Dr. med. Nikolaus Schumacher
CEO at Lifepatch GmbH
Startupbootcamp Digital Health Berlin Mentor
Nikolaus Schumacher is a medical doctor by training but after qualifying, he spent most of his professional time in the pharmaceutical industry and as a management consultant for international consulting firms. Nikolaus is addicted to these new technology after having his own e-health venture in the early nineties. Nikolaus is convinced that e-health with be one of the key solutions for overcoming the challenges in the current health care system.
Nikolaus is the founder of LIFEPATCH, a German/South African start-up company for monitoring heart disorders. Nikolaus is also a mentor within Startupbootcamp and has a has invested in e-health start-up companies. Nikolaus is a non executive board member at Medical Contact AG, Germany’s largest disease management company and at Deutsche Arzt AG, a services firm for providing health services via the internet. Nikolaus is the Vice Chair from AMREF Flying Doctors Germany, an African NGO.