Speakers

Decision makers and pharma champions

NEXT 2020 Speakers

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Carefully selected and keen to equip you with trends. To be a NEXT speaker, you have to be a pure pharma champion who pioneers digital, commercial, marketing, patient engagement or other spheres.

For 2020 our lineup is incredible and the best from USA, Asia and Europe gathers on 6th and 7th of May to Dubrovnik.

google
Stefani Klaskow

Head of Industry, Healthcare

Google

Jennifer L. Wong AstraZeneca
Jennifer L. Wong

Senior Director, RWE Strategy & Alliances, Global Medical Affairs

AstraZeneca

Christopher Boone Pfizer
Christopher Boone

Vice President, Global Medical Epidemiology & Big Data Analysis Lead

Pfizer

Biogen
Thibaud Guymard

Global Head of Biogen Healthcare Solutions Product & Strategy

Biogen Healthcare Solutions

Harout Semerjian Ipsen
Harout Semerjian

EVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Ipsen

Shwen Gwee

General Manager, Head of Open Innovation

Novartis

Camilla Krogh Lauritzen Leo Pharma
Camilla Krogh Lauritzen

Chief Patient Officer, Rare Diseases

LEO Pharma

Bozidar Jovicevic Sanofi
Bozidar Jovicevic

Vice President, Global Head of Digital Therapeutics

Sanofi

Haider Alleg

Global Head of Digital Marketing

Ferring

Philippe Kirby

Digital Capabilities & Analytics Lead

MSD

Andrea Bean

VP, Global Head Marketing Excellence

Vifor Pharma

Ada Health
Daniel Nathrath

Founder & CEO

Ada Health

Kuldeep Singh Rajput

Founder & CEO

Biofourmis

Novartis speaker
Gernot Weber

Global Program Director Insights Strategy and Design, Data Science and AI

Novartis

Bartosz Bednarz

Senior Vice President, Global Product and Portfolio Strategy

Ipsen

CEO at FDNA
Dekel Gelbman

CEO

FDNA

Alessandro Milli

Global Commercial Excellence

Zambon

rorik van welij
Rorik van Welij

Multi-channel & Service Center Lead - Europe and JAPAC

AMGEN

Dirk Abeel

Global Medical Sales Director

Reckitt Benckiser

David Blair

Head of Industry, Healthcare; Executive Summits Brand Evangelist

Google

Ignacio Quiles Lara

Global Marketing and Commercial Operations

AbbVie

Microsoft
Elena Bonfiglioli

Health and Life Sciences EMEA

Microsoft

Ritesh Patel

Chief Digital Officer - Health

Ogilvy

Chiara Diana

Executive Creative Director

frog

Sebastian Hermelin

COO & Co-founder

WarOnCancer AB

Fabian Bolin

CEO & Co-founder

WarOnCancer AB

Bente Buus Nielsen

Co-founder & Chair/CEO

FAIM

Elena Mustatea

Chief Executive Officer

Bold Health

OKRA Technologies
Loubna Bouarfa

CEO & Founder

OKRA Technologies

google
Stefani Klaskow

Head of Industry, Healthcare

Google

Speaker profile

Stefani Klaskow leads one of Google’s healthcare advertising sales team to provide digital advertising solutions for the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Stefani came to Google from Crain Communications, where she was a Sales Manager for the Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician properties responsible for creating large scale cross-platform advertising programs. Prior to her work at Crain, Stefani was a Senior Account Executive at Clear Channel Communications where she sold and managed advertising programs across six of New York CIty's top radio stations. Stefani is a graduate of Union College and holds a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.
Jennifer L. Wong AstraZeneca
Jennifer L. Wong

Senior Director, RWE Strategy & Alliances, Global Medical Affairs

AstraZeneca

Speaker profile

Jennifer L. Wong is an entrepreneurial executive, global strategist, and innovation driver passionate about data, digital and technology ecosystems and transformation in healthcare. She has been building businesses, leading organizations, cultivating brands, creating ecosystems, driving strategic partnerships, nurturing alliances, and investing in the future by launching ventures with impact. A future-oriented problem solver, coalition builder and digital evangelist, Jennifer is a change agent—using the power of partnerships, policy, business and technology to help life sciences organizations lead in the rapidly evolving data-driven, tech-enabled, digital-native intelligence economy.

