African Changemaker

Amir Barsoum

Amir is an Egyptian health-tech industry veteran behind one of Africa’s leading health booking platforms.

Recognized as one of Fortune’s 40 under 40 global healthcare leaders in 2020, Amir is passionate about bringing transparency and convenience in the healthcare space in the Middle Eastern and North African markets.

He is the Founder and CEO of Vezeeta, a platform revolutionizing the healthcare space by offering patients a personalized, end-to-end healthcare experience from diagnosis to delivery of ongoing care and medications.
Vezeeta seamlessly connects multiple stakeholders within the healthcare ecosystem to offer a one-stop-shop solution for all patients.

Through his leadership, Amir has steered Vezeeta to become one of the top digital health-tech platforms outside of the US, EU, and China, having served over 10 million patients across Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, and Nigeria.

Amir and his team of 400+ innovators at Vezeeta are on a mission to transform the 1.1-trillion-dollar health industry from ‘the inside out, one city at a time.’
Outside of Vezeeta, Amir has helped shape the greater business community as an active angel investor and mentor for several start-ups around the world.


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