Bastian Hauck is a strategic business consultant with 10+ years of experience in co-creating patient-centric engagement strategies in digital health. He is the founder of #dedoc°, a network of independent diabetes patient advocates across Europe. #dedoc° translates the idea of traditional peer-to-peer support in chronic diseases to the online world, using social media and blogs to create authentic, self-sustaining patient communities. As keynote speaker and diabetes advocate, Bastian promotes taking the patient voice seriously. He serves on the board of diabetesDE – Deutsche Diabetes-Hilfe, is a director with the International Diabetes Federation and co-leads The OPEN Project, a patient-driven, EU-funded consortium conducting research on Do-It-Yourself Artificial Pancreas Systems (DIYAPS) and the #WeAreNotWaiting movement.