Lou Downe

Director of Design and Service Standards for the UK government

Lou Yeoh

Executive Director of FrogAsia Sdn Bhd

Lucia Dell'Agnello

President and Director of the NGO Center for Brazilian innovation in Education (CIEB)

Luciano Huck

TV Host, Philanthropist, Investor and Entrepreneur

Marcelo Claure

COO at SoftBank Group Corp. CEO at SoftBank Group International and SoftBank Latin America, and Executive Chairman, Sprint Corporation

Matthew Gross

Founder and CEO of Newsela

Micky Malka

Founder of Ribbit Capital

Mike Krieger

Co-founder and CTO of Instagram

Paul G. York MD

Weiland Professor Bioengineering and Medicine
Founding Director, Stanford Biodesign

Paul Yock is the Martha Meier Weiland Professor of Medicine and founding co-chair of Stanford’s Department of Bioengineering, with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He is also founder and director of the Stanford Byers Center for Biodesign. After completing his undergraduate and graduate studies at Amherst College and Oxford, respectively, 

Paul received his MD from Harvard Medical School followed by internship and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco and a fellowship in cardiology at Stanford. He began his faculty career as an interventional cardiologist at UCSF and then moved to Stanford in 1994. Paul has authored over 300 peer-reviewed publications, chapters and editorials, two textbooks, and over 50 US patents. He is internationally known for his work in inventing, developing, and testing new devices, including the Rapid Exchange ™ stenting and balloon angioplasty system, which is now the primary system in use worldwide. He also invented the fundamental approach to intravascular ultrasound imaging and founded Cardiovascular Imaging Systems (CVIS), later acquired by Boston Scientific. 

Recent awards include the Transcatheter Therapeutics (TCT) Career Achievement Award, the American College of Cardiology Distinguished Scientist Award, and the National Academy of Engineering’s 2018 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education.



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