Founder & CEO, Elemental Machines
Sridhar Iyengar CEO & Founder A serial entrepreneur in connected medical devices and wearables, Sridhar is focused on strategy and management at Elemental Machines.
Previously, Sridhar was a founder and director of Misfit, makers of elegant wearable products, which was acquired by Fossil in 2015. Prior to Misfit, he founded AgaMatrix, a blood glucose monitoring company that made the world’s first medical device connecting directly to the iPhone.
AgaMatrix shipped 15+ FDA-cleared medical products, 2B+ biosensors, 6M+ glucose meters, with partnerships with Apple, Sanofi, and Walgreens. Sridhar holds over 30 US and international patents and received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University as a Marshall Scholar. Beyond Elemental Machines, Sridhar has been known to run 13.1 miles on occasion and has sometimes been spotted on stage behind a wall of drums.
New Opportunities and Challenges
Data-intensive industries, like ones involving Machine Learning, Internet of Things, and Synthetic Biology, are all getting the spotlight in recent years for their game-changing impact on our lives. While these technologies have been evolving for decades, the rapid uptake and impact in recent years has left many industries lacking the ability to integrate and leverage data tools to stay relevant.