26th OCTOBER 2022

#BHHSummit 2022

Solving Real Challenges in Healthcare

#BHHSummit returns for its 4th edition!

Join the next edition of the #BHHSummit on October 26th and explore together with Barcelona Health Hub how to Solve Real Challenges in Healthcare! 

The world of healthcare is evolving in response to the growing need for assistance. Digital health helps to address the challenges that arise these days in order to create a more sustainable, scalable and inclusive healthcare system.

The #BHHSummit will take a look at how alliances and partnerships have become the main driver of progress within the various industries related to digital health – from startups to insurance companies, hospitals or pharma.

Other topics that will be addressed during the Summit are the need for innovation, the response to the growing healthcare demand and the cutting edge technologies that are helping to unravel the challenges of today.

Come to Barcelona on October 26th and join the #BHHSummit 2022: Solving Real Challenges in Healthcare. Barcelona Health Hub is waiting for you at this leading event in digital health!

Network with Potential Clients and Investors

During the whole day on 26th October, there will be plenty of networking opportunities for everyone. Whether you are a startup, a healthcare professional, an investor, a corporate… the #BHHSummit is what you are looking for. You will also have the opportunity to schedule one on one meetings through the #BHHSummit platform.


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Mark your agenda: 26th October 2022!

The #BHHSummit includes keynote presentations, panel discussions, startup showcases, business meetings and networking to foster synergies and interactions between startups, corporations and investors.

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#BHHSummit 2022

Let's connect startups and corporates from the health sector to advance in healthcare




Julieta D'anna

Account executive - Wefight
She worked in the several positions in the big pharma in the past. Julieta has recently shifted to the digital health sector due to of her passion for cutting edge technologies that help people live with better health and enable long term sustainable health care systems.

Juan Carlos Álvarez

Board Advisor - Bukeala
Juan carlos is a Medical Doctor, Board Advisor at BUKEALA and other Digital Health Startups focus on Value Based Healthcare. Former Healthcare Director at INDRA.es and Minsait.com, Ex-Adviser Cabinet Office of Spain's President (2012-15), Ex-Strategy and Management consultant at Antares Consulting and PwC, Emergency care doctor. He has developed more than 180 projects in 15 countries. He earned Masters in Healthcare Management (ICADE, Madrid), Health Economics (U. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and postgraduated in Public Policy Management (IESE), and Health Challenges (U. Harvard & U. Lausanne).

Jordi Ferrer

Investment Director - Ship2B Ventures
With over 10 years of global experience in healthcare, Jordi is passionate about value-based care and how technology has the potential to significantly improve access to care as well as people's quality of life. He is currently seeking to invest in the best impact-based startups.

Lucas Najún Dubos

Healthcare & Life Sciences Global Director
Medical Doctor, MSc in Health Economics and MBA with more than 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical private sector in the areas of medical affairs, clinical operations, access, marketing and sales. Passionate about innovation, science, business, technology & photography.

Omar Najid

CEO & Co-founder - Docline
Omar Najid, CEO & Co-founder of Docline. An economist and tech expert with more than 10 years of experience in Innovation and the Digital Health Industry. Omar and his team help insurers, hospitals, doctors and corporates, in general, to implement digital health solutions through their robust telemedicine platform and facilitate access to Virtual Care thanks to a digital medical network of +3,000 specialists - general medicine and paediatrics 24/7 and more than 25 on-demand specialities.

Fearghus Barkley

Associate - Oakland Partners

Celia Rosalen

Europe Business Development Director - Mediktor
Celia Rosalén, professional with more than 15 years and graduated in Business administration.She held various management positions in large pharmaceutical companies, predominately in prescription and biopharmaceuticals, where she discovered her passion for improving patients’ lives through innovation in new products. Recently Celia joined Mediktor's team, and she will be responsible for the development of Mediktor, the most accurate AI-based medical assistant for triage and pre-diagnosis, in the European markets to help improve access to healthcare.

