CEO – Product Development and Innovation – Azad Najar
Azad Najar is one of the founders of Scandinavian Real Heart and is the principal inventor behind Real Heart. He is a MD and works part time as a consultant physician in Dept. of Urology at Västerås Central Hospital. Najar has worked with research and development of the basic idea since 1999.
Project Management Fredrik Pahlm
Fredrik has considerable experience in project development of advanced robotics and a broad background in software development. He began his career as a trainee at ABB, and has since then managed various development projects and worked at the interface between technology and senior staff towards common goals. Fredrik comes from ABB Robotics, where he was Area Sales Manager for the sales offices in Germany, Switzerland and Austria.
Economy – Susanne Hedman
Susanne Hedman has over 30 years experience in management and business development in various industries and has worked with Scandinavian Real Heart since 2012.
Vice president Translational research – Ina Laura Pieper
Ina Laura has dedicated her career to working with medical innovations related to the blood.
Before she started at Scandinavian Real Heart she was working as the Scientific Research Manager at Calon Cardio-Technology with the development of a novel ventricular assist device. She started her career in the field of stem cell transplantation research, and was awarded the Prince of Wales Innovation Scholarship for her product development plan in Nobel laureate Sir Martin Evans’s start-up company Celixir.