BOSTON (November 3, 2022) – WHOOP, the human performance company, today announced Jaime Waydo as the new Chief Technology Officer and Dr. Patrick Carroll, MD as the company’s Chief Medical Officer. The new leadership appointments allow WHOOP to accelerate technology and healthcare advancements during a period of growth for the company.
“We are thrilled to welcome these two leaders who will supercharge our efforts developing the world’s most advanced health monitoring technology,” said Will Ahmed, Founder & CEO of WHOOP. “Jaime has worked on some of the 21st century’s most ambitious projects from the Mars Curiosity Rover to vascular heart surgery robots to autonomous vehicles. Dr. Carroll has had an extraordinary career at the nexus of primary care and medical innovation. They will help us scale our business even further in the coming years.”
As Chief Technology Officer, Jaime Waydo will pave the way for significant product innovation as WHOOP continues its mission to help people optimize their health and performance. At WHOOP, she will guide software, hardware, engineering, data science, product, and design teams to build the next generation of wearable health technology at a time when people are experiencing heightened levels of insufficient sleep, chronic illnesses, and poor cardiovascular health.
“From reproductive health to sleep and all aspects of well-being, WHOOP has the power to help people thrive and the potential to save lives, ” said Jaime Waydo, Chief Technology Officer of WHOOP. “I’m honored to join the team at WHOOP to solve real world problems, evolve the company’s integrated platform, and help people reach their highest potential.”
Waydo brings her decades of experience at the intersection of hardware and software engineering, medical research and development, and regulatory affairs. She was most recently the Chief Technology Officer of Cavnue, a start-up building infrastructure systems for autonomous vehicles. Prior to that, Waydo was a Senior Director at Apple where she served as the Chief Engineer leading the company’s autonomous systems effort. She also was the Chief Systems Engineer and Launch Lead for Waymo and Alphabet’s self-driving car program.
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Patrick Carroll will advise on product development of health-related WHOOP features while overseeing processes to position WHOOP in both the wellness and medical categories. Dr. Carroll will also further the expansion of WHOOP Unite, a pioneering solution that empowers organizations to elevate the health and resilience of their people.
“WHOOP delivers truly actionable insights and physiological data with industry-leading accuracy that can help people take ownership over their health,” said Dr. Patrick Carroll, Chief Medical Officer of WHOOP. “I’m thrilled to be a part of WHOOP and support our members, as well as help grow our B2B offering WHOOP Unite.”
Dr. Carroll brings deep medical and executive experience to WHOOP across the healthcare ecosystem. Most recently, he served as the Chief Medical Officer of both the virtual care company Vida Health and Hims & Hers where he currently sits on the board after helping take the telehealth company public. Prior to that, he served as Chief Medical Officer and Group Vice President at Walgreens as well as Chief Medical Officer of Integrated Care Partners – Hartford HealthCare’s clinical integration organization.
For more information about WHOOP, please visit whoop.com.
WHOOP, the human performance company, offers a wearable health and fitness coach to help people achieve their goals. The WHOOP membership provides best-in-class wearable technology, actionable feedback, and recommendations across recovery, sleep, training, and health. WHOOP serves professional athletes, Fortune 500 CEOs, executives, fitness enthusiasts, military personnel, frontline workers, and anyone looking to improve their performance. WHOOP Unite is a comprehensive solution dedicated to supporting organizations across a wide range of industries with coaching, organizational insights, and health programs. Studies show WHOOP can positively change behavior, increase sleep, and improve physiological biomarkers. Founded in 2012, WHOOP is based in Boston and has raised more than $400 million in venture capital. The latest round of financing made WHOOP the world’s most valuable standalone wearables company. Visit whoop.com for more information and connect with WHOOP on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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