Dirk Van Hyfte MD PhD

CTO, co-founder and owner


Dirk accepted to be Chief Technology Officer when BioStrand was founded in 2019. Driven by his experience in early phase technology, he oversees the product and service development strategy.

As serial entrepreneur he already created several patented breakthrough concepts and co-founded of a number of successful start-up companies mainly in data analytics and now in genetic research domain.

His biggest success, iKnow founded in 2000, was acquired in 2010 by technology vendor InterSystems. combining his skills in medicine, AI-analytics and technology and business, Dirk was invited to support InterSystems as Bio-Medical advisor and recommend AI-capabilities in their healthcare platforms.

PhD in medical artificial intelligence with exceptional proficiency in medicine and research. Serial entrepreneur, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Doctor Psychiatry Residency at University of Leuven, Belgium

Doctor of Medicine University of Leuven, Belgium

Dirk Van Hyfte MD PhD