Date：28 July (Friday)
Time：15:40 – 17:10 (GMT+8)
Josh Makower is the Yock Family Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering at the Stanford University Schools of Medicine and Engineering, and is the Director and Co-Founder of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign. Josh also serves as a Special Partner on New Enterprise Associate's healthcare team supporting their medtech/healthtech practice. Lastly, Josh is the Founder and Executive Chairman of ExploraMed, a medical device incubator that has created 10 companies over the past 20 years.
Josh currently serves on the board of directors for DOTS Devices, ExploraMed, Allay Therapeutics, Lungpacer, Moximed, Willow Innovations, SetPoint Medical, X9 and Coravin. Josh holds over 300 patents and patent applications for various medical devices in the fields of cardiology, ENT, general surgery, drug delivery, plastic surgery, dermatology, aesthetics, obesity, orthopedics, women’s health and urology.
He received an MBA from Columbia University, an MD from the NYU School of Medicine, and a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow at the American Institute of Biomedical Engineering.