Filip Heitbrink

CEO - Scilife
An international self-made entrepreneur, Filip has lived in the Netherlands, Brazil, California and Spain, and speaks Dutch, English, Spanish, and Catalan fluently. Although his education was in classical music at the Conservatory in the Netherlands, when Filip wasn't tinkling the piano keys you would find him enthusiastically bashing away at the keys of a computer. He taught himself how to code and was an early adopter of the internet, passionate about the world of computers and tech. At the tender age of 20, Filip was already programming websites and web-based applications as a self-taught freelancer. He went on to program and build B2B solutions, which he later specialized to specifically serve the pharma sector. His ultimate dream? Putting a dent in the universe by using tech to solve problems.

Xavier Lesauvage

Senior Partner - SDLI
Xavier is Senior Partner at the SDLI innovation agency. He is an experienced executive and consultant with more than 25 years of experience helping to transform organizations through strategic change, user/patient centricity and innovation, both in health and other B2C sectors.

Pipo Serrano

Presenter - Broadcaster
Pipo Serrano is a journalist specializing in digital matters (Radio & Tv), recognized by the;European Digital Mindset AwardsBest (Journalistic Work on Digital Transformation), has led strategies and digital transformations in large newsrooms and media outlets. With a holistic vision of communication, he works now with companies and media to help them create successful content and communication strategies. He is author of 2 books on Digital Transformation and Mobile Journalism, and a Master’s professor at the University of Barcelona and the Columbia School of Journalism. Lastly, Pipo Serrano is a member of the Advisory Board of the "ESADE Forum for Technological Humanism and member of the Governing Board of the Association of Journalists of Catalonia.

Xavier Sueiras Gil

IT Senior VicePresident - Grifols
Xavier Sueiras is an international executive leader with 25 years of experience in Lifescience Manufacturing Operations, Information Technologies and Digital Transformation. Business results oriented, decisive leader with proven success in company operations, acquisition integrations, global company expansion strategies improving value delivery, and driving operational effectiveness for a positive impact on P/L results. Proven ability to drive transformational changes on organization through innovation, digitalization and culture change.

Luis Badrinas

CEO - Barcelona Health Hub
Luis Badrinas is CEO of Barcelona Health Hub and Community of Insurance. Before this, Luis was CEO Global Life at Zurich. He was a member of the leadership team at Zurich Insurance, top 100, and Executive Committee of Global Life, as well as board member of several companies at Zurich Group in Spain and Portugal. Previously Luis was CEO at Deutsche Bank Insurance Group and Deputy General Manager at Vitalicio of the Generali Group. Luis holds a law degree from the University of Barcelona, Master in Finance from Deusto Business School, Global Executive CEO program at IESE – Wharton – CEIBS, Pade at ESE and IMD Executive Management.

Cristian Pascual

President - Barcelona Health Hub
Cristian Pascual is president of Barcelona Health Hub, a private non-profit organization created to promote innovation in digital health and its transfer to the sector, linking startups, healthcare organizations, companies and investors. He has an industrial engineering degree and MBA from Esade and the Carlson School of Management. During 19 years he has held various management positions in large companies before founding Mediktor in 2014, the most accurate AI-based medical assistant for triage, pre-diagnosis and decision support. In addition, he has been a business angel for 12 years and is currently involved in more than 15 startups.

Marja Huiskamp

Chief Communication Officer - Barcelona Health Hub
Marja Huiskamp is Chief Communication Officer at Barcelona Health Hub, a non-profit private organization which aims to promote innovation in digital health and its transfer to the sector. Marja supports the BHH member companies to connect with the world of digital health, while building the BHH branch as a global reference center, attracting innovation and talent. In her previous life, she worked many years at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Chile, where it was a continuous challenge to grow the Dutch brand as more than just tulips & windmills. When she's not shining a spotlight on your company in digital health, you can probably find her on the Barcelona beach, happily catching up with all the news apps.

