Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
Irfan Ali Khan is a quantum physicist with a decade of entrepreneurial experience in Silicon Valley. He is a founder of AIMS Stanford, that saw startups and VCs emerge from its membership. He was the founder and CEO of Skin Deep Diagnostics, a patented Stanford spin-off for the early-stage detection of skin cancer. He founded Portal to Pakistan, a community and knowledge base for empowering progressive economic development in Pakistan. He brought his passion for empowering the Fourth Industrial Revolution to Lykke in Switzerland (a digital exchange for crypto-currencies and other blockchain products), where he rapidly created impact.Irfan grew up on Isaac Asimov and Terry Pratchett, and dreamed of one day walking in a future that he read in the magic of those pages.