Co-Founder & Managing Director
A general medicine Doctor by background, Avi is an experienced clinical leader, consultant and senior manager with broad experience in digital health and healthcare service transformation. He is the Global Clinical Adoption & Client Success Leader at IBM Watson Health and Co-Founder of Doctorpreneurs.
Avi graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine in 2011, having earlier completed an intercalated BSc in Management at Imperial College Business School. As a trainee doctor in the NHS, Avi initiated and led multiple initiatives to improve the safety and quality of patient care, including leading an extensive NHS Trust-wide project to improve clinical handover through leveraging digital technologies.
In 2014, Avi was appointed as a Clinical Fellow to the NHS National Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh. He was seconded from NHS clinical practice to Bupa, an international private health and care organisation, where he worked as a Clinical Consultant across various business units. Following this Avi was appointed as Bupa’s Global Clinical IT Manager and in this role, he supported Bupa’s digital transformation and digital health innovation strategy.
In his current role as the Global Clinical Adoption & Client Success Leader at IBM Watson Health, Avi is responsible for helping healthcare organisations transform care delivery leveraging IBM’s suite of AI capabilities, AI-powered clinical solutions and consulting services. He leads a global team of clinical consultants/SMEs and client success managers and is a member of the Watson Health Global Clinical Council, under the Chief Health Officer, Dr Kyu Rhee. Avi also serves as a mentor for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.
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