Laurence Ainouz

Laurence Ainouz

Biography

Laurence has been running global digital health initiatives. First at Teva, the world’s largest provider of generic medicines, as the SVP Chief Innovation Officer, responsible for introducing all aspects of Digital Health to the organization, from new technologies to new business models. Then at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, as the VP Global Head of the Digital Acceleration Lab whcih she built and ran to generate to use technology to profoundly transform the patient’s journey and experience, and to maximize treatments’ outcomes.

Laurence sits on the board of the non-profit United Hatzalah, a unique global organization that has disrupted the way Emergency Medical Services are provided. In 2015, +3000 geolocalized volunteers on their “ambucycles” (2 wheels ambulances) brought critical medical care to more than 250,000 people, over 40,000 of whom were in life-or-death situations. The organization is now deploying in the USA, in Panama, Ukraine, France (Laurence is the President of the French Entity).

Laurence also sits on the board of TOM, a global network of makers deeply impacting the lives of hundreds of disabled people with makethons where the “Need Knowers” and the “Makers” develop solutions together. TOM is supported by Google, and has run in Israel, Brazil, Vietnam, Canada, and California. Fascinated by all innovative form of artistic expression,