At AstraZeneca, she leads global real world evidence strategy and alliances. She brings together the best and brightest from the data science, digital health/tech and drug development communities around scientific problems and business solutions to drive evidence-based insights, innovation and impact to improve healthcare for patients around the world.
Christopher Boone Pfizer
Christopher Boone

Vice President, Global Medical Epidemiology & Big Data Analysis Lead

Pfizer

Speaker profile

Christopher P. Boone serves as the Vice President and Global Medical Epidemiology and Big Data Analysis Lead at Pfizer, an adjunct professor at the New York University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, an active board member of several influential organizations, and a co-founder of a few start-up companies. Most recently, he served as the Vice President and Head of Real-World Data & Analytics at Pfizer.

Chris has been recognized as a 2019 Top 100 Innovator in Data & Analytics, a 2018 Emerging Pharma Leader by Pharmaceutical Executive, and a 2017 Top 40 Under 40 in Minority Health Honoree by the National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF).
Biogen
Thibaud Guymard

Global Head of Biogen Healthcare Solutions Product & Strategy

Biogen Healthcare Solutions

Speaker profile

Global Director, Head of Biogen Healthcare Solutions Product & Strategy. Executive leader with extensive experience in leading digital solutions and innovative teams in the healthcare/pharma sector. Entrepreneur, I am a person that moves lines and an actor of innovation within the company. Very business-oriented, I am also the bearer of human values.


I have recognized expertise in the field of digital in health, the integration of complex and innovative projects (global solutions portfolio management, innovative partnerships, social media, data management, etc.) and the development of innovative marketing strategies (SEM, retargeting, media).


Self-taught and curious, I continue to learn with experts and pro-actively. I also share my knowledge at conferences or events


Co-founder of the Think Tank "Digital Health Club" which aims to connect the various players in the health sector to share our knowledge, experience and generate new opportunities for the benefit of patients and health professionals. I'm also engaged in several extra-professional activities.

Harout Semerjian Ipsen
Harout Semerjian

EVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Ipsen

Speaker profile

Shwen Gwee

General Manager, Head of Open Innovation

Novartis

Speaker profile

Shwen is a recognized pioneer in digital health and social pharma, as well as a well-respected industry thought-leader who was named a Top 40 “Healthcare Transformer” by MM&M in 2015 and a PR Week and MM&M "Health Influencer 50" in 2017 & 2018. He sits on various advisory boards, including: Google (Healthcare), SXSW (Health), MM&M Healthcare Transformers, conversationHEALTH, GRYT Health and the Digital Health Coalition.
Camilla Krogh Lauritzen Leo Pharma
Camilla Krogh Lauritzen

Chief Patient Officer, Rare Diseases

LEO Pharma

Speaker profile

A driven strategist with 20+ years experience in supporting research alliances, patient organizations as well as Fortune 100 listed pharma companies building sustained success and leadership through patient insights and transformative partnerships.
Bozidar Jovicevic Sanofi
Bozidar Jovicevic

Vice President, Global Head of Digital Therapeutics

Sanofi

Speaker profile

I am a digital health executive with passion for innovation, technology and human behavior. I enjoy working with small teams of enthusiastic people towards solving complex challenges, building new products and moving together towards realizing our vision.
Haider Alleg

Global Head of Digital Marketing

Ferring

Speaker profile

Philippe Kirby

Digital Capabilities & Analytics Lead

MSD

Speaker profile

Pharma Digital Ecosystem Architect, bridging business and technology to develop and implement integrated digital capabilities that generate true customer insights and enable agile marketing. My main value proposition is the ability to execute Customer Engagement strategies in a multi-national setting, bringing teams, business acumen and technology together for optimum results.
Andrea Bean

VP, Global Head Marketing Excellence

Vifor Pharma

Speaker profile

Executive with experience in Marketing, Strategic and Business Planning, Market Research, Market Analysis and Competitive Intelligence, Business Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Pricing.
Ada Health
Daniel Nathrath

