DR. GAUTAM GULATI, MD,MBA,MPH
“The Status Quo Agitator”
Speaker. Author. Professor. Entrepreneur. Advisor. Investor.
As a true polymath, Dr. G lives at the intersection of a diverse range of industries helping companies innovate in a world of uncertainty; while drawing upon his diverse vantage point as a doctor, professor, futurist, speaker, writer, and entrepreneur. Simply put, he helps leaders and organizations imagine their future selves, and then helps them get there. Through his storytelling media company – Unusual Inc. – he spends his time curating and creating unusual ideas, experiences, and perspectives to help leaders accelerate innovative thinking and reimagine new business opportunities.
Most recently Dr. G was the Chief Medical Officer and Head of Product Innovation for Physicians Interactive Holdings (sold to Merck), where he led a world-class team to ideate, design, build, and deploy disruptive solutions for a health audience. In addition to his executive roles, he serves as an Adjunct Professor of “Medical Innovation and Entrepreneurship” at Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School, Duke Corporate Education, and Singularity University while also sitting on numerous company boards as an investor and advisor.
Dr. G received his MD from The George Washington University School of Medicine, his MPH from The George Washington University School of Public Health, and his MBA from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
Using the world as his stage and loyal followers as his amplified voice, Dr. G always asks the uncomfortable questions and seek the unreasonable answers. With this focused sense of purpose, he has persevered against the odds to inspire a new level of curiosity to make the impossible, possible.
For decades, Dr.G has built award-winning products and developed game-changing business innovation models grounded in ROI for organizations of all sizes..
Serves as an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Duke Corporate Education, and Singularity University with a focus on Medical Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Popular podcast host where he uncovers the hidden stories behind the world's most interesting people.
Ideas alone don't sell. Stories that evoke a visceral response do. Dr. G has been perfecting this craft since his slam poetry days as a young lad. Today, he incorporates improv techniques to hone his skills.
ADVISOR / INVESTOR
As a retained innovation-focused advisor to over a dozen C-Suite executives, Dr. G is known as 'The Medical Sherpa' who offers an unbiased, expert voice to help leaders navigate and shape the uncertain future of healthcare.
STATUS QUO AGITATOR
Challenging age-old assumptions, Dr. G uses his unusual innovative techniques to help reimagine the future to help organizations inoculate against the status quo.
Founder of several start-ups, Dr. G applies the learnings of both his successes and failures to help leaders create an entrepreneurial culture able to adapt to disruptive changes, and predict trends that will shape their future.