2023 speakers



Shantanu Gaur is the Founder and CEO of Allurion Technologies (NYSE: ALUR). He founded Allurion in 2009 while at Harvard Medical School with one mission: end obesity around the world. Allurion has developed the world’s first full-stack weight loss platform combining the Allurion® Balloon—a revolutionary weight loss device and the world’s first and only procedureless gastric balloon for weight loss—with an AI-powered remote monitoring and behavior change program capable of delivering fast and sustainable results. The company recently announced the release of Coach Iris, a 24/7 GPT-powered weight loss coach fine-tuned to the Allurion Behavior Change Program to further augment its weight loss platform.

Allurion has already treated over 100,000 patients, shed over 2 million pounds, and grown revenues at 100%+ CAGR for the past 7 years. The company has operations in over 50 countries and went public on the New York Stock Exchange in August 2023 under the ticker ALUR.

Shantanu is an inventor on over 40 patents and has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications. He graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College and with an M.D. from Harvard Medical School where he was a Paul Revere Frothingham Scholar and Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow.

Shantanu lives in Massachusetts with his wife Neha, son Yuvraj, and daughter Zoya.

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