Jorge Cortell

Jorge Cortell

Venture Innovation Fellow at Harvard University
Venture Partner at NLC - The European HealthTech Venture Builder
A serial entrepreneur, Jorge has founded 6 startups (5 exits and one shut down), including a paper unicorn, in 3 countries and 5 industries. He has been CEO 7 times in 6 industries.
His innovations in healthcare technology include inventing the first precision medicine software platform (2014), the first vendor-neutral digital pathology dicomizer (2012), and the first commercially available augmented reality system for surgery (in 2009).
As an educator, he has delivered keynote talks at events like HIMSS and RSNA, guest lectures at institutions like Oxford, Harvard, MIT, and Stanford, while having taught innovation at the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the Open University of Catalonia. At Harvard, Jorge also serves as an Expert-in-Residence at the Harvard iLab.
He's also a former professional basketball player, and member of the European Commission Expert Group on Venture Philanthropy and Social Investments.
Educated at the University of Oxford (Computer Science graduate), MIT (Entrepreneurship Development Program), and the University of Valencia (postgraduate in Clinical Genomics), he has received innovation and academic awards by: NASA, HIMSS, IBM, Digital Pathology Association, Frost & Sullivan, and the Wall Street Journal.

Contact Information

Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard
Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences - Cambridge, MA 02138 (USA)
p: 347-458-9329