“My mission is to unlock the full potential of artificial intelligence so that all citizens across the globe have access to good health in the future, and healthcare knowledge stays a public good, available to all. At the same time, we need to create incentives for companies to develop and market innovative technologies.”
Bart de Witte talks in German and English about
Bart de Witte hails from Antwerp, Belgium and lived in Brussels, Zürich, Vienna before calling Berlin his home in 2016. He is an inspiring and award winning digital health tech leader who worked as an executive director for the world largest technology vendors. He has been intimately involved as a mentor in the formation and growth of a dozen digital health startups, and lectures at different universities in Germany, Belgium, Switzerland and Austria.
And is part of the founding faculty of the European Institute of Exponential Technologies and Desirable Futures, futur.io. An institute that focusses on finding alternative European strategies for this current post-modern era and creating new methodologies for opening up chinks between the diverse possibilities and preferences for more ideal futures offering a greater social benefit. With his mission to use technology for the greater good, Bart has been on a mission to harness the power of artificial intelligence to help to solve current and future inequalities in healthcare.
He wrote his first paper on Artificial Intelligence in 1989 while he was on grammar school, and restated his interest in 2010, while working for IBM. He is the founder of HIPPO AI, an NGO that focusses on Open Sourcing Medical AI. His experience and his vision places him in a unique position to deliver research-based, entertaining, inspirational keynotes around the topic of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare.
That the hopes for the future of the human species may be reduced by the destruction of inequality between different nations and the real improvement of humanity, while embracing progress and science. We all should use use the superpower of human collaboration, shared values and beliefs to build on the foundation that started with the enlightenment, and that further decreases inequalities in health and length of life. A foundation for all posterity (future generations).
My birth, I was born too early, and therefore I am a premature digital native.
Thinking Fast, Thinking Slow, Daniel Kahneman
The Undoing Project, Michael Lewis
Factfullness, Hans Rosling
Sapiens, Yuval Harrari
The Dark Forest, Cixin Liu
The Three Body Problem, Cixin Liu
Homo Deus, Yuval Harrari
21 Lessons for the 21st Century, Yuval Harrari
Death’s End, Cixin Liu
2001 Space Odyssey, Stanley Kubrick
The Man who Knows Infinity
The Innovator’s Prescription, Clayton Christensen