Omar Shaker graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University Cairo, followed by an internship in transplant surgery at Tufts Medical Center in Boston before switching careers to technology and moving to San Francisco. After finishing his Master’s in International Business, Omar worked for several digital health startups. He then joined Clarity Insights, the biggest consultancy company in the US focused on data analytics. Working with Clarity, Omar became a senior consultant to major US hospitals and insurance companies such as Kaiser, Cleveland Clinic and Blue Cross Blue Shield. Omar then founded Health 2.0 | Egypt, thus supporting digital health innovation in Egypt with the aim of demonstrating a mature digital health ecosystem in the country.