Rising Stars in HealthTech: Wellness and Fitness
Presented by SGInnovate, General Assembly and Galen Growth Asia
SGInnovate, General Assembly and Galen Growth Asia are teaming up for a series of events with some of the most inspiring healthtech founders and leaders in Southeast Asia. In a candid discussion, they will share their stories and insights as follows:
- their journey so far;
- the challenges they have encountered;
- what they are currently working on;
- their advice on healthtech and insights about innovations in the healthcare industry;
- the importance of fostering community and collaboration in the healthtech space;
- and more.
Date: 28 January 2019, Monday
Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Venue: 32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911
- Bjorn Lee, Founder & CEO, MindFi
- Stacey Riley, Business Development, Asia, WellteQ
- Jeremy Rolleston, CEO and founder , Active8me
- Gourab Mukherjee, Founder, Aktivolabs
- Hélène Champoux Belec, COO, Galen Growth Asia
6:30pm – 7:00pm Check-in & Networking
7:00pm – 7:45pm Panel / Lightning Talks
7:45pm – 8:15pm Q&A
8:15pm – 9:00pm Networking
Bjorn Lee, Founder & CEO, MindFi
Bjorn Lee brings mindfulness off the cushion into the busy world. Blending his technology career and 7-year meditation practice, he has taught and shared at startups, corporates and non-profits. Bjorn is currently a third-time founder with wellness startup MindFi.co to bring balance to our technology compulsions. As an ex-product manager at Zendesk, his exposure to the high-pressure customer support industry made him realize mindfulness is not just a personal, but social problem. His goal is to help more people find more calm, energy, and purpose in work and life.
Stacey Riley, Business Development, Asia, WellteQ
Stacey has been based in Singapore for the last four years and brings a wealth of digital technology, business development and well-being experience to the WellteQ team. After being classically trained as a yoga and meditation teacher in India since 2011, she has spent the last 8 years working internationally with various digital start-up teams and well-being organisations, including a 2-year stint in the Bahamas running an ashram for burnt out professionals and celebrities. Stacey believes technology should make our working lives easier and free up more time for personal health, family life and self-fulfilment. For this reason, her focus is on impacting as many human lives as possible to help reverse the current lifestyle disease trends.
Jeremy Rolleston, Founder & CEO, Active8me
Jeremy Rolleston is a two-time Olympian, has represented Australia in two sports (rugby and bobsleigh), and is a two-time World Champion (Masters). He is also Founder and CEO of Active8me - a digital fitness and health platform that has recently launched in Asia. Prior to founding Active8me, Jeremy had a successful career in investments including as Managing Director at Artesian Venture Partners, General Manager at Perpetual Investment and Executive Director at Goldman Sachs. He is also author of A Life That Counts and is a sought after performance and motivational speaker.
Gourab Mukherjee, Founder, Aktivolabs
Gourab brings with him a proven track record with corporations globally, for building business lines in the Digital Health space and for commercializing innovations in Data Sciences.
He holds a dual degree in Information Technology from ECU, Australia. At Aktivolabs, Gourab is dedicated to build the A team to solve a problem as wicked as improving population health by democratizing healthy lifestyles. Gourab strives to solve real world problems and improve lives by connecting people, ideas and networks and joining the dots in between.
Hélène Champoux Belec, COO, Galen Growth Asia
Helene joined Galen Growth Asia as the founding General Manager in 2016 where she had for mandate to help quarterbacking the launch of the brand and its operations. Two years later, acting as Chief Operating Officer, she now runs both the commercial and strategic operations and is working on building the next ambitious project for the brand - the HealthTech Alpha Fund. A fund entirely dedicated to early stage startups in HealthTech in Asia.
Prior to Galen Growth Asia, Helene worked in the energy sector in Canada. She was responsible for the commercialisation of the power heritage pool for the Province of Quebec, trading with North American counterparts a portfolio of only clean energy namely hydro, biomass and wind power. She also spent a few years working in China on the international desk of a local trading commodity firm for their metal and aluminum side before moving to Singapore.
Helene has a Business degree in Finance and a Masters in Communication.
Topics: MedTech / HealthTech / BioTech