#6. Mehrdad Farhangnia: Founding and Building Roxwood Medical

Founding and Building Roxwood Medical

Mehrdad Farhangnia, Founder & CEO, Track Medical

 

Mehrdad joined Roxwood Medical at its formation in 2011, bringing with him a successful track record of launching novel medical devices. The company has since raised three rounds of private equity financing to support its rapid growth.

Mehrdad has over two decades of technical and commercial experience, with prior management roles at Spiracur, Rubicor Medical, FoxHollow Technologies and CardioVention Inc. Prior to his career in medical devices, Mehrdad spent six years at NASA Ames Research Center, leading collaboration efforts with key aerospace manufacturers and national laboratories. He is an inventor of 12 issued patents and has co-authored 10 peer-reviewed publications or conference proceedings. Mehrdad received his BS and MS degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Colorado.