Executive Leadership Team
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Siddarth Satish founded Gauss in 2011 with the vision of using digitally-enabled medical devices to dramatically improve patient safety and quality during surgery. In his operating roles, he has led the company's commercial launch and raised $45 million in venture capital. As Chief Technology Officer from 2011 to 2015, Siddarth co-invented the company's core AI-enabled platform and led the company through 7 US/EU regulatory approvals, including an FDA De Novo clearance. Siddarth previously served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at StartX, Stanford University's Startup Accelerator, and as a SIMdesign fellow in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University. He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in Bioengineering from the UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Graduate Group in Bioengineering. Siddarth holds over 50 issued or pending patents in the fields of mobile vision and medical devices, and was named to the 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list.