Our leadership team
Daniel has nearly 20 years' experience leading the charge to bring transformational technology to new industries. During his career, he has founded and led several internet startups based in Denmark, Germany, the US, and the UK. After studying law as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Houston, Daniel earned his MBA at the University of Chicago, then shifted his focus to consulting at Boston Consulting Group before embarking on his entrepreneurial journey.
Claire is a trained doctor, and served as a pediatrician in London before specializing in clinical genetics. With a degree in both pathology and medicine from the University of Bristol and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Cambridge, Claire oversees all of Ada’s medical affairs. As an industry thought leader, she gives a voice to the clinicians, patients and doctors to ensure that our product meets their needs.
Martin has a PhD in Neuroscience and a Diploma in Physiology. A medical researcher turned serial entrepreneur; Martin shifted from theory to innovation after publishing his work on nerve modeling in the scientific journal Nature. His first venture was a nerve modeling program that saved thousands of animals from lab testing. He developed the first version of Ada for doctors and continues to shape the way Ada learns today. Martin is a grandson of the celebrated Nobel Laureate Werner Heisenberg.
Niels holds a Master of Finance and held advisory roles at McKinsey & Company and Sequoia, before taking financial leadership roles at Zalando, itembase, and Bonial. He oversees our finance, people & workplace, legal, global compliance & ethics, and operations departments. “It's my goal to create the ideal conditions for Ada to succeed as a company, ensuring we can sustainably achieve our mission."
Peter has led from the C-suite across a variety of industries – corporate compliance, advertising, e-commerce, music technology and digital distribution – and cities, including LA, Denver, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Berlin. He leads Ada’s product strategy and delivery teams to ensure Ada products evolve with the needs of our users, clients, and global health. He uses a Fitbit to track sleep and heart rate and prioritizes a regular sleep cycle, especially when travelling across timezones.
Paul has worked in tech for over 15 years leading strategy, product and commercial teams with the likes of Skype, eBay, and Zoopla. His interest in healthtech came long before it was a popular hashtag: helping scale Europe’s largest telehealth provider, and also acting as SuperCarers' NED and CPP's healthtech advisor. Paul leads our global strategy and commercial, growth, and consumer agendas. He uses DNA and microbiome data to focus on managing health around lifestyle and personalized risks.
Chris spent his early career in Europe, including a role as Development Director at Bupa. He then worked in several Asian countries and led major development initiatives for some of the world’s largest health and financial services companies. Chris now leads Ada’s business development activities, overseeing our commercial relationships with healthcare systems and governments worldwide. “Cultivating the right partnerships will help us achieve our mission.”
With over 25 years of experience in healthcare and digital media, Jeff leads our business in the Americas, establishing partnerships with health systems, payers, employers, and other digital health platforms. Before Ada, Jeff led the US launch of TytoCare and Vitals. “My goal is to further our mission of democratizing access to healthcare – by creating meaningful partnerships that align with our values.”
Johannes is responsible for our core technology division that provides the medical intelligence found in our products. With his engineering background, he programmed parts for our product, and for several years, he was our CTO. Johannes studied and taught computational linguistics at the University of Potsdam. “I help enable teams to build the best artificial medical intelligence in the world.”
Before Ada, Marvin worked at Google and specialized in performance & brand marketing where he consulted with multinational corporations on digital growth strategies. He oversees our Marketing Department, all global marketing activities, and is responsible for user acquisition, branding, and growth. “My priority is to help Ada reach millions worldwide and inspire them to manage their personal health.”
Ewelina leads our Medical Knowledge Team. Born in Poland but raised in Germany, Ewe studied medicine at Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, with a clinical interest in pediatrics, especially emergency and preventative care. Alongside her work at Ada, Ewelina is currently completing a doctorate in pediatric rheumatology. “I ensure our medical knowledge is as accurate and user-friendly as possible.”
Henry spearheaded the development of Ada’s core technology, developing AI algorithms, proprietary modeling languages, and novel approaches to knowledge representation. As Director of Ada’s Research Team, he leads the development of Ada’s future technology. “For me, it is always about the next step – pushing the boundaries and going where no one has gone before.”
Bethany has a diverse communications background across agency and in-house. Prior to Ada, she led corporate communications for a financial technology startup in San Francisco and managed integrated communications programs for global tech clients at Edelman. Bethany received a Master of Global Affairs from New York University. At Ada, Bethany oversees the company’s communications and PR initiatives.
Larissa leads our People & Workplace Department and has dedicated her career and studies to people management for over a decade. She has held senior positions at MeteoGroup and Roland Berger and completed a Master of Human Resource Studies and a Bachelor of European Business. “I direct our team of driven healthtech professionals and fast-growing workplaces across the globe.”
Hila leads our Global Health Initiative to improve access to healthcare in resource-limited countries. Before Ada, Hila was a founding member and Head of Academics at Kiron Open Higher Education. She is a Digital Female Leader Award recipient, an MIT Solve Member, and a talented public speaker (TEDx, Clinton Global Initiative, UNESCO NGO Forum). “I am dedicated to using technology for social good.”