Team

Management

Baher Al Hakim

BH

CEO

Nadine Nehme

NN

Research

Makram Saleh

MS

Product

Verena Kretschmann

VK

EUROPE

Baher Al Hakim

CEO

Baher is a dentist by study and a serial entrepreneur by practice, with 13 years experience in a broad spectrum of disciplines including product & technology, sales, marketing and fundraising. Before Medicus, Baher founded CloudAppers digital agency in Dubai in 2008 with 100+ projects, from which he stepped down in 2015 to start Medicus. He also founded napkin startup studio in 2012 with $850,000 in funding, that prototyped, built and launched many products, a few of which were spun off as standalone companies. Most successful of them is Wally, a smart personal finance app that amassed 100,000 users within 2 months and become #1 finance app in 22 countries.

Nadine Nehme

Chief Science Officer

Nadine is a scientist and medical researcher with 11 years of experience in genetics, genomics and immunology, and 4 years of university teaching. She holds a Ph.D. in molecular genetics from Louis Pasteur University, where she completed her studies under the supervision of Prof. Jules Hoffmann (Nobel Laureate in Medicine 2011), in Strasbourg France. She performed her post-doctoral studies at Necker Hospital, Paris, under the supervision of Prof. Alain Fischer, where she focused on immune diseases and their genetics.

Makram Saleh

Head of product

With a passion and dedication for creating stellar products, in his 16 years of experience Makram played a key role in the success of 3 startups, building and leading product teams, and creating several award-winning mobile and web apps. He has operated across all aspects of a product’s lifecycle, including strategy, planning, design, usability, development, infrastructure and more. Makram had teamed up with Baher on napkin and Wally. He is also Interactive Design and Web Programming teacher at ALBA and LAU in Beirut.

Verena Kretschmann

Head of Europe Operations

Verena has co-founded a health tech startup (www.anvajo.com) in Germany in 2015 and closed a 7-digit investment round for it just briefly before she has joined Medicus in March 2017, where she is responsible for all European Operations. Through her previous role as Head of Organizational Development at Stylight, a successful German e-commerce startup, she gained significant experience in growing the organization of a company from 10 to 150 employees. Verena holds a Diploma in International Business Management and is interested in behavioral psychology and general philosophy.

Team

We are a team of technologists, researchers and medical geeks, passionate about health matters and about utilizing and applying the latest in technology to effect positive health changes in people's lives, and transform healthcare services across the globe.

BH

Baher Al Hakim

Business

VK

Verena Kretschmann

Business

VK

Vanessa Kretschmann

administration

AC

Abbie Caranto

administration

NN

Nadine Nehme

Research

NH

Nisreen Hassoun

research

FM

Fidaa Moughrabi

research

HJ

Hassan Jabri

research

GA

George Awad

research

FD

Farah Daou

research

DK

Diana Koushha

research

MS

Mouna Shaabaan

research

SK

Sarah Al Kadi

research

AM

Amr Maksoud

Cardiologist

TS

Tony Shehade

ER

JA

Joanna Atia

Hematology

NH

Nassib Haddad

Design

MK

Mohsin Khan

Design

MS

Makram Saleh

Product

MK

Mouhamad Kawas

Technology

BK

Bassel Al Khateeb

AI

DK

Dima Kawas

Project Management

SN

Sanaa Nicolas

Web

AM

Anas Mattar

Web

NM

Nasouh Mrstani

Web

NN

Nour El Din Naji

Web

YD

Youssef Dalati

Web

JA

Johny Ashkar

Web

HA

Hazem Ataya

AI engineer

FA

Firas Attaya

iOS

AA

Ammar arangy

iOS

OS

Omar Sabbagh

iOS

AM

Eyad Muhanna

Android

AM

Anas Masri

Android

YA

Yehia AlTalas

Android

JJ

Jana Jbara

Quality Assurance

RN

Reem Nasser

Quality Assurance

LQ

Leen al Qassem

Quality Assurance