Before joining Vital Connect as President of Vital Connect Europe, Michael Dillhyon was the Founder/CEO of Geneva-based healthbank, a citizen-owned, global open health data cooperative.
In 2013, Michael was the first Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) for SystemsX, Switzerland’s largest (800M CHF) early stage life sciences fund, and served as a mentor for the ETH Entrepreneurship Lab.
Prior to 2013, Michael served as Chairman of Genebio, a bioinformatics software firm, and sat on the Strategic Advisory Committee for HealthTIES, an EU-backed consortium of four of Europe’s top regions in biosciences, medical technology and health entrepreneurship.
Before moving to Switzerland in 2004, Michael co-founded two US-based firms: Netelligent Corporation and ActiveObjects, where he held the roles of President, Chairman and CEO respectively.
Mr. Dillhyon holds degrees in Biochemistry and Anthropology, as well as a MBA from the Olin School of Business. He has completed residencies at Harvard Business School, the London School of Business, UC-Berkeley (Venture Capital Executive) and Fudan University.