Malama enables HIPAA-compliant remote monitoring of diabetes in pregnancy, a condition that affects nearly 1 in 5 women. We will lower C-section and preterm birth rates by making it easy for patients and providers to track glucose and meal data. We launched in August 2022 and signed 5 pilot partners including Stanford Hospital and Santa Clara Valley Medical in two weeks, and have a pipeline of 30 more. Mika previously led clinical product innovation at UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurance company in the world. Orlando, our technical cofounder, was a senior software engineer at AirBnb and Daniela, our creative cofounder, led brand strategy and design for L’Oreal. Malama is backed by the Stanford d.school, Y Combinator (S22), Alpine Investors and more.
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Mika is the co-founder and CEO of Malama Health, a maternal health company that delivers tech-enabled care for high risk perinatal conditions. Prior to Malama, Mika was the Director of Clinical Product Innovation at UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurer in the world. There, she worked on achieving cost savings of $200M through digital health initiatives. Mika received her BA in human biology and MS in management from Stanford University, where she met her co-founders, Orlando and Daniela.
Orlando is the co-founder and CTO of Malama Health. Prior to Malama, he was a senior software engineer at Airbnb working on experiences. Orlando met his co-founder Mika 10 years ago while he was pursuing MS at UCLA.