Dr. Anurag Mairal is an Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Director of the Global Outreach Programs at Stanford University’s Byers Center for Biodesign, and Lead Faculty for Technology Innovation and Impact at Center for Innovation in Global Health. In these roles, he leads initiatives focused on applying the biodesign process to resource-constrained settings globally. He has co-founded both BME-IDEA Africa, a community of medtech innovation programs in Asia Pacific and Africa, and Orbees Medical, a SF Bay Area-based strategy consulting firm serving the global healthcare industry, with a focus on medtech, pharmaceutical, and digital health industries.
Dr. Mairal has an extensive background in medical technology development and commercialization, collaborating with partners in the U.S., India, China, and other under-served markets to advance research and product development, manufacturing, implementation, and distribution. He has decades of experience at major global health organizations, including PATH and Johnson & Johnson.
Dr. Mairal earned a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He also holds an MS in chemical engineering from the Indian Institution of Technology in Mumbai and a BS in chemical engineering from National Institute of Technology, Raipur. His work has been published in more than 30 publications, and he has seven issued patents.