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Making Healthcare Radically Accessible for All

Founding Purpose

Abi Global Health is an Irish company, founded in 2016 by two experienced health technology entrepreneurs, Kim-Fredrik Schneider and Dr. Victor Vicens. Our founding vision is to make healthcare radically accessible for all.

We relentlessy pursue three goals
to achieve that vision

Lower the barriers to healthcare

Lower the barriers to healthcare

Our services are designed to be instantly available at the moment of need by integrating with the apps and websites people already use.

Innovate to create betters tools

Innovate to create betters tools

We use cutting edge Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning to markedly improve the speed, effectiveness and quality of telehealth.

Empower our healthcare professionals

Empower our healthcare professionals

Our core resource is the human intelligence of our healthcare professionals who share our mission of healthcare empowerment

Our Leadership

We want your business and your customers to benefit from the combined expertise of leading professionals from the world of healthcare, technology, artificial intelligence and customer engagement.

Leadership, Kim-Fredrik Schneider, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Kim-Fredrik Schneider

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

 

As CEO, Kim has led Abi Global Health on a significant growth trajectory since our founding in 2016 to today with health professionals in over 30 countries making telehealth accessible to more than 10 million people. Under his leadership Abi has focused on increasing telehealth utilisation, service innovation and significant customer growth. Prior to founding Abi, Kim had more than 15 years leadership experience in high-growth tech firms in Europe, USA and Asia. He holds a degree in Business Administration from Boston University.

Abi Global Health Leadership, Dr. Victor Vicens, Co-founder & Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Victor Vicens

Co-founder & Chief Medical Officer

 

As our Chief Medical Officer, Victor ensures the quality and breadth of the Abi healthcare professional network is world-class in all our local markets. Victor co-founded Abi based on insights gained from over 18 years of healthcare and digital transformation experience. His background includes practising roles as a resident physician & consultant psychiatrist. He is a veteran of previous medtech startups and has advised insurance and pharmaceutical companies on remote medicine and digital transformation. He holds medical degrees at undergraduate and masters levels, a Ph.D in neuroimaging, along with several publications in the field of psychosis and neuroimaging, and was a research fellow at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in NYU.

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Zoe Puckering

Client Success Director

 

Zoe is responsible for Client Success globally. With a diverse B2B background, she has held various roles within the Telemedicine and Mental Health industry. Zoe brings expertise in project and change management, enabling her to effectively address client needs and facilitate successful implementations. As a representative of the client within our organisation, Zoe plays a crucial role in ensuring client satisfaction and success.

Abi Global Health Leadership, Joan Escalante Esteve, Chief Technical Officer

Joan Escalante Esteve

Chief Technical Officer

 

Joan is at the helm of our technical engineering resources and he brings over 16 years’ experience to drive Abi’s mission to make healthcare more accessible through technology. Joan’s career includes healthcare, motor and geological industry experience and a focus on combining algorithmic expertise and technology to optimise performance. He holds master’s degrees in both Financial Mathematics and Algebraic Topology and his research has been published in various academic journals.

Abi Global Health Leadership, Martín Tripiana, AI Lab Director

Martín Tripiana

AI Lab Director

 

Martín is responsible for the application of Artificial Intelligence
and Machine Learning across the full range of Abi healthcare services. Before joining Abi Martín held various data scientist roles including post-Doctoral research fellow at the CERN Institute where he led research groups in big data processing, simulation, regression modelling and the study of Machine Learning algorithms. On several occasions Martín has been shortlisted as one of the most cited scientists globally. He holds a PhD in High Energy Physics and an M.Sc. Physics from the Universidad Nacional de la Plata
and several qualifications in deep learning, neural networks,
and machine learning.

Abi Global Health Leadership, Giorgia Testoni, Care Quality Director.

Giorgia Testoni

Care Quality Director

 

Giorgia is responsible for ensuring the high quality of our healthcare services and brings a career-long passion for solving the challenges faced by patients. She has an impressive background in medical research and innovation at organisations including Novartis, the Institute for Research in Biomedicine Barcelona and Enantia. Her many qualifications include a degree in Medical Biotechnology (Università degli Studi di Ferrara), master’s degree in Molecular Biotechnology (Università di Bologna), masters in Biotechnology (University of California Davis) and a PhD in Biomedicine
(University of Barcelona).

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Julien Breteau

Head of Business Development

Julien brings over a decade of experience across Insurance and Emerging Technologies. He holds an MBA in Business Administration from the Quantic School of Business and Technology. Julien's insights have been featured in top publications such as The Digital Insurer, Asia Insurance Review, and Computerworld. He is also a co-author of The InsurTech Book, the go-to handbook for investors, entrepreneurs, and FinTech visionaries seeking to understand the latest developments in insurance technology.

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Sarah Parkinson

Business Development Director, Pharma

Sarah is responsible for business development within the pharmaceutical industry. She has a passion for helping patients overcome simple barriers to treatment. Sarah brings extensive knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, having worked as a consultant with a variety of functions using design thinking, lean six sigma and agile methodologies to address business challenges. She holds a degree in Neuroscience from Trinity College Dublin with further qualifications in strategy development, digital marketing, and process excellence.

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Dave Kearney

Director of Product

Dave is responsible for product design and user experience at Abi Global Health and brings over 20 years' experience working in web, mobile, and telecoms startups. He is deeply fascinated by all areas of startup culture, including UX design, process design, and developing high performance cultures. Dave has an honors degree in Computer Science, Linguistics, and French from Trinity College Dublin.

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Paddy Quinn

Head of Finance

As our Head of Finance, Paddy is responsible for ensuring the health and stability of the company's finances globally. With extensive experience in managing the finance functions of rapidly growing companies, Paddy plays a vital role in Abi's financial management. Prior to joining Abi, Paddy held senior finance positions within the insurance and legal sectors, and founded a leading accountancy practice in Dublin. Paddy is a Fellow of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and Chartered Accountants Ireland.

Resources & knowledge

Browse our latest insights & success stories

Are Patient Support Hubs Still Effective in Overcoming Treatment Non-Adherence?

by  Dr. Victor Vicens Feb 1, 2024

Ensuring patient adherence to prescribed treatments is crucial for successful outcomes in the Life Science industry....

Mapping the Holistic Patient Journey to Build Support Programmes 

by  Mari-Liis Alaver Dec 19, 2023

The Holistic Patient Journey as a Framework for Support Programmes...

AI-Powered Telemedicine Pioneer Abi Global Health Lands €4.6 Million Series A

by  Kim-Fredrik Schneider Mar 27, 2023

Abi Global Health, a B2B2C provider of on-demand virtual healthcare services using a proprietary AI layer to accelerate, augment, and optimise delivery, announce a €4.6 million Series A investment round. The funding was led by Mundi Ventures and Uniqa Ventures....

Come build the future of telemedicine with us

Our Mission

Our mission

At Abi Global Health we are united by our mission to make professional healthcare as easy to access as advice from a friend.

Our technology

Our technology

We come to work every day to apply the latest artificial intelligence and machine learning solutions to empower our network of healthcare professionals across 6 continents.

Our people

Our people

Join our diverse team of talented technologists, healthcare specialists and innovators working together to connect users with a range of healthcare services through their preferred channels.

Strength in numbers

2016

Founded

37

Countries

1000+

Healthcare professionals

10m+

Users covered

Scaling at speed

Scaling at speed

We’ve grown quickly from our start-up roots to a global reach across 6 continents.

Latest technology

Latest technology

At Abi you’ll get to work with the latest AI tools and technology.

Brightest minds

Brightest minds

Our team includes some of the worlds most cited researchers and experienced tech entrepreneurs.