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Apr 16, 2016

Mara McFadden is Director of Product Management at 4moms, a consumer technology company that creates dramatically better baby gear products like the mamaRoo infant seat and origami power folding stroller. She brings the 4moms product portfolio to life, ensuring that every product is true to its vision of being dramatically better and solving real parenting problems.

Mara joined 4moms in 2014 after nearly ten years of engineering and product management in medical device and consumer health industries, with roles at Johnson & Johnson and Philips Healthcare. She has worked on products such as the OneTouch blood glucose metering system, Cordis endovasuclar stents, and Philips Respironics ventilators.

Mara is passionate about products that create meaningful benefits for consumers. She incorporates user-focused design, ethnographic research, and cross-functional collaboration to develop innovative products.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California Berkeley and a Masters in Business Administration from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

She lives in Pittsburgh, PA with her husband and their baby and toddler. She enjoys running, soccer, yoga, reading, and chasing her children.