Our team

We have assembled an exceptional team with expertise in wearable patches, consumer-oriented design, and machine learning algorithms.
Our team has a broad set of experience from successful startups like iRhythm to top medical device companies like Abbott, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, and St. Jude Medical.*

Leadership

Uday

Uday

Founder, President, CEO

iRhythm Technologies (IRTC) Founder / Stanford Biodesign Faculty / Third Rock Ventures Entrepreneur-in-Residence / UCSF-trained cardiac electrophysiologist / MD and BA Harvard

Pedram

Pedram

Data Systems & SW Development

15+ yrs biological signal processing and machine learning experience / Medtronic Neuromodulation / Stanford Biodesign Fellow / MD U. of Pittsburgh / PhD Robotics Carnegie Mellon / BS Bioeng. UPenn

Priti

Priti

Electrical Engineering

15+ yrs medical device and semiconductor experience / St. Jude Medical / Agilent Technologies / MS Electrical Eng. MIT / BS Georgia Tech

Bill

Bill

Marketing & Business Operations

15+ yrs healthcare marketing and strategy experience / Boston Scientific / McKinsey & Company / MBA Wharton / MS Biotechnology UPenn / BS Mech. Eng. MIT

Maarten

Maarten

Design & UX

15+ yrs design experience in medical and consumer products / Smart design / NPK design / 14 design awards including IDSA’s “Design of the Decade” / 20+ patents / MA Product Design Umea / BS Industrial Design Napier

Tim

Tim

Mechanical Engineering

15+ yrs experience in medical wearables / iRhythm / Covidien / VirtuMed / BS Mech. Eng. Iowa State

Dennis

Dennis

Firmware Engineering

20+ yrs embedded SW dev experience / Airware / Avinger / St. Jude Medical /  BS Physics WPI

Robert

Robert

Quality

20+ yrs quality and regulatory medical device experience / St. Jude Medical / Ventritex / Varian Medical / ACCURAY / BS and MS Electrical Eng. U. of Idaho

Sidney

Sidney

Manufacturing & Operations

20+ yrs Manufacturing & Ops medical device experience / Avinger / Avantec Vascular / Transvascular / Boston Scientific / Target Therapeutics / BS Industrial & Systems Eng. SJSU

Engineering and Design

Indu

Indu

Program Management

Medtronic Diabetes / MS and BS Biomedical Eng. Stanford

Jonathan

Jonathan

Research & Development

20+ yrs design engineering experience / Eksigent / ESI / US Navy / AS Purdue

Kevin

Kevin

Mechanical Engineering

CoAlign Innovations (acquired by Stryker) / BS Mech. Eng. MIT

Jay

Jay

Biomedical Engineering

Caydian / Sweatalyzer / MS Bioengineering Rice University / BS Biophysics Columbia

Jason

Jason

Electrical Engineering

Texas Instruments / BS Electrical Eng. U. of Cincinnati

Brian

Brian

Systems Engineering

Co-Founder Channel Medsystems / Co-Founder Apollo Hearing / Theranova / BS Mech. Eng. Stanford

Nick

Nick

Firmware Engineering

Fitbit / Sotera Wireless / BS Computer Engineering Cal Poly SLO

Roger

Roger

Firmware Engineering

Airware / Galil Motion Control / BS Mech. Eng. UC Davis / BS Aerospace Science and Eng. UC Davis

Jeremy

Jeremy

Data & Algorithms

BS and MS Electrical Eng. Stanford with focus on machine learning and signal processing

Laura

Laura

UX Design

BS Industrial Design NCSU

Chris

Chris

Research & Development

20+ yrs R&D experience / Intuitive Surgical / Immersion Corporation / PhD Mech. Eng. Stanford / BS and MS degrees in Electrical Eng. / US Air Force Captain

Karen

Karen

Mechanical Engineering

Intuitive Surgical / Apple / MS Mech. Eng. Stanford with specialization in mechatronics / BS Product Design Stanford

Brett

Brett

Biomedical Engineering

Harvard-MIT Biomedical Engineering Center / FDA / MS Mech. Eng. MIT / BS Biological Eng. MIT

Riley

Riley

Biomedical Engineering

Medtronic / Sympara Medical / BS Biomechanical Eng. Stanford

Yee-Huan

Yee-Huan

Electrical Engineering

MS Electrical Eng. Michigan / BS Electrical Eng. UC Berkeley

Kaiyuan

Kaiyuan

Firmware Engineering

MS Mech. Eng. Stanford with specialization in mechatronics / BS Mech. Eng. U. of Illinois

Rishi

Rishi

Firmware Engineering

Scintera Networks / Netlogic Microsystems / MS Electrical Eng. UCLA / BS Electrical Eng. UC Irvine

Scott

Scott

Firmware Engineering

Perceptimed / FLIR Motion Control Systems / MS Electrical Eng. Illinois / BS Electrical Eng. Purdue

Christina

Christina

UX Research

Samsung Product Innovation / Smart Design LLC / SonicRim / BS Industrial Design U. of Cincinnati

Anne

Anne

Product Management - Digital Solutions

Basis (Intel) / Sunrun / Nokia / MS and BS Economics & Business Administration Aalto University (Finland)

Clinical / Regulatory / Quality

Alexandra

Alexandra

Clinical Engineering

GlaxoSmithKline / Penn Medicine / BS Microbiology Temple University

Kristi

Kristi

Clinical Engineering

Claret Medical / OptiScan Biomedical / BS Biology CSU Fresno

Stephanie

Stephanie

Clinical Engineering

Abbott Vascular and Electrophysiology / Abbott Professional Development Program / BS Chemical Eng. U. of Illinois

