Ziad Alame is the diabetic founder and CEO behind Spike Diabetes Assistant. After a decade of struggling with missed insulin injections and wrong dosages, Spike was born. Ziad is a dropout coder who has previously worked on multiple social tech startups dealing with education, crowdfunding, and employment. Ziad has been awarded multiple prizes globally including top 20 entrepreneurs by Executive Magazine for 2016 and the Arabian Business Achievement Award for 2018.
As for Spike, it is a mobile assistant that helps diabetics better manage their diabetes. Spike monitors the patient’s daily behavior and jumps in with reminders and tips when needed about insulin, food, activity, etc. In addition to that, Spike stores the patient’s data for further analysis and/or sharing with doctors and caregivers.