Kaiser Permanente’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Tadashi Funahashi, joins Zeda’s Board of Directors

[Fremont, CA – June 27, 2023] – Zeda, Inc. (previously PrinterPrezz / Vertex Manufacturing), a global leader in advanced 3D manufacturing and nanotech solutions for the medical, space, aerospace, and defense industries, proudly announces the appointment of Dr. Tadashi T. Funahashi, to its Board of Directors. As Kaiser Permanente’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Funahashi brings an exceptional blend of expertise, passion, and a profound commitment to making a lasting impact in the field of healthcare.

“Embarking on a mission to improve healthcare across the globe, especially in geographic areas that are in need of access to state-of-the-art care, is a truly noble cause. I am energized to support Zeda’s transformative mission as I join its board of directors,” said Dr. Funahashi.

As an accomplished leader renowned for his profound impact on the healthcare landscape, Dr. Funahashi brings a wealth of experience to Zeda’s Board of Directors. In his role at Kaiser Permanente, Dr. Funahashi leads a team of physicians, consultants, designers, data scientists, and engineers​ who work together with teams and leaders across Kaiser Permanente ​to envision and build the healthcare delivery system of the future, and Dr. Funahashi will bring the same innovative contributions to Zeda’s strategic initiatives and global expansion efforts.

“We are honored to have Dr. Funahashi join Zeda’s Board of Directors,” said Shri Shetty, CEO of Zeda. “Dr. Funahashi’s passion for innovation in all areas of healthcare, combined with his exceptional leadership abilities, him an invaluable member of our company. We look forward to collaborating closely, leveraging their insights, and collectively driving our mission to better lives and make a lasting impact in the field of healthcare.”

About Zeda:

Zeda (formerly PrinterPrezz / Vertex Manufacturing) is a leading technology solutions company. Our objective is to better lives by investing in cutting-edge technologies, innovative companies, and groundbreaking ideas. Our foundation combines expertise from diverse industries, including AM, nanotech, precision manufacturing, and incubating new ideas. Servicing highly regulated industries such as medical, space, defense, and aerospace, Zeda’s mission is to build it all better together.

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