Board of Directors
John Marous has led the development of new-start innovative technology businesses since 2002 as CEO of CarrierWeb, LLC (Atlanta, GA, 2003-2011) and CEO and Chairman of CardiacAsisst, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA 2011-2018). As both businesses have exited to strategic entities, Mr. Marous is now involved in several new technology companies, serving as Chairman of HeartIO, Inc.(Pittsburgh, PA - artificial intelligence in diagnosis of heart disease), Chairman of IACtEx, LLC (Buffalo, NY - manufacturing management systems via internet of things connectivity), director of READA.ai Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA – artificial intelligence to detect stroke in situ during surgery), strategic advisor to Optimus Technologies, Inc. (Pittsburgh, PA - zero emission large trucks/vehicles), and strategic advisor to Heart Repair Technologies, Inc (San Jose, CA - percutaneous mitral valve repair). In the medical device field, he has served as head of R&D, head of Regulatory Affairs, head of Clinical Affairs, in addition to being the complete strategic sales responsibility, with the intent of managing promotion risks related to labeling. He has degrees of BS (in EE) from Cornell University in 1981 and MS from Carnegie Mellon University in 1985.