Tom Watlington has 36 years of experience in the medical device industry in large corporations as well as start-ups. Tom is currently the Chief Commercial Officer of Aseptiscope, a local medical device start-up.
In October 2017, Watlington formed Cuida Health to address the rapidly growing Aging in Place market utilizing software that integrates with consumer voice assistants, such as the Amazon Echo device. Previously, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Sotera Wireless from 2006 until 2017.
Prior, Watlington 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.
He 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.