Heiko Schmidt is a managing partner of the investment firm Joey Capital based in Malibu, CA. Being an AI expert and serial entrepreneur, he has started 19 companies across the world from Europe, Japan, Australia and the US.
Together with multiple partners, he is investing in, building, and running AI technology centered use cases in Healthcare, Insurance/fin tech, HR and Entertainment.
Schmidt is on a very personal mission to connect and build an audience around early disease detection after he nearly died in multiple consecutive open heart surgeries a few years back.
His goal is to leverage and utilize advanced AI technologies to detect diseases at the time you are already sick but don’t have symptoms yet, potentially saving up to 15 million lives (Z21 Health).