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
Priti

Priti

Electrical Engineering

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

Maarten

Design & UX

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

Stephanie

Clinical Affairs

20+ yrs of Clinical and Regulatory experience / PowerVision / PneumRx / Boston Scientific / BS Biomedical Eng Marquette
Tim

Tim

Mechanical Engineering

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

Riley

Riley

Biomedical Engineering

Medtronic / Sympara Medical / BS Biomechanical Eng. Stanford
Bruce

Bruce

Electrical Engineering

Coherent inc / Redfern Integrate Optics Inc / LuxN Networking Corp / Raychem Telecom Inc.
Jim

Jim

Systems Engineering

Apple / Abbott Diabetes Care / Nevro / Novo Nordisk  / MS Electrical Eng. University of Michigan

Matt

Matt

Systems Engineering

iRhythm / Applied Bio / Lawrence Berkeley National Lab / BS ECE UCSB
John

John

Electrical Engineering

Locix/Earlens/Abbott/Sandisk/BS Electrical Engineering UC Davis
Christina

Christina

UX Design & Research

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

Miles

Mechanical Engineering

Fathom / Biolinq / MS Biomedical Eng. UCD / BS Bioengineering UCSD
Jackelyne

Jackelyne

Mechanical Engineering

Nexkey / UC Berkeley Theoretical & Fluid Dynamics Lab / BS Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
Miranda

Miranda

Mechanical Engineering

BS Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

Matthew

Matthew

Software Engineering

Cisco / Autodesk / Vital Enterprises / Blackfire Research / BS Computer Science SFSU
Chris

Chris

Software Engineering

30+ yrs Software Development and Testing / Ford Aerospace / Applied Signal Technology/ St Jude Medical / Ventritex / Samsung / Cisco / 14 Patents related to Signal Processing and Data Transmission / BS Electrical and Computer Eng. UC Davis
Brandon

Brandon

Office Management

BA Studio Art San Francisco State University

Clinical / Regulatory / Quality

Hamed

Hamed

Quality Assurance

Alcon / Proteus Digital Health / Edwards Lifesciences / BS Bioengineering UC Santa Cruz
Uma

Uma

Quality Assurance

Penumbra / CR Bard / BS MS Biomedical Engineering U of Utah
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
Daniel

Daniel

Quality Assurance

Bigfoot Biomedical / St. Jude Medical / MS Bioengineering Rice University / BS Engineering Science Trinity University (TX)
James

James

Quality Assurance

18 + Medical Device /F.D.A. Environments: Potrero Medical / Alcon / Thoratec/G.E Medsystems / A.A. Skyline College
Michael

Michael

Regulatory

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

Hana

Office Management

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

Manufacturing and Operations

Megan

Megan

Manufacturing Engineering

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

Jyothi

Business Operations

GE Digital / GE Healthcare / Robert Bosch Healthcare / MS, Computer Engineering, SJSU/ BS, IT, SJCE Mysore
Jose

Jose

Manufacturing & Operations

Pentax Medical / C2 Therapeutics / MS Engineering Management Ohio University / BS Electrical Engineering SFSU
Katelyn

Katelyn

Manufacturing & Operations

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

Jacky

Manufacturing & Operations

Abbott Vascular Structural Heart / Google
Jorgina

Jorgina

Manufacturing & Operations

Abaxis Inc / Abbott Vascular / Calibra Medical Device (Johnson & Johnson) / Healed College

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 / Omran Alomran Endowed Chair in Cardiology 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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