Meet the Executive Leadership

The Doc Africa management team, with its expertise in technology, healthcare and management, is ready to push back the boundaries of e-health in Africa.

Kevin HEUZEY

CEO & Co-Founder

Tech founder, with 15 years in entrepreneurship, Kevin started the Blockchain Research Institute with Nokia Bell Labs' support. Living in Africa led him to found an NGO in Gabon for Pygmy culture. Proficient in AI & Blockchain, he's dedicated to innovative solutions. Committed to Africa and the Sustainable Development Goals, Kevin aims for continent-wide positive change.

Yana HUSIC

COO & Co-Founder

Experienced COO with 15 years in Africa's Telco, Yana is an adept at business scaling and navigating Africa's unique market dynamics. She introduced satellite TV and internet in the DRC, collaborating with giants like Canal+ Afrique and EutelSat. With a strong dedication to progress, and drawn to the Sustainable Development Goals, she's now pivoting to HealthTech. Her ambition is to elevate healthcare standards and drive Africa's sustainable growth.

Scientific and Strategic Committee

With the support of influential leaders, in-depth local market knowledge, and expertise in telemedicine and AI, Doc Africa's strategic committee is ready to impact the e-health landscape in Africa.

Diene KEITA

Senior Advisor

Former Minister for Cooperation and Africa Integration for Guinea. In June 2020, she was appointed deputy executive director for programmes, United Nations Population Fund, by Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres. She has held leadership roles in United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), serving in several countries which includes; United States of America, Niger , Burkina Faso , Burundi , Haiti , Senegal , Ethiopia, Mauritania, Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigeria.

Amal EL FALLAH-SEGHROUCHNI PhD

AI & Data Policy Advisor

Esteemed AI leader, globally recognized for her impactful research in Distributed AI and Multi-Agent Systems, as well as her commitment to the ethical and social implications of AI. She currently holds the position of Full Professor at Sorbonne University (Paris – France) and is a member of COMEST - UNESCO. Additionally, she is affiliated with the International Center of Artificial Intelligence at Mohammed 6 Polytechnic University (UM6P) in Morocco.

EDUABASI CHUKWUNWEIKE

Go-To-Market Advisor

An experienced Business Development and Strategy expert with a strong background in Cloud Technology, passionate about mentoring startups and driving technology innovation. Armed with degrees from The University of Edinburgh, she has founded initiatives like Wentors and holds key achievements in Microsoft, exemplifying her expertise in sales, relationship management, and IT planning.

Juliana Derr

Senior Advisor

As an experienced executive, including her time as CEO at PartnerAlly, Juliana possesses extensive expertise in Enterprise Systems Management, Compliance, and driving operational excellence and scalable business growth through digital transformation. Her leadership journey has been shaped by key roles at renowned organizations like Apple, Cisco Systems, Cal State University, and Barnes & Noble.

Erwan LE PENNEC PhD

Head of AI

Erwan is Professor at the Applied Math department of École polytechnique where he has been working since September 2013. His lab is the CMAP of École polytechnique. He works on problems involving data in signal processing, statistics and learning with a taste for applications. He is the cohead of the SIMPAS team (Signal IMage numerical ProbAbilities Statistical Learning). He is also a member of the Xpop Inria team. He is in charge of many training programs at Polytechnique: Data Science last year (PA), Data Science for Business MScT and Data Science continuing education programs Starter Program of Polytechnique Executive Education. He has been involved in the creation of the Datascience track of Institut Polytechnique de Paris.

Philippe NUBUKPO PhD

E-Health Advisor

Mental health researcher, focusing on dementia and alcohol use disorders in countries such as the Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Benin, and Togo.

Alain KIYINDOU PhD

Senior Advisor

Eminent professor specializing in IT, holder of the UNESCO Chair in Emerging Practices in Technology and Communication for Development.

Prof Achille TCHALLA PhD

E-Health Advisor

Prominent hospital practitioner and Head of Geriatric Medicine at CHU de Limoges, holding significant sway in clinical gerontology and research in E-health and telemedicine.

Didier TSALA EFFA PhD

Tech Advisor

Full Professor in Semiotics and Anthropology at the Université de Limoges. After earning his PhD in 2000, he served as an Assistant Professor at Essec Business School and later as a Senior Consultant in marketing and strategy. In 2010, he joined the Université de Limoges, becoming a Full Professor in 2017. He has been instrumental in research on AI and humanoid robotics for elderly care, in collaboration with companies like Softbank. Currently, he serves as the Deputy Manager of Viesanté Lab, focusing on aging, frailty, and digital health.

Thierry Berthier PhD

Data Security & AI Research

Thierry Berthier is a leading AI and Cybersecurity Expert at Hub FranceIA, known for his consultancy work and public speaking. At AlloDoc, he focuses on identifying cutting-edge technologies to keep the company at the forefront of innovation. His expertise ensures AlloDoc's tech infrastructure is both state-of-the-art and secure.

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