation by Paul Sonnier in Huffington Post, April 30, 2013

Fighting the afternoon blahs? Check out these healthcare infographics on Pinterest – MedCityNews, April 26, 2013

Paul Sonnier: Founder of LinkedIn’s 17,000-member Digital Health group – Kauffman Foundation’s eMed, April 23, 2013

Digital Health: It’s On – Forbes, April 16, 2013

Why Digital Health is No “Bubble” by Paul Sonnier in VentureBeat, April 16, 2013

XPRIZE and Nokia are pleased to announce the Judging Panel and Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) for the first competition in the $2.25 million Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE – April 24, 2013

Fifteen Influencers Shaping Digital Health – Stephen Davies’ blog, February 27, 2013

Vision Realized:  Surveying the Healthcare and Health IT Innovation Landscape – HIMSS Journal of Health Information Management (JHIM), January, 2013


Peak or Plateau for Apple? – Medical App Journal, December 5, 2012

Several Forces Driving Explosion in Mobile Health Care Industry, Experts Say – iHealthBeat, September 12, 2012

4 digital health conferences that should be on your fall agenda – MedCityNews, September 6, 2012

New Milestone for Digital Health – European Medical Device Technology (EMDT), August 3, 2012

Don’t forget, mobile is but a tool in the wider effort to improve healthcare – MobiHealthNews, July 30, 2012

Too Much Hype in the Mobile Health App World? – Huffington Post, July 23, 2012

Connected health: hype or hope for a new revolution? – GigaOm, July 23, 2012

20 personalized medicine thought leaders to follow on Twitter – MedCityNews, June 6, 2012

10 Best Health Care Technology Blogs – Health in 30, March 13, 2012

Catalyzing the mHealth ecosystem, Paul Sonnier and the Wireless Health LinkedIn group – iMedicalApps, March 5, 2012

Interview With Eric Topol MD – The Cardiologist Who Wants to Digitize You and Your Patients – MedCrunch

You Say Mobile, I Say Wireless, but it Doesn’t Really Matter – MobiHealthNews, February 2, 2012

LinkedIn Group Helping Medicine and Digital World Converge – Medical Electronics Design, January 16, 2012

Introducing Strategic Advisor Paul Sonnier: Digital Health Expert – Popper and Company, January 11, 2012


The Best LinkedIn Groups for Healthcare and Life Science Innovation – MedCity News, December 27, 2011

Scientific American’s “World-Changing Ideas: 10 new technologies that will make a difference” – Scientific American, November 15, 2011

Mobile Health: Wireless Technology a Key to Improving Care, Lowering Nation’s $2.5 Trillion in Medical Spending, Exec Says – San Diego Business Journal, October 10, 2011

LinkedIn groups for IT pros: How to find the best – Computerworld, August 24, 2011

Highest-risk mobile medical apps are focus of FDA’s draft guidance – FierceMobileHealthcare, July 19, 2011

Barriers to the mHealth Revolution – University of California, San Diego Rady Business School Journal, Vol. 4, Summer 2011

Creating a Consumer Movement in Wireless Health – Karten Design Blog, June 3, 2011

Online community builder Sonnier joins WLSA – MobiHealthNews, March 8, 2011


Wireless health industry needs interoperability among products to reach mass adoption – San Diego Daily Transcript, December 9, 2010

Influence of m-health Comparable to Cars and Transportation – FierceMobileHealthcare, November 2, 2010

Wireless Health and Mobile Health: A Burgeoning Revolution – San Diego Business Journal, October 25, 2010

Wireless Health: A Burgeoning Revolution – Element 14 Journal, October, 2010

E-Devices Prove Their Mettle in Vigorous Health Care Settings – San Diego Business Journal, August 16, 2010

Leaders in San Diego m-health community discuss wireless innovation, roadblocks – FierceMobileHealthcare, June 22, 2010

The mHealth Revolution: Industry insiders offer their insight into the way new technologies will change – University of California, San Diego Rady Business School Journal, Vol. 3 Issue 1

New “mHealth Regulatory Coalition” to offer FDA guidance on regulation of mobile smartphone apps – FierceMobileHealthcare, June 15, 2010

A mobile health industry grows in San Diego – FierceMobileHealthcare, January 5, 2010