key REGIONAL & GLOBAL knowledge leaders AT EMERGE 2050

Emerge 2050 speakers are leading industry visionaries at the sharp edge of where health and technology are converging.

The two-day conference and networking event was presented by the leading names in Capital Investment in health-tech innovation internationally, supported by tech innovators, many of whom have gone on to achieve US$ multi-million valuations, or so-called unicorn status, with a ticket price of US$1billion plus.

The EMERGE 2050 Main Stage features engaging talks and panel discussions by industry experts about healthcare investment trends, market access, how to gain funding and more. The innovations programme features pitches by healthtech, medtech and biotech start-ups looking for their next growth stage through investment. Join the conversation and stay up to date on the latest in healthcare technology and investment

Key 2024 speakers

Edward Kliphuis

Sofinnova Partners

Marwan Abdulaziz

Managing Director,
Dubai Science Park

H.E Mariam AlMazrouei

Advisor, Department of Health Abu Dhabi

Rana Lonnen

Managing Director,
Novartis dRx Capital

Dr. Sarper Tanli

Managing Director, MEA; Global Advisory, Mass General Brigham

Willem Baralt

Portfolio Chairman & Board Director

Mussaad Al Razouki

Operating Partner, Deerfield Management

Paolo Di Giorgio

CEO & Managing Director, Angelini Ventures

Sarah Miller

MDBX Health

Hany Elosman

Director of Technology of AI,

Rasha Taifi

Venture Capitalist Turned Innovation Consultant

Mariam Al Harbi, MD

Chair of Research Ethics Committee, SEHA

Kawthar Bukhari

Partner Success Manager – Health,
Plug and Play Tech Center

Jan Szollos

Senior Director, Insilico Medicine

Dr. Ahmad Nasrallah

Dar Al Shifa Hospital, Kuwait

Joe Hawayek

CEO, Diginova Health Solutions

Cedric Odje

Senior Associate, Debiopharm Innovation Fund

Rania Haggag

Pharmacoviglance Lead, Organon

Vincent Buscemi

Partner and Head of Independent Health and Care, Bevan Brittan

Perihan Abouzeid

CEO, Peri-Care

Vaibhav Kashyap

CEO, Wellx

Dina Sidani

Founder, Ilik Health

Nik Sharma

CEO and co-founder,

Gireesh Kumar

Sector Lead & Associate Partner, Healthcare Sector, Knight Frank Middle East

Mansoor Ahmed

Executive Director – MEA Region,

Caroline Souchet

Investment Manager, Crescent Enterprises

Dr. Sadyk Gusniev, MD, MBA

Healthtech Expert and Researcher

Dr. Altaf Faiyaz

Associate Director – Healthcare, Education & PPP, Coliers MENA

Robert Mcgough

Hill Dickinson LLP

Miro Fok

Vita Virtues

Pilar Fernandez Hermida


Vikash Sharma

Group CEO,
Avisa Smart Hospitals

Sophie Smith

Founder & CEO,
Nabta Health

Reenita Das

Frost & Sullivan

Arnoud Huisman

CEO and Chairman of the Board,
Oncode Accelerator

Kareem Barghouti

Co-Founder & CEO,

Ayman Semaan

Market Access & Pricing Lead,

Marielouise Abi Hanna

Founder and Executive Director,

Desiree Cox

CEO and Founder,
The HEALinc

Key innovators

Khatija Ali

Founder and CEO,

Christopher Cook


Hossein Fakhrai-Rad


Toby Wilson Waterworth

Chair and Chief Executive, Ambrose Healthcare

Ashraf Bacheet

CEO & Co-Founder,
O7 Therapy

Pouya Behrouzi

Co-Founder & CEO,
Rayca Precision

Alina Polyakova


Devayani Clark


Osama Chamsi Pasha

Co-Founder & COO, Doctory

Roland Quaye

CEO & Founder,
Latenu LLC


  • Free to attend, two day conference programme
  • “The Nest” exhibition and networking area

  • Visitor access to PrecisionMed Exhibition & Summit
  • Key networking opportunities with tech innovators, investors, payers and insurers