Dr. Oren Fuerst, Chairman and Founder of Eco Fusion, a company that develops digital therapies, the first one dealing with stress and focus joins eHealth Radio and the Health News, Stress Management and Technology Channels.
- Tell us about your product- What gave you the idea for the Serenita app?
- Do you have clinical evidence of the efficacy of your solution?
- What other apps/products does the company have in development? Are they more sophisticated?
- What can you say about the competing apps in the market and why yours is different?
Dr. Oren Fuerst is a serial entrepreneur, investor, advisor and inventor, focused on digital health initiatives. Chairman of Strategic Models/Fuerst Technologies, a New York-based ideas nurturing and advisory boutique, and the co-founder of multiple technology companies. The health companies he co-founded in recent years: Medivizor, a personalized health information company; Eco-Fusion, a digital drugs company dealing with more than 10 indications; LabStyle Innovations (OTCBB:DRIO), a diabetes management company (creator of the Dario device); and Circ MedTech, an HIV prevention medical devices company (creator of the PrePex device). He also co-founded Tevel, a global network of investors focused on Israeli-related technology companies. He was the initiator and co-Director of the Technology Valuation Executive Program at Columbia Business School, and served as a faculty member at Yale University School of Management and Yale International Center for Finance. He had published multiple academic papers and popular press articles in newspapers such as the Financial Times and published multiple books with publishers including Prentice Hall.
Dr. Fuerst had advised multiple private and public corporates on a variety of issues including strategy, technology assessment, valuation and intellectual property. He had invented (holds multiple granted patents) and commercialized health technologies with companies including Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX). Dr. Fuerst is also involved in numerous not for profit organizations, including serving on the boards of the American Friends of Sheba Medical Center and Global Imagine. He is a mentor at the Microsoft Ventures and Israel Brain Technology Accelerators. Dr. Fuerst holds a Ph.D. from Columbia Business School. He holds a dual bachelor’s degree from Tel Aviv University (Dual Magna Cum Laude) in Accounting and Economics. He was a commander at an Elite technology Unit of the Israeli Defense Forces.