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Ignacio Galiana, Co-founder and CEO of Verve Motion

Verve Motion, creators of SafeLift™, an agile exosuit for a safe and productive workforce in motion, are changing the workplace.

Lab-to-Launch Lounge

Thursday, February 15, 2024

Ignacio Galiana is the co-founder and CEO of Verve Motion, a company that provides wearable robotic solutions for industrial workers. Galiana holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Harvard University and has worked as a staff engineer and program manager at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering from August 2014 to January 2020. During his tenure at the Wyss Institute, Galiana led the development of soft wearable robots, including soft exosuits that can be worn like clothing to enhance human performance and protect against injury. Verve Motion’s flagship product is SafeLift, a lightweight, software-enabled wearable solution that combines real-time movement sensing with robotic assistance in an ergonomic form factor. The company recently raised $15 million in Series A funding to expand its product offerings and accelerate growth

One piece of advice to Venturing@Harvard

"Finding an initial team that is passionate about the company’s mission to do whatever it takes to execute and make customers successful is key. Spend the time to meet and hire the best people you can find."


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