Jeyla Sadikova

Jeyla is a co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer at Testasy, a start-up which alleviates public health burden by providing tele-medically supervised home-sampling solutions for infectious diseases, and currently active in Switzerland, Poland, UK and Thailand. She previously worked at McKinsey & Company, where her primary focus was Digital in Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy, and where she was involved in projects on Energy Transition, providing strategic advice to international oil companies and governments deploying Digital and AI solutions for more efficient, less toxic energy production and conservation practices.

Jeyla is a co-organiser of a Zurich-based “Hack4Healthcare” Hackathon which explores various applications of technology in healthcare to solve real-life challenges in developing countries. The first Hackathon’s problem statements were provided by Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross, with devices currently being developed alongside Hackathon winners.Jeyla has also co-founded Friends of Ukraine, which is currently Switzerland’s largest volunteer organisation for Ukraine relief. Having delivered nearly 150 ton of humanitarian aid to Ukraine, FoU also launched a telemedical platform for people in the war zone cut off from access to medical counsel. Today, FoU chairs a coalition comprised on major Swiss hospitals, medtech companies and universities which together aim to bring Swiss know-how to revamp the Ukrainian healthcare system after the war.