Dr Anurag Mairal is Adjunct Professor of Medicine and Director of Global Outreach Programs at Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign, Stanford University. He is also a Faculty Fellow and Lead for Technology Innovation and Impact at Center for Innovation in Global Health. He serves as the Founding Chair of BME IDEA APAC, a community of medtech innovation programmes in the Asia Pacific. Concurrently, he is a co-founder and Executive Vice President of Orbees Medical, a SF Bay Area-based strategy consulting firm serving the global healthcare industry, with a focus on medtech, pharmaceutical and digital health industries. Recently, he took a sabbatical for two years to take a senior leadership role at PATH, a major global health nonprofit based in Seattle. Previously, he held several positions at Johnson & Johnson, including Business Development Director and Product Director for structural heart, cardiology, and peripheral vascular products at Cordis. An active mentor to entrepreneurs and industry professionals, he serves as the chair of PATH’s Bay Area Leadership Council, board member at EPPIC Global Network and IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation and advisory board member at D-Rev and Sewa International. He recently took over as the President Sewa International Bay Area. Dr Mairal holds a Phd in Chemical Engineering, a MS in Chemical Engineering and a MBA. Dr. Mairal was a post- doctoral fellow at the University of Twente, Netherlands and at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His work has been published in more than 30 publications, and he has seven patents to his credit.