T. Chen Fong

Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary

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Radiologist by training, Chen Fong is currently the Professor Emeritus of Faculty of Medicine with the University of Calgary. He is also the Co-Chair of the Global Strategy Board of the Creative Destruction Lab, a platform for mentoring young entrepreneurs. Chen has 18 years of experience in the building of startup companies, as well as participation in a number of philanthropic boards in healthcare. He is the co-founder and board member of Pureweb Inc., and sits on the boards of Clarius Mobile Health, Innovere Medical, and Cohesic Inc., as well as Invest Alberta Corporation and the national board of the Canadian Cancer Society.

Chen holds an MD from University of Manitoba and an Honorary Doctor of Laws from University of Calgary. He was invested into Order of Canada and was inducted into Junior Achievement’s Alberta Business Hall of Fame. Other honors include election as Fellow of the America College of Radiology.