Ann Holder, Marani Health (Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Radio, Episode 20)
American obstetric care is among the most expensive in the world. Despite this extraordinary level of spending for care, the United States has one of the highest rates of both infant & maternal deaths among industrialized nations. That’s where Marani Health comes in. Founder & CEO Ann Holder joined host John Ray to discuss the problem, how Marani got started, the company’s initial products which improve outcomes for mothers and their babies, and much more. Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Radio is produced virtually by the Minneapolis St. Paul studio of Business RadioX®.
Marani is dedicated to improving the experience & outcomes of mothers & their babies by improving access to care and empower expectant mothers & providers with insights into each individual pregnancy.
Marani is a healthcare technology start-up focused on commercializing innovative, wearable, digital products aimed at empowering women to understand their health and improve fetal and maternal outcomes. The Company’s first products are wearable, washable garments with electrocardiogram (ECG) technology, enabled with Artificial Intelligence (AI) designed to monitor the mother and fetus during pregnancy and labor/delivery.
Ann Holder, Founder & CEO, Marani Health
Ann Holder, Founder and CEO of Marani Health, is a Medical Device Executive with a rich background in sales, marketing, finance, and operations. Ann began her career in the US Army after graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point.
In healthcare, Ann worked for Medtronic in a variety of roles in sales, finance and business development and was an executive at a start-up. Most recently she has been helping companies commercialize in the U.S. while focused on developing fetal monitoring technology with the Mayo Clinic.
Prior to Ann’s career in healthcare, Ann worked in the consumer goods industry and in telecommunications for international companies in engineering and operations in the areas of manufacturing, supply chain and logistics. Additionally, she founded B2H, a medical supply company supporting the VA, and Spearhead Rugby Academy, a non-profit supporting at risk young adults.
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