Dr. Marie Johnson’s vision for the CADence, a revolutionary cardiovascular diagnostic test, landed her on the “Most Creative People in Business” list by Fast Company magazine in 2015. CADence is a handheld, noninvasive, fast, inexpensive test which has the potential to disrupt nuclear stress testing, a $10B industry. CADence has launched at the perfect time, addressing affordability, appropriate use and point of care healthcare. Marie has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and is the inventor of the AUM Cardiovascular’s patented technology, as well as the founder of the company. Further, as founder, Marie has successfully raised over $10 million in angel investment from individual investors, small funds and physicians who see the ground-breaking nature of the CADence technology. She is a discerning CEO who has surrounded herself with a passionate, hard-working team. Trained by the highly respected Stanford Biodesign group she has an enviable network of thought leaders and mentors to navigate the ever-changing medical device and global healthcare industry. Before becoming CEO of AUM, Dr. Johnson designed and launched the University of Minnesota Medical Devices Innovation Fellowship program. She hails from Greenville, Ohio and spent 12 years as a manufacturing engineer manufacturing brakes and wheel spindle bearings for General Motors Corporation in Ohio and Michigan.