Vishaal Kishore

Executive Chair of the Cisco-RMIT Health Transformation Lab

RMIT Health Transformation Lab

Vishaal is Professor of Innovation & Public Policy at RMIT University – where he leads the breakthrough, anti-disciplinary Cisco-RMIT Health Transformation Lab. (Follow RMIT and the RMIT Health Lab on Twitter.) He is also a founder, Deputy CEO and Chief Strategy Officer of The MedTech Actuator – Australia’s National MedTech Catalyst. Vishaal has previously been Deputy Secretary at the Department of Health & Human Services and holds a number of board and advisory positions with innovation agencies, enterprises and venture capital funds. He has held academic and research positions at Harvard and Brown Universities in the United States, as well as at the University of Melbourne and Monash University in Australia. He holds a doctorate from Harvard University, where his work focused on the intersection of law, political economy and socio-political theory.


September 20, 2022


Transforming Aged Care for the Future

2 min read

Read why it’s critical to transform aged care towards a future where digitization intersects with respect, and connection drives improvement.

May 21, 2021


Vaccines to Vaccinations: Towards collaboration in vaccine administration

5 min read

Collaboration in vaccine administration is key. To execute the vaccination dimension of COVID-19 response, we need to do so together.

February 17, 2021


Healthcare Now – Perspectives from Australia and Japan

3 min read

Taking the pulse of #healthcarenow in Australia and Japan provides insights into what’s on the horizon for health systems globally in 2021 and beyond.

September 9, 2020


Lessons from COVID-19 – The Need for Dynamic Health Capacity

2 min read

Digital infrastructure – not just physical buildings – is central to making healthcare spaces dynamic.