Fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, and English, João Bocas, with over 25 years’ experience, is regarded by many as “The Wearables Expert” and a global digital healthcare influencer.
João Bocas’s passion lies in helping others, sharing experiences, transferring knowledge, working collaboratively and passing on the latest innovation trends from the digital health world.
As a thought leader in wearables, digital health, IoT and healthcare innovation, including AI (artificial intelligence), robotics and ML (machine learning ). João explores the intersection of technology in modelling business models and shaping consumer behaviour. Also he analyses the impact of disruptive innovations and shares future trends in the marketplace.
He possesses more than 25 years of hands-on experience in Professional Sport and Corporate environments working with senior management, Boards and executive teams. He has worked in Healthcare, Financial Services, Media, Sporting, Third and Public Sector organisations.
He was nominated a Finalist of the Great British Entrepreneurs Awards 2015 and he’s a global adviser and board member for several tech companies.
A sought-after, global speaker on emerging technologies and novel innovations. João Bocas has worked with a wide range of audience, including corporations, professional sport and high-ranking professionals.
Joao is one of the top providers in the growing field of employee wellbeing and the impact of improving it can provide very positive results for the business. He has developed good and user-friendly tools to demonstrate his expertise. He's also a very nice guy to deal with!
“Joas's passion to keep the nation fit and youthful shines through in the in all areas of his work. He develops uniquely tailored wellness programmes for a very broad spectrum of clients. His expertise is well hone; he knows a thing two about health and wellbeing. His work is highly recommended.”
“Joao is a supportive and professional collaborator who is willing and able to go the extra mile. His health and wellbeing abilities are first class and his efforts are of the highest standard. I would not hesitate to recommend him.”
“Joao wrote a useful report for us about sports development opportunities related to our operational strategy and we found it very useful in helping us develop our planning and priorities in this area and we continued to work with him afterwards in developing the recommendations of his report.”
“Joao has been commissioned by Chanel 4 to run workshops on managing stress. His approach and style fits very well with our culture. This are not the normal boring workshops that people do not like attending. They are well paced, informative and offer practical technique’s. It’s the practical element that Channel 4 people really enjoy. Joao has responded well to feedback and worked with us to make the sessions even better, to suit the needs of Channel 4 people.”
“The Brighton & Hove Education Business Partnership has engaged Joao as an independent Sports Development and Wellbeing Consultant for our young people at our City Schools. He has delivered a range of creative and varied workshops, helping pupils to interact more effectively in teams, and learn about exercise and healthy lifestyles. One particular piece of work was working with a group of our Special Education Needs students, helping them to raise their levels of empathy with each other and work more effectively together. Joao was able to draw out their cognitive ability to communicate in a more advanced way. Joao has also attended several of our Careers Advice and Guidance events for students who want to work in the Sports Development sector . He is also a member of several key business forums in the City (eg HR Managers forum), and well-liked and respected by his colleagues. We are more than happy to continue working with Joao on a range of educational projects into 2013.”
“João is passionate about helping other companies through his vast network. He values long term relationship building and contributes generously with his knowledge.”
“Joao is a thought provoking and engaging speaker and was well received at this years Future Health Summit in Dublin. Personally I found Joao's delivery and use of silence as a very effective impactful technique. I would highly recommend Joao as a speaker.”