Chief Executive Officer of Softhread
“A Passionate Futurist”
Ingrid Vasiliu-Feltes, Founder & CEO of, Institute for Science, Entrepreneurship, and Investments is a healthcare executive, futurist, and globalist dedicated to digital and ethics advocacy. She is a passionate educator and entrepreneurship ecosystem builder, an expert speaker, board advisor, and consultant. Throughout her career, she has received several awards for excellence in research, teaching, or leadership. This past year she has been named one of the Top 100 Global Healthcare Leaders, Top 100 Global Finance Leaders, Top 100 Women Leaders, and Top 100 Women in Crypto. Additionally, she received the WBAF World Excellence in Entrepreneurship, the 2021 Excellence in Education Award, served as an Expert Advisor to the EU Blockchain Observatory Forum and was appointed to the UN Legal and Economic Empowerment Network Board.
Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes is the Founder and CEO of The Science, Entrepreneurship, and Investments Institute and currently serving as a Country Director for WBAF USA, Senator of WBAF, Faculty Member of the WBAF Business School-Division of Entrepreneurship, and teaching the Executive MBA Business Technology Course at the UM Business School.
She is also acting as the Chief Ethics Officer for GBA Global, Senator, and Chief Quality and Safety Officer at MEDNAX. In this capacity, she provides oversight for all quality and innovation initiatives across the enterprise, such as Telehealth, Blockchain, AI, Genomics, Precision Medicine, Population Health, Medical Simulation, and Value-Based Care. Additionally, she provides leadership to the MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality, and Safety.
“Fortunately, I have not encountered any barriers due to being a woman, however I have witnessed bias against women numerous times through my career and have always strived to facilitate promotion of women leadership, women empowerment, women education and creation of career advancement opportunities for women globally,” says Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes. She is also inspiring and mentoring several young leaders. “Over the past few years I have had the opportunity to mentor many entrepreneurs and hopefully was able to inspire and empower them to impact change at a global scale. Throughout my professional and personal life, I have always emphasized the need for integrity, resilience and excellence in all our endeavors, as I believe them to be key ingredients for success.”
“Softhread is a technology company that deploys Chios™ - a blockchain and AI-enabled platform that allows organizations to operate faster and more efficiently, while preserving confidentiality and optimizing security.”
There have been numerous personal and career sacrifices throughout Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes's career; however, they pale compared to those her family had to make for her to be the person and professional she has become today. “I am and will always be grateful to them for instilling the importance of maintaining integrity and striving for excellence in all my endeavors. While we can learn from others and be mentored for success, we must craft our destiny and original career journey,” elucidates Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes, who, with valuable knowledge, has been leading the institute to new heights
As a globalist and futurist dedicated to promoting education, innovation, and social impact Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes felt compelled to create an institute with a vision and mission closely aligned with her personal beliefs. The institute aims to be the primary catalyst for scientific and digitally driven entrepreneurship and promote sustainable economic growth. Its mission is to produce a state of the art knowledge sharing and educational resources and be the premier data intelligence, data analytics, and data-driven decision support partner for all stakeholders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. “Our team is proud to be involved in global initiatives that are designed to bridge the digital, generational and gender divide as we focus on education, knowledge sharing, social impact and optimizing the global entrepreneurial ecosystem.”
Dr. Vasiliu-Feltes and her team are currently engaged in several global initiatives that revolve around digital ethics, deploying emerging technologies, increasing women empowerment and involvement in emerging technologies, and increasing ESG-awareness and monitoring, facilitating attainment of UN SDGs and deployment of smart cities globally. “We are proud of the opportunity to collaborate with several international organizations that promote financial inclusion, social justice, and growing the digital economy such as WBAF, GBA and GCPIT. Additionally, it has been a privilege to share my expertise as an expert for the EU Blockchain Forum Observatory, Women in AI and Partners in Digital Health Institute.” IEWL
Chief Executive Officer of Softhread
Softhread is an information technology company that deploys Chios™ - a blockchain and AI-enabled platform that allows organizations to operate faster and more efficiently, while preserving confidentiality and optimizing security. Through its decentralized system that empowers state-of-the-art interoperability, Softhread builds scalable enterprise solutions that are highly customizable, industry-agnostic and enhance the ROI of data management.