Ain Aaviksoo

Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation, Ministry of Social Affairs of Estonia

Ain Aaviksoo is Deputy Secretary General for E-services and Innovation at the Ministry of Social Affairs in Estonia, overseeing digital transformation and innovation of social security in Estonia, including health, labor, and social matters. Aaviksoo also chairs the mHealth working group of the European Commission’s eHealth Network and lectures at Tallinn University of Technology and Medical Faculty of the University of Tartu. He has earlier work experience as a physician, senior civil servant, health-tech entrepreneur, an international consultant on large system transformation and technology adoption in healthcare and as CEO of public policy think-tank, Praxis. He has published over 20 peer-reviewed articles and contributed several book chapters on health policy and e-health. Aaviksoo obtained an MD from the University of Tartu and an MPH from Harvard University.