Dr. Marcel Muenster
Medical Doctor, Entrepreneur, Investor, and Human Performance Expert
Dr. Muenster is a Johns Hopkins-trained medical doctor, digital health entrepreneur, and early-stage investor. As a medical student, Marcel was traversing the globe delivering bone marrow to leukemia patients, and now he is advising royal families and venture-backed companies to maximize their performance. Marcel has traveled to over 70 countries to develop a deeper understanding of the unique cultures that make up life and lead to success in our hyperconnected world.
Marcel is a dynamic and successful serial entrepreneur whose work and expertise have been featured in Forbes, Financial Times, Harvard Business Review, World Economic Forum’s Agenda, TechCrunch, New York Times, Entrepreneur Magazine, and other industry-leading publications.
He joined forces with the World Health Organization to improve healthcare in Latin America and gained his clinical experience in Germany, Switzerland, South Korea, and at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Before joining Gfk as a healthcare consultant, he worked on a multinational hospital project at the Harvard Business School.
In 2012, he founded Doctor in Your Pocket, a global digital medical concierge service available in 180+ cities, giving international travelers access to trusted local, virtual, and house call doctors around the clock anywhere in the world, an endeavor that earned him a nomination for Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Recognizing the need for startup founders to own their potential, Marcel established The Gritti Fund, the world's first investment fund focused on the founder’s performance, mental and physical.
Marcel Muenster was endorsed by Sir Richard Branson and is on the panel of experts at the World Economic Forum focused on healthcare, mental health, and entrepreneurship.
In 2019 alone, Marcel gave fifteen talks including two keynotes in ten countries. Topics included performance maximization, innovation in healthcare, and his transformation from a medical doctor to entrepreneur and now an investor. When he isn’t working, he’s a history buff and loves running marathons. He was part of the German Olympic training center as a middle-distance runner.
# Dr. Muenster’s mission is to Empower People To Own Their Potential.
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