Who we are
Leading the way in AI and radiology
Our founding members are:
Simon acquired behold.ai in October 2017.
In 2003, Simon founded MEDICA Group which he built up to be the UK’s largest and most successful teleradiology provider before leaving in February 2013. He sold MEDICA to the largest charity in the UK, Nuffield Health. The startup was entirely self funded; taking huge personal financial risk (including remortgaging his house!) Simon grew MEDICA into a national teleradiology reporting company.
He is now solely focused on the development of behold.ai, with the goal of utilising AI to lead the way in tackling the issues facing Radiology internationally starting in the UK and USA.
Grainne is an experienced finance leader, working most recently as CFO for Coca-Cola HBC in Czech and Slovakia.
She has over 20 years experience in progressive finance leadership roles in Coca-Cola HBC and Diageo both in the UK, Ireland and abroad.
A qualified ACMA accountant along with a BA from Trinity College Dublin, Grainne has a strong record of strategically focusing commercial organizations to deliver accelerated revenue growth, while in parallel managing challenging cost base dynamics to optimize profitability.
As CFO in behold.ai., Grainne will focus on strategically driving the growth of the organization, to accelerate profitability and manage and deliver investor relationships and returns.
Emma is a Radiographer by training with a Master’s degree in Healthcare Informatics from City University, London.
She has extensive Radiology IT experience, particularly focused on RIS/PACS system management, teleradiology (previously working alongside Simon and Tom as Key Account Manager at MEDICA), project management, Radiology applications training and workflow improvement.
Emma is passionate about the customer experience of behold.ai. She works seamlessly, using her vast knowledge of the day to day running of a Radiology department, with the behold.ai’s technical and clinical teams. Emma’s primary goal is to deliver a patient and client focused approach to our services with complete end user satisfaction.
With a successful background in implementing highly resilient and hugely scalable IT systems, James succeeded in breaking down some of the technological barriers that existed within the traditional UK healthcare environment.
James joined MEDICA in 2006 with the task of building a UK-wide scalable, reliable and highly secure tele-radiology network that could tackle the challenges faced by radiology departments throughout the NHS.
He is a strong proponent of data security and digital privacy rights, enabling the correct handling of data to deliver world class solutions that can benefit the public in a safe and secure way.
At behold.ai James is responsible for building the infrastructure that will deliver the cutting-edge red dot™ cognitive computing platform to radiology teams across the globe in a fast, resilient and secure way.
Dr Thomas Naunton Morgan
Formerly Medical Director of MEDICA Group, he is a renowned Consultant Radiologist with over 40 years of experience in the NHS.
Together with Simon, Tom helped set up and oversee the ‘NightHawk’ out-of-hours reporting service which is now used across the UK.
A digital pioneer in Radiology, his hospital embraced PACS to become the first fully digital hospital in the UK. Leveraging his vast clinical experience, Tom ensures our AI cognitive computing platform aligns with our vision for Radiologists.
Dr Qaiser Malik
Qaiser is Clinical Director for MSB NHS Trust the largest non-teaching District General Hospital in the UK and Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director behold.ai.
A vastly experienced Radiologist and Lead in musculoskeletal radiology, he is a Senior clinical lecturer for the University College London Medical School and is also on the Scientific Programme and Committee for the Royal College of Radiologists.
His key focus is to develop the medical governance and clinical operational dimensions of our solutions in an acute setting for behold.ai.
Robin’s statistical excellence combined with his vast experience in worldwide financial markets, strengthens behold.ai’s ability to analyze complex data and clinical outcomes.
Robin worked previously in Investment Banking as a trader in Emerging Markets Fixed Income with postings in London, New York, Amsterdam and Singapore.
Robin has a Master’s degree in Numerical Analysis and minor in Econometrics from the Faculty of Mathematics at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Robin also has US series 7, EMTA securities and AEX options qualifications.
Formerly head of Information Security and Compliance at Medica, Mike has a successful track record in implementing Information Security and Quality management systems in a digital healthcare environment.
Mike’s role is to help anticipate the rapid adoption of artificial intelligence in healthcare applications. Mike utilises his knowledge of International standards and certifications to help behold.ai navigate through the challenging regulatory landscape quickly and smoothly.
The compliance and regulatory strategy that Mike will drive forwards in his role at behold.ai will seek to provide investors and clients with the trust and assurance that is so essential in today’s data driven world.
Peter Wakahiu Njenga
Peter is co-founder and Head of Applied AI at Behold.ai. A pioneer in AI and Radiology he is responsible for the application of cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology to solve real-world problems in radiology, as part of our commitment to make the healthcare system better.
Peter holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and acquired his Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Columbia University. He previously worked as a Software Engineer at Facebook, AMD and Intel.
He heads up our New York Office and his team is tasked with tackling the most complex problems in Radiology and AI into scalable working solutions for Radiologists.
Rajiv has known Simon for over 18 years. Reluctant to join a start-up in Healthcare, he changed his mind after Simon gave him a seminal book on the value of start-ups in the new age of computing.
Rajiv is an Agile certified IT Programme Director, with a Technology and Management Consultancy background, with experience in Systems Integration methodologies used in large corporate and AI companies.
He has extensive experience in delivering Global Operational Transformation projects, predominantly within the Investment banking and Financial Services industry in the UK and US, as well as NHS/Healthcare. His primary focus is the successful introduction of behold.ai services into the the US Healthcare system.
Gaurav is an experienced healthcare management professional with expertise in healthcare operations, healthcare advisory, and health informatics. In his 12 year career, he has been part of healthcare organisations such as Fortis Healthcare and Nova Speciality Surgeries where he has delivered initiatives in business planning for greenfield projects, strategic planning for medical programs with strategic cost management in supply chain and operations to improve the bottom line and capability enhancements.
With an MBA in Operations from NMIMS, Mumbai with a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Instrumentation, Gaurav as Programme Director at behold.ai, will focus on driving behold.ai South East Asia and Middle East expansion strategy with the focus on delivering clinical excellence to healthcare service providers through red dot™ product family.
Giles joins behold.ai to enhance, lead and enrich our Technical Operations team. With over 12 years of effective operations management experience supporting critical clinical systems across the UK, coupled with extensive knowledge of PACS systems, workflows and other clinical software.
Working closely with the Engineering team, Giles will manage, operate and deliver a high quality service to behold.ai’s customers ensuring the latest behold.ai products are implemented and integrated in an effective manner to deliver benefit to the Radiology sector.