MediSapiens provides cutting-edge software solutions to clients in the biomedical field. Our solutions turn biomedical data into new insights and knowledge. Our clients range from global pharmaceutical companies and leading healthcare organizations to research groups and start-ups.
The amount of biomedical data is growing exponentially, and the main challenge is to extract value from this data. The market demands sophisticated, specialized software solutions adding value to biomedical data for a variety of commercially (and socially) driven use cases for drug research/discovery, population research and personalized/precision healthcare
MediSapiens provides industry leaders with novel IT solutions to make sense out of and combine various biomedical data sources. Our solutions help clients ensure the quality of their data, analyze it for new discoveries, and interpret it for meaningful insights. Finding new insights becomes faster and more cost efficient
We have implemented biomedical IT solutions since 2009.
We started out as a spin-off from the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) in 2009 in Helsinki. Some of the interesting work we have performed include a multi-omics drug discovery platform for leading pharma company, integrate genomics as part of healthcare operations and creating the world’s largest pure-breed dog/cat genomic health solution. In addition we implement a data management solution for anti-body testing for COVID-19 and provide and maintain the world’s largest fully integrated and annotated human gene expression data source.
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board, Innovestor Ventures Ltd
Petri is managing partner in Innovestor Ventures, a prominent owner of MediSapiens. Petri’s specialties are Venture Capital, Corporate Finance and Growth strategies.
Prof. Olli Kallioniemi
Board member, Co-founder representative
Prof. Olli Kallioniemi
Olli is a Professor and Director of the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) at the University of Helsinki. He is an expert in cancer genomics and individualized systems medicine, co-inventor of key technologies such as FISH, CGH and tissue microarrays, as well as being the author of 319 publications and holder of 20 patents. Olli has held several positions internationally, including Head of Translational Genomics Section at the Cancer Genetics Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, at NIH.
Board member, Industry expert
Pekka is a life sciences and IT professional with well over 20 years of life science experience. Pekka was the founding CEO of Oncos Therapeutics and CEO of Herantis Pharma (IPO in 2014) and is currently the Chairman of Finnish Bioindustries.
Prof. Steven Myint
Prof. Steven Myint
Steven is a physician with global experience in health and biomedical management and commercialization. He has hold several positions in business field ranging from being Board executive as global Medical Director at GlaxoSmithKline to a numerous executive and non-executive directorships with several organizations in the public and private sectors. He is a former Professor and Dean of Medicine & Health at the University of Surrey and Professor/Chairman of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Leicester in the UK. He was an NHS consultant in UK for over 20 years and is also a former Senior Independent Director, then chairman, of a hospital in the NHS and Board Member of Care International. He has been a consultant to several organizations in the medical and financial worlds and member
Chief Executive Officer
Born and raised in Cologne, Germany, Nils has spent most of the past 25 years in the United States. He has held a variety of leadership positions in the health IT industry, ranging from start-up to multinational corporation and management consulting, providing highly relevant knowledge in the further commercialization of MediSapiens’ technologies. As a U.S. and German citizen, Nils splits his time between serving current and new clients/partners on both sides of the Atlantic, MediSapiens’ HQ in Helsinki, Finland, as well as his home in Cologne, Germany. Nils is passionate about transatlantic politics, a sports enthusiast and avid surfer.
VP of Sales
Hans Garritzen is VP of Sales at MediSapiens. A Radboud University alumni, he has worked with data quality and analytical challenges for the past 20 years, globally supporting both SME and Fortune 500 partners working in pharma, dental, healthcare and telecom. In his free time he enjoys aviation history, nature hikes and planning road trip holidays.
Chief Operating Officer / Chief Technology Officer
Max has background in mathematics and computer science from the University of Helsinki. He has previously worked as a developer, project manager and CTO in a software company developing solutions for medical imaging and radar applications. Max has a vast knowledge of agile software development, teamwork and project management, as well as experience of TEKES/Business Finland and European Union financing mechanisms. He has several years’ experience of technical solution sales in B2B software, especially in the US, European and South Korean markets. Max is an explorer with hobbies like bicycling, snowboarding, hiking and snorkeling.
Chief Financial Officer
Juho is the CFO of MediSapiens through a financial services company, Greenstep, where he is one of the partners. Before entering the world of startups, he worked at Nokia Corporation in several positions, most recently as a business controller responsible for the sales and marketing development activities portfolio. Juho has helped numerous startups to raise funding and has enabled many entrepreneurs to improve their business performance in various industries. He holds an M.Sc. in Economics from Turku School of Economics.