The Hyper-Connected Individual , Household & City Meets The Healthcare Sector: The IOT Opportunity
16:20 - 16:30
Speaker Biography (Tobias D Gantner)
Tobias is a restless resident of different worlds: A medical doctor by training, a health economist and jurist by education, a philosophy aficionado by academic passion and curious by default.
He has worked in a number of leading positions in hospital patient care and major industry companies such as Siemens (Consulting), Novartis (Strategy and Health Economy/Health Policy), Bayer Healthcare (Head Market Access) and Johnson&Johnson (Head Market Access and Health Economics).
Subsequently he followed his bliss and founded the 'HealthCare Futurists'.
Tobias holds a number of academic appointments and is a sought after speaker in topics related to the future of health-care.
He is currently approaching a professorship at the Fresenius University of applied sciences at Cologne campus for innovation in healthcare, design thinking and leadership in innovation.
Tobias is passionate about his family, edutaining transdisciplinarity, bee keeping, magic, building flamenco guitars and long distance hiking.
Company Profile (HealthCare Futurists GmbH)
The HealthCare Futurists (HCFs) is an international and independent network, think tank, incubator and catalyst for innovation in health-care, life sciences and medicine founded in 2013.
The HCFs consist of renowned experts and thriving professionals of diverse disciplines with a persistent passion for patients.
We have successfully completed innovation labs, strategy workshops and business development projects with major health-care industry companies and health-care providers alike. We have a proven track record in successfully operating in the field of market access and are in good standing with the major players in the German Health-Care system
Furthermore the HCFs provide guidance to startups and are engaged in medical enlightenment to the public.
We are the initiators and home to the innovate.healthcare hackathons and industry initiative and hosts to cocreate.healthcare installments for customer, client and patient participations.
The HCFs are currently founding the Institute for Patient-Centric Innovation and Medical Entrepreneurship which links strategic business development, patient-involvement in product design (design-thinking, cocreate.healthcare) and entrepreneurship in the health-care arena with systematic academic methodology and credibility.