FOUNDER & CEO
Mr Steven Truong is the Founder and CEO of VinBrain, invested by Vingroup, the largest conglomerate in Vietnam. He has been in the AI and software industry for more than 26 years and has held senior leadership positions in top technology companies in the USA and Canada, including Microsoft, Honeywell, and IntelliCommunities. Before forming VinBrain, he was the Director of AI Incubation and Engineering at Microsoft in the USA, reporting directly to the VP of MSAI. Steven has led multi-development center teams at Microsoft. He has been a key innovation initiator for AI product platforms that have been used by hundreds of millions of users worldwide, such as Email Smart Reply and iRanker.
Steven established VinBrain with the mission to infuse AI and IoT to improve human lives and productivity. He has led his team to deploy DrAid™ – Vietnam’s 1st AI-powered Doctor Assistant – used by more than 100 hospitals across Vietnam and the USA. DrAid™ Radiology V1 is the FIRST & ONLY AI product for X-ray Diagnostics in Vietnam and Southeast Asia that is cleared by The United State Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In 2021, VinBrain won ACM SIGAI Industry Award – previously, Microsoft USA in 2020, followed by Sony in 2022.
Steven earned a Bachelor of Applied Science - Engineering Science at the University of Toronto in 1989.
Head of Global BD & Partnership
An Artificial Intelligence & Digital health technocrat, Gaurav strives to simplify healthcare with technology, creating accessible and impactful digital health solutions.
He has extensive 18+ years of experience in AI and Blockchain Product Management, Strategy, Regulatory, Healthcare Advisory, M&A, and project management in various organizations such as Fortis Healthcare, PwC, Behold.ai (UK) & iDoc.ai (UK) spanning various geographies – India, MENA, Vietnam & UK. This has allowed him to develop a unique insight into the AI and Blockchain industry, and the ability to understand and evaluate complex global business models.
A Great Britain-India WMG Excellence Scholarship holder, Gaurav has completed his second master’s degree in Digital Health from the University of Warwick, UK to explore the field of AI and Machine Learning. He has also pursued an MBA (Operations) from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai, India, and a Bachelor in Electronics Engineering.
Gaurav is a firm believer that technology applications and development should be human-centric AI tech to solve the problems of humanity.
NGUYEN MINH MAN
Head of Engineering
Nguyen Hoang Nam
Head of Application
Before joining VinBrain, Nam had more than 6 years of experience in software development. After graduating from HCMC University of Technology and Education in 2013. Nam had a chance to work at ELCA - an outsourcing company in Switzerland. At ELCA, he has worked in many industries like Banking, Law, and Education which help him to gain business knowledge as well as technical skills in those domains.
In May 2019, Nam joined GoBear - a FinTech company based in Singapore and in March 2020, he finally joined VinBrain with the mission to build DrAid™ - an AI solution to assist radiologists in detecting abnormalities on chest X-rays.
At VinBrain, Nam has demonstrated exceptional leadership abilities by successfully leading a team in the development of the groundbreaking DrAid™ product, despite his previous technical role. His remarkable achievements earned him recognition as a member of the esteemed ACM SIGAI Industry Award in 2021. Furthermore, Nam played a significant role in securing FDA Clearance and ISO certification for DrAid™, further solidifying its credibility and impact.
Doan Song Tung
Head of Domestic Business Development
Doan Song Tung is a highly accomplished professional who graduated from Hanoi University of Pharmacy in 2006. With a solid academic background in pharmaceuticals, he embarked on a successful career in sales and management roles for renowned multinational pharmaceutical companies. Over the course of 10 years, Tung has gained extensive experience in the healthcare industry, contributing to the growth and success of these companies.
Throughout his career, Tung demonstrated exceptional skills in sales and management, effectively leading teams and driving business growth. He was pivotal in distributing and marketing pharmaceutical products, building reliable partnerships, and implementing successful sales strategies. His commitment to delivering quality healthcare solutions and his ability to understand market needs has contributed significantly to the overall success of the organizations he worked with.
In 2023, Tung joined VinBrain, motivated to impact patients' lives and the community positively. With his wealth of knowledge and pharmaceutical industry experience, he is dedicated to leveraging VinBrain's resources and innovative technologies to provide valuable healthcare solutions. Tùng's passion for improving the well-being of others positions him as a valuable asset to VinBrain and reinforces his commitment to making a meaningful difference in the healthcare field.
Nguyen Lan Phuong
Head of Marketing
A marketing communications professional with over 12 years of experience, Phuong Nguyen is a passionate and visionary leader at VinBrain. With a history as a Marcom manager in various industries such as tourism, hospitality, luxury goods, and technology on both domestic and global levels, she has a proven track record of delivering innovative and impactful projects that align with business objectives. Her expertise includes brand marketing, project and event management, and public relations.
Since joining VinBrain, Phuong has played a crucial role in developing the company's strategic communication plan while embarking on an impactful journey to foster community understanding of the unprecedented benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. She deeply believes in the power of AI and has led numerous marketing campaigns to promote the perception of “AI for social good”. Phuong is dedicated to accompanying with VinBrain in conveying positive messages about precision healthcare through AI.