Joe Kiani, founder, CEO and chairman of the board of Massimo Corp, Irvine, Calif, has been named the Ernst & Young National Entrepreneur Of The Year 2012 Life Sciences Award Winner. The award encourages entrepreneurial activity and recognizes leaders and visionaries who demonstrate innovation, financial success, and personal commitment as they create and build world-class businesses.

Kiani was recognized for his work the health care industry by creating and commercializing non-invasive patient monitoring devices, which include a wide array of sensors that lead to improved accuracy, a reduction in the overall number of false readings, and ultimately, reduced cost of care.