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Date Established 09/2018
Founder Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer
Headquarters San Francisco Bay Area, CA
Industries
Health & Wellness, Fitness, Tech
Website https://www.signos.com
Press Contact Hannah Russin
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About

Signos combines continuous glucose information with an AI-enhanced app to offer revolutionary continuous data and recommendations designed to drive healthy and sustained weight loss. With over 75% of the American population overweight or obese, Signos provides a new way for people to act on their body’s unique response to what they eat to lose weight and kickstart a healthier life. Signos was founded by a team that brings deep expertise in applying data and AI to build engaging experiences with technology to improve health outcomes.

Founding Story

The best “diets” are the ones that help you find a healthy, stable weight. The most effective weight loss apps are the ones that hold you accountable and encourage behavior change. Glucose is the key link for successful weight loss and mobile engagement -- it provides real time feedback and the app experience builds accountability and instigates sustainable lifestyle change that results in weight loss.

Founder Sharam's lifelong struggle with weight and fitness combined with a desire to understand his body brought him to the idea that glucose could be the ideal biometric to track. Sharam took Bill (their future Chief Data Scientist)—who tracked his weight via spreadsheets—out for pizza and they came up with the idea of creating a new, biodata-centric approach to weight loss.

Team Bios

Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer

CEO & Founder

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Growing up in Upstate New York, Sharam fluctuated between obese, overweight, athletic, and then back again, and he started Signos to tackle the obesity epidemic in America. Sharam is also a Board Director and Co-Founder at Onclusive, an AI software company to measure the impact of PR, as well as originally serving as the company’s Founding CEO. Prior to Onclusive, he was an Entrepreneur in Residence at Shasta Ventures focused on consumer internet and the social graph. Before joining Shasta, Sharam was a Venture Capitalist at Sierra Ventures and served on the Board at Makara (sold to RedHat) and TouchCommerce (sold to Nuance). Sharam began his career as an early employee at Appian (NASDAQ: APPN), a low-code software company. Sharam graduated with honors with a BS in Computer Science from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He played NCAA D-I ice hockey and lives with his family in California.

Bill Tancer

Chief of Data Science & Founder

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Bill co-founded Signos to apply data analysis to help solve the obesity epidemic and fulfill his personal passion to be healthier. Bill is an expert in consumer behavior. He is a New York Times best-selling author and former columnist for TIME Magazine. Bill most recently served as GM and SVP for Data and Research at Experian. Bill has appeared as a featured guest on ABC’s 20/20 and Good Morning America, as well as CNBC, CNN, Fox Business News, Bloomberg TV. He has been a frequent commentator on the application of big data to understand consumer trends. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Management from the University of Florida and a Juris Doctorate from the Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University. Bill accidentally had a brief role on HBO’s Silicon Valley.

Dr. Dixon started Signos to help people attain their personal health goals with the understanding that preventing disease is better than treating it. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine and practicing emergency medicine physician. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Previously, he worked as a project manager for a community health clinic in East Palo Alto, focusing on improving health for patients with obesity and diabetes. He earned his MD from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, an AB in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, and a Masters in Medical Education from University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Education.

Testimonials

Signos shows how your body reacts to what you eat in real time. Signos isn’t a guess about what 'diet' will work for you. It helps you find your answer

Dr. William Dixon, MD

Stanford Physician, American Board of Obesity Medicine Diplomate

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