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Silvia Pfeiffer Named 44th Top Healthcare Tech CEO of 2021

We are excited to share our CEO and co-founder Dr Silvia Pfeiffer is one of the Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEOs of 2021!

This year’s awardees represent some of the most accomplished executives in healthcare technology. Their leadership has been critical in developing industry leading medical devices, next generation software platforms, cutting-edge drugs and therapeutics, and advanced diagnostics, among other technologies. Notably, in addition to overseeing their companies’ efforts from the C-suite, many of these leaders were also founders or co-founders of their organizations, recognizing unique opportunities for transformation and growth within their areas of expertise.
Dr Silvia Pfeiffer is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Coviu, a company that offers a virtual clinic configured to the needs of healthcare businesses. As Australia's largest telehealth platform, with over 300,000 sessions taking place per month, Coviu's platform enables healthcare practitioners to conduct private video consultations with patients over the internet securely. The platform also allows healthcare providers to replicate essential business operations digitally such as Medicare payments, triage, prescriptions, and a digital waiting room.

As CEO and Co-Founder, Pfeiffer is a repeat entrepreneur, previously having founded the Web video analytics company Vquence. Overall, Pfeiffer has more than 20 years of experience with Web video businesses having worked in technology innovation for Google, Mozilla, NICTA, and most recently CSIRO. Coviu is the result of a CSIRO spinout bringing innovation to digital healthcare since 2015. In addition, she has published two books on HTML5 video and recently one for healthcare businesses to help them set up video consultations sustainably. She received her Master of Business Administration degree in business management and computer science as well as her Doctor of Philosophy degree in computer science from the University of Mannheim.
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