Mir has been recognized as one of the most prolific healthcare investors and entrepreneurs of his time. Mir has created two dozen companies, many of which have successfully exited through acquisition or IPO. He now holds more than 600 issued or pending US patents and many of his innovations have become standards of care. He is perhaps most well-known for his pioneering contributions to the first FDA-approved Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD).
Mir has a unique background in medicine and engineering, which became the foundation of his work in innovation and company building. Mir’s passion is identifying, understanding and solving poorly or unmet clinical needs, which has led to his prolific track record of building companies. Mir is motivated by his desire to positively impact the lives of millions of patients, and he has become one of the leading inventors and entrepreneurs in the field.