Founder and CEO, Rubitection Inc.
Sanna Gaspard, Founder and CEO, Rubitection Inc.
Sanna Gaspard earned her bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering (BME) at the University of Miami in 2004. Sanna went on to complete her Master’s a year later and PhD in BME at Carnegie Mellon University by 2011. While earning her graduate degree she received separate patents for her invention of two medical technologies: an infant therapy device to support preterm infants’ health and an optical device for early bedsore detection. To support the commercialization of these two technologies she founded the medical device companies of TLneoCare, LLC and Rubitection Inc. As CEO and founder of both startups she developed the vision, business strategy and IP strategy, business plans, and raised initial financing for her companies. Gaspard has received recognition and awards for her accomplishments in engineering and entrepreneurship, including: the Digital Health MedMo competition 2019, finalist for Merck Displaying Futures Award , AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador, the UpPrize Competition, Medical Capital Innovation Competition, winner for the regional Alpha Lab Gear Hardware Cup, National Association of Corporate Directors Shark Tank, 2nd place winner at the HitLab Healthcare Challenge, 3 Rivers Investment Venture Fair’s Technology showcase, and IEEE New Face of Engineering. She has a passion for science, technology, inventing, medical devices, entrepreneurship, and encouraging students to get into STEM fields. She looks forward to applying her knowledge as a scientist and entrepreneur on a corporate board to support long term vision, strategy implementation, and company growth or as a project consultant.