Pedro Diaz Yuste

CEO - Savia (mapfre)
Pedro is leading the development of a new initiative in digital health as CEO at Savia, Mapfre subsidiary for digital health, the leading digital platform for health in Spain (the ‘Spotify of health’), based in integrations of different start-ups in the health-tech arena, with a strong test&learn philosophy, really customer centric, and using Data as the blood of the business. Previously, Pedro worked as Head of Industry in Finance sector at Google Spain, helping Spanish banks and insurance companies to take advantage of the business development opportunities in digital. Pedro also worked as Internet Director for four years in Sanitas (Spanish subsidiary of BUPA Group), leading the digital transformation of the company.

Danchen Zhao

Investment Director - MTIP
Ms. Danchen Zhao has been a healthcare investor since 2011. She supports HealthTech firms in the commercial scaling phase with growth capital from MTIP's Fund II, which closed at USD 250 M in December 2021. Prior to joining MTIP, she led investment totaling more than USD 450 M in the Healthcare space on behalf of the Dutch asset management firm PGGM and the venture capital fund Health Innovations fund III.

Pascal Lardier

Content Strategy Officer - éditohealth
Pascal is co-founder and content strategy officer at éditohealth. From 2017 to 2022, he served as HIMSS International´s Vice President in charge of content across events and media. From 2009 to 2017, he promoted grassroot innovations around the world as Health 2.0’s International Executive Director - mentoring innovators, connecting startups with investors and customers, developing innovation adoption frameworks for pharma and insurance groups, and organising international matchmaking events. He was part of several EU-funded initiatives focused on digital health, including the GET and eHealth Hub projects, where he was in charge of accelerating digital health investments and implementations across Europe.

Anna Karasek

Director Solution Consulting - Veeva Pharma
Anna Karasek is a Global Director of Solution Consulting at Veeva Systems. For the last decade she has been supporting life science companies of all sizes in achieving digital excellence by assisting them in designing the right solution and strategy for their programs. Originally from Poland, Anna has had the opportunity to live and work in Vietnam and China, where she built her professional foundation in the retail industry. Currently settled in Spain where she lives with her husband and two little boys. When not at work she can be found hiking in the Pyrenees or on a board with her kids.

Josep Lluis Sanfeliu

Managing Partner - Asabys Partners
Managing partner, president and co-founder at Asabys. Josep currently serves on the board of directors of Anaconda in Barcelona, Cara Care in Berlin, Inbrain Neuroelectronics in Barcelona, Medasense in TelAviv, Medlumics in Madrid and Amelia in Barcelona. Josep started investing in digital health in 2015 as lead investor in Babyscripts in the US, most of the digital health investments have been in co-investment with Wellington Partners, Philips, GE, Start-Up Health, Johnson and Johnson, Medtronic, MTIP, Anthem, etc. Formerly, Josep co-founded Ysios Capital (2008-2018) where he was the partner in charge of Health Technology investments, investing in a total of 9 companies in the areas of medtech and digital health in Europe and in the US. Previously, Josep held positions in the pharmaceutical and home-healthcare industries as Corporate Development Director at Almirall and General Manager of DomusVi. Josep started his career in Cuatrecasas, KPMG and Eurohold. Josep has a Degree in Law by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from the University of Michigan Law School and also an MBA from IESE Business School

Sara Pedraz

Innovation Lead - GSK
Sara A. Pedraz is head of innovation at GlaxoSmithKline, where she leads projects and services that help the healthcare sector to accelerate innovation and bring it closer to patients. She is a collaborator of the European Innovation Council in the Women Leadership program, created to bring women to leadership in deep tech entrepreneurship; she has been part of the European Institute of Technology and Innovation (EIT) in health and has been responsible for the Innovation Office of Merck, Chase (Accenture Digital Talent Award for the best project of Cultural Transformation and Leadership Style, 2020).

