Cristian Scurtescu, P.Eng.
Founder and CEO of SmileSonica Inc.
Cristian Scurtescu, P.Eng., has more than 15 years of experience developing medical devices and microelectronic products, a master of science in electrical engineering (2007) from the University of Alberta, and a bachelor of science in microelectronics (2003) from the Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania. He has authored or co-authored approximately 15 scientific papers and is the inventor on 42 patents.
His passion for commercializing medical technologies led him to launch SmileSonica in 2008. Under his leadership, SmileSonica’s team developed its first product, the Aevo System, a class II active medical device for accelerating orthodontic treatment using novel therapeutic ultrasound technology. Manufactured by SmileSonica in Edmonton, the Aevo System is the most advanced therapeutic ultrasound medical device in the world. It is currently commercially available to orthodontic clinics across Canada, and it has regulatory approvals in process for international markets.