About Breathe Technologies®
Breathe Technologies, Inc. is a developer and manufacturer of innovative medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency and neuromuscular diseases. The company manufactures the Life2000™ Ventilation System, the first truly wearable ventilator on the market that provides continuous ventilation and supports improved patient mobility.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Breathe Technologies has a robust product pipeline dedicated to enabling healthier living across the entire continuum of care and addressing additional unmet needs in respiratory care.
Our team leaders
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.
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 moved to management consulting, where he worked with leading pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies.
Samir S. Ahmad, PhD
Vice President, Research and Development
Samir brings 15 years of experience in the respiratory care and medical device industries. Prior to joining Breathe, Samir served as a senior manager of controls system engineering at Philips Respironics, where he was responsible for the development and design of controls system algorithms and system architecture for invasive and noninvasive critical-care ventilators.
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