Meet the Neurologic Medical Team!
Justin Waghray (Co-Founder, Director)
Justin Waghray is a recent graduate of the London Business School’s Masters in Management Programme (2012). His undergraduate education was in Geomatics Engineering with Biomedical Specialization as well as Humanities (German), both from the University of Calgary, Canada (2010). Since completion of the MiM programme in July 2012, he has served as a full-time employee for NeuroLogic. His main tasks include adapting the current business model the UK and European markets, market research, device development, and securing funding. Justin is an active triathlete and has recently completed the Land’s End to John O’Groats bike trek and West Coast Trail hike.
Karandeep Singh Baweja (Operations)
Karandeep is an electronics engineer with a major in embedded systems from BITS, Pilani with a business degree from London Business School. He has worked with Mercedes Benz R&D, Wells Fargo and Kleinwort Benson before starting his own venture in 2013. He co-founded Picante Mexican Grill, a fast casual Mexican restaurant chain in India. At Picante he headed the operations and helped scale the company from 1 to 4 restaurants with a top-line of $ 180,000. Karandeep also focused his efforts to increase revenue. He worked on developing revenue from corporate clients, he built relationships with companies like Google, Oracle, Bain, and American Express to set up outlets in the company cafeterias. This helped us increase our revenues by 15%. He has published research in the space of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) worked closely with researchers at Bhabha Atomic Research Center to develop inventory management bots. At NeuroLogic he will focus on researching the need/acceptability of our products to other surgeries, focus on setting up a sales team and build on his operations experience to set up partnerships with manufacturers. He is a tech enthusiast loves travelling and exploring different cuisines.
Dr Alim Mitha (Co-Founder, Medical)
Dr Alim Mitha did his undergraduate training in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He subsequently completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at the University of Alberta in Edmonton in 2002. He did his neurosurgical residency training at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary from 2002-2009 as well as a two-year Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts and at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. After his residency, he completed additional fellowships at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona from 2009-2011; one in Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery and another in Endovascular Neurosurgery. He returned to Calgary in July 2011 and is now on staff at the Foothills Hospital as a Cerebrovascular. Endovascular, and Skull Base Neurosurgeon, and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and Radiology at the University of Calgary.
Dr John Kelly (Medical)
Dr John Kelly was born in Manchester, England and raised in Calgary, Canada, where he attended Western Canada High School. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Calgary followed by his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Subsequently, he returned to Calgary to pursue residency training in neurosurgery. During residency he developed a clinical interest in neuro-oncology; he also developed a basic science interest in developmental biology of the nervous system leading him to investigate the relationship between neural stem cells and brain tumours which formed the basis for his PhD. Following residency John completed a neurosurgical oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and has recently joined the Neurosurgery Division at the University of Calgary. John is in the process of establishing a basic science laboratory investigating the biology of brain tumours together with pursuing his interest in the development of novel surgical technologies.