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Kamran Khan

Founder and CEO, Blue-Dot; Professor at the University of Toronto
Dr. Kamran Khan is a practicing infectious disease physician, a professor of medicine and public health at the University of Toronto, and the founder and CEO of BlueDot ( www.bluedot.global ), a digital health company that uses human and artificial intelligence to protect people around the world from dangerous infectious diseases. Motivated by his experiences during the Toronto SARS epidemic, Dr. Khan has been studying the emergence and global spread of infectious diseases for more than a decade, publishing his research in journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, the Lancet, Science, and Nature. In 2013, Dr. Khan founded BlueDot to translate scientific research into technological innovations that help governments protect their citizens, hospitals protect their staff and patients, and businesses protect their employees and customers. Kamran has received numerous accolades for this work including a Governor General’s Innovation Award, an Ernest C. Manning Innovation Award, and a President’s Impact Award from the University of Toronto.