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HMicro is the first mover in disposable wireless patches eliminating all wires for vital signs monitoring.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Los Altos, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2007
  • Employees 30
  • Website

Company Summary

The Company’s solution replaces the disposable sensors, leads and cables used in current “wired” monitoring systems with fully disposable wireless patches while seamlessly integrating with existing monitoring equipment with initial focus on the ECG market. HMicro will sell products to hospitals, clinics, etc., through established distributors, as well as to selected OEMs of healthcare products.


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    Surendar Magar
    President/CEO & Co-Founder

    • 30+ years of experience in technology and healthcare
    • At Texas Instruments; co-architected and led the design of first three TMS320 DSP products that led to creation of a multi-billions DSP industry.
    • Co-founded ComSilica as CEO, that transformed to Athena Semiconductors, a wireless chip company
    • Served as CTO/Director of Athena which was acquired by Broadcom
    • B.Sc. EE from Aston University (UK) and Ph.D. from University of Birmingha

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    Gary Wright
    Chief Marketing & Sales Officer

    • More than 30 years experience in sales, marketing, and general management in the healthcare industry
    • Previously CEO of Vasanova (acquired by Teleflex)
    • EVP of Omnicell Technologies: managed sales, marketing and operations, building revenue from zero to $150M+ leading to IPO
    • senior positions at Baxter Caremark; Tokos Medical; Genentech; Medtronic; and American Hospital Supply;
    • Holds a B.S. from Northern Illinois University

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    Randall Lee
    Chief Medical Scientist & Co-Founder

    • Also serves as Professor of Medicine at the University of California at San Francisco
    • Completed training in cardiac electrophysiology at the University of California, San Francisco before joining the cardiology faculty at UCSF
    • Active in the development of new technologies for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachyarrhythmias resulting from congestive heart failure
    • M.D. and Ph.D. from UCLA Medical School;

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    Ali Niknejad
    Chief Technologist & Co-Founder

    • Also serves as Professor of EECS at the University of California at Berkeley; Faculty Director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC)
    • Current research interests lie within the area of RF/microwave and mm-wave integrated circuits, particularly as applied to wireless and broadband communication circuits
    • Holds a B.S.E.E degree from UCLA and a M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkele

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    Thomas Varghese
    VP Engineeing & GM, India Operations

    • More than 20 years experience in silicon and systems designs and applications engineering, with emphasis on DSP algorithms and wireless designs
    • Prior to HMicro, held senior positions at Athena Semiconductors, Broadcom, Wipro and Tata Elxsi
    • Holds a Masters of Technology in Radar and Communications Engineering from the India Institute of Technology in Delhi


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    Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP
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Previous Investors

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    XSeed Capital Partners, Portolla Valley, CA
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    Reddy Capital, Los Altos, CA
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    National Science Foundation