Mario Huyghe

CEO, Oncomfort

Mario Huyghe is CEO of Oncomfort, leading Belgian innovative company using virtual reality (VR) in combination with proven clinical techniques to deliver Digital Sedation™ in healthcare. Digital Sedation™ is a drug free therapy relieving patients’ pain and anxiety during medical procedures.

Mario Huyghe built over 25-year experience in healthcare medical systems business. He deployed his career in different regional and global leadership positions in General Electric Healthcare, growing medical devices and information systems business for acute care in hospitals. In 2009, he became CEO of the Arseus medical group in Europe, focusing on first-line and chronic care. In 2014, he moved his scope into digital health innovation working with incubators in mobile health and e-health. In 2016, he became CEO of Philips in Belux to transform the healthcare activity into digital health solutions for hospital and chronic care support. In 2018, he decided to take the step to full digital therapeutics with Oncomfort. Mario holds an engineering degree and is an MBA alumnus of the Belgian Vlerick Business School.