Program 2014

Matthias Fuchs

Matthias has a broad background and over 30 years of experience in HealthCare. He has considers a passion for entrepreneurship and innovative approaches & consumer-centric solutions. After studying medicine in Germany and Brazil and 5 years in hospital and academia, Matthias worked for the German Ministry of Health before joining industry, where he spent 11 years with Procter&Gamble. Since 5 years he is with Boehringer Ingelheim (BI), a family-owned pharmaceutical company, where he is part of an incubator for innovative business models in HealthCare. Over the past 2 years Matthias played an active role in BIs MakingMoreHealth (MMH) initiative, a joint venture with Ashoka, where he leads the Innovation funnel and the selection process for MMH fellows.