Mehdi Snène is the Research and Development Director of the I-DAIR project at the Global Health Centre. He is a Swiss-Tunisian computer scientist and digital health research leader with a rich clinical, neuroscience and Data science expertise. He founded and directed, since 2012, the Conscious Analytics System Laboratory at the University of Geneva (caslab). He has previously led and contributed to a wide range of digital health projects and clinical trials covering medical topics such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, cancer, comorbidity, CVD and diabetes. He has developed an award-winning patented medical device, designed to increase the well-being of dementia patients. Before joining I-DAIR, he was the technical project manager for the Human Brain Project at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a billion euro project with more than 130 partners. He has a master degree from the Polytechnic School of Grenoble and completed his PhD from the University of Geneva in the area of Computer and Information Systems security in 2004.