Dr. Ogan Gurel is Visiting Distinguished Professor (Management of Innovation) at DGIST (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology) as well as Founder & CEO of NovumWaves, a new venture advancing biomedical terahertz applications, with additional academic appointments as Honorary Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Visiting Professor at the Libera Accademia Belle Arti (Brescia, Italy). Dr. Gurel also serves as Chief Medical Officer (Acting) at Nessa Hearing (Singapore) and Chair of the Advisory Board for Posture360 (Seoul). Previously, he was Chief Innovation Officer at Campus D, a Seoul-based startup incubator/Fab Lab and served over four years as a Director in the CTO office (MOT & Open Innovation groups) at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT). Dr. Gurel’s over 30 years experience in healthcare spans multiple sectors: biomedical science, clinical medicine, strategy consulting, business development, executive management, marketing, and R&D, with direct expertise in medical devices, mobile health, healthcare IT, and medical imaging. Prior to surgical training at the Massachusetts General Hospital, he obtained an M.D. Alpha Omega Alpha from Columbia University, also doing graduate work in structural biology and earned a Bachelor’s in Biochemical Sciences cum laude from Harvard College. Authoring over 15 academic papers and conference proceedings and co-inventor on three patents, Dr. Gurel has given keynote addresses and other speeches at business and scientific conferences and seminars worldwide.