CEO, #dedoc° Diabetes Online Community
Bastian is a powerful patient voice, diabetes advocate and strategic business consultant with 10+ years of experience in building authentic, self-sustaining communities in business, politics and healthcare. He serves on the board of diabetesDE – Deutsche Diabetes-Hilfe, is a Director of the International Diabetes Federation, a Patient Expert with the EU’s Innovative Medicines Initiative and Co-Lead of OPEN Diabetes, a patient-led, EU funded consortium doing research on do-it-yourself artificial pancreas systems and the #WeAreNotWaiting movement.
Bastian is the Founder of #dedoc°, an international network of diabetes advocates, and creator of #docday° and #dedoc° voices, which empowers patient advocates to attend scientific conferences, collaborate with researchers and industry experts and report back to their communities. With Dedoc Labs, he leverages the expertise within the #dedoc° community to help fellow advocates, patient entrepreneurs, startups and Fortune 500 healthcare companies achieve their goals in line with the spirit of the #DOC: Pay it forward.