June 18, 2014 – (Carlsbad, CA) Etaluma announced today the appointment of Mr. William Bloom as Senior Adviser. “Bill’s guidance will be invaluable as we are entering this exciting growth phase of Etaluma. We are truly fortunate to have such an enormously talented and successful individual as Bill on the team!” commented Dr. Chris Shumate, President, CEO and co-Founder of Etaluma. Bill Bloom is also currently an adviser for MediPacs, a wearable infusion pump startup, and was previously VP of R&D there. Bill is the co-founder of CardioNet, the leader in real-time, ambulatory outpatient management systems. He has developed five different businesses from inception and has contributed expertise in research and development in a number of companies. He served as Vice President of Operations for Siemens Infusion Systems, held senior management positions at Baxter Healthcare Corporation, and launched MiniMed Technologies, where he ran development of the MiniMed III pump. He rationalized the medical device business for Raychem Corporation and developed the ACS catheter system. He holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from California Institute of Technology. He holds a Master’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Southern California, and has completed all course requirements toward his Doctorate. Mr. Bloom is the co-holder of 12 U.S. patents, various design awards and academic honors.
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