Investing in the Digitalisation of Healthcare
Wednesday, September 7th, 15:00-17:30
Oradea City Hall
The panel’s purpose is to explain healthcare issues, the problem, the complexity, and the opportunity to improve and revolutionize medicine with modern technologies and Artificial and Human Intelligence.
This session, chaired by mr. George Haber (serial entrepreneur in several technology startups in Silicon Valley and CEO of Crestafund Investments) will be an interactive discussion attended by top decision makers from Government, academia, industry and healthcare providers from Israel, Moldova and Romania to discuss trends, strategy and investment opportunities for the upcoming period, related to the current wave of digitalisation in the healthcare domain.
The focus will be on revolutionizing health care through the use of AI, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security and other applicable technologies as well as on the strategic aspects of the digitalisation trend, aiming to cover all perspectives from the different actors in this field, providing a full-spectrum overview of this exciting development.
This extraordinary session will be of particular interest to business leaders, strategic decision makers dealing with economic development, as well as stakeholders in the healthcare industry.
For registration click here and chose single day ticket (8th of September).
List of participants:
Moshe DunieInvestor, Technion Board of Governors and former Windows VP at Microsoft, USA
George T. HaberCrestaFund, USA
Vlad Mixich, MDInternational Health Policy Expert, RO
Iurie ȚurcanuDeputy Prime Minister on Digitalisation, MD
Sebastian Burduja, PhDMinister of Research, Innovation and Digitalisation, RO
Irit Idan, PhDInvestment Advisor, SoftBank Israel, IL
Dudi KleinCo-Founder & Managing Partner, ALIVE Israel HealthTech Fund, IL
Richard PassovEx Treasurer of Pfizer, Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley’s Fung Institute, USA
Haber’s Law “If it can be done in Software AI will do it better“.
George is a dynamic example of that special breed of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who are powering the technology revolution.
Visionary and successful Serial Entrepreneur, Marketing Guru and Strategist, with proven track record from vision to implement and manage High Tech Companies from StartUp to M&A or IPO.
Active Angel Investor in serious, innovative, disruptive technologies working with entrepreneurs to improve the world.
Frequently quoted, speaker at national and international conferences, and one of the key people of the story of the Xbox. You can read it in the book “Opening the Xbox: Inside Microsoft’s Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution” By Dean Takahasi. ISBN-10: 0761537082
Specialties: Starting StartUps and helping Private / Public Companies with Strategy and Tactics to gain and sustain long term growth and financial success.
Expert in Marketing, Competitive Analysis, financing, mergers and acquisition.
Vlad Mixich, MD
Vlad Mixich (MD, MSc) is a health policy expert with international experience across 8 countries in Europe and Asia, working for the World Bank, the European Commission and the European Investment Bank in the area of health systems strengthening.
With a degree in Medicine, Vlad Mixich holds a masters degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science and he was a Fulbright Fellow at Emory University in Atlanta (US) and an Eisenhower Fellow for Innovation in Philadelphia (US).
Currently he is part of the WHO Collaborating Centre team at Utrecht University. He is a board member of the European Agency for Health and Safety at Work and of the Romanian Health Observatory.
Iurie Turcanu is the Deputy Prime Minister for Digitization within the Government of the Republic of Moldova. Previously, he held the position of Director of the Electronic Government Agency (EGA) and the Chief Digital Officer, Moldova’s e-Government Centre. As the chief digital officer at Moldova’s e-Government Centre, Iurie Turcanu has driven the implementation of an impressive national ICT strategy, including most notably an e-Transformation project which has steadily and successfully increased the impact of various public services. He also has driven the Open Data Initiative, as well as schemes like M-Cloud, recognized as the “Best Cloud Project in Central & Eastern Europe” in 2012. The main projects conducted under his leadership are the government electronic payment service MPay, the government data exchange and interoperability platform MConnect and the development of an infrastructure for electronic signatures, including the mobile signature.
Sebastian Burduja, PhD
Sebastian Ioan Burduja is a Romanian politician. He is the vice-president of the National Liberal Party (PNL) and the president of the PNL branch Sector 1 – Bucharest. In December 2020, he was elected deputy of the National Party in the 42nd constituency of Bucharest. on May 3, 2022 he became the Minister of Research, Innovation and Digitalization in Ciuca’s cabinet. League of Romanian Students Abroad (LSRS) and CAESAR Foundation (Center for Access to Expertise of Romanian Students and Graduates).
Irit Idan, PhD
Dr. Irit Idan is Investment Advisor at SoftBank Investment Advisers and she also worked as the Executive Vice President for Research and Development at Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., Israel’s third-largest defense company.
Rafael is world-renowned for pioneering breakthrough defense systems, such as Iron Dome and Trophy. She received her Ph.D in astrophysics from the Faculty of Physics at Technion in 1994 and she serves on the board of directors of several companies both in Israel and abroad, and is a member of the Technion Council and International Board of Governors.
Dudi Klein is an Entrepreneur with over 20 years experience. Leadership positions in Business Development, Management, Fund Raising and Marketing. Major (res.) in the Intelligence Unit.
Former Head of Ventures and Innovation Division, Assuta Medical Centers.
During his service in the IDF, Dudi was awarded twice for excellence awards by the Head of the Military Intelligence Directorate
Roles held within private and public companies spanning Technology & Healthcare Sectors, analyzing Big Data, Computer Vision (an interdisciplinary field that deals with gaining high-level understanding from digital images or videos), Video Processing, Mobile Technologies and Telecom with BioGaming, Verint (VRNT), VideoCells, Cellcom (CEL).
In 2014, Dudi won 1st prize at the MEDICA Innovation Award for his company BioGaming.
Founder of and sits as, an Advisor to, and Board Member of Start-ups.
Mr. Klein holds a BSc in Computer Science and MBA from Bar-Ilan University.
Richard Passov has more than 25 years of leadership experience across technology and life science companies. He helped capitalize Sun Microsystems through its hyper–growth phase, leaving to join Intel where he became one of the first employees in Intel’s Venture Capital group. He helped steer Pfizer through $250 billion of acquisitions, strategic reviews of R&D productivity and led the divestiture of Zoetis and it’s successful IPO. He’s a co–founder of Iota Biosciences, board member of OffAssignment, Adjunct Professor at UC Berkeley’s Fung Institute, guest columnist at 3QuarksDaily, and is researching the anthropology of computation. He received a B.A. and M.B.A from the University of California, Los Angeles along with an M.S., Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.