Co-founder—Principal Partner


Prior to co-founding West Lake Partners, Mr. Baio was a Section Head for Draeger Medical Systems, headquartered in LĂĽbeck, Germany. There, he oversaw an R&D department of over 80 software engineers in the development of bedside patient monitoring products.

Mr. Baio is a seasoned engineering executive with a proven track record of successfully bringing products to market. During his 20-year career, he has held executive management positions in product development and engineering. Mr. Baio has been a vice president and director in the medical device, biomedical and analytical instrumentation areas.

He has headed software and hardware departments and has been recruited by such companies as Draeger Medical, Bruker Biospin, Corp., and Instrumentation Laboratories. He has in-depth experience with third party outsourcing and product development best practices.