Gamechanger, Portable, Lightweight, Easy-to-Use AED
"Anybody can do this. You can take this automated defibrillator, place it on the patient, and the machine provides that jolt of electricity to jumpstart the heart once again."

— Dr. Ahmed Stowers

Meet the Team

The HeartHero team has extensive experience in the medical field as providers and medical device engineers. Our goal is to empower anyone to save a life.


Executive Team


Company Advisors

Keeton PR

Public Relations

HeartHero has established a partnership with Keeton PR to manage media relations, social media, content development and award opportunities. Keeton PR has specific experience with the American Heart Association and has successfully overseen numerous high-profile PR campaigns.

Emilie Fitch, MBA


Experienced marketing executive, specializing in product development and launch, marketing communications, retail and brand strategy. Successfully led the Jell-O account for Kraft Heinz as Senior Brand Manager.

Mark Belfance

Board Chair American Heart Association, Denver

Managing Partner at Ernst and Young, Denver, where he served some of EY’s largest health sector accounts, including large health systems, health insurers, academic medical centers, pharma, medical device and private equity-backed health organizations. Mark is also the current Board Chair of the American Heart Association, Colorado Affiliate.

Yoriko Morita, PhD, MBA

Founder, Patents Integrated

Intellectual property strategist with 20+ years of experience working with startups, including medical device companies, throughout the innovation lifecycle.

Steven Tyrrell

Product Development and Regulatory Specialist

As an entrepreneur and leader, Steve Tyrrell brings over 25 years of biomedical leadership experience that includes hardware, software, chemistry and data analytics with IVD and medical device companies. Steve has managed the development of ten commercial products from concept to market launch including three original products cleared by the FDA. He has raised equity and non-dilutive capital for startups, received fourteen patents, two NCI SBIR awards for novel technologies, was an NIH principle investigator and grant reviewer and has authored or co-authored several publications.


Physician Advisors


Non-Industry Strategic Advisors