Deepak Kaura

Chief Medical Officer, 1QBit | Chair of the Board, Joule

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Vancouver

Stream: Health

Deepak is 1QBit’s Chief Medical Officer and the Chair of the Board of Joule, a Canadian Medical Association subsidiary. He is also a serial angel investor, having invested in over 25 early-stage companies with a passion for seeing others succeed, particularly in the Canadian context. He is enthusiastic about improving health through the use of technology balanced with personalized human touch, and is dedicated to innovation, building teams, and has a keen interest in Artificial Intelligence.

Deepak recently returned to Canada from five years in Qatar where he served as the Executive Chairman of the Foundational Clinical Services Management Group. There he helped to set new standards in patient care for women and children and led ground-breaking work in the application of machine learning to healthcare. Prior to this he was the Head of Diagnostic Imaging at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Deepak has also established a number of startups in the healthcare space and has served the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as a Subspecialty Chair in Pediatric Radiology. He earned his MD at the University of Manitoba, FRCPC following training in Calgary, and his MBA from HEC Paris. Deepak has also held faculty appointments as Associate Professor at Cornell University and the University of Calgary.