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uwe diegel

Passionate About Inspiring Others

Uwe Diegel (born 1965 in New Zealand), is a specialist in various forms of medical diagnostics such as blood pressure, temperature, asthma and diabetes. He is the holder of several patents relating to temperature and blood pressure measurement. Until the age of 26 he was a concert pianist. Following an accident that partially restricted movement in in right arm, he started a new career in medical diagnostics.

A serial entrepreneur, he entered the world of medical diagnostics in 1992, quickly developing a particular interest in cardiovascular diagnostics. His intense scientific curiosity has led him not only to develop new technologies in this field, but also to interest himself to field of medical manufacturing, industrial design and problems faced by Chinese manufacturing concerns. Uwe lives in Paris, France, where he runs HealthWorks Global and does fundamental research in blood pressure diagnostics. He is today considered to be a foremost expert in the field of blood pressure management and in the manufacturing of medical diagnostics devices. In 2009, Uwe got interested in connected health as a means of providing better patient management. He became involved in iHealth, a platform that takes all the signals of the body and translates them into a meaningful format using smartphones and tablets. iHealth is today the world leader in the field of Connected Health. Uwe served as CEO of iHealthLabs Europe until 2016. He left iHealth in 2016 to develop the Lifeina project.


The creation of a new model of health and healthcare is the greatest single business opportunity of our lifetimes, and we expect it to be accompanied by profound and lasting cultural change.

Uwe’s keynotes and conferences are inspiring, electrifying and exciting. His knowledge of the medical industry has given him a unique point of view on the future of mankind that he shares with humor and with dazzling expertise. He describes impossibly difficult technologies in simple terms that leave his audiences seduced and give them new understanding about the world around them, as it changes at an ever increasing rate.


Uwe presents with equal facility in French or English.

Professional history
  • 2017 – Present, CEO LifeInA

  • 2009 – Present, CEO HealthWorks Global

  • 2003 – Present, CEO MedActiv International Health Brokerage (New Zealand)

  • 2011 – 2016, CEO iHealth Europe

  • 2007 - 2009, CTO KJump (Taiwan)

  • 2006 – 2007, CTO Health&Life (Taiwan)

  • 2002 – 2005, CEO Microlife (France)

  • 1994 – 2002, CEO Microlife (Africa)

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