Aline Noizet

Digital Health Connector
Aline Noizet is a connector! Passionate about innovation and new technologies applied to health, she is very people-centric and has a natural talent for connecting people and building ecosystems around digital health. She really enjoys organizing and producing digital events and conferences. She was program manager of the Bayer G4A Accelerator (Grants4Apps) in Barcelona, USA and Berlin, was Business Development Director Europe for Health 2.0, a company presenting the latest innovations in healthcare and was also a partner of eHealth Hub, an EU project supporting digital health SMEs. Aline is co-founder of Digital Health Innovators Barcelona, a local community that brings together players in the digital health ecosystem and has been collaborating with institutions such as Frontiers Health, SXSW, Médica and Vision Health Pioneers.

Rubén González

Head of Digital Health - Adeslas

Elena Vidal Liy

Head of health services and care quality - Adeslas

Mar Gomis Pastor

Digital Health Unit Director - HOSPITAL DE LA SANTA CREU I SANT PAU
Expert in the coordination and implementation of digital health projects in healthcare. Specialist in clinical pharmacy and International Doctor of Medicine. Mar combines healthcare tasks in the field of solid organ transplantation, with the management of the Digital Health Unit and the Clinical Validation Center for Digital Health Solutions of the Hospital Sant Pau.

Miguel Pera

Chief Medical Officer and Chair of Surgery - Hospital del mar
Miguel is a Colorectal surgeon working in an academic hospital (Hospital del Mar) with special interest in colorectal cancer, minimally invasive surgery and surgical outcomes.Training in colon and rectal surgery at Mayo Clinic Scottsdale (Arizona, USA, 1998) and Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic Rochester (Minnesota, USA, 2001-2002) Chief Medical Officer and Chair of Surgery at Hospital del Mar. Professor of Surgery at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Rosa María López Carneros

Experienced in marketing management for over 20 years as a senior product & customer manager on challenging cross-functional projects related to increasing business profits and customer loyalty, 10 of which at BI (local and corporate projects). Driving business transforming through digital & relational models. Background in B2C & B2B in banking, insurance, real estate, pharma, education and sport apparels industries in sales, marketing and innovation roles. Including a teaching & speaking roles during my whole career.

Laia Arnal

Business Development Director - Vall d’Hebron
Since 2016 Laia is the Business Development Director at VHIR. Responsible for the implementation of the Business Development Strategy, and in charge of the technology transfer and Innovation Unit, she defines the services, supports structures and initiatives to foster healthcare innovation, participates in the identification, negotiation and consolidation of new business opportunities at national and international level and promotes public-private partnerships. She is also responsable of the technology portfolio promotion, commercialization and spin-off/start-up creation.

Verónica Ruiz

Head of BBVA Spark Spain
Verónica Ruiz is Head of BBVA Spark Spain (BBVA's banking for high-growth companies). She has extensive experience in investment banking in both business and corporate strategy areas. She has led the business of sovereigns, supranationals and public agencies as well as the telecommunications, media and technology sector, where she has been in contact with leading public institutions and large corporations to develop investment banking operations for more than 15 years. She holds a degree in Economics from Pompeu Fabra University. With a master's degree in quantitative finance and econometrics from CEMFI and a graduate of IEB's digital banking management program, Ruiz's expertise in the finance industry and leadership allows her to clearly define strategies and growth opportunities for companies and businesses.


Andreu Casadellà

CEO & Founder - Improfit
Founder and director of Improfit since 2021. In 2008 he created Movilogistica SA de CV in Mexico, and was its CEO until January 2011, where he remained as a shareholder. This was sold to TomTom Telematics (TomTom group), and in January 2015 he rejoined as General Manager Mexico of TomTom Telematics until 2018. Andreu is an active Business Angel in 40 technological startups in Spain, Mexico and the United States like Cornershop, Wallapop, Glovo, GoTrendier, Hubuc or ElmaCare. Additionallly, he created the investment vehicle oceanflow.vc Current member of the academic council, coordinator & professor of the Entrepreneur Module and Mobile in Internet Business Master from ISDI Mexico and Spain.

