Shantanu Gaur

National Leadership Council: Shantanu Gaur


International Science and Engineering Fair 2003 and 2004

Shantanu is Co-founder and CEO of Allurion Technologies. Allurion’s flagship product—the Elipse® Balloon—is the world’s first and only procedureless gastric balloon for weight loss. The balloon is accompanied by a personalized nutritional coaching program, Allurion’s Bluetooth®-connected scale, and the Allurion Smartphone App that keeps consumers connected with their care team.

Shantanu 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 founded Allurion in 2009 while he was a medical student at Harvard.