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Dr. Tryggvi Thorgeirsson is Sidekick's chief executive officer and co-founder. He is an experienced physician and researcher with an engineering background. Thorgeirsson is a guest lecturer at Harvard and MIT on topics including data-driven health and the application of behavioral economics to lifestyle interventions. He is the current chairman of Iceland’s Technology Innovation Fund and advises the country’s government on innovation strategy and implementation.
Dr. Saemundur "Sam" Oddsson is Sidekick’s co-founder and chief clinical officer. Oddsson practiced internal medicine for several years at Northern Europe’s largest teaching hospital, Sweden’s Sahlgrenska University Hospital. He is also an accomplished researcher and author of several peer-reviewed articles in the areas of obesity, cardiovascular disease, and lung disease. He is a member of the Swedish Society of Cardiology.
Sidekick Health is a digital health and therapeutics innovator founded by two passionate medical doctors on a mission to improve the health of humanity. Sidekick provides a uniquely wide range of digital health programs (including oncology, cardiovascular, metabolic, inflammatory, and other chronic conditions), engaging and empowering people to make positive changes, and improve their health outcomes and quality of life. Sidekick’s Adaptive CarePaths combine multiple programs into one, enabling multi-chronic care to support the growing number of people living with multiple chronic conditions. Sidekick works with health insurers, including the largest U.S. health insurer, and pharmaceutical companies, including Eli Lilly and Pfizer, to improve patient outcomes, drive clinical efficiency, and lower the cost of care. Sidekick currently operates in multiple global markets and across the U.S., including patients in all insurance classes (Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial).
Sidekick has offices in Boston, Berlin, Reykjavik, and Stockholm. To learn more, visit www.sidekickhealth.com.