Jan De Backer graduated from Delft University of Technology as aerospace engineer. He attained an MSc degree in aerodynamics and specialised in applied biomedical computational fluid dynamics leading to a PhD from the University of Antwerp. Jan De Backer is currently enrolled at the MBA program of London Business School and Columbia Business School. His research focusses on innovative imaging biomarkers in the field of respiratory and sleep medicine. He is founder and CEO of FluidDA nv.