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Third Wind

ThirdWind's patented technology is the 1st non-drug, non-invasive therapy for Asthma & COPD – a $15+B/yr market currently dominated by drugs

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2009

Company Summary

Co-founded by renowned medical device "guru", Dr. Mark Kroll, Third Wind has patented and developed a proof-of-concept prototype designed to deliver a novel therapy which is the first known non-invasive, non-drug therapy for asthma and COPD. The ThirdWind technology proves physicians and patients with a new, clinically and cost effective treatment option in a space currently dominated by $41.5B/yr worth of drugs.


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    Mark Kroll
    Inventor / Co-founder / Board Member

    - PhD, FACC, FHRS
    - 20+ years experience in medical devices
    - Holds more than 275 issued or pending patents
    - Invented many revolutionary and commercially successful devices
    - Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for
    St. Jude Medical’s Rhythm Management Division (1995-2007)

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    Byron Gilman
    Co - Founder / Chairman of the Board

    -35+ years of medical product expertise
    - CEO of Galvani, Ltd; Harbinger Medical, Inc.
    - VP of the Cardiology Division of Stay Healthy,
    - Founder SurVivaLink; Co-founder Medilase
    - Synthetic organic chemist at Eli Lilly (1971-1973)
    - Holds 23 US patents
    - Pioneered and commercialized the modern Automatic External Defibrillator with Dr. Mark Kroll

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    Jarrod Currin
    Co- Founder / CEO

    - 10+ years executive level business development work for multiple emerging and early-stage technology companies across industries
    - VP & Managing Director of Hypoxico Inc - altitude simulation systems
    - VP of Business Development & systems engineer for FirePASS Corp - licenced technology to Boeing and Honewell
    - Board of Directors of FirePASS China, a Chinese manufacturing JV - industrial scale hypoxic air equipment manufacturer

Previous Investors

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    Dr. Mark Kroll