He develops & commercializes AI-powered health solutions with a patients & caregivers-centric approach

Yan Beynon

President & Global Head of Digital,Siemens Healthineers, Basel, Switzerland

Why you should listen

As Chief Digital Officer of Siemens Healthineers, Yan develops digital health applications powered by artificial intelligence. His mission is to enable healthcare providers worldwide to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, improving patient experience and digitizing healthcare.

Yan specializes in transformation, transition and “true” digitalization whilst maintaining global P&L accountability. He has successfully driven innovation, revenue growth, and major transformations in both public and private sector organisations and across different industries such as Telecommunications, Government, Manufacturing & Logistics, Pharma and Medical devices.

Swiss born, he has led several large infrastructure projects for market leaders including BMW, ICI, AT&T. In 2000, he became CEO of Urbanet, the first European start-up offering high speed Internet over Cable TV, later on absorbed by the UPC Group.

Hear Yan speak at the Worldwebforum 2020 as Digital Health Track Speaker.

About Siemens Healthineers

Siemens Healthineers is the separately managed healthcare business of Siemens AG enabling healthcare providers worldwide to meet their current challenges and to excel in their respective environments. A leader in medical technology, Siemens Healthineers is constantly innovating its portfolio of products and services in its core areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging and in laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine.

Siemens Healthineers is also actively developing its digital health services and enterprise services. To help customers succeed in today’s dynamic healthcare marketplace, Siemens Healthineers is championing new business models that maximize opportunity and minimize risk for healthcare providers.



Yan, 45yo Swiss born, has earned a Master in Telecommunications and graduated from IMD Business School. In the first stage of his career, he led several large infrastructures projects for market leaders such as: BMW, ICI, AT&T. In 2000, he became CEO of Urbanet, the first European start-up offering high speed Internet over Cable TV. After a successful company growth and integration within UPC Group (member of Liberty Global), Yan build and run UPC’S national B2B customer services organization (Pre-sales, engineering, support, PMO and Billing).

For the last 16 years, Yan specialized in transformational leadership roles with country, regional and global scope, has driven innovation, revenue growth and lead major transformations in various industries (Telecommunications, Government, Manufacturing & Logistics, Services, Pharma and Medical devices), such as:

Bringing citizens at the center by driving the Digitalisation of a Swiss government, – Drove the transformations of: global shared service centers (up to 500 People) and country based organizations, focusing on people development and quicker time-to-market for solutions, – Lead large M&A projects, from scouting to full integration, accelerating strategy implementation, – Reaching massive cost savings (170 Mio Euro yearly) by carving out large businesses ( up to 100+ countries with 6,000+ employees) and implementing new operating models. – Driving the transformation of a global medical device manufacturer by establishing new business models through innovation and digitalization, with a patients and care givers centric approach.

In his today’s role, Yan is heading Digital Services at Siemens Healtineers