Faculty Bio

“I strongly believe that we can transform our healthcare systems into the digital age, while at the same time guarantee we decrease inequalities on a global level.”
Bart is an innovator, a disruptor, an intrapreneur and a healthcare nerd. He holds degrees from various universities in Belgium and has followed several other post-university tracks at national and international business schools, including Harvard Business School.
He is a faculty member of the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich on digital health, and is a founder of the Austrian Quantifed Self Organization. He is a global health-care keynote speaker, speaking at more than 20 conferences each year.
After 18 years of global digital health experience in 26 countries, Bart has co-founded a Health & Life Science unit, which focuses on digital health transformation, stimulates innovation, and leverages the company’s investments in cognitive solutions and Watson Health.
He currently acts as the Director of Digital Health DACH at IBM Germany. Bart has been involved in leading-edge technologies and new IT businesses, including intimate involvement as a mentor in the formation and growth of a dozen startups within the healthcare sector. He is passionate about technology and data-driven transformation of healthcare systems and he brings a wealth of experience and understands well the barriers to innovation in healthcare.