Alex Dimitrov

Founder & Chief Commercial Officer - AYO
Alex is an energetic go-getter, with an undying passion for entrepreneurship and getting things done. He holds Executive Education from Harvard Business School and MSc. Entrepreneurship from Rotterdam School of Management. Recognized as one of the top emerging leaders and entrepreneurs, Alex is part of Kairos Society, Endeavor, the Association of Bulgaria Leaders and Entrepreneurs, and many more high impact communities. He leads the whole commercial side of the AYO business, including Sales, Partnerships, Branding and Customer Support.

Guillermo Pérez-Solero Monzón

CEO & Founder - ADNTRO
Twelve years of consulting experience at Bain & Company with broad international exposure, and massive experience with Private Equity - Commercial Due Diligence – Retail & Consumer products, gave me an extensive business background. Being really passionate about Mathematics and Life Science, and with deep knowledge of genetics and GWAS, I decided to found ADNTRO with the vision of enabling everyone to learn about their unique genetic code and inspire new ideas and scientific approaches.

Anne Sturley

Executive assistant - Navy Flota

Jordi Cabau

CTO & Innovation Manager - Grup Saltó
Jordi Cabau is the CTO and Innovation Manager of Grupo Saltó. He leads the I+D Lab on which they are creating software products taking the advantage of robotics in the social and health sector. SOM Care is one of the main products, which have the goal of improving the quality of life of elderly through a social robot and health devices. Jordi is an Electronic Engineer and holds on a master’s degree in technology management and an Industrial 4.0 degree.

Ángel Colao

Co-founder & CEO - Aritium
Ángel is a specialist in digital transformation and innovation, with a special focus and interest in the application of new technologies to the healthcare sector. Telecommunications Engineer (University of Oviedo) and Executive MBA (IE Business School), he has been working for more than 10 years in different companies, but always combining health and technology. During the last years, he has entered the world of IoT and Artificial Intelligence as enablers of the hospital of the future, what has led him to fund his own startup (Aritium) some months ago.

Manuel Morales

CEO & Founder - Nubentos
Software Engineer and MBA with more than 25 years of career leading high performance teams in large IT projects for leader companies in different sectors. SME in Integration Strategies in Health sector and Interoperability, led the integration of EHR for the Health Regional Minister in the Andalusian Regional Government. Deep expert in optimal integration strategies in the Health industry, have helped many organizations shape and improve their strategies and IT Governance to accelerate their development, scale and reduce costs.

Jorge Bardisa Asensio

COO - Everhealth
Jorge Bardisa, located in Madrid, is Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Ever Health since 2019. He is a Business Development expert with extensive experience in the health sector working on projects with a presence in Latin America. Jorge holds a degree in Business Management with postgraduate degrees in Marketing from ESIC and the Complutense University of Madrid. Jorge has been Deputy Director of Business Development at CanalSalud24, and also advisor for different Startups and Consultant at Falken for the business line in Latin America.

Verónica Montesinos

Co-founder & CEO - Dana by a thousand colibris
Co-founder and CEO of Dana, by a thousand colibris. Verónica is a Social entrepreneur and Senior manager with a track record in "MAKING THINGS HAPPEN" (strategic planning, revenue growth, operational management and achievement of goals and objectives). She has a multisectorial experience in the service industry, gaming, fashion, food and beverages industries, mobile technology and the new digital economy (B2B, B2C and B2B2C).

Jordi Guitart

CEO - Science4Tech
Jordi holds a Ph.D. in Telecommunications from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia; Executive Development Program diploma from the Spanish Business School IESE (PDD-2002); certificate in Machine Learning from UC Berkeley School of Information (2020). He is currently Chief Executive Officer at Science4Tech Solutions S.L. Prior to that he has held top management positions in consultancy and technology companies working in several countries and multi-cultural environments across Europe, US and Latam. His career experience spans more than 25 years in areas ranging from IT, business and management consultancy to software development, advanced analytics, and AI, having recently shared his vision and thoughts in the book "60 LEADERS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE".

