Dr. Arun Menawat
Dr. Arun Menawat is the CEO of Profound Medical Inc., a medical device company that is driving commercialization of real-time MRI-guided ablation treatment for prostate cancer. Dr. Menawat has an accomplished history of executive leadership success in the healthcare industry. He was previously the President and CEO of Novadaq Technologies Inc. Under his 13-year tenure at Novadaq, he transformed the company from a small private pre-commercial company into the leader in intraoperative imaging and was instrumental in signing strategic partnerships with companies including Intuitive Surgical, LifeCell, and KCI. He obtained a Ph.D. in Chemical (Bio) Engineering from the University of Maryland, while concurrently completing a fellowship in biomedical engineering at the U.S. National Institute of Health, and holds an Executive MBA from the J.L. Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. In 2014, Dr. Menawat was named the EY Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year in the health sciences category.