Hector Upegui


Based in Munich, Hector has developed an international profile as a subject matter expert through his work in the healthcare and social sector. His career with an experience of 30 years as a physician in social security fields combines medical aspects with social policy making, as well as operational and management levels, with special emphasis on Coordinating Health and Social Outcomes.

Outcomes. Within Cúram by Merative Hector holds worldwide responsibility for research, strategy and market development for Long Term Care, disability management and coordinated Health & Social Outcomes. He is responsible for strategic initiatives, identifying new and innovative best practices, developing them into business models and then promoting their success and usage around the world, especially in the field of industry solutions, artificial intelligence and cognitive computing in health care and social areas.

Having studied medicine at University CES in Colombia, Hector holds a European Master’s degree in Social Security from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He is a Postgraduate in Project Management and Postgraduate in Occupational Safety and Health Management. He is also visiting professor for the University CES, invited professor to the University of Applied Sciences in Rosenheim Germany and lecturer at the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ILO).