Ain Aaviksoo

Deputy Secretary General for E-Services And Innovation, Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs

Ain Aaviksoo, MD MPH is Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation at the Ministry of Social Affairs in Estonia overseeing the digital transformation and innovation of social security area in Estonia, including health, labour and social matters. Mr Aaviksoo is currently chairing mHealth working group of the European Commission’s eHealth Network. He is lecturing at Tallinn University of Technology and Medical Faculty of University of Tartu. Dr Aaviksoo obtained MD from University of Tartu and MPH from Harvard University.

He has earlier work experience as a physician, senior level civil servant, international level consultant on large system transformation and technology adoption in healthcare, health policy researcher and CEO of public policy think-tank Praxis, and health-tech entrepreneur. Dr Aaviksoo has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and contributed into several book chapters on health policy and e-health, he is also regularly presenting as invited keynote speaker on e-services and e-society at international health care or public policy events.