Dr. Eva-Maria Hempe

Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences EMEA

Eva-Maria Hempe is the Head of Healthcare & Life Sciences EMEA at Nivida where she helps to create revolutionary tools and approaches for healthcare and life sciences, powered by AI, because she believes everyone deserves a chance to live a long and healthy life.


Eva-Maria has over 15 years of experience in healthcare, strategy, and go-to-market. She has worked for the English NHS during and after her PhD in Service Design, led a project at the World Economic Forum about healthy living, served on the board of a care software company, and was an Associate Partner at Bain & Company, specializing in healthcare and digital innovation. Before joining NVIDIA, she was the Senior Director Enterprise Sales for Central EMEA and Chief of Staff to the Worldwide Head of Sales at VMware. She is considered an industry authority on the interface of healthcare, new technologies (cloud, AI) and strategy.


Eva-Maria holds a PhD in Engineering Design from the University of Cambridge and a master’s degree in Physics from the University of Regensburg.


Generative AI and Enabling the Next Era of Drug Discovery


Keynote Highlights:


  • Biopharma R&D Crisis: From 1950 to 2010, productivity has dropped 99%, a phenomenon known as Moore’s Law in reverse.
  • Rising Healthcare Costs: Despite significant investment, many diseases still lack effective treatments.
  • Need for Innovation: Traditional drug discovery methods are no longer sufficient.
  • Generative AI Revolution: Discover how generative AI and computer-aided drug discovery can lead to faster, more effective treatments.

Frequently Asked Questions

For whom is Data & AI Leadership Day?

Data & AI Leadership Day brings together over 800 leaders and experts from across industries to share their experience and insights on the latest trends, best practices, and strategies related to data & AI.

Who is deciding on the topics?

The program is selected by an independent board of customer representatives and delivered by cloud practitioners and experts. Content is selected to provide maximum benefit to participants through relevant topics, innovative insights, and clear, actionable takeaways. 

When will the 2024 program be released?

Our board members are currently reviewing speaker submissions to decide which talks to bring to the Data & AI Leadership Day stage.

The first round of speakers will be announced at the end of February, so stay tuned!

When and where does Data & AI Leadership Day take place?

Data & AI Leadership Day will be on June 19, 2024, from 7am to 5.30pm CEST, followed by informal drinks and networking.  

This in-person conference will be held at: 

Arena Cinema Zurich 

Kalanderplatz 8 

8045 Zurich 

What type of tickets exist?

Early Bird tickets are available until December 31, 2023. Grab them before they fly away! 

Individual tickets, as well as discounted group tickets, will be available after Early Bird. For more info about pricing, head to our ticket shop or drop us an email.

What about the co-located Cloud Leadership Day?

Cloud is a relevant topic for future developments, which is why this conference will take place alongside Cloud Leadership Day. Ticket holders will have access to both conferences.