Boryana Gerasimova

Healthcare entrepreneur, patient advocate, motivational speaker

Founder of Re:Gena

Boryana Gerasimova is a healthcare entrepreneur and a board member of the Bulgarian Healthcare Development Association.

Following her passion in innovation, healthcare and social change, she works for the development and implementation of highly personalized solutions based on genetic testing, mainly in the field on nutrigenomics. Boryana has created two projects in this field – founder of Re:Gena and until 2018 co-founder and CEO of NutriGen.

As a cancer survivor herself, she is a cause-driven, health-conscious role model, a motivational speaker and an active patient advocate, focusing on the communication of healthcare innovation and the importance of disease prevention. She strongly believes in the power of informed decision making in healthcare, especially aiming at the improvement of the quality of life of healthy people as well as patients with chronic conditions and during cancer remission.

Her work as an innovator and manager is featured in Forbes Magazine and The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) for Bulgaria 2015/2016, and she is among the finalists of the National Next Generation Business Leadership Competition for 2017.

She has MSc in Informatics and Computer Technologies, and vast IT experience in the fields of Bioinformatics, Genetic data interpretation, Big Data, Medical Imaging and AI, Banking, Finance, Brokerage, and Enterprise Sustainability Management.

Other speakers in 2020

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Dr. Evgeni Evgeniev

Research Attaché
Permanent Representation of Bulgaria to the European Union

Bulgaria

Prof. Dr. Radka Argirova

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Chairperson of the Bulgarian Association for Medical Virology

United Kingdom

Clare Huntington

Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices
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