Chen Fong

Founding Partner, CDL-Rockies | Director, Calgary Scientific

Role: Fellow

Sites: CDL-Oxford, CDL-Rockies, CDL-Seattle, CDL-Toronto, CDL-Vancouver, CDL-Wisconsin

Streams: Advanced Therapies, AgriFood, Biomedical Engineering, Cancer, Computational Health, Energy, Matter, Minerals, Prime

A radiologist by training, Chen Fong is currently the Professor Emeritus of Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary. He is also the Co-Chair of the Global Strategy Board of the Creative Destruction Lab; a platform of mentoring of young entrepreneurs. Chen has 18 years of experience in the building of start up entrepreneurial companies and is the co founder of Pureweb Inc. Current board directorships include Pureweb Inc, Clarius Mobile Health, Cohesic Inc and Innovere Medical. He is active in the community and sits on a number of philanthropic boards in healthcare.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 America College of Radiology.