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Jay S. Yadav, M.D., is the Founder and Chief Executive of CardioMEMS and a consulting cardiologist at the Piedmont Heart Institute. He was the founder of Angioguard (acquired by JNJ) and initial investor and director of SMART Therapeutics (acquired by Boston Scientific). Dr. Yadav is a director of several private medical device and technology companies. He is a member of the Metro Atlanta Bioscience Leadership Council and the American Heart Association; and a Director of Georgia Bio and The Indus Entrepreneurs. Dr. Yadav has authored two books and over two hundred publications and has received numerous honors including the AHA Top Ten Scientific Advances for 2003, Ellis Island Medal of Honor for 2004, Southeast Medical Device Association Entrepreneur of the Year Award for 2010 and Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Healthcare (Southern Region) for 2011.

Sandeep S. Yadav, Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining CardioMEMS, Mr. Yadav was an investment banker at Deutsche Bank AG. Mr. Yadav holds a B.S. in Finance from Auburn University and an M.B.A. from Emory University.

Daniel H. Bauer, Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Bauer currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of CardioMEMS. Previously, Mr. Bauer served as the Chief Financial Officer for Industriaplex, Granite City Food and Brewery (NASDAQ: GCFB), and Church's Chicken, the largest division of AFC Enterprises (NASDAQ: AFCE). Mr. Bauer began his career in public accounting at Price Waterhouse. Mr. Bauer has been a board member of the Atlanta chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth since 2008 and currently serves as President. Mr. Bauer is an alumnus of the Leadership Atlanta Class of 2005. Additionally, Mr. Bauer is a recipient of a 2013 Atlanta Business Chronicle CFO of the Year Award and a 2011 recipient of a Delaney Consulting Excellence in Finance and Accounting Award. Mr. Bauer is a member of the AICPA and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, a Certified Treasury Professional, and a National Association of Corporate Directors Governance Fellow. Mr. Bauer holds a B.S. in Finance and a Masters in Accounting from the University of Tennessee, and an M.B.A. from Emory University's Goizueta Business School.

David R. Stern, Executive Vice President. Prior to joining CardioMEMS, Mr. Stern served as Vice President and Business Unit Manager of the Peripheral Technologies Division of C.R. Bard, Inc. where he was responsible for directing marketing, research and development and business development activities. Mr. Stern holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a M.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Richard M. Powers, Vice President, Information Systems. In addition to overseeing the Information Systems infrastructure, Mr. Powers is responsible for creating the ground-breaking, secure, private, cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) disease management platform that is a key element of the CardioMEMS product offering. Mr. Powers is a member of the Technology Association of Georgia, Health Society, Board of Advisors and a 2013 finalist for the Georgia CIO of the Year® Award. Prior to CardioMEMS, Mr. Powers was employed in the telecommunications industry. He was a Lead Engineer at CIENA Corporation in the LightWave Systems and Metro Transport Group. Prior to that, he designed optical transport systems at ARRIS Network Technologies and CISCO (formerly Scientific Atlanta). Mr. Powers holds a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as an M.B.A., all from The Georgia Institute of Technology.

Angad Singh, Vice President, Operations and Engineering. Mr. Singh has more than 15 years of experience in the development, scale-up, and manufacturing of medical devices and consumer electronics. Prior to CardioMEMS, Mr. Singh was Chief Technology Officer at Microgen Systems, Inc. where he developed MEMS technology for infectious disease diagnostics. Prior to that, he was the lead MEMS Engineer at SONY Electronics responsible for the integration and scale-up of MEMS manufacturing technology in a high volume wafer fabrication facility. Mr. Singh also worked as an R&D Engineer at the Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, where he pioneered research in MEMS micro-assembly and manufacturing techniques.  Mr. Singh has a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a B.S. degree also in Electrical Engineering from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, India.

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