May 5, 2022

Physician Founded Ep 10: Dr. Sven Jungmann

Physician Founded Ep 10: Dr. Sven Jungmann

From dreaming about joining the Special Forces to a career in medicine, to working in startup incubating, Dr. Steve Jungmann has seen it all. He is currently the Chief Medical Officer at FoundersLane, a German health technology incubator.
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From dreaming about joining the Special Forces to a career in medicine, to working in startup incubating, Dr. Steve Jungmann has seen it all. He is currently the Chief Medical Officer at FoundersLane, a German health technology incubator.

Tune into this podcast to learn about his journey so far, the importance of upskilling, and the value in being a generalist.

You can learn more about his company here: https://founderslane.com/ He also has a start-up halitus.io just won the German Digital Health Award by Novartis

He also has a medical gaming start-up www.asystolegame.com in German that will launch in English-speaking countries soon

Full video on YouTube https://youtu.be/3qYLpSWrF7Y .

0:35 – 2:00 - Who is Dr. Sven Jungmann? Dr. Jungmann talks about how he started his career as a medical doctor and what led him to venture into medical startups, and corporations, building new apps and gamification.

2:10 – 3:10 - The secret to multi-tasking and maximizing time. How interfacing with different people with different skills creates leverage and a strong impact.

3:51 – 8:16 - The difference between working in the intersection of different fields and focusing on a single field. Why Dr. Jungmann followed the unconventional ways of learnings in order to achieve excellence.

8:40 – 12:37 - Dr. Jungmann had an interest in Special Forces. How does this lead him to his medical career? What other things interest him in the past?

13:01 – 18:20 - Dr. Jungmann talks about his encounter with the notion of skilling and how it sparked his journey into the startup world.

18:41 – 23:09 - From Oxford going back to medicine. What motivates his decisions? What are his strategies? Dr. Jungmann explains what he thought would really bring a great impact on his career and on other people.

23:35 – 26:26 - Why Dr. Jungmann commits himself to focus on startups and has stopped practicing medicine. What made him stick to the role of CMO?

26:53 –29:00 What are several components that exemplify his transition as a CMO? Dr. Jungmann explains how crucial it is to fully understand the role in your career.

29:39 – 35:12 - A topic on how to resolve conflicts and bridge the gap between the public sector of healthcare and the world of startups and how to rise above any possible rejections or judgments that may come along the way.

35:39 – 41:32 - LEARNING TO UNLEARN is the best way to upskill oneself. Dr. Jungmann explains more on this interesting topic.

42:04 – 44:37 - Tips on how to apply psychological safety and how it affects the startup world.

45:14 - 49:17 - How did other people find success as healthcare architects? Dr. Jungmann provides an in-depth description of archetypes.

49:41 – 52:36 - What does the HEALER archetype offer to the advancement and adoption of technology in digital healthcare?

53:33 – 56:46 - Dr. Jungmann explains why he focuses more on data-driven startups. How it can bring changes from a reactive healthcare system to a proactive healthcare system.