HIMSS and Health 2.0 European Conference

Helsinki, Finland
June 11-13, 2019

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Koen Kas

Healthcare Futurist
Belgium

Koen Kas is a health care futurist, entrepreneur, professor of molecular oncology, author, and international keynote speaker. Koen is driven by the aim to make healthcare delightful, personalized & preventive. He published his vision in two books. 'Sick no more' and 'Your guide to Delight', a roadmap towards Creating health, dealing with change, and introducing our personal Digital Twin. He is founding CEO of HealthSkouts & Partner at HealthStartup.eu, a social network of novel health startups. With Healthskouts, he helps corporates to unlock unknown unknowns, via an expert-curated, self-learning newsletter with innovation & business development suggestions & insights. He is an expert combining Real World data with design & business model innovations into novel experiences redefining Health. This way, he develops projects for global companies (Merck, UCB, Pfizer, Nutricia /Danone, Mitsubishi, McKesson, ABInbev) always dealing with personalized, predictive or preventive health and wellness. Koen is guest professor Oncology at Ghent University, Belgium, and chairs the scientific committee of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation. He is an ambassador for Health House (a healthcare technology experience zone). He serves on the Advisory Board of 7 pioneering healthcare companies and a digital health investor. He is juror of the Prix Galien. He is Editor of the mHealth Journal and the European Journal of Cancer Prevention. Koen was CSO Oncology at Thrombogenics where he spun out Oncurious, testing a novel drug for pediatric brain cancer. Before he was founder & CSO of Pronota, building a protein biomarker discovery platform and pipeline of 4 diagnostic programs. He was prior to that Director Drug discovery @Galapagos. Previously he set up & directed the Cancer drug discovery program @Tibotec (now J&J). He started his career elucidating the molecular basis of 2 types of cancers.

June 12, 2019
9:00 - 10:30
Room 101

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