Jean Viry-Babel

CEO xRAPID (United Kingdom)

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Jean will demonstrate xRapid’s app that has the functionality to diagnose diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis faster, cheaper and more accurately than conventional methods.

Jean Viry-Babel spent twenty years in advertising and management consulting before becoming in 2007 a social entrepreneur involved in various projects. Jean  Viry-Babel won the Franco-British Business Award for Innovation in 2012. He co-founded xRapid in 2014 and lead the startup to winning the Nominet Trust 100 award for social innovation in 2015 and Pistoia Alliance Mini Startup Challenge audience choice award in 2016.