Zayna Khayat

Future Strategist / Saint Elizabeth Healthcare (SE Health) / Lead of Futures team

Zayna Khayat

Future Strategist / Saint Elizabeth Healthcare (SE Health) / Lead of Futures team
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Zayna Khayat is Future Strategist with SE Health (formerly, Saint Elizabeth Health Care), a health and social impact enterprise with a major focus on creating a better future for aging adults in their homes and communities. Zayna is Faculty of Singularity University’ Exponential Medicine stream, and is adjunct faculty in the Health Sector Strategy stream at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Khayat was previously the lead of health system innovation at MaRS Discovery District, a health innovation hub in Toronto, Canada. In 2017 she was seconded to the REshape Innovation Centre at Radboud university medical centre in the Netherlands.

Zayna completed her Ph.D. in diabetes research from the University of Toronto (2001), followed by a career in strategy consulting, including as a Principal in the healthcare practice of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

She currently resides in Toronto with her husband and three children and is proficient in French and Arabic languages.


The Future of Health in an Aging Society

An unprecedented amount of change is coming to our health systems and communities in this era of digitization and democratization. Dr. Khayat will explore how consumer pull, outdated/unsustainable business models, and emerging technologies are accelerating the shift towards the future of health(care).
Dr. Zayna Khayat is a healthcare futurist from Canada, and faculty member at Singularity University, will discuss the future of health(care) in the context of an aging society. With a long track record for healthcare innovation,
Dr. Khayat brings powerful perspective, and insights into what citizens, health professionals, tech innovators, non-health organizations, employers, and policy-makers can do today to enable or even catalyze progress to the future.