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Tom Watlington has 40 years of experience in the medical device industry in large corporations as well as start-ups. Since January 2021, Watlington has been a Partner with San Diego Social Venture Partners.

In October 2017, Watlington formed Cuida Health creating software that integrated with consumer voice assistants, such as the Amazon Echo device to help seniors.

From 2006 to 2017, Watlington served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sotera Wireless, which developed and launched cutting edge patient monitoring technology.

Watlington also served as President of Naviscan, a cancer imaging start-up and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Biosite Inc., a leader in the field of medical diagnostics that was ultimately acquired.

In addition, he spent 14 years at Boehringer Mannheim in various sales, marketing and strategic roles, including Vice President of Marketing for the Diabetes Care division.

Watlington previously served on the board of Home Diagnostics, Inc., a public company in the field of diabetes monitoring that was acquired in June 2010. He received a BS degree from the University of Maryland.

Watlington lives with his wife, Trish who is the founder of Farm to Fork San Diego and a small, suburban farmer at her Two Forks Farm. They have three children and two grandchildren.

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