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Zayna Khayat

Zayna Khayat

Zayna Khayat

Innovation Sherpa in Chief at REshape Health Innovation Centre at Radboud University Medical Centre

Zayna is currently on secondment from MaRS Discovery District, an innovation hub in Toronto, Canada to the REshape Health Innovation Centre at Radboud university medical centre in Nijmegan, Netherlands (January to December 2017). At the REshape Center, she is their “Innovation Sherpa in Chief”, working on several key initiatives to strengthen the Dutch health innovation ecosystem.

At MaRS in Toronto, Zayna leads the Health System Innovation platform, helping smooth the path to adoption of health innovation by health and care systems in Canada and around the world. She is also an adjunct faculty with the Rotman School of Management in the Health Sector Strategy stream.

Zayna completed her Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of Toronto (2001), followed by a long career in strategy consulting, including as a Principal in the healthcare practice of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

Dr. Khayat has been on the Faculty of Singularity University (Exponential Medicine) since 2016.