At Bloom Technologies Julien leads technology and product development. He is also Program Director for wearable technologies at IMEC, where he started, grew and directed a multidisciplinary international team. He has led wearable health projects for market leaders in both the medical and consumer spaces, and has (co-) authored over 60 papers and 7 patents in the field of wearable technologies and connected health. For Launch! he’s debuting Bloom’s discrete, wireless wearable for expecting mothers to track contractions and other physiological changes in pregnancy to improve maternal and neonatal outcomes.