The LifeWave Biomedical team is comprised of professionals experienced in all phases of medical device development. The team is complemented by a medical advisory board that are leaders in obstetric monitoring. LifeWave also works with prominent Silicon Valley professional service firms in clinical study management, quality systems, hardware and software engineering development and medical device manufacturing. In addition, LifeWave collaborates with leading researchers at Stanford University.

Steve Stephansen, President and Chief Executive Officer

Steve is president and chief executive officer of LifeWave Biomedical. Steve brings more than 25 years of executive leadership and technology product marketing and development experience to the company.

Steve is experienced in the global commercialization of highly innovative technology products, including semiconductor solutions for high speed computing and signal processing, video and display systems, and mobile application software. His functional experience has spanned marketing, sales, business development, and CEO roles of technology companies.

He has previous CEO experience at two venture backed technology startups; WebV2, Inc. acquired by Siemens, (AG) and Agoura Technologies, Inc. Previous to his CEO experience, he held the position of VP of Marketing & Sales at venture-backed Information Storage Devices where he grew annual sales from $0 to $55M sales in four years, leading to successful initial and secondary public offerings. He also served in several senior marketing and sales positions at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) early in his career and later as VP of Strategic Marketing for the $1B flash memory division.

He holds an MSM from the Stanford GSB, an MBA from Santa Clara University, an MSEE from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a BSEE from Lehigh University. While at Stanford, he engaged in medical device development in the Stanford BioDesign program.