Founder & CEO

Ada Health

Speaker profile

Kuldeep Singh Rajput

Founder & CEO

Biofourmis

Speaker profile

Kuldeep Singh Rajput is the CEO and Founder of Biofourmis, a fast-growing digital health company filled with committed, passionate people who care about augmenting personalized care and empowering people with complex chronic conditions to live better and healthier lives. Biofourmis is pioneering an entirely new category of digital health, by developing clinically-validated software-based therapeutics to provide better outcomes for patients, smarter engagement and tracking tools for clinicians, and cost-effective solutions for payers.
Novartis speaker
Gernot Weber

Global Program Director Insights Strategy and Design, Data Science and AI

Novartis

Speaker profile

An experienced analyst with a demonstrated history of working in various industries. Skilled in working in controlled environments. Strong academic and analytical background in data analysis from fundamental research at Fermilab, USA and CERN, Switzerland. Deep knowledge in program and project management with an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) focused in corporate finance.
Bartosz Bednarz

Senior Vice President, Global Product and Portfolio Strategy

Ipsen

Speaker profile

Coming soon.
CEO at FDNA
Dekel Gelbman

CEO

FDNA

Speaker profile

As the founding CEO of FDNA, Dekel Gelbman leads a digital health company that develops artificial intelligence technologies and SaaS platforms used by thousands of clinical, research, and lab sites globally in the clinical genomics and rare disease space. Since its founding, FDNA has positioned itself at the forefront of AI, genomics, and personalized medicine. 
Alessandro Milli

Global Commercial Excellence

Zambon

Speaker profile

Coming soon.
rorik van welij
Rorik van Welij

Multi-channel & Service Center Lead - Europe and JAPAC

AMGEN

Speaker profile

Energetic self-starter with 15+ years of experience in Strategy & (Digital) Marketing. Passionate about improving patient lives, by working in biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry. I'm keen to practice what I preach in my start-ups: fulfill unmet, or unknown, needs by leveraging new technology.
Dirk Abeel

Global Medical Sales Director

Reckitt Benckiser

Speaker profile

Senior global executive specialized in sales/field force effectiveness, training & talent development recognized in a career spanning over 30 years of implementing effective long term strategies. As a leader in medical sales, I have spent my career driving salesforce effectiveness, solid profitability growth, tailored market responses, incentive plan designs and CRM implementations.

Today’s focus: how to drive a successful transformation of the traditional sales force approach into a omni-channel customer focused engagement model.
David Blair

Head of Industry, Healthcare; Executive Summits Brand Evangelist

Google

Speaker profile

Exceptional executive leadership and management experience at both Fortune 100 companies and early phase start-ups including successful IPO (iVillage.com) and private sale (Revolution Health to Everyday Health). Highly skilled in interfacing with CEOs, investors, boards and brand leaders to drive extraordinary business results. Dynamic leader of high-performance sales and marketing teams driving business transformation for top pharmaceutical, consumer health, auto and packaged goods companies using data-driven insights, machine learning, search, YouTube, Google Marketing Platform and Cloud solutions.
Ignacio Quiles Lara

Global Marketing and Commercial Operations

AbbVie

Speaker profile

Highly skilled senior executive with over 15 years’ managerial and hands-on experience in the oncology therapeutic area. Extensive Global and Regional (U.S., EU, LATAM) commercial leadership and business development experience across a variety of operational and strategic roles, including new products and portfolio strategy, launch leadership, business development and licensing, strategic planning, sales and marketing management.
Microsoft
Elena Bonfiglioli

Health and Life Sciences EMEA

Microsoft

Speaker profile

Experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in health tech, life sciences and the computer software industry. Skilled in digital health, digital strategy for pharma, policy, ethics and AI, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Development, and Information Technology. Strong business development professional with a Master's Degree focused in European Economics from College of Europe.
Ritesh Patel

Chief Digital Officer - Health

Ogilvy

Speaker profile

I am a digital evangelist, and have been evangelizing digital since the early days of the dot com boom in the late 1990's. As a young man, I joined Agency.com and quickly began to consult with major fortune 500 companies to evangelize the merits of the World Wide Web.

Now working for the recently re-branded Ogilvy, I consult with major clients on digital transformation and innovation. I am an outspoken digital evangelist and have lent my POV in a variety of forums. I am passionate about educating peers and clients about what the future of digital looks like for healthcare. I have recently taken his mission on the road and speaks at a wide variety of digital and healthcare-centered events across the world.


