ABOUT US

Making Untethered Health Care Accessible Everywhere



Knowledge. Empathy. Expertise.

These are the values with which we set our sights on the future.

We are committed to breaking the chains of traditional biomedical monitoring and expanding access to hospital-grade care regardless of proximity to facilities or socioeconomic status.

LifeSignals creates solutions that help improve the health management and well-being of people across the world. Our silicon-based platform features advanced multiple-sensor interfaces for measuring signals that communicate even in interference-heavy wireless environments. We can help create and deliver concepts to market quickly and effectively with proven reference design and trusted manufacturing partners.

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LifeSignals Imaging — Expanding Beyond Remote Patient Monitoring

LifeSignals Imaging combines smart wireless biosensor technology with flexible cloud-based healthcare imaging reporting tools. LifeSignals partnered with our newest business division, LifeSignals Imaging, formerly known as UltraLinq, to expand into a Cardiovascular Cloud Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS) Platform. Working with a large customer base, we have an archive of over 10 million curated ultrasound images.

The integration of the LifeSignals Imaging’s cloud-based PACS platform into the LifeSignals health monitoring portfolio, combines the power of wireless smart biosensor technology with the flexibility of a cloud-based healthcare solution, to offer an end-to-end ecosystem that will gather, read, report and share biodata anytime, anywhere. LifeSignals Imaging helps physicians, sonographers and department staff to simplify their workflow and prioritize patient care.



Our Partners

Design and Manufacturing Partners

Right from the early stages of LifeSignals, we decided to bring on-board world leading semiconductor design and manufacturers to ensure that as the company grew, we could evolve and ensure scalable solutions.

LifeSignals manufacturing partners share our commitment to your success by providing the highest quality manufactured devices. Our semiconductor partner provides support throughout design phases and through production. Our subsystem manufacturer has years of experience in LifeSignals’ processor-based product design, industrial design and production line set up. The combined expertise ensures you get high quality products in high volumes.

STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics is a premier global semiconductor supplier with 11 main manufacturing sites producing microchips that are integrated into the billions of electronic devices people interact with every day. LifeSignals has been working with ST to industrialize our low-cost, disposable, ultra-reliable, wireless System-on-Chip (SoC) in high volumes while meeting clinical-grade requirements.

DREAMTECH

Dreamtech is a global electronic manufacturing service company with facilities in Korea, Vietnam and China. Dreamtech designs, develops, and produces essential modules of various product groups: smartphone, automotive LED, home appliance, fingerprint, medical/ healthcare, sensors, and IT convergence. LifeSignals has been working with Dreamtech to assemble and manufacture our various wearable biosensors in high volumes while meeting clinical-grade requirements.



Company Overview

We’re innovators. Professionals. Ph.D.s and MBAs. Semiconductor engineers and silicon chip designers. 

Above all, we’re experts in our fields.

With a deep portfolio of patented technologies and a relentless vision of the untethered world, our team of world-class experts share a combined experience of over 200 years in the industry.

Executive Team



SURENDAR MAGAR, PH.D.

CEO & Co-Founder | California, USA

Surendar has over 30 years experience in the high-tech industry.  He co-invented and led the design of Texas Instruments TMS320, the groundbreaking digital signal processing chip that launched the DSP industry.  He later co-founded Athena Semi, an early developer of Wi-Fi chips, which enabled untethered laptops and smartphones. Athena was later acquired by Broadcom Corporation. Subsequently, his work in healthcare as an Executive-in-Residence at Mohr Davidow Ventures led to the creation of LifeSignals.



ALI NIKNEJAD, PH.D.

Chief Technologist and Co-Founder | California, USA

Ali is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also the faculty director of the prestigious Berkeley Wireless Research Center. Prof. Niknejad is an IEEE Fellow, the recipient of the 2012 ASEE Frederick Emmons Terman Award for his textbook on electromagnetics and RF integrated circuits. He was the co-recipient of the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in 2013. His general research interests lie within the area of semiconductors for wireless communications, biomedical sensors and imaging.



MARK ALLEN

Vice President, Operations | California, USA

Mark spent 8 years working at Abbott Diagnostics’ Hematology Division across various departments with numerous medical device and diagnostic startups. He’s spent most of his career building and reforming operations departments from the ground up. Now with over 30 years of experience, Mark is driven to work with LifeSignals due to their technological capabilities to extend the reach of medical professionals and have positive outcomes for patients, while minimizing the impact on hospital infrastructures and resources.



THOMAS VARGHESE

Chief Engineering Officer | Bangalore, India

Thomas has over 20 years of successful experience in engineering management with a focus on wireless communications, radars, and semiconductors. In his early career, he worked at Indian Railways, Wipro and Tata Elxsi. He later joined Athena Semi, an early developer of Wi-Fi chips, co-managing the design and productization of chips. After Broadcom’s acquisition of Athena Semi, Thomas joined Broadcom, managing the design of a range of Wi-Fi chips and their adaptation in various leading mobile devices. He holds a Masters in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi.



