Avi Mehra

Avi Mehra

Co-Founder & Managing Director





Avi is a Medical Doctor, Senior Consultant & Clinical Implementation Specialist at IBM Watson Health and Co Founder of Doctorpreneurs.

 He graduated from Imperial College in 2011 having earlier completed an intercalated BSc in Management at Imperial College Business School. Avi began work as a trainee doctor in the NHS where he initiated and led multiple initiatives to improve the safety and quality of patient care, including leading an extensive trust-wide project to improve clinical handover. He designed and oversaw the development of an innovative digital handover solution, securing full funding, guiding the agile development process, and coordinating the solution’s launch, integration and training across the hospital trust. Avi’s clinical background is in general medicine, having worked as a trainee in the NHS and in private practice for the Centre for Health & Human Performance (CHHP), 76 Harley Street.

 In 2014 Avi was appointed as a Clinical Fellow to the NHS National Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh, and seconded to Bupa, an international private health and care organisation, where he worked on strategic initiatives across various market units. Following this year, 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.

Avi is currently working for IBM as a Senior Consultant & Clinical Implementation Specialist in their Artificial Intelligence division, Watson Health. He is responsible for driving the implementation, adoption and evolution of cognitive technologies across healthcare systems. He also serves as a member of the Watson Health Global Clinical Council and is a mentor for the NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.