Okan Ekinci is the Chief Medical Officer for Diagnostics Information Solutions (DIS) at F. Hoffmann La-Roche Ltd in Basel, Switzerland. He is a member of the leadership team of DIS, an organisation focused on decision support solutions, powered by aggregated data and advanced analytics, in support of Roche’s personalised healthcare (PHC) strategy. The goal is to redefine how data and analytics can drive patient care and R&D to help ensure the right treatment reaches the right patient.
Okan has 20+ years of experience in the healthcare sector, including 8 years of clinical practice in cardiology. Before joining Roche, he was Global Head & Vice President of the Healthcare Consulting business at Siemens Healthineers, developing and offering IT-enabled transformation and clinical consulting services. With his team he introduced data-driven innovative offerings such as Radiology Performance Management Services and 4D Workflow Simulation Services for healthcare institutions. Prior to that, he established the Global Medical Office of Healthineers and served as its first CMO, across imaging, in-vitro diagnostics and healthcare IT.
Okan is an adjunct Professor of Medicine at University College Dublin, Ireland, holds an MBA from the European School of Management and Technology, Berlin and an MD from University of Mainz, Germany. He’s an alumni of Harvard Business School‘s Value-based Healthcare program.