LAUSANNE, September 21st 2020 – Alessio Ascari, visionary entrepreneur and senior advisor in digital health and telecoms globally, joins GenomSys as Chief Executive Officer.
Alessio combines 20+ years of experience in management consulting experience, latest at McKinsey all over the world, and 10+ years of experience in digital health, both as an advisor and as entrepreneur having founded, among others, an innovative digital therapeutics player.
At McKinsey & Company, left as a Director (Senior Partner), over almost 20 years, successfully drove multiple company transformations and consumer-oriented marketing and operational improvements in Europe, Asia, Middle East and Latin America, while entrepreneurially creating and leading Firm initiatives on the impact of technology on different industry sectors. Latest was the Global mHealth initiative combining Technology and Healthcare expertise. Complements his multifaceted long-standing expertise with a deep hands-on knowledge of the challenges and opportunities offered by Digital Health in mature as well as emerging markets.
After leaving McKinsey, Alessio founded a digital health company that developed a platform for delivering clinically-validated services to control and manage (and reduce) blood pressure, with hypertension being a condition affecting over 1 billion people worldwide.
Alessio’s expertise covers Telecommunications, Emerging Markets, Digital Health, Technology in Healthcare, Marketing & Sales, Operations, Growth Strategy, Business Building, Disruptive Technologies, Impact of technology on everyday’s life, Startups