Robin Farmanfarmaian is a professional speaker, entrepreneur and angel investor based in Silicon Valley, working on companies in cutting edge tech poised to impact 100M people or more. She has been involved with over 20 early stage startups working on cutting edge technology in healthcare; biotech, pharma, med device, and digital health. Of those, she co-founded 5, including the Organ Preservation Alliance, where she worked with the White House and DoD to fund scientists in cryopreservation and tissue engineering for organ transplants.
Currently Robin is the co-founder of Face Touch Aware, an Apple Watch App to help break the habit of touching your face (covid-related). In addition, she is an Advisor to MindMaze, a BCI and VR neuro company for 9 neuro indications, including FDA and CE Mark cleared VR for stroke and brain injury rehabilitation. She is also an advisor for X-Therma, a cryopreservation company for advanced cell therapies, in vitro fertilization, and organ transplants. Some investments include Invicta Medical, a medical technology company for sleep apnea; Rational Vaccines; and Aerami Therapeutics, inhaled insulin with a smart, connected device.
As a speaker, Robin has had over 140 speaking engagements in 13 countries, and is the author of 3 books; “The Patient as CEO: How Technology Empowers the Healthcare Consumer” (2015); “The Thought Leader Formula: Strategically Leverage Your Expertise to Drive Business & Career Goals” (2019); “Facilitating Virtual Events: Driving Participant Engagement & Interaction” (2020).