Michael Dillhyon, Founder, Healthbank

Michael Dillhyon is the Founder of Geneva-based healthbank, the only citizen-owned, health data exchange cooperative, as well as Avadilon, a US/Swiss-based consultancy focused on developing global commercial strategies in healthtech.

Three themes have intersected throughout his professional career: entrepreneurship (US<=>EU), data-driven enterprise technology strategies and life sciences (particularly healthcare).

In 2013, Michael was the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EiR) for SystemsX, Switzerland’s largest (800M CHF) early stage life sciences fund, and served as a mentor for the ETH Entrepreneurship Lab.

Prior to 2013, Mr. Dillhyon served as Chairman of Genebio, a bioinformatics software firm, for 4 years and sat on the Strategic Advisory Committee for HealthTIES, an EU-backed consortium of four of Europe’s top regions in biosciences, medical technology and health entrepreneurship.

Mr. Dillhyon presents regularly on the business of blockchain technology in healthcare & life sciences, open health data innovation, healthtech entrepreneurship and the growing relevance of telemonitoring for the consumer at life sciences and healthcare events in the US and EMEA.  He also actively advises both public and private sector entities on emerging healthcare technologies.

Mr. Dillhyon holds degrees in Biochemistry and Anthropology, as well as a MBA from the Olin School of Business.