Cage fighter CEO takes on childhood cancer

Cage Fighter CEO Takes on Childhood Cancer Photos Courtesy of Stan Liberatore and Omni Public

Stan Liberatore is all about pushing boundaries.

Driving with the news: The tech CEO will gather healthcare and biotechnology leaders from around the world tomorrow for the third annual Disrupt the Bay conference.

The conference is virtual, but will take place on Liberatore’s Vsummits platform in an augmented reality expo hall. Global attendees create their own avatars, move freely from booth to booth around the conference and have private conversations. It includes a pitch competition for international startups to get ahead of private equity firms and compete for a $10,000 innovation prize. Local leaders and CEOs such as Johnny Crowder from Cope Notes and Rosa Shores from Blockspaces.

His goal: Raise $100,000 for innovative care solutions in childhood cancer research by donating ticket proceeds to Save the Kids Foundation, of which he chairs.

After several friends lost their children to cancer, Liberatore tells Axios that he has made it his mission to fill the gaps in childhood cancer treatment. come on over,” said Liberatore.

Point of intrigue: When Liberatore is not fighting old ideas in technology, he is fighting in the ring.

Being an amateur cage fighter fueled his personal and professional success, Liberatore says. It’s his antidote to fear.” I’m talking about something else.” Axios on facebookAxios on twitterAxios on linkedinAxios on email

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