Hilman

Hilman

Quality Assurance

10+ yrs medical device Quality experience / St. Jude Medical / Boston Scientific / BS Mech. Eng. UC Berkeley

Meghan

Meghan

Quality Assurance

10+ yrs R&D and Quality experience in medical devices / J&J (Cordis, LifeScan, Conor Medsystems, Ortho Biotech) / MS Bioengineering Carnegie Mellon / BS Civil Eng. Carnegie Mellon

Tiffany

Tiffany

Quality Assurance

Stryker / MSE CBID Bioengineering Johns Hopkins / BSE Mechanical and Biomedical Eng. Duke

Arianna

Arianna

Clinical Engineering

Abbott / Topera Medical / St. Jude Medical / BS Biomedical Eng. Georgia Tech

Lisa

Lisa

Clinical Engineering

Lince Consulting / Clinical Trial Design & Mgmt SFSU / MA UCLA

Michael

Michael

Regulatory

10+ yrs in Regulatory, Clinical, & Quality / St. Jude Medical / BS BME USC / RAC / Clinical Trial Design & Mgmt UCSC

Howie

Howie

Quality Assurance

25+ yrs Med Tech experience / St. Jude Medical / Spinal Modulation / Varian Medical / Ventritex / MS Electrical Eng. Stanford / BS Electrical Eng. Purdue

Niusha

Niusha

Quality Assurance

St. Jude Medical / Boston Scientific / MS Engineering Management CSU East Bay / BS Electrical Eng. Mazandaran University of Science and Technology

Manufacturing and Operations

Dan

Dan

Manufacturing Engineering

Boston Scientific / Stryker / BS Mech. Eng. UC Berkeley

Sandia

Sandia

Manufacturing Engineering

Abbott Vascular / Abbott Professional Development Program / BS Chemical and Biomolecular Eng. UC Berkeley

Lilia

Lilia

Manufacturing & Operations

ExploraMed NC7 / Avinger / Johnson & Johnson (Acclarent) / Abbott Vascular (Perclose)

Jacky

Jacky

Manufacturing

Abbott Vascular Structural Heart / Google

Vuthy

Vuthy

Manufacturing

20+ yrs medical device experience / Abaxis / PRI Automation / Ohlone College

Brandon

Brandon

Office Management

BA Studio Art San Francisco State University

Megan

Megan

Manufacturing Engineering

Intuitive Surgical / Medtronic / Peak Surgical / BS. Mech. Eng. Santa Clara University

Katelyn

Katelyn

Manufacturing & Operations

J&J (Vision) / Abbott Professional Development Program / BS Biomedical Engineering Cal Poly SLO

Steve

Steve

Manufacturing & Operations

25 yrs materials management experience / Avinger / Johnson & Johnson (Acclarent) / Boston Scientific / LTX

Norma

Norma

Manufacturing

Corpus Medical / Voyage Medical / LuMend (Johnson & Johnson) / Endotech (Boston Scientific) / A.S. System Administration Master Institute College

Hana

Hana

Office Management

CoAlign Innovations / Stryker / NCompass Consulting Recruiter / BS Biology and Botany Humboldt State University

Board of Directors

Hank Kucheman

Hank Kucheman

Former CEO Boston Scientific

30+ yrs medical device executive leadership experience / Board of Directors Hill-Rom / Director BioStar Ventures / US Air Force / MBA Virginia Tech

Neil Exter

Neil Exter

Partner Third Rock Ventures

20+ yrs Business Development and Strategic Partnerships experience / Former Chief Business Office Alantos Pharmaceuticals / Millennium Pharmaceuticals / MBA Baker Scholar Harvard / MS Stanford

Uday Kumar, MD

Uday Kumar, MD

Founder, President, CEO

iRhythm Technologies (IRTC) Founder / Stanford Biodesign Faculty / Third Rock Ventures Entrepreneur-in-Residence / UCSF-trained cardiac electrophysiologist / MD and BA Harvard

Krishna Yeshwant, MD

Krishna Yeshwant, MD

General Partner GV (Google Ventures)

GV Life Sciences Leader / Serial Entrepreneur / Programmer / Practicing Physician / MD and MBA Harvard

Russell Hirsch, MD PhD

Russell Hirsch, MD PhD

Managing Director, Prospect Venture Partners

25+ yrs healthcare venture capital experience / Co-Founder Prospect Venture Partners / Former General Partner Mayfield / Biomedical researcher UCSF / MD and PhD UCSF

Scientific Advisors

Bob Harrington, MD

Bob Harrington, MD

Chair of Stanford University, Department of Medicine

Interventional Cardiologist / Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Stanford University / former Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) / Author of more than 500 artices and edited five textbooks / Member and Chair of US FDA Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee / MD Tufts / BA Holy Cross

Harlan Krumholz, MD

Harlan Krumholz, MD

Director of Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Cardiologist / Professor Yale School of Medicine / Global Thought Leader on outcomes based research / Author of more than 800 articles and two books / Board of Trustees ACC / Board of Directors American Board of Internal Medicine / Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute / MD and SM Health Policy and Mgmt Harvard / BS Yale

Jeremy Ruskin, MD

Jeremy Ruskin, MD

Founder and Director Emeritus, Mass General Hospital Cardiac Arrhythmia Service

Cardiac Electrophysiologist / Professor Harvard Medical School / Founder and Director Emeritus of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at MGH / Pioneer and Global Thought Leader in clinical electrophysiology and sudden cardiac death / Founder of AF Symposium, one of the largest annual clinical conferences for electrophysiologists / Author of more than 450 articles / Recipient of prestigious Heart Rhythm Society Pioneer in Pacing and Electrophysiology Award / MD Harvard / BS Tufts

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