Joe Kiani Becomes A Major Shareholder At SMSbiotech, Inc.

Joe Kiani Becomes A Major Shareholder At SMSbiotech, Inc.

Joe Kiani is a trailblazing entrepreneur and the driving force behind Masimo, a leader in medical technology innovation. As the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Masimo, Joe has dedicated over three decades to "solving the unsolvable” in the healthcare space.

In 1989, Kiani founded Masimo with a vision to revolutionize noninvasive patient monitoring. From its humble beginnings as a "garage start-up," Masimo has evolved into a globally recognized, publicly traded company (NASDAQ: MASI), and employs over 8,000 people worldwide. Joe's inventive nature is evident in Masimo SET® (Signal Extraction Technology®), a groundbreaking pulse oximetry technology that has reshaped how clinicians measure the "fifth vital sign.” Today, the company offers a range of solutions, from advanced medical technologies, automation, connectivity, and telehealth solutions, and a range of audio and wearable consumer products.

Beyond Masimo's success, Joe Kiani's commitment to patient safety is exemplified through the establishment of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. With a mission to eliminate preventable medical errors worldwide, under Kiani's leadership the foundation has made significant strides toward achieving zero preventable deaths by 2030. The annual Patient Safety Science & Technology Summit, which first occurred in 2013, has become a global platform for industry leaders to collaborate on solutions to critical healthcare challenges.

In addition to his role at Masimo, Kiani leads Cercacor, a health and wellness innovation company. Joe also created the Masimo Foundation for Ethics, Innovation, and Competition in Healthcare. He actively engages with academic and philanthropic boards, contributing his expertise to institutions like San Diego State University and Caltech. Kiani’s impact extends to civic engagement through A Starting Point and Like Minded Media Ventures.

Kiani holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University. His accolades include prestigious awards such as the Society of Critical Care Innovation Award and the Ernst & Young National Life Science Entrepreneur Award. Recognizing his contributions, Joe has been awarded honorary doctorates in Science from California State University and San Diego State University.

Joe Kiani's unwavering commitment to turning challenges into opportunities, coupled with his indomitable spirit as a true innovator, continues to shape the landscape of healthcare for the better. Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn for the latest updates and insights into his ongoing journey to improve healthcare for people worldwide.



January 16, 2020
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