Joren Vallaeys
Co-Founder, COO & CFO, Ugani Prosthetics
Belgium, Europe

Joren Vallaeys, an electromechanical engineer and visionary entrepreneur, has been transforming the orthopedic industry as one of the driving forces behind Ugani Prosthetics. Leading operations as COO and CFO, the startup, operational across several low-and-middle income countries, leverages 3D printing and frugal innovation to provide high-quality, affordable prosthetics and orthotics.

Joren’s “do” mentality, rooted in hands-on experience, fuels rapid growth and challenges industry norms. Their work embodies the potential of technology for social good, making Joren Vallaeys a true catalyst for change, leaving an indelible mark on the world through social innovation and entrepreneurship.