Florent Monssoh is the founder and CEO of Activ Doctors Consult, LLC and its European sister company Activ-Santé. He has over twenty years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience in IT, medical websites and healthcare software. After receiving a degree in Industrial Information and Artificial Intelligence from L’Ecole Pour l’Informatique et Techniques Avancées (EPITA), Monssoh began his career with mainframe software developer Genlog, and in 1994 he co-founded Internet service provider, Sky World. Between 1995 and 2000, he was the owner and CEO of engineering consultancy firm MGL.
Monssoh has founded and co-founded several companies, including the European Stock Exchange-quoted technology firm Aubay, making him the first French-African to have founded a company that went public. The automated scheduling software he later created with consulting firm MGL has been used by France’s Department of Revenue and Tax, Australia Telecom and many organisations in the United States, including the Pentagon.
Medic Services, founded by Monssoh in 2005, was the first private medical company (non-provider) in French history to employ doctors (1,800 as of today). Together with Activ-Santé, Monssoh’s endeavours have led the healthcare solutions market in France. They also inspired the creation and success of Activ Doctors Online, one of the most innovative medical websites in the world.
In 2011, Monssoh was named one of South Florida’s ‘Most Accomplished Black Executives’ by ICABA Honors, which recognizes black professionals and entrepreneurs who make an empowering difference in the community. In 2012, he was named ‘Business Person of the Year’ by Legacy magazine. He was also honored among a prestigious class of South Florida’s ‘50 Most Powerful and Influential Black Business Leaders of 2012.’
Dr (Maj) Satish S Jeevannavar
CEO, Activ Doctors Online India
Satish Jeevannavar is a second generation clinician, ex-army medical corps officer and alumnus of Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). His career spans over fifteen years with diverse experience across healthcare ecosystem – scaling start-ups, new business development and innovation, healthcare delivery and management, execution of large scale public health projects in the armed forces, rolling out sales force training solutions for top-tier US/EU based pharmaceuticals and healthcare organizations.
Satish joined Activ Doctors Online as Chief Executive Officer – India in May 2015 to drive the company’s overall growth and expansion with clear focus on addressing key challenges faced by Indian healthcare ecosystem.
Prior to joining Activ Doctors Online – he was part of the founding team at NationWide Primary Healthcare Services Pvt Ltd from August 2010 – Apr 2015 as Director – Business Development and Innovation. He was responsible for scaling from 0-25 corporate clinics providing innovative primary healthcare services to large corporate clients, gated communities, senior living facilities, tech parks and rolling out OPD insurance in India. Previously, he was associated with Indegene Life systems Pvt Ltd (2008-2010) as Associate Medical Director developing e-learning/sales force training solutions for US based pharmaceuticals and life sciences companies (including award winning projects later recognized by HERMES GOLD in 2011).
Satish served in the Indian Army Medical Corps (2003-2008) He was in-charge of a forward surgical centre on the Line of Control and later was heading OPD services and Medical Stores at a 140 bedded Military Hospital providing healthcare to more than 35,000 war veterans. During his stint with the Indian Army he played a key role in two large scale public health programs – organized mass rescue and rehabilitation camps for the soldiers/people of Jammu and Kashmir post the 2005 earthquake and aid to the State Government of Kerala to control the outbreak of Chikungunya in 2007
Dr. Shantanu Rahman
Medical Director, India & United Kingdom
Dr. Shantanu Rahman is an alumni of the Royal College of General Practitioners (UK) and holds a MBBS degree from the University of Calcutta, India. Dr. Rahman’s career spans over two decades, spent mostly in clinical medicine in diverse trans-cultural settings in India and UK. He completed his GP training in various branches of hospital medicine and general practice in the UK to qualify as a General Practitioner (GP). Subsequently, he practised with the National Health Service (NHS), UK as a GP Principal and Managing Partner of a NHS-GP Partnership and gained wide therapeutic experience. Due to his excellent administrative and managerial skills as a GP Principal, he was elected as a ‘Board Member of the Professional Executive Committee’ (PEC) of Bracknell Forest Primary Care NHS Trust in UK. During his tenure as a Board Member of the PEC, he initiated, implemented and coordinated the execution of various policies for the Dept. of Health (UK) for Bracknell District covering a population of around 112,000.
In his last role, Dr. Rahman was the Co-Founder, Board Member, Chief Medical Officer & Head of Operations of NationWide Primary Healthcare Services Pvt. Ltd. He led the Medical and Operations Division of the whole organization, conceptualized a complete Medical Assessment Centre for quality recruitment of right, skill-mapped medical and nursing resources, and strategically built the Medical Education & Training Division in creating and running the in-house GP education curriculum and training program.
GM, Operations India
Ashwin Chandrasekaran is an International Business graduate from IESEG School of Management, Lille, France having more than 8 years of experience in handling responsibilities across functions such as export sales, international business development & people management.
After completion of his Bachelor in commerce at RKM Vivekananda College, Chennai he worked with an export firm, managing an individual production unit, meeting expected targets & was looking after the overall operations. Ashwin has excellent vendor management skills, managed complex projects which required coordination between diverse teams functioning across the globe within specified timelines
In 2011 he joined Les Manufacture Catry, Roncq, France as Assistant Export Manager, managing pre-sales activities and helped the organization in international business development.
Since 2012 he has been associated with Activ Doctors Online in France as Business Development Manager – India, and was instrumental in conducting the initial market research and entry strategy to enter the India market.
In 2013 Activ Doctors Online was incorporated in Mumbai, India and later moved to Pune. He has been a key team member of India setting up the IT team to support global operations and currently as GM Operations continues to lead the staffing, finance, pre-sales and operations in India.
VP, Product Management
Marie Arnoux is VP of Product Management for Activ Doctors Online, responsible for driving the overall product strategy. Marie has been with Activ Doctors Online since the creation of the company, as a Chief Marketing Officer. With over 15 years’ experience in project management, sales and marketing, and strong expertise in data-driven activations, Marie first joined the sister company Activ’Santé in France in 2008.
Prior to joining Activ Doctors Online, Marie was an Account Executive consultant for IMS Health, a leading provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry. She managed a diverse portfolio of OTC (Over the Counter) and Cosmetics clients in France, and conducted market analysis studies.
Previous to this, Marie was a Project Manager for Orange Art, a web agency, in France.
Marie Arnoux holds an MBA degree in Marketing from Clark University, Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics & Management from University of La Sorbonne.
Marie is also a competitive amateur golf player (scratch handicap). She is the 2009 French Women’s Mid Amateur Champion, 2012 Florida Women’s Amateur Championship Runner-Up, and has been recognized as part of the 2013 Global Golf Post’s inaugural All Am Honorable Mentions.