Tivic Health management is grounded in deep expertise. Tivic’s team of motivated professionals have a talent for innovation and a deep conviction for developing heath-tech medical devices that are non-invasive, drug-free and address US chronic healthcare conditions.
CEO & Co-Founder
Jennifer is a consummate hi-tech business developer with a history of developing markets from new technologies such as Thin Film Electronics ($480M market cap in 5 yrs) with Xerox PARC. With over 20 years at Xerox PARC, she held multiple go-to-market roles and marketed multiple award-winning products. MBA, Santa Clara University.
VP, Engineering & Co-Founder
A prolific inventor, John has 20+ years as a biomedical engineer with over 30 patents and four successful company exits. John’s rich background includes companies like St. Jude, Eli Lily, Boston Scientific, Apama Medical, Maya, Nosimed, and NASA. ME, Biomedical Engineering; BS, Biology with Biochemistry minor.
VP, Manufacturing & Operations
Chandrasekhar has 20+ years in new product innovation for medical, consumer and wireless products. He was previously with Thin Film Electronics ASA, ThinkEco, Toshiba, Spansion, and Wipro & Sensor Products. PhD & MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee.
Chief Scientific Officer
Blake leads Tivic Health’s clinical and scientific research. In addition to his full-time role at Tivic Health, he is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at UCSF. Blake is an expert in neuromodulation device development and has served as a research executive and consultant for medical device and pharma companies including Rio Grande Neurosciences and EMD Serono/Pfizer. Blake’s prior research in neuroscience and immunology has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and philanthropic donors, yielding high-impact journal publications.
Ph.D., Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Sc.B., Neuroscience, Brown University.
Launched first OTC TENS unit in the US in 23,000 stores. Marketing & product development leadership positions at Omron Healthcare, The Pampered Chef, Perou Consulting, Unilever, and Pepsi. Frost & Sullivan 2017 Award for New Product Innovation. Launched 500+ medical devices and consumer products. MBA, University of Chicago.
VP, Finance and Operations
Over 20 years of Operational, Sales and Financial experience. Matt has successfully built international operational infrastructures from the ground up. He has led teams and projects in enterprise resource planning, financial management, sales operations, supply chain management, import/export control, procurement, and business systems. He has successfully deployed cost-effective and streamlined systems with well understood metrics and KPI’s. Prior to Tivic, he was with Thin Film Electronics and Anritsu. MBA Santa Clara University.
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