Kyle Simmons

Kyle Simmons

Solutions Architect, MentorMate


Apple HealthKit vs. Google Fit: What Works, What Doesn’t and What’s Next

Healthcare offerings from Apple and Google are being developed faster than most can keep straight. Understanding the ambitions of leading tech companies is the key to keeping pace with the rapidly-evolving landscape and form factors. This session will explore and explain the current health platforms from Apple and Google. Our speakers will provide insights into HealthKit, Google Fit, ResearchKit and CareKit from a user, business and developer perspective.

What you’ll learn:

  • A clear understanding of Apple HealthKit and Google Fit
  • Recent examples of successful case studies
  • How patients can collaborate with caregivers


As a Solutions Architect, Kyle lives at the intersection of business needs, user realities and technical possibilities. His insatiable curiosity and approachable style enables him to translate complex technical requirements into simple user experiences. An evangelical e-patient, Kyle is always hunting for new consumer medical services, devices and technologies to streamline and improve his health journey.

In past lives, Kyle’s been known as a substitute teacher, karaoke champion, Wind Farm developer, expatriate, Notary Public, alpinist and prophet of trivia.