Max Parmentier is CEO of Birdie, a home healthcare technology company that aims to reinvent care at home and radically improve the lives of millions of older adults. Birdie’s digital platform currently supports millions of home visits through care providers every month. Previously, Max founded and scaled up a global e-marketplace spin-off from the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, funded and supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This platform is now accessible to 80 countries and transacting $1bn worth of commodities. He also worked at the UN and in small start-ups, and spent 4 years at McKinsey as a manager supporting clients in their strategies on climate change mitigation, deforestation and bio-energy.