Professor Emeritus, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary
Dr. Chen Fong is an iconic figure in the health and startup communities, bringing his expertise as a radiologist and a seasoned investor to help advance new ventures. Dr. Fong has supported many entrepreneurs in turning their ideas into successful companies. Now a Professor Emeritus, he has a long history with the University of Calgary as Professor and Head of Radiology, as a founding member of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute, and launching the Imaging Research Group at the Cumming School of Medicine. He has received many honours including the Order of Canada for his contribution to medical technology innovation and philanthropy, an honorary Doctor of Law from the University of Calgary, induction in Junior Achievement, Southern Alberta’s Business Hall of Fame, and the 2021 Distinguished Business Leader Award. He is a Founding Fellow of Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) Rockies and is on CDL’s Strategic Advisory Board.