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Bay Area Ventures: May 13, 2019

Hosts Roland Vandermeer, Doug Collom, and Irina Yuen are joined by Dave Weiss (Founder, CTO, Hatch Baby), Mir Imran (Chairman & CEO, Rani Therapeutics), and Ann Weiss (CEO and Co-Founder, Hatch Baby) on the Monday, May 13, 2019 edition of Bay Area Ventures.

Air Date: Monday, May 13, 2019 on SiriusXM 132

Mir Imran

Air Time: 7:00 pm
Featuring: Mir Imran

Dave Weiss and Ann Crady Weiss

Air Time: 8:00 pm
Featuring: Dave Weiss, Ann Weiss

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Dave Weiss

Founder, CTO, Hatch Baby

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Dave Weiss is CTO & Co-founder of Hatch Baby, a company dedicated to making parenting easier through smart nursery and parenting tech products and services.

Prior to founding Hatch Baby with wife, Ann, in 2014, Weiss served as SVP of Product Management and Chief Technical Officer for BabyCenter where he helped run all aspects of product, engineering, editorial, design, community and marketing.

Earlier in his career, Weiss founded GWG Consulting, a boutique firm offering enterprise technical solutions. He is graduate of New York State University at Binghamton with degrees in Math and Computer Science.
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Mir Imran

Chairman & CEO, Rani Therapeutics

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Mir Imran is a prolific healthcare innovator and entrepreneur who has been developing and commercializing breakthrough medical innovations for more than 30 years. Since 1995, Mir’s innovations, including Rani Therapeutics, have been developed at his life science R&D lab and incubator, InCube Labs. As an entrepreneur, Mir has founded more than 20 life sciences companies; 15 of his companies have seen “liquidity events” (IPO/Acquisition). Mir now holds more than 300 issued patents and is perhaps most well-known for his pioneering contributions to the first FDA-approved Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator. In addition to leading Rani Therapeutics and InCube Labs, Mir also runs a life sciences venture fund, InCube Ventures; VentureHealth, a healthcare crowd funding portal; and Modulus, a medical manufacturing company. Mir has received a number of industry accolades for his work including being named one of the “Top 50 Medical Device Inventors of All Time” by QMed and recognized as a National Academy of Inventors (NAI) fellow in 2015. He holds an M.S. in bioengineering and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Rutgers. Mir also attended CMDNJ/Rutgers Medical School.
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Ann Weiss

CEO and Co-Founder, Hatch Baby

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Hatch Baby CEO Ann Crady Weiss is an experienced entrepreneur with deep roots in the parenting space. Ann previously founded Maya’s Mom, a social networking site for mothers that was acquired by Johnson & Johnson. She also served as the SVP of Consumer Experience for BabyCenter, which reaches 85% of new and expectant parents in the US and 40 million worldwide. She met her husband and Hatch Baby co-founder, Dave Weiss, at BabyCenter where, between the two of them, they ran product, engineering, editorial, design, community and marketing teams.

 

Twitter- @anncradyweiss
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