About the Bowhead Team

We believe the future of health is powered by cutting edge research being done by universities, non-profit and industry.

Together, we believe we can generate a framework that empowers patients to securely contribute their anonymous health data to research while providing researchers with:

  • Digitally enabled clinical trials

  • HIPAA-compliant data

  • Analytics and custom dashboards

A Global Team on a Global Mission

Bowhead Health's mission is to empower people to own and control their health data. Bowhead Health was founded in 2015.

Bowhead Health Inc. is a Canadian 🇨🇦 company with team members in over 5 countries. We need a global team to solve a global problem.

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Our Executive Team and Advisors

The Bowhead Health team consists of board-certified medical doctors, engineers, scientists, designers, animators who are passionate about the next generation's health and happiness.


Francisco Diaz-Mitoma Jr.

Co-Founder and CEO

Francisco believes health data security is a human right. Francisco is a software architect with over 15 years of experience. Francisco graduated from McGill University in Political Science and is a self-taught system architect. Francisco previously co-founded Titan Gaming and ad tech company and was nominated to Forbes 30 under 30.


Rhea Mehta, Ph.D

Co-Founder & Partnerships

Dr. Mehta is an integrative health performance coach with a Ph.D. in Molecular Toxicology and Nutritional Biochemistry from the University of Waterloo and University of Toronto. Rhea is a thought leader in privacy by design and developing global health communities.


Francisco Diaz-Mitoma, M.D, Ph.D

Co-Founder / Chairman

Dr. Diaz-Mitoma is a board certified physician and virologist from the University of Alberta and University of Guadalajara. Francisco is the co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Variation Biotechnologies (NASDAQ: VBIV). Dr. Diaz-Mitoma is the founder of the Advanced Medical Research Institute of Canada and the founder of the Infectious Diseases Institute at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).


César Díaz

Chief Technology Officer

César has more than 15 years of experience working on software projects, he is an open source advocate and always is looking for new things to discover. César is a full stack developer and passionate about deploying new technologies, building Smart Contracts and contributing to the security-focused software community.


Tracy Duong

Solutions Manager

Tracy has experience in multinational partnerships and market advisory. Tracy speaks English, Norwegian and Vietnamese. Tracy is a MBA Candidate 2020, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.


Jesse Howell, Ph.D


Jesse is a researcher interested in the interaction between risk factors for mental illness (stress and genetic mutations) and current lifestyle habits (dietary pattern and exercise), in predicting outcomes related to depression.


Daniela Schulze-Niehoff

Bowhead Germany

Daniela is a life coach, breathwork facilitator and teacher, specializing in highly sensitive and highly gifted adults with a B.A and a M.Ed. in English, German and Pedagogy from the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster in Germany.


Javier Agüera

Strategy Fellow

Javier is an inventor and entrepreneur with 12 years of experience spanning multiple industries, from media to mobile hardware. He is passionate about privacy and humane design. He is an incoming IDM Fellow at MIT holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Comillas University in Madrid.


David Bueno

Manufacturing Advisor

David is Bowhead's first investor and currently COO of Grupo Arcoiris, a 600 person strong FDA-approved facility.


Peter Kroll

Security Advisor

Peter is a security expert, active in Bitcoin since the early days and the co-founder of the Bitcoin Paper Wallet.


Young-in Kim, M.D.

Medical Advisor

Dr. Kim is a staff gastroenterologist, scientist at Keenan Centre for Research and studied at Harvard Medical School.


Jeff Bruce, Ph.D

Genomics Advisor

Jeff is the Computational lead in the Pugh Lab and bioinformatician for the Radiation Medicine Program and the Gynecologic Oncology Clinical Research Group at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.


Raja Jindal

Diagnostics Advisor

Raj is the co-founder of BioIQ that has shipped over 2M health tests and graduated from MIT.


Cristina Randall

System Advisor

Cristina is a blockchain enthusiast, co-founder of Conekta and a graduate from Waterloo University.


Vanessa Centofanti

NGO Advisor

Vanessa works at Avenir Analytics focusing on International Aid and previously worked for the WFP.


Vincent Alessi

Scientific Advisor

Vince is a Forbes 30 under 30 and has 21 patents with research fellowships at Harvard Medical School and the Department of Defense.

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