Amr Salahieh is a seasoned medical device entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in the medical device industry. Amr is the founder of Shifamed LLC, a Silicon Valley-based medical device innovation hub founded in 2009, from which Legacy Portfolio Companies Maya Medical, Kalila Medical, Apama Medical and Nuvera Medical have successfully exited and through which 10 additional companies are currently under incubation. Prior to founding Shifamed, Amr founded Sadra Medical, a percutaneous aortic valve replacement company, and co-founded Embolic Protection, Inc. (EPI) which were both sold to Boston Scientific. Amr is either the inventor or co-inventor on >100 granted and >140 published US patent applications. He holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.