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With $10 Million in Seed, Sano is Building A Metabolic Health Tracker

TechCrunch • June 19, 2015

Fitbit took a wearable activity tracker and built a $6 billion dollar company — Sano, a stealthy startup out of San Francisco, wants to do better. Since physical activity is only one element of health, Sano is building a wearable sensor that measures metabolic activity.

Founders / Key Team

Ashwin Pushpala
Ashwin Pushpala
CEO & Founder

Prior to Sano, Ashwin was a Fellow at Rock Health, and an analyst at Bain Capital. Additionally, Ashwin was part of the SinSys Inc. founding team, company that focused on treatments for sinus conditions with device approval in the EU and the US. He received his MSE in Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

Abhijit Ghosh
Abhijit Ghosh
VP of Software Engineering

Prior to joining Sano, Abhijt was a Chief Architect at Qvis Labs, VP of Software Development at Stretch Inc., Director of Engineering at Synopsys, and was a manager at Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs. He received his M.S. and Ph.D in Computer-aided Design of Integrated Circuits at UC Berkeley.

Marc Laveson
Marc Laveson
Head of Supply Chain and Operations

Prior to joining Sano, Marc was the Head of Supply Chain and Operations at Hampton Creek, Materials manager at KLA-Tencor, and Supply Chain manager at Fitbit. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from Gonzaga University.