Co-Founder & Managing Director
Avi is a Medical Doctor, 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. With a clinical background in general medicine, Avi worked as a trainee in the NHS and in private practice for the Centre for Health & Human Performance, 76 Harley Street. 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. He designed and oversaw the development of a digital handover solution, securing full funding, guiding the agile product development process and coordinating the implementation of the solution across an NHS hospital trust.
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 as a Clinical Consultant on strategic initiatives 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 leading the implementation, adoption and evolution of AI-powered oncology & genomics clinical solutions across healthcare systems worldwide. He leads a global team of clinical consultants and client success managers and is a member of the IBM Watson Health Global Clinical Council, under the IBM Chief Health Officer, Dr Kyu Rhee. Avi continues to serve as an Innovation Fellow to the NHS National Clinical Lead for Innovation, and as a mentor for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme.
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