At heart, I am a Digital and Social Evangelist. With over 18 years of Digital Experience my background includes Online Marketing, Advertising, Sales, CRM and E-Business. I focus primarily on digital strategy, tools, platforms, and ecosystems in Healthcare.
Chiara Diana

Executive Creative Director

frog

Speaker profile

Chiara is Executive Creative Director at frog, where she leads the teams of designers as they define and orchestrate solutions across complex systems of product, service and experience. Over the last decade she has led innovation programs across industries for frog key accounts – BT, UBS, Novartis among others – while contributing to the growth of the frog creative team in Europe. Outside of frog, Chiara is a mother of two, a far-then-proficient illustrator, and a speaker at international venues. For inspiration, she looks to diversity and wonder of the world around her.
Sebastian Hermelin

COO & Co-founder

WarOnCancer AB

Speaker profile

Coming soon.
Fabian Bolin

CEO & Co-founder

WarOnCancer AB

Speaker profile

Events in Fabian's own life are what led him to embark on what he now feels is his purpose in life: helping everyone affected by cancer. Following business studies at Stockholm School of Economics in 2011, Fabian went on to pursue a career at an American investment bank in London. After two years of working as a bonds trader, Fabian resigned to follow his passion to work in the film industry. Two years into his new career, in July 2015, he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia and he is currently in remission following 900 days of chemotherapy.

Fabian won the award “Journalist of the Year 2015” for his blog by CancerRehabFonden and was selected as a Swedish Super Talent 2018 by Veckans Affärer. He was also ranked No. 1 on the list of most influential in the Swedish MedTech industry 2018. Furthermore, he was awarded Digital Inspiration of the Year 2018, by CIO Awards.
Bente Buus Nielsen

Co-founder & Chair/CEO

FAIM

Speaker profile

Coming soon.
Elena Mustatea

Chief Executive Officer

Bold Health

Speaker profile

Co-founder at Bold Health, a digital therapeutic company that delivers personalized behavioral medicine for the treatment and management of complex chronic illnesses, starting with IBS. Previously venture capital investor at VC & growth fund Atomico in London, TMT investment banker covering EMEA from London (technology, internet and e-commerce focus), strategy consultant covering Middle East from Dubai (telecom, media and public sector focus). Ran a 30-person business in college and was involved in a variety of international development projects in Latin America, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Co-founder of TechTogether UK, advocacy group representative of the UK tech industry. Supporter of charity: water, Shelter and TechBikers/Room to Read. Forbes 30 under 30.
OKRA Technologies
Loubna Bouarfa

CEO & Founder

OKRA Technologies

Speaker profile

I am a Machine Learning (ML) expert with 12 years experience implementing and validating artificial intelligence solutions for real-world applications. Through OKRA Technologies, I empower people with accurate and actionable data-driven insight in real time. This enables them to make confident, efficient and life-saving decisions.
Harout Semerjian Ipsen
Harout Semerjian

EVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Ipsen

Davidek Herron

Head of Outbound Digital Channels, Europe & International Markets

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Shwen Gwee

General Manager, Head of Open Innovation

Novartis

Christopher Boone Pfizer
Christopher Boone

Vice President, Global Medical Epidemiology & Big Data Analysis Lead

Pfizer

Dr. Gabriel Morelli

Global Head of Commercial Excellence

Sandoz International

Dr. Ronald Seeliger

Vice-President

Stada

Gabriella Salvatore

Head of Solution Design & Innovation

Vantage Partners

Chetak Buaria

Global Head of Commercial Excellence

Merck Group

Mathias Ekman

Director Health & Life Science Sector

Microsoft

Danilo Pagano

Senior Director & Head of GCE

Lundbeck

Dr. Oleksandr Gorbenko

Global Patient Affairs Medical Lead

ViiV Healthcare

Hank Sczerba

Corporate Sales Director

CROMA-PHARMA

Alessandro Milli

Head of Global Commercial Excellence

Zambon

Patrik Grandits

Head of Commercial Operations Oncology

Daiichi Sankyo Oncology Europe

Morten Remmer

Chief Digital Officer

Puori

Olaf Christiansen

Head of Marketing Corporate Pharma Services & Sourcing

PHOENIX group

Ana Maria Arboleda

Shard Next Generation Patient Engagement Implementation Lead

Pfizer

Niels van Namen

VP of Healthcare

UPS Europe Region

Katie Koetke

Senior Consultant Strategy & Operations

Deloitte

Marko Devrnja

Marketing Director SEE Region

Stada

Aviva deBeer

Global Solutions Executive, Digital Health

IBM Watson Health

Dr. Tim Cave

Founder & CEO

SaySo Medical

Claudia Put

Founder & Managing Director

BrandNewHealth

Zoran Djordjevic

CEO & Co-founder

Tolar HashNET

Peter Looker

President/CEO

TransAssist LLC

Felix Jackson

Founder and Medical Director

medDigital

Alexandre Kitching

CEO & Co-founder

Lume

Anthony Page

CEO & Co-founder

Voxx Analytics

Peter Gannon

SVP, Business Partnerships

Within3

Laura Greco

Patient Opinion Leader

Anette Steenberg

Director of Investment Promotion

Copenhagen Capacity

Sinisa Waldinger

Co-owner and Creative Director

Bruketa&Zinic&Grey

Harout Semerjian Ipsen
Harout Semerjian

EVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Ipsen

Speaker profile

Davidek Herron

Head of Outbound Digital Channels, Europe & International Markets

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Speaker profile

Shwen Gwee

General Manager, Head of Open Innovation

Novartis

Speaker profile

Christopher Boone Pfizer
Christopher Boone

Vice President, Global Medical Epidemiology & Big Data Analysis Lead

Pfizer

Speaker profile

Dr. Gabriel Morelli

Global Head of Commercial Excellence

Sandoz International

Speaker profile

Dr. Ronald Seeliger

Vice-President

Stada

Speaker profile

Gabriella Salvatore

Head of Solution Design & Innovation

Vantage Partners

Speaker profile

Chetak Buaria

Global Head of Commercial Excellence

Merck Group

Speaker profile

Mathias Ekman

Director Health & Life Science Sector

Microsoft

Speaker profile

Danilo Pagano

Senior Director & Head of GCE

Lundbeck

Speaker profile

Dr. Oleksandr Gorbenko

Global Patient Affairs Medical Lead

ViiV Healthcare

Speaker profile

Hank Sczerba

Corporate Sales Director

CROMA-PHARMA

Speaker profile

Alessandro Milli

Head of Global Commercial Excellence

Zambon

Speaker profile

Patrik Grandits

Head of Commercial Operations Oncology

Daiichi Sankyo Oncology Europe

Speaker profile

Morten Remmer

Chief Digital Officer

Puori

Speaker profile

Olaf Christiansen

Head of Marketing Corporate Pharma Services & Sourcing

PHOENIX group

Speaker profile

Ana Maria Arboleda

Shard Next Generation Patient Engagement Implementation Lead

Pfizer

Speaker profile

Niels van Namen

VP of Healthcare

UPS Europe Region

Speaker profile

Katie Koetke

Senior Consultant Strategy & Operations

Deloitte

Speaker profile

Marko Devrnja

Marketing Director SEE Region

Stada

Speaker profile

Aviva deBeer

Global Solutions Executive, Digital Health

IBM Watson Health

Speaker profile

Dr. Tim Cave

Founder & CEO

SaySo Medical

Speaker profile

Claudia Put

Founder & Managing Director

BrandNewHealth

Speaker profile

Zoran Djordjevic

CEO & Co-founder

Tolar HashNET

Speaker profile

Peter Looker

President/CEO

TransAssist LLC

Speaker profile

Felix Jackson

Founder and Medical Director

medDigital

Speaker profile

Alexandre Kitching

CEO & Co-founder

Lume

Speaker profile

Anthony Page

CEO & Co-founder

Voxx Analytics

Speaker profile

Peter Gannon

SVP, Business Partnerships

Within3

Speaker profile

Laura Greco

Patient Opinion Leader

Speaker profile

Anette Steenberg

Director of Investment Promotion

Copenhagen Capacity

Speaker profile

Sinisa Waldinger

Co-owner and Creative Director

Bruketa&Zinic&Grey

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