Justin Ayars

Justin is a former healthcare trial lawyer turned serial entrepreneur. He’s the Founder and CEO of equalityMD, a LGBTQ healthcare and data analytics startup company that blends healthcare and technology with marketing and data science.

He has extensive experience in crafting compelling narratives that resonate with diverse demographics, helping businesses authentically engage new markets, and cultivating communities through relationship-building and technological innovation.

Justin has been named an honorary LGBTQ+ Hero for the State of Florida, selected as one of the Top 100 People to Meet in Virginia, and honored as a Top 40 Under 40 LGBTQ+ Leader in North America. He’s an award-winning marketing and media expert, a prominent DEI and ESG speaker, and an internationally recognized LGBTQ+ leader and influencer in the business, policy, and entrepreneurial arenas.

In his own words, Justin has the mind of a philosopher, heart of a poet, and spirit of a starship captain. In all that he does, curiosity remains his true North Star.