With his company Novocure, Bill Doyle works to bring breakthrough medical technologies to doctors and patients.

Why you should listen

Bill Doyle is the executive chair of Novocure, a company commercializing a new therapeutic modality for solid tumors using low-intensity electric fields. Recently, Novocure received FDA approval for its first indication, recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme (GBM), the most virulent form of brain cancer; it is now conducting additional clinical trials.

In 2002, Doyle co-founded medical device venture firm WFD Ventures, which provides financing and business-building expertise to medical device companies with the potential to make a major impact on patient care, working with entrepreneurs, doctors and scientists to improve medical outcomes and maximize the potential of their innovations.

A graduate of MIT, Doyle stablished the MIT FIRST Scholarship for FIRST Robotics Competition participants admitted to MIT.

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Bill Doyle’s TED talks

Quotes from Bill Doyle

The [Tumor Treating Fields] patients can undergo all the activities of their daily life. There's none of the tiredness. There's none of what is called the ‘chemo head.’
Bill Doyle
TEDMED 2011 • 400K views Jan 2012
Ingenious, Fascinating