Pablo Mas

COO and Partner - Meeting Doctors
Pablo is the COO and Partner at MeetingDoctor. He has a business degree at Esade and International Management Master of Science (MsC) also at Esade., With more than 10 years of professional experience in management roles specially in fast-growing stages going from business development to operations and strategy. He has worked internationally, speaks 6 languages and has lived in three different countries. He has contributed to setting-up new ventures and building up the early stages of the operations. He is now devoted to help Meetingdoctors meet its scalability and growth goals.

Jana Fábregas

Health Management Project Director - Edryx Healthcare
Jana Fabregas is the Health Management Project Director in Edryx. Her goal is to be able to learn the insights of the healthcare system and help to improve it, whilst having the opportunity to work with significant industry experts and inspire stakeholders to work in humanization projects.

Quique Llaudet

CEO - Ephion Health
Quique is an Organic Chemist from IQS, obtained his PhD from University of Warwick, and an Executive MBA from IESE. He has extensive international experience as an entrepreneur: he has founded three start-ups in the biotech sector and a healthy beverages brand. He combines a background in life sciences with a set of managerial soft skills that he has mastered to build strong and successful teams.

Claudia Carbonaro

CFO - Sequentia Biotech
Entrepreneurship and business-driven, with a varied experience in project management and administration within different industries and countries, including Australia and Italy, Claudia holds a MSc in International Business Economics & Management from Katholieke University of Leuven, a MSc in International Relations from LUISS University, and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Naples Federico II.

Xavier Lleixa

Co-Founder and CTO- Digimevo
Xavier is a Global Business leader with International Work Experience in EMEA, APAC and NA in technology space. Experienced in development and execution of strategies in challenging environments with a high degree of success. Strengths in new product and market creation, business transformation, partnership, competitive analysis, GTM strategy, customer engagements, and thought leadership.Responsible for the strategic product direction. Including product vision, product innovation, product design, product development, product management team and product marketing with more than 10 years of experience in Product Development in Networking ,Cybersecurity, 5G , IoT and Health Industries launching more than 50 products globally that generated more than $100 million revenues. Technical background and Technical Sales experience in Networking, Security & Datacenter technologies. Unique combination of advanced technical knowledge with top-notch certifications CISSP,CISM,CEH,CCNP,VCP,MCP)

Irene González

COO - Qualud
Irene González is co-founder of Qualud and Laia Contigo, two companies that work to transform digital health. With Master in Digital Marketing and Project Manager (PMI), she has worked in the healthcare sector for 10 years on different pharmaceutical companies and also national companies and startups, always looking for improving digitalization, patient experience, and healthcare assistance. As a psychologist, she has been looking to create something that helps healthcare system to improve the attention of mental health in population. In Qualud they've built different projects focused on mental health assistance. ¿Do you want to know more about Qualud and her work? Don't forget to assist to their pitch and meet them

Rafael Rivero

CMO - Myocardial solutions
Rafael has 20 years years of global experience (USA, EMEA, ASPAC and LATAM) leading, impacting and transforming high performance Medical and Commercial Operations teams executing disruptive technologies across Health Care Systems, Institutions Stakeholders, ICU, OR and the C-Suite. Leadership roles and responsibilities through 10+ global launches addressing unmet medical needs and achieving gold standard of care within the Start - Ups, Biotech and Medical Devices

Diego Fernández

CEO & Cofounder de Marvut
Rafael has 20 years years of global experience (USA, EMEA, ASPAC and LATAM) leading, impacting and transforming high performance Medical and Commercial Operations teams executing disruptive technologies across Health Care Systems, Institutions Stakeholders, ICU, OR and the C-Suite. Leadership roles and responsibilities through 10+ global launches addressing unmet medical needs and achieving gold standard of care within the Start - Ups, Biotech and Medical Devices