Ikpeme Neto

Founder, WellaHealth

Ikpeme Neto is a distinguished internal medicine physician turned health technology entrepreneur with a global perspective on healthcare innovation. His journey began with a Medical degree from Ireland, and further enriched with postgraduate medical and business training in both Ireland and New Zealand.

With a career that spans four continents, Ikpeme has established himself as a recognized digital health innovator. His remarkable track record includes the creation of companies and products that have significantly enhanced the health and well-being of countless individuals. At the heart of his achievements is the groundbreaking startup, Wellahealth. This data-driven health company has introduced a myriad of products that cater for consumers, governments, businesses and health providers. It's work has seen it participate in several global accelerators such as Techstars, Google and Norrsken impact among others.

Today, Wellahealth boasts of an expansive network of over 2000 health providers across Nigeria, in addition to a substantial user base driven by its industry defining malaria insurance product. This impressive growth has solidified Wella Health's position as one of the fastest-growing and most innovative healthcare solutions providers across Africa.

Ikpeme firmly believes in the transformative power of entrepreneurship to drive lasting societal change. When he's not leading the charge in healthcare innovation or mentoring budding entrepreneurs in the industry, he finds solace in the rhythms of dance, with a particular passion for Afro latin dancing.

11:45 - 12:10

Day 1

Fireside Chat: Building Moonshot healthcare solutions

Discussing the requirements for scaling healthcare solutions in Nigeria and across the continent.

Startup + Healthcare | Startup stage