Professor Jeremy Cummin is an entrepreneur and business adviser specialising in the digital healthcare sector. His expertise lies in evaluating products, solutions and commercial opportunities. He advises major corporations in the health and pharmaceutical industries and has acted for several government departments including the British Prime Minister’s Office and the Cabinet Office.
After founding his very first business in 1978, he went on to develop his first healthcare application in the early 1980s for Beechams Research, leading to the formation of Eider Computers Ltd in 1988. Eider products speclialised in software dedicated to oncology and palliative care and became the standard in the UK with systems installed throughout Europe. It was sold in 2000.
After a period as CEO and co-founder of Pace Health Technology Ltd, Jeremy set up Telehealth Solutions, a company specialising in patient monitoring technologies. He negotiated and executed the sale of the business to Fidelity International in 2011.
From 2012 until 2019 Jeremy was Executive Chairman of DHealth, a company he co-founded with the Scottish Highlands and Islands Enterprise and provides specialist services to the digital healthcare market within the UK and Europe.
In 2019 Jeremy co-founded Sciony, a web-based organisation that brings together ideas, investors and commercial expertise with the aim of advancing innovation on to the world stage. In 2020 Jeremy was appointed Board Advisor/Acting Joint CEO of The Academy of Community Health Experts (ACHE) whose mission is to provide top quality healthcare close to patients' homes.
Jeremy is a member of the Royal Society of Medicine and a Fellow of the British Computer Society. In 2018 he was appointed Honorary Professor of Digital Healthcare at De Montfort University where he is also Co-Director of the Digital Health and Care Unit.