Nersi Nazari, CEO of VitalConnect, is a serial entrepreneur with 30 years of experience in medical device, semiconductor, software technologies and venture funding. Nersi founded VitalConnect in January of 2011 to bring advances in semiconductor, software and wireless technologies to medical devices.
Prior to VitalConnect, Nersi served as CEO of Teranetics Inc. at the request of his fellow co-investors in 2010, where he reorganized executive management and improved business and product plans. Teranetics was acquired by PLX Technology in 2011.
Nersi also founded Pacific General Ventures in 2003, a private venture capital firm that invests in high technology companies.
From 1997-2003, he was the founding Vice President of Signal Process Technology at Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. He led the development of the Marvell System-on-Chip (SOC) strategy, which grew to an annual revenue of $2B, as well as key technologies for storage, wired and wireless products.
Nersi served on the board of directors for Emulex Corporation for four years prior to its acquisition in 2015 by Avago. He has also served on numerous private company and non-profit organization boards over the past 15 years.
He earned a doctorate in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado and has been awarded eight U.S. patents.