Laurence joined HealthBeacon in November 2020 as Chief Financial Officer. He has a career of working with and building dynamic high growth businesses. As Chief Financial Officer, Laurence is responsible for all aspects of finance, capital raising and investor relations. Prior to joining HealthBeacon, Laurence most recently helped build Finance Ireland into Ireland’s largest non-bank lender, raising over €1bn in equity and debt facilities. A qualified chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen, Laurence has significant experience working in capital markets, taking a company public across Dublin and London, and managing corporate transactions.
Outside of the office, Laurence has varied interests. He loves all sports, particularly golf, running and skiing. He’s completed several marathons and other similar mad pursuits. He loves rugby and is a fervent follower of Leinster and Ireland. At weekends, he likes to cook, work in the garden or go hiking.
Laurence lives in Dublin with his wife Rebecca and their three daughters and two dogs.
“Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.”
– WB Yeats
Marion joined the HealthBeacon team as their Sustainability Project Manager. A passionate environmentalist and sustainability advocate, she recently graduated from the Trinity MBA, where the highlight for her was the opportunity to interview the former President of Ireland and climate justice advocate Mary Robinson for an environmental event that she had coordinated.
She comes from a business background, having started and ran multiple businesses in the horse industry and NGO sector. In her spare time, she volunteers with the Irish NGO, Friends of the Earth, where she is now Chair. Through Friends of the Earth she has gone to the annual UN Conference of the Parties (COP), where she was liaison to the Irish government, other NGOs and the private sector.
She enjoys hiking and gardening with her kids and husband, cooking, playing with their pets (dog, cat, tortoise and snake), as well as occasionally jamming with her neighbour who plays a mean fiddle!
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.
Rohit joined as a Data Analyst at HealthBeacon. He is working on Data Analytics for the data generated by HealthBeacon to gain insights for decision making. Rohit has a keen interest in Data Science, Machine Learning, and likes to learn and explore new things. He has completed his Masters of Computer Science from UCD, prior to which he worked at TIBCO Software Inc.
Rohit comes from Pune, the west part of India, and has moved to Ireland during his Masters in 2019. Rohit loves to go on long drives, play cricket, and spend weekends watching Formula 1.
Arise! Awake! and stop not until the goal is reached.
– Swami Vivekananda
Nilesh has joined HealthBeacon as a Data Analyst. He works in the data team to gain critical insights from the operational & historical data to drive business in the right direction. He has got expertise in data engineering, machine learning/AI and business intelligence. Prior to this Nilesh has worked for Accenture India as an Analyst. Nilesh has the bachelor’s degree in Electronics and recently, he has completed his master’s in computer science with specialization in Data Science & Analytics from University College Dublin, Ireland.
Nilesh is originally from the western part of India and has been in Ireland for the last year. During his free time, he loves to cook and travel with family/friends. He also loves to play cricket which is one of the most loved games in India.
“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”
– A.P.J Abdul Kalam
Dr.Sharifah Sarhan, MB BAO BCh has joined the HealthBeacon team as a Medical Science Liaison, to facilitate clinical research and assist with Regulatory Affairs. Sharifah is a medical doctor, graduating from University College Dublin and experience across several medical specialities as a junior doctor. Sharifah is based in HealthBeacon’s office in Dublin, Ireland.
Daniella is a recent graduate Product Designer from Technological University Dublin. She has developed a passion for solving problems, particularly in helping others with simple outcomes.
Daniella is half Ukrainian, half a mix of Greek and Austrian. Lived in Ukraine for 15 years until moving to Dublin in 2012. Has a keen interest in languages and different cultures.
In her spare time Daniella loves drawing and reading books.
“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together”
– Vincent Van Gogh
Dáire is a Mechanical Engineering Intern and the latest addition to HealthBeacon’s Product Design team. Dáire is in his final year of a Masters in Mechanical Engineering in University College Dublin, having completed his undergraduate degree there.
Dáire is excited to dive into the world of medtech and use his engineering skillset for the good of others. Dáire is a Naughton scholar with a passion for design. Last summer he was part of the UCD Formula Student team that built Ireland’s first ever electric race car.
Born and raised in Kilkenny, Dáire enjoys playing hurling and exploring Ireland’s beautiful countryside in his spare time. As a fluent Irish speaker, Dáire relishes the opportunity to share cupla focal with anyone who would like to learn Irish.
“Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.”
Gearoid joined HealthBeacon as part of the product design team in Dublin. He has a bachelor of science in product design from the Technological University of Dublin and has previously worked as a digital designer for Workhuman. He has a range of skills from ideation and prototyping, to user interface and experience design and he enjoys creating innovative solutions to challenging problems.
