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Tony Estrella is a healthcare investor, board director, and fiction novelist who uses lucid dreaming to fuel his creativity

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Comatose

A fiction novel about lucid dreaming

Comatose follows the lives of four strangers who are trying to cheat death. On the surface, these people – a famous Hollywood director suffering from terminal brain cancer, a budding scientist in Artificial Intelligence whose honeymoon tragically ended with a freak plane accident, an angry orphan who lost her closest family to a tragic motorcycle accident, and the leading medical expert in treating comatose patients – appear to have nothing in common.

Once they independently uncover a link between lucid dreaming and comas, their lives start to intersect, leading to unexpected alliances in a life-threatening race for survival.

Click on the button to order by the end of August 2019

“Tony Estrella speaking at Swiss Re: Wearables and Health apps conference, Nov 2018” by David Ausserhofer, licensed under CC BY 2.0 through Swiss Re”
(© David Ausserhofer_www.ausserhofer.de)

In his debut novel Comatose, Tony Estrella brings together his experiences as a healthcare futurist and entrepreneur, global citizen, and inspiration from lucid dreaming into a thrilling speculative fiction novel that will change your perceptions on why we dream.

Tony has worked in Asia, the US, and Europe as startup founder & investor, corporate innovation leader, and strategic advisor.   Tony is a regular speaker and panelist at industry conferences around the world.   During his talks, he provides insights from being both a serial healthcare entrepreneur and a corporate executive in Life Insurance and Pharma.   Comatose was selected as a Semi-Finalist by the William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative writing competition.

Tony is an alumnus of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School (MBA), London Business School, and the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (Electrical Engineering). Tony currently resides in Singapore with his wife and daughter when they are not immersive explorers travelling across Asia and Europe.

What people say about Tony as an investor, board member, and fiction novelist

“Comatose has captured my imagination … The fear of mortality made so tangible, the tease of alternative therapies and AI offering a sliver of hope in the not too distant future … This is all set in vastly different cities and cultures whose depths slowly unveil … Fascinating. Could not put it down!” — Pin Kwok, Healthcare Executive and Entrepreneur

“Tony’s extensive global network in healthcare is instrumental in shaping my company to become the next Asian startup to reach a $1 billion valuation.   Beyond fantastic connections, Tony’s vast experience as an entrepreneur, insurance innovation executive, and investor allows him to easily navigate business, technical, and clinical conversations.” — Rosaline Chow Koo, CEO of CXA

“Speculative fiction helps imagine the role of future technologies but can also help patients imagine future states of health. My friend Tony Estrella has written his first SF novel weaving AI, health, and global cultures that yields a bold vision of tomorrow’s therapies” – Steven Tucker, Oncologist and Founder at Tucker Medical Group, Leadership of Singularity U in Singapore

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Comatose

A fiction novel about lucid dreaming

Comatose follows the lives of four strangers who are trying to cheat death. On the surface, these people – a famous Hollywood director suffering from terminal brain cancer, a budding scientist in Artificial Intelligence whose honeymoon tragically ended with a freak plane accident, an angry orphan who lost her closest family to a tragic motorcycle accident, and the leading medical expert in treating comatose patients – appear to have nothing in common.

Once they independently uncover a link between lucid dreaming and comas, their lives start to intersect, leading to unexpected alliances in a life-threatening race for survival.

Click on the button to order by the end of August 2019

Biography
“Tony Estrella speaking at Swiss Re: Wearables and Health apps conference, Nov 2018” by David Ausserhofer, licensed under CC BY 2.0 through Swiss Re”
(© David Ausserhofer_www.ausserhofer.de)

In his debut novel Comatose, Tony Estrella brings together his experiences as a healthcare futurist and entrepreneur, global citizen, and inspiration from lucid dreaming into a thrilling speculative fiction novel that will change your perceptions on why we dream.

Tony has worked in Asia, the US, and Europe as startup founder & investor, corporate innovation leader, and strategic advisor.   Tony is a regular speaker and panelist at industry conferences around the world.   During his talks, he provides insights from being both a serial healthcare entrepreneur and a corporate executive in Life Insurance and Pharma.   Comatose was selected as a Semi-Finalist by the William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative writing competition.

Tony is an alumnus of University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School (MBA), London Business School, and the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (Electrical Engineering). Tony currently resides in Singapore with his wife and daughter when they are not immersive explorers travelling across Asia and Europe.

What people say about Tony as an investor, board member, and fiction novelist

“Comatose has captured my imagination … The fear of mortality made so tangible, the tease of alternative therapies and AI offering a sliver of hope in the not too distant future … This is all set in vastly different cities and cultures whose depths slowly unveil … Fascinating. Could not put it down!” — Pin Kwok, Healthcare Executive and Entrepreneur

“Tony’s extensive global network in healthcare is instrumental in shaping my company to become the next Asian startup to reach a $1 billion valuation.   Beyond fantastic connections, Tony’s vast experience as an entrepreneur, insurance innovation executive, and investor allows him to easily navigate business, technical, and clinical conversations.” — Rosaline Chow Koo, CEO of CXA

“Speculative fiction helps imagine the role of future technologies but can also help patients imagine future states of health. My friend Tony Estrella has written his first SF novel weaving AI, health, and global cultures that yields a bold vision of tomorrow’s therapies” – Steven Tucker, Oncologist and Founder at Tucker Medical Group, Leadership of Singularity U in Singapore