Dr. Jon Bloom is the co-founder and CEO of Podimetrics, the creator of the FDA-cleared SmartMat™ and integrated clinical care services that can help save the limbs and lives of complex diabetic patients. He is a physician and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in technology development, patient monitoring, biomedical research, and health care delivery. Dr. Bloom co-founded Podimetrics in 2011 while practicing anesthesia in vulnerable communities. He previously served as a Clinical Assistant Professor and staff anesthesiologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He also served as the Director of Global Medical Affairs for Covidien’s Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions division. Dr. Bloom is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology, completing residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He has co-authored more than 20 peer-reviewed publications with a primary focus on health care economics and perioperative complications. Prior to his career in medicine Dr. Bloom studied cytochrome P450 drug metabolism at The Scripps Research Institute.