Gearoid is a native Irish speaker and when he isn’t working as a designer, he enjoys playing music, going running, or woodworking as a way of keeping himself creative and inspiring future work.
“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”
Marieke joined HealthBeacon as Key Account Manager Europe and is based in the Netherlands. Supporting patients is what drives Marieke in her work. For more than 20 years she has worked with and in Pharma to help improve the lives of patients. Starting her career in mobile devices, she transitioned to the Pharma industry with Patient Support and eHealth. Marieke was leading the HealthBeacon programme in AbbVie and is a big believer of innovations in e- and mHealth.
Marieke lives with her family in the Netherlands and loves to spend time with her fiancee and their two sons. When she is not busy with school or sports of the kids she loves to bake and cook, read and spend time with friends.
Colm is the most recent addition to Health Beacon’s Production team working as a Quality Technician Assistant. He is a local Dub, having been born and bred in Dublin and joined HealthBeacon in September 2019. Colm has a number of years work experience within the Logistics area and being a people person enjoyed some time working within the hospitality sector in Dublin. Colm also studied Business Studies in the Dublin Business School and is motivated by working with new technologies and understanding Business Strategy.
Colm is a dog lover, is passionate about Liverpool Football club, listening to documentaries and exploring the outdoors with Jackson, his Dobie dog.
“You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.”
– Arnold Schwarzenegger
Judith joined HealthBeacon in Fall 2019 as a member of the Customer Care team. She comes from an optical background, having graduated with Honors in Low Vision from The Association of Dispensing Opticians College. Judith occasionally lectures for DIT and tutors for the ABDO college in Godmersham, Kent.
Judith is from Holland and lived in South America and can speak Dutch and Spanish. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, baking, hiking, participating in half marathons, arts and crafts, spending time with her nephews and nieces, reading and all things aquatic!
“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.”
– Abraham Lincoln
Alvaro joined the HealthBeacon team as the System Integration Engineer. His role is to support integrations and implementations for new and existing clients. Alvaro is half Portuguese, half Venezuelan currently living in the United States, married with a baby girl on the way and a 3-year-old Golden Retriever, which is the happiest dog in the world! Since Alvaro was a kid, he’s always had a passion for technology, specifically with Artificial Intelligence, robots, full-stack web development and gaming. In his spare time, Alvaro enjoys playing soccer and guitar (flamenco) around his family.
“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”
– Steve Jobs
Luke works with the Product Design team to create high-quality product animations, visual graphics and any media related videos. He develops programs with the app team and constructs images for the sales team. Luke recently graduated from Ballyfermot College of Further Education (BCFE) having studied Traditional and Computer Animation. He interned with HealthBeacon during his studies and took on a permanent role after graduating.
Luke is a devout petrolhead, and enjoys working on his cars and then driving them! He is involved in the Steam preservation community in Ireland, in which he helps to maintain and operate vintage steam engines during the summer.
“Take only memories, leave only footprints”- Anonymous
Aanchal joined the HealthBeacon team as a Data Analyst. She is driven towards working on the insights and analytics side of the HealthBeacon product across all domains. Aanchal has a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering, Masters in Computer Science from UCD and previously worked for Krixi Ideas & Technology Solutions as a Digital Marketing Executive.
Aanchal hails from the western part of India and has been in Ireland for the past year. Besides her profession as an engineer, she is a trained classical dancer in Kathak & wishes to have the right balance between passion & profession. She also enjoys exploring different countries, their cultures & obviously their dance styles!
When you dance to your own rhythm, life taps its toes to your beat. – Terri Guillemets
Luis joins the HealthBeacon team as part of the software innovation dream team out of North America. Luis is a backend developer, web developer, and SAP consultant who will bring his expertise to the management of design, control, database management and optimization for the HealthBeacon smart sharps platform.
Originally from Venezuela, Luis is a true tech guy and always loves to be involved in the latest technology and learning new skills. He also loves taking his family to the beach and people with a good sense of humor.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. Mahatma Ghandi
Angel Quesada is the Software Development Lead for HealthBeacon and is based in the Montreal office. Originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela, Angel will be providing his extensive development skills from Bogota, Colombia. With previous experience working for a pharmaceutical company in Venezuela developing applications and integrating those with software from customers, he also spent time in Ireland developing applications for hospitals and clinics.
He describes himself as a reliable, methodical, proactive, entrepreneurial and conscientious person who gives his best to every project he takes on. In his personal life, he likes football and Real Madrid, loves to travel, practices his photography, enjoys watch thriller movies/TV shows.
“When you really want something to happen; the entire universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” Paulo Coelho.