Speakers of HealthTech Innovation

HealthTech Influencer Keynote Speaker

Dr. Hamed Ali Al-Hashemi

Digital Health Program Lead

Department of Health – Abu Dhabi

Conference Curt ain Raiser Keynote Speaker

Dr. Shafi Ahmed

Co-Founder | Medical Realities

Surgeon, Teacher, Futurist, Innovator & Entrepreneur, Former Advisor for Department of Health – Abu Dhabi

Investor Forum Chairman

Dr. Dirk Richter

Senior Advisor, Director

Health Sector Innovation, Abu Dhabi Department of Health

Prof. Michael Miller

WHO Digital Health Technical Advisory Group (DHTAG) Roster of Experts

World Health Organization

Dr. Samer Ellaham

Cardiology Consultant, Director Accreditation | Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

Clinical Professor Gulf Medical University | Middle East Chair, Patient Safety Movement

Dr. Louiza Chitour

Program Manager, HealthTech

Plug and Play Abu Dhabi

Dr. Khalid Alyafei

Division Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO)

Sidra Medicine

Dr. Sophia Pathai MD PhD MPH

Venture Partner

Peppermint VenturePartners GmBH

Katherine Church

Chief Digital Officer

Surrey Heartlands Integrated Care System

Jana Elkova

Head of Innovation Impact Grant & Partnership Programme

EXPO 2020

Dipak Kalra


The European Institute for Innovation through Health Data

Dr. Sana Farid

President & Co-Chair Healthcare Committee

The VR AR Association

Dr. Jassim Haji

President Group of International Artificial Intelligence, Chairman of industrial Advisory Board

Arab Open University, Kingdom of Bahrain

Mark Johnson

Editorial Board Chair

CDO Magazine

Rashed Alsuwaidi

Chief Executive Officer


Dr. Alisdair Smithies

Director of Operations (Education)

Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London

Dr. Rahul Goyal

Senior Vice President Clinical Adoption and Engagement & Consultant Family Medicine


Althea Davis

Country Ambassador, UAE and Board Member | International Society of Chief Data Officers

Managing Partner and CDO | Avantologie | Editorial Board Member | CDO Magazine

Sumit Puri

Chief Growth Officer

KEF Holdings

Muhammad M Siddiqui

Chief Information Officer

International Medical Center

Dr. Adam Chee

Chief, Smart Health Leadership Centre

Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore

Mohamad H. Fakih RN, MScN

Chief Nursing Officer

Fakeeh University Hospital

Dana Msaddi

Chief Operating Officer & Board of Director

Neuro Spinal Hospital

Reda Sadki

President | The Geneva Learning Foundation

Chief Learning Officer | Learning Strategies International

Mohammad Al Tamimi

Regional Sales Director: Middle East, Turkey and North Africa


Tamara Sunbul

Medical Director of Clinical Informatics

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH)

Rahja Daher

Head of Health Group

Swiss Business Council Dubai & Northern Emirates

Frederik Bisbjerg

Executive Director, Digital and Innovation

Daman - National Health Insurance Company

Najeeb Al-Shorbaji

President - eHealth Development Association | President - Middle East and North Africa Association of Health Informatics

Vice-President - International Medical Informatics Association

Nasser Aljehani

Associate Medical Director

The Counsel of Cooperative Health Insurance

Arash Dara

Group Chief Executive Officer

Lootah Holding

Anthony Samir

Head of Cybersecurity Unit

Ministry of Health and Population – Egypt

Stan Kachnowski

Director Digital Health Program

Columbia Business School

Maria Gajda Horowitz

Founder and CEO

Kidron Capital Assets LP

Dr. Craig Lopatin

Partner and Chief Technology Officer

Kidron Capital Assets LP

Dr. Shlomit Chappel Ram

Partner and Chief Scientific Officer

Kidron Capital Assets LP

Lindsay Miller

Managing Partner

MENA Moonshots

Anvita Varshney

Managing Director

AV Capital Partners

Sajjad Kamal

HealthTech Partner

Global Ventures

Atiq Mirza

MedTech and Healthcare VC and Board Advisor

Martin Herman

Founder and CEO

Powerful Medical

Dave Cook

VP of Sales & Marketing

Powerful Medical

Karim Dakki

Co-Founder & CEO


Timon Schorling


WK-MedTec GmbH

Dr. Nur Alkhateeb

AmbiFi Deployment Director, UK & MENA


James Sharpe

President and Chief Learning Officer


Abdelhady Araby

Founder & CEO

Platform One

Saba Khalid

Founder & CEO

Aurat Raaj

Michael Schelper

Chief Growth Officer

Healthcare X.0

Dr. Andrew Botham

Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer