Jon Fortgang, the President and founder of New Hair Technology in Manhattan, has dedicated his innumerable talents to the field of hair loss. Through his research and development of innovative hair replacement technology, he has provided hair loss solutions to a multitude of individuals over several decades. Using his advanced encyclopedic knowledge of this highly specialized area, Mr. Fortgang has provided training and has served as an inspiration to hair loss professionals throughout the world.

Mr. Fortgang has been a guest speaker on the latest proven technologies in hair replacement services at medical conferences throughout the United States. He is not only a vital supporter of the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, but has also served on the board of the American Hair Loss Council and as Chairman of the Children with Hair Loss Organization.

His most recent accomplishment is the establishment of a Hair Replacement Institute which offers A-to-Z training in a complete range of hair replacement options.

Due to his tireless and personal efforts, together with the advancements he has pioneered in the field of medical and cosmetic hair replacement for children and adults, Jon Fortgang was the recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor Humanitarian Award.