SARAVANAN “SAM” BALASUBRAMANIAN

Vice President, Medical Systems & Regulatory Affairs | Bangalore, India

Sam is a senior executive with over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry, managing complete product and business life cycles from concept to commercialization. Prior to joining LifeSignals, he held senior management positions at several companies including Ponds India, Hindustan Unilever, Cardiac Science Corporation and Opto Group of Companies. He has established and managed R&D, product development centers and manufacturing operation facilities internationally. At LifeSignals, Sam manages medical engineering aspects of products, including product management, clinical trials, worldwide regulatory clearances, and Quality Assurance.



STEVE JONES

Director, Europe Business Development | London, United Kingdom

Steve has 15 years of sales experience. In the last decade he has been focused on the introduction of innovative medical technology in both the public and private sectors. The nature of introducing disruptive technology has allowed him to develop a highly analytical approach to assessing business opportunities, while developing strong and lasting relationships with all of his customers. He has followed LifeSignals through R&D and early commercialization and believes it has the potential to shape the future of healthcare delivery at a global level.



MICHAEL KEDDINGTON

Vice President, Sales & Business Development | California, USA

Michael brings over 30 years of sales and marketing leadership experience in the semiconductor and software segments ranging from start-ups to market leaders including Intel, Symantec, and Oracle. Michael served recently as SVP WW Sales for publicly traded cloud identity and IoT platform provider Covisint (acquired by OpenText).



JOHN LAYTON

Vice President, Marketing | California, USA

John has over 20 years of experience in medical device marketing and consumer product development. He’s committed to improving health solutions in both hospital and community settings and has successfully commercialized and launched over 15 medical device products worldwide. Prior to joining LifeSignals, John held product management, and marketing leadership roles for Embolx, EBR Systems, Abbott Laboratories, and Boston Scientific. He holds an MBA from Michigan State University and a Master of Engineering from the University of Michigan.



MEI LING QUEK

Vice President, Asia Pacific Business | Singapore

Mei Ling is an experienced executive who has worked in the Medical Technology Information & Communications Technology Industry (ICT) for more than 20 years. She graduated from Nanyang Technological University with First Class Honours in Engineering and holds an MBA from Adelaide University. As an innovative thinker with an appreciation for technology who works to translate technology into new services to the market, she is now with LifeSignals to contribute to the digital transformation in smart healthcare.



YANNI WANG

Vice President, Finance | California, USA

Yanni has over 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, administration, and human resources. She has served in various management and executive positions at a range of technology startups including Spreadtrum, Innospring, and Optoplex. She has worked with these businesses from an early stage through a successful IPO. She joined the LifeSignals team soon after it was founded, managing finance and human resources functions.



JORDAN WITTMEIER

Head of Imaging Business | New York, USA

Jordan has over 30 years of experience in Domestic and International markets. He is an expert in multiple product classes within the medical device markets and has observed thousands of cases on a global basis. He has devised and implemented multiple new product launches as well as strategies to expand market opportunities and has a successful track record of building highly productive sales organizations along with consistent P&L performance and strong ROI. He joined the LifeSignals team to directly impact, change and improve the patient care paradigm through medical technologies.

Board of Directors



RAVINDER SAJWAN

CEO, Renew Group Private LTD | Singapore



N. DAMODAR REDDY

CEO, Sutisoft Inc. | California, USA



SAT PAL KHATTAR

Chairman, Khattar Holdings | Singapore



DAVID CARLSON

Associate, Seraph Group | California, USA



STEVE FLETCHER

CEO, Explorer | California, USA



MICHAEL BORRUS

Founding Partner, XSeed Capital | California, USA



SURENDAR MAGAR

CEO, LifeSignals Group, Inc. | California, USA

Medical and Technology Advisory Board



MANI ARUNACHALAM, M.D.

Managing Partner, Lotus Capital | California, USA

 



MATTHEW DEVANE, D.O., FACC

Cardiologist, Stanford Healthcare | California, USA



RANDALL LEE, M.D., PH.D.

Professor, University of California, San Francisco | California, USA 



SANJIV NARAYAN, M.D., PH.D.

Professor, Stanford University | California, USA



MANOJ RAMACHANDRAN, BSC(HONS), MBBS(HONS), MRCS(ENG), FRCS(TR & ORTH)

Consultant Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon and Honorary Professor, Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust | London, United Kingdom



KOTA REDDY, M.D., FAAC

Cardiologist, Reddy Cardiac Wellness & Diabetes Reversal Center | Texas, USA



ALBERTO SANGIOVANNI-VINCENTELLI, DR.-ING.

Professor, University of California, Berkeley | California, USA



STEVEN TUCKER, M.D.

Principal, Tucker Medical | Singapore

We're Healthcare Innovators With Technological Expertise

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