IoT North Conference Speakers 2022

Jehangir Appoo

Jehangir is at the intersection of Finance, Medicine, & Impact as the Founding Partner of Artificial Intelligence of Things Healthcare, a Venture Capital fund investing in early stage companies. AIoT Health focuses on companies applying machine learning and digital technologies to improve healthcare quality by driving personalized medicine. Jehangir leverages his deep expertise having been at the front lines of healthcare as a heart surgeon along with 2 decades of experience with value investing to help companies match the algorithm with the right clinical problem. He mentors start up companies in his capacity as an Associate in 4 streams with Creative Destruction Labs, an Expert Advisor for the Life Sciences Innovation Hub at Innovate Calgary, and being on the Council of Founders for Innovation Mastermind Edmonton. He remains involved in understanding the academic side of medicine by being a Research Associate Professor at the U of Calgary, being on the Editorial Board for the Annals of Thoracic Surgery and doing health policy work as a Senior Fellow with the Fraser Institute. Jehangir’s career has been marked as a medical leader focused on innovation to drive health care improvement. After completing his Cardiac Surgery residency at the University of Alberta he completed 2 fellowships: the first in Advanced Cardiovascular surgery at the Royal Brompton Hospital, Imperial College in London, England, and the second in Thoracic Aortic Surgery, Endovascular Aortic Surgery and Heart Failure Surgery from The University of Pennsylvania. As a clinical associate professor of Cardiac surgery at U of Calgary, he helped establish the Artificial Heart Program and performed southern Alberta’s first artificial heart device implant. He founded the Calgary Thoracic Aortic Program and directing it until 2019, leading it to international reputation clinically and academically. 

MD, Founding Partner, AIoT Health
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