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Tensegrity Prosthetics

Tensegrity makes feet that walk better while saving clinicians money.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Boulder, CO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2005
  • Employees 5

Company Summary

Tensegrity Prosthetics is revolutionizing the prosthetic foot market. Our products provide research-verified health benefits in a potential annual market of 500,000 Americans and $750M in revenue with 5% annual growth. For clinicians, we cut unpaid labor time by 33–84% per patient. We offer our market's first major advance in 25 years. We own our products' IP, with full patent protection. We are now selling and our products are Medicare-covered.


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    Jerome Rifkin
    CEO, CTO

    Jerome Rifkin is the founder of Tensegrity Prosthetics and is well versed in the industry, technology, and science of walking. He holds a BS in Biomedical Engineering and an MS in Mechanical Engineering. Jerome has worked in the research, consulting, and professional-services industries. Through these positions, he developed experience with corporate structure, strategy, project and relationship management, and the insurance industry.

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    Bob Hirneisen
    VP of Business Development, COO

    Bob Hirneisen has over twenty years of experience leading fast-growth and transitional companies, with specific expertise in investor relations and exit strategies. He oversees Tensegrity's operations and manufacturing, supply chain, customer service, and sales. He holds a BS in Computer Integrated Manufacturing, with a minor in Electrical Engineering, plus graduate studies in Business and Information Technology.

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    Morgan Stanfield
    Director of Marketing & Communications

    Morgan Stanfield is an award-winning communications professional with more than ten years of experience in marketing and publishing. She previously served in the same directorship for prosthetics manufacturer Orthocare Innovations, and as a writer/editor at the leading magazine in prosthetics. She has a BA in visual arts/writing and graduate training in technical communications and usability from the University of Colorado Denver.

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    Jerry Keane
    Director of Manufacturing, Senior Engineer

    Jerry Keane has over twenty years’ experience in the medical device industry, with core competencies in design for manufacturability and plastic injection molding. He has a long track record of bringing product concepts to market success. A dedicated problem solver, Jerry’s decades-long career and skill set make him a valuable team member.


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    Mike Weiner, Partner at Dorsey & Whitney
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    Bill Jones, at Anton Collins Mitchell LLP

Previous Investors

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    William Leipold
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    Ben Ingles, PhD
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    Christopher Diem