Experiences of Recent MIT Alums Starting Companies – panelist

Wednesday, January 21, 10:30 AM

2015 Schedule

Founder and CEO of WiCare

Danielle Zurovcik is currently Founder and CEO of WiCare, for which she invented and developed an inexpensive, negative pressure wound therapy device, the Wound-Pump. She supported the Wound-Pump clinical applications during the Earthquake Relief Effort in Haiti and a phase I clinical trial in Rwanda.

She graduated in August 2012 from MIT with her PhD in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan. Prior to her PhD, she received an MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State, Schreyer Honors College, with minors in Engineering Entrepreneurship, Engineering Leadership Development, Product Realization and Engineering Mechanics. She has received awards, including the: CAMTech Innovation Award, MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowship, Hugh Hampton Young Memorial Fund Fellowship, MIT Graduate Women of Excellence Award, and World Technology Award for Health & Medicine.