Speaker Details

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Jochen Hurlebaus

Head Digital Health Innovation

Roche Diagnostics International Ltd

Jochen since 2019 heads the Digital Health Innovation Chapter within Roche Diagnostics International. He holds a PhD in Bioinformatics and an Executive MBA and has more than 20 years of experience in the Life Sciences and Diagnostics industry. From 2007 to 2017 he drove innovation in the IVD business by leading the Innovation & IP Management department within Roche Diagnostics. In 2018 he established the Startup Creasphere which is now one of the leading corporate Digital Health Accelerators globally with locations in Munich, Singapore and the Silicon Valley. The Digital Health Innovation Chapter shapes the future of healthcare together with patients, providers and payers and has accelerated more than 75 transformative digital health projects together with startups in the last 5 years. Jochen is passionate about establishing symbiotic partnerships between Roche and startups to bring innovation to patients and innovate related business models.

“For me, the symbiosis between startups and corporates is the best way to innovate in healthcare.”

Open innovation will be the key to transforming healthcare in today's fast-paced economy. This entails working with 3rd-parties to leverage their innovative capabilities. In order to build efficient business models that will address the biggest challenges within the healthcare ecosystem and contribute to improving patient outcomes.