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Respirion, LLC

Commercializing a disruptive CO2 monitoring device to meet expanding mandates for the use of CO2 monitoring across many specialties.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Winston-Salem, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 3

Company Summary

Respirion is commercializing a novel, low-cost device to monitor CO2 levels in exhaled breath, a leading indicator of respiratory health. Monitoring CO2 has been a standard of care in the OR for decades. The market is expanding as recommendations have been issued to provide CO2 monitoring in clinical settings outside of the OR. Respirion will enable this market by providing the capabilities of existing technology at a fraction of the cost.


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    Rob Wood

    Rob is an experienced, diverse engineer, inventor (more than 60 U.S. patents), and entrepreneur with 30+ years in optics, semiconductors, MEMS, materials science, synthetic organic and polymer chemistry. Rob has held senior technical and management roles at both start-up and large technology organizations including Bright View Technologies, JDSU, and IBM.

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    Ed Fadel

    Ed is a serial entrepreneur and has founded and managed numerous start-up ventures across a number of industries. Companies Ed has founded include Planet Music (acquired by Borders Group), Fusion Ventures, Bright View Technologies (acquired by Tredegar), and MedOptimum.

    Ed received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from

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    Tom Brown

    Tom is an experienced technology and operating executive and has held key executive roles at Inmar, First Data Corp, and Accenture. Tom received his B.S. in Engineering from Lehigh University.

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    Dr. Allan Shang

    -Adjunct Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Duke University
    -Outreach Program Director at The Fitzpatrick Institute for Photonics

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    Dr. Gene Moretti

    -Professor of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center