Our Mission

We seek to significantly improve the lives of people with respiratory needs by providing innovative therapies that improve quality of life.

We seek to empower healthcare providers and patients with novel, reliable and accessible solutions for respiratory needs.

We seek to persevere in our mission, always with respect and integrity, and we will achieve a rewarding outcome for patients, clinicians, employees, and shareholders.

"We are committed to making our patients' lives better"

Our Team Leaders

Larry Mastrovich
President and Chief Executive Officer

Larry brings his expert home care knowledge and experience to the company. Prior to Breathe, Larry was president and chief operating officer of Apria Healthcare, the largest home care provider of respiratory and home medical equipment in the U.S. During his 25­‐year history with Apria he held various management positions at the field operating level and at the executive corporate headquarters.

Gary Berman
Chief Business Officer

Gary brings extensive experience in corporate strategy, business development and finance. He has worked closely on a number of M&A transactions including the $900 million sale of Ovation Pharmaceuticals to H. Lundbeck A/S and the $150 million acquisition of Prestwick Pharmaceuticals. Gary started his career in investment banking and then management consulting where he worked with leading Pharmaceutical, Biotech and Medical Device companies.

Samir S. Ahmad, PhD
Vice President, Research & Development

Samir brings over a decade of experience and innovation in the respiratory care and medical device industries. Prior to joining Breathe, Samir led and managed the development and design of controls system algorithms and system architecture for invasive and non-invasive critical care ventilators at Philips Respironics. Samir’s hands-on approach, in addition to his extensive knowledge of the quality/regulatory landscape and intellectual property matters, have been instrumental in driving R&D projects to completion.

Our News & Press

February 6, 2017
Respiratory Therapy Case Study: Improving Outcomes and Reducing Readmissions with the Life2000h Ventilator

Dec 19, 2016
Respiratory Therapy Case Study: Transition of Care from Hospital to Home with NIOV

Nov 2, 2015
Medical Device Daily: Study presented at CHEST 2015 shows that the NIOV system led to an 83% reduction in healthcare costs in COPD patients

Oct 27, 2015
New article in ADVANCE on the benefits of NIOV in treating patients with chronic respiratory diseases

Oct 26, 2015
New research data demonstrates reduction in healthcare utilization for patient using wearable ventilation

Oct 5, 2015
Breathe CEO Larry Mastrovich presents and participates in a panel at AdvaMed

June 29, 2015
Orange County Business Journal features Breathe Technologies

June 17, 2015
Lung Transplant Foundation Blog Post about NIOV System helping a patient qualify and receive transplant

June 15, 2015
Breathe Technologies announces FDA clearance for its critical care Life2000™ Ventilation System

June 9, 2015
Red Herring has recognized Breathe as one of the Top 100 most promising private companies in North America

June 8, 2015
Clinical poster presented at COPD9 demonstrates using the NIOV System increased pulmonary rehabilitation time

June 8, 2015
Breathe Technologies named winner of the 2015 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

Feb 19, 2015
MedCity News describes how our ventilation devices lighten the load for patients with COPD and other breathing disorders

Feb 11, 2015
Breathe Technologies utilizes Makrolon polycarbonate material from Bayer MaterialScience LLC to provide high quality products for patients

Jan 26, 2015
Research article in the Journal of the COPD Foundation suggests use of NIOV System assists physical activity in respiratory insufficiency patients more than standard oxygen therapy

Nov 21, 2014
NIOV reduces COPD symptoms from moderate-to-severe COPD before treatment to mild and moderate during treatment

Nov 20, 2014
Study suggests clinical benefits with NIOV external respirator

Nov 19, 2014
Physicians' Weekly breaks down data from CHEST which suggest that NIOV improves respiratory symptoms and health status

Nov 18, 2014
Portable Open Ventilation System Improves Dyspnea Scores in Patients With COPD: Presented at CHEST

Nov 5, 2014
NIOV reduces COPD symptoms from moderate-to-severe COPD before treatment to mild and moderate during treatment

Oct 29, 2014
Portable Open Ventilation System Improves Dyspnea Scores in Patients With COPD: Presented at CHEST

Oct 29, 2014
MedPage Today suggests NIOV safety and efficacy can lead to acceptance by medical community

Oct 28, 2014
Medlatest covers research from CHEST which says that NIOV System improves COPD patient health

Oct 28, 2014
NIOV Data Presented During Late Breaking Oral Session at CHEST 2014

Oct 6, 2014
Breathe Technologies selected as FierceMedicalDevices 15 top innovative & market disrupting medical device companies

Oct 1, 2014
Breathe Technologies recognized as a 2014 Fierce 15 award winner

Sep 9, 2014
NIOV System receives CE mark approval and wins the ERS POINT award

Sep 8, 2014
WWII Veteran with COPD tours Washington DC using the NIOV System

Apr 17, 2014
Breathe Technologies receives FDA clearance for the use of compressed air with the NIOV System

Mar 25, 2014

Respiratory Therapy Magazine features a case study on NIOV System 

Jan 22, 2014
NIOV System's clinical benefits and application featured in the RT Magazine

Dec 20, 2013
NIOV featured in the Innovation Highlights section of the MEDS Magazine on page 11

Nov 11, 2013
Announcement: AARC 2013 Congress November 16 - 19, Breathe Technologies booth #263

Oct 23, 2013
New Research to be Presented at CHEST 2013 Conference Highlight NIOV

Aug 31, 2013
Benefits of a Consistent Exercise Program for Chronic Respiratory Conditions

June 20, 2013
AJRCCM (ATS) Research Article Features NIOV in Ambulatory Ventilation Study

June 2, 2013
A breath of fresh air: new ventilator eases stresses of pulmonary disease

May 30, 2013
Breathe Technologies Sleep System receives FDA clearance

May 30, 2012
NIOV wins medical design award

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Join Our Team

Achieving our goals requires focus, commitment and creativity of our valued employees. Breathe offers an array of benefits including major medical, dental, and vision coverage as well as a 401(K) plan. Life insurance, AD&D, long-term and short-term disability is paid at 100% by the company. 

Please review the job postings below. If you are qualified, please send your resume to info@breathetechnologies.com 

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We’re working to enhance the quality of life for millions of people with respiratory needs.