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  • Anders Qvarnström
    Anders Qvarnström is an experienced, globally seasoned, hands-on Senior Executive in Med tech and Life Sciences. Has held international Senior Management roles in US, Germany, Sweden and Japan. Responsibility has evolved from Sales and Marketing to General Management, always propelling growth and profitability increase. He has taken a research tool to clinical practice on a global basis through strong focus on developing clinical and health economic data. Core competencies: Global Business Mana...
  • Christer Köhler
    Board of Directors
    Founder of Kynexis LLC and Lecare AB, Christer Köhler currently holds the position of Chairman for Kynexis LLC and Chairman of Lecare AB.He is also on the board of GreenLeaf Medical AB, Hamlet Pharma AB and Intidyn LLC.He previously held the position of Executive Vice President-Discovery Research at AstraZeneca Plc, Global Head-CNS Discovery at F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. and Adjunct Professor at the University of Bergen.He received a doctorate from the University of Bergen.
  • Derek W. Russell
    Advisory Board
    Former CEO and owner of HFSAB, a supplier of product solutions to the cable and battery industries.
  • Filipe Quinaz
    Filipe is passionate about technology, especially when it has the power to change someone’s life. He pursued academic endeavors such as teaching and research at the University of Beira Interior while having a strong connection to the industry and entrepreneurship.
  • Håkan Mellstedt
    Advisory Board
    Håkan Mellstedt, Professor of Oncologic Biotherapy, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Oncology- Pathology, Karolinska Institute at the Karolinska University Hospital Solna, Stockholm, Sweden. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology. He was president of ESMO 2004 – 2009, chair of the Swedish Medical Society of Oncology 1993-2000 and is member of the Accreditation Council of Oncology in Europe (ACOE) (2009-). He is the co-founder of a biotech company, KANCERA AB, (2011). P...
  • Jan Stjernström
    He has over forty years of international experience in the finance industry, from senior positions at Svenska Handelsbanken, Citigroup and SEB. During a ten year period he specialised in financing multinational companies within the Chemical & Pharmaceutical industries globally. He later ran one of the largest Life insurance companies in Sweden (which included a healthcare insurance business) and has also served on various boards including Private Banks and a large Swedish Venture Capital fu...
  • Kristina Andersson
    Advisory Board
    Former stock market professional, London.
  • Lars Erik Henrikson
    Advisory Board
    Former EVP of Denstply Dental Implant Business Area, former Astra Tech, Nobel Biocare, etc.
  • Lars Wahlström
    International advisor to private equity, entrepreneur, former Group Vice President at Oracle, etc.
  • Max Tredal (representing Core Capital)
    Advisory Board
    Represented by Max Tredal, partner at Core Capital, Luxemburg, former Ålandsbanken bond specialist, portfolio manager.
  • Miguel Fontes
    Miguel Fontes is, since 2016, the Executive Director of Startup Lisboa. He has a degree in Sociology and a postgraduate degree in Business Management from INDEG/ISCTE. He was the Secretary of State for Youth, in the governments led by António Guterres, between November 1997 and April 2002. He has held management roles, both in the private and public sectors, having previously been executive director of AICEP Global Parques S.A., between 2010 and 2015.
  • Patrik Nilsson
    Advisory Board
    Chairman Vitamin Well AB, former CEO of GANT, former president adidas Group North America.
  • Professor Ulf Hedin
    Ulf Hedin did his PhD in vascular cell biology 1989, trained in vascular surgery 1991-2001 at the Karolinska Hospital and completed a fellowship with Prof. Alexander W Clowes, Seattle, WA, USA in 1995-1996. After his return to Karolinska, he started an independent research group and a prospective biobank of carotid endarterectomies (BiKE), a recognized effort which today enrols collaborations world-wide with recent publications in Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Metabolism, and Nature Communica...
  • Robert Le Blanc
    Advisory Board
    Former Chief Risk Officer and member of the management board of Barclays Bank.
  • Shervin Bakhtiari
    Shervin has over 20 years of experience spanning senior business and technology commercialization roles at both startups and Fortune 500 companies in Canada, Silicon Valley, and Asia Pacific.  He has been involved in the full innovation commercialization cycle from market & product strategy, Sales & Business Development, strategic partnerships, technology scouting, Investment and M&A, across various verticals, including Digital Health, Telecoms/Cloud, and FinTech.   He’s currently t...
  • Staffan Ericsson
    Board of Directors
    Dr. Staffan Ericsson has more than 30 years’ experience as a technologist and entrepreneur. He has worked in the venture capital industry since 2000 and is a Technology Partner with Rally Ventures. He was previously a Venture Partner with Vesbridge Partners and St. Paul Venture Capital. In 2004-2005, he served as interim CEO of GeoVantage, an aerial imaging company.Staffan founded Vivo Software in 1992 and served as its first CEO and later as chairman until the company was acquired by RealNetwor...
  • Stephen Fearon
    Stephen Fearon is the CEO of Capita Healthcare Decisions.   Capita Healthcare Decisions enables Healthcare Providers and Payers to deliver improved patient outcomes at increased scale and cost-effectiveness through proven, connected care applications, data, insights and expertise.​ Specifically, they offer Accreditation, Benchmarking & Analysis, Clinical Coding Services and AI, Decision Support across Patient Engagement and multi-channel triage and Health Finance. &nb...
  • Vitor Crespo
    Vitor is a healthcare entrepreneur. Strong management skills gathered in multinationals over 20 years spent in the Industry. Last 11 years were at Microsoft and previously at Xerox, Accenture and Bull. He has the Advanced Management Program for Executives from Católica Business School for Business & Economics. Strong experience in company management, people management, sales, fund-raising and distribution.


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