PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder
MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley.
MS in chemical engineering from the Indian Institution of Technology in Mumbai
BS in chemical engineering from National Institute of Technology, Raipur.
Dr. Mairal was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Twente, Netherlands and at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
At BerkeleyHaas, he was a founding co-Chairman of the South Asia Business Conference and Chair of the Biotech Panel for the Asia Business Conference.
His work has been published in more than 30 publications, and he has seven issued patents.
In these roles, he leads initiatives focused on applying the biodesign process to resource-constrained settings globally.
Further, he facilitates opportunities for students, faculty and fellows at Stanford to work on global healthcare needs.
He is part of the founding faculty team for MED 232, Global Health: Scaling Health Technology Innovations in Low Resource Settings and BIOE 371, Global Biodesign: Medical Technology in an International Context, graduate-level courses offered to engineering, business, and medical students at Stanford University.
Earlier, he served as Associate Director for the Stanford-India Biodesign and Singapore-Stanford Biodesign programs. He serves as the Founding Chair of BME IDEA APAC, a community of medtech innovation programs in Asia Pacific, partnering closely with the industry and academia in the region. He is also an Honorary Professor at University of Cape Town, South Africa. Concurrently, he is a co-founder and Executive Vice President of Orbees Medical, a SF Bay Area-based strategy consulting firm serving global healthcare industry, with a focus on medtech, pharmaceutical, and digital health industry.
Dr. Mairal has an extensive background in medical technology development and commercialization, collaborating with partners in the U.S., India, China, and other emerging markets to advance product development, manufacturing, and distribution.
Recently, he took a sabbatical for two years to take a senior leadership role at PATH, a major global health nonprofit based in Seattle. In this role, he oversaw research and development, commercialization, and implementation of technologies in PATH’s medical devices, diagnostics, and digital health divisions.
Previously, he held several positions at Johnson & Johnson, including Business Development Director and Product Director for structural heart, cardiology, and peripheral vascular products at Cordis.
Before joining J&J, he was a Group Leader and a Process Development Manager at Membrane Technology and Research (MTR). At MTR, he was responsible for business development, strategic alliances, and product development in the bioseparations area.
An active mentor to entrepreneurs and industry professionals, he serves as the chair of PATH’s Bay Area Leadership Council, board member at EPPIC Global Network and IIT Bombay Heritage Foundation and advisory board member at D-Rev and Sewa International.
In this role, Dr, Anurag has been responsible for developing an extensive network of partners from the industry, academia, regulatory bodies, and investors in Asia and the U.S. He also advises students, faculty, and fellows at Stanford who are developing medtech solutions for global health. From January 2013 through February 2015, he spent most of his time at PATH as the Global Program Leader, a responsibility that was complementary to his role at Stanford. During this time, Dr. Anurag remained available at Stanford for advising and for the Global Biodesign course he teaches every Spring.
Launched in 2015, the CIGH Faculty Fellow program is a network of over 140 Stanford affiliated faculty across the Stanford campus. CIGH Fellows represent an interdisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians across schools and over 25 departments at Stanford who play an integral role in global health research, education and clinical care at Stanford. The program aims to foster community and collaboration across the Stanford campus and provides affiliated members with support at various junctures in their careers.
Orbees Medical provides market research and strategy solutions to the healthcare industry, with focus on medical devices and diagnostics and pharmaceutical sectors.
Orbees Medical provides knowledge-intensive consulting services to innovative medical device and biopharma companies, helping them reduce risks and help them expedite a successful product launch at a reasonable cost. From January 2013 to February 2015, Dr. Anurag took time off from Orbees Medical to work with PATH, a leading global health NGO, but remained an advisor to the firm.
The IEEE Journal of Translational Engineering in Health and Medicine (JTEHM) is a peer-reviewed, open-access scholarly journal and community forum that premiered in July 2013.
Dr. Anurag oversaw research and development, commercialization, and implementation of health technologies in the areas of maternal and neonatal health, nutrition, water and sanitation, digital health, reproductive health, vaccine-related technologies, and diagnostics for infectious and noncommunicable diseases.
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