Investor Relations

Nasdaq: TRNR

Board of Directors

Deepak M. MulchandaniChief Technology Officer and Director
Deepak M. Mulchandani has served as our Chief Technology Officer and as a member of our board of directors since December 2021. Prior to joining Interactive Strength Inc., Mr. Mulchandani served as the Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President of Engineering at Emerge Now Inc. (“Emerge”), a computer and electronic manufacturing company, from January 2020 to December 2021. Prior to joining Emerge, Mr. Mulchandani served as the Senior Vice President of Product Engineering at Peloton Interactive, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTON) from June 2017 to July 2019. Mr. Mulchandani holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Purdue University.
Kirsten Bartok Touw Non-Employee Director
Kirsten Bartok Touw is expected to join our board of directors in April 2023. Ms. Bartok Touw has been the Co-President and Chief Operating Officer and a member of the board of directors of New Vista Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, since December 2020. Ms. Bartok Touw is the co-founder and managing partner of AirFinance, which has financed more than $1.2 billion across a variety of structured products to aerospace companies, their suppliers, and their customers globally since 2008. Ms. Bartok Touw is also an active early-stage investor in emerging technologies. Prior to AirFinance, from 2009 to 2012, Ms. Bartok Touw was Vice President, Structured Finance & Corporate Development at Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, where she helped lead the company’s expansion into Asia, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and sales financing. Prior to Hawker, from 2005 to 2008, Ms. Bartok Touw co-founded XOJET, Inc., serving on its board of directors and as Chief Financial Officer. Before co-founding XOJET, Inc., Ms. Bartok Touw spent over 12 years in private equity and venture capital at Alpine Investors and JPMorgan Partners/Chase Capital Partners technology team. Ms. Bartok Touw began her career as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and an Masters in Business Administration from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business (“GSB”). She also serves on the board of the French American Foundation and on the National Business Aviation Association’s Advisory Council.

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Trent A. WardChief Executive Officer and Director
Trent A. Ward is our co-founder and has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since our inception in May 2017. Prior to founding Interactive Strength Inc., Mr. Ward served as an associate, analyst, and portfolio manager at Citadel LLC, a financial services company, from July 2006 to February 2014. From February 2014 to May 2017, Mr. Ward left Citadel LLC to begin investing in start-ups and pursuing various entrepreneurial endeavors, including starting the research and development for the precursor entity to us in October 2015. Mr. Ward holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Aaron N. D. Weaver Non-Employee Director
Aaron N. D. Weaver has served as a member of our board of directors since March 2022. Mr. Weaver has served as a Portfolio Manager at Apeiron since May 2020 with a focus on the life sciences and technology sectors. From May 2019 to May 2020, Mr. Weaver served as legal counsel and in a lead fundraising role at Atai Life Sciences, a pharmaceutical company. From October 2018 to March 2019, Mr. Weaver served as a legal contractor at Lloyds Banking Group, a financial services company. From August 2015 to July 2017, Mr. Weaver was an investment banker at Credit Suisse Group AG in London within the Capital Markets Solutions team, advising on capital structuring and issuances for a full spectrum of corporate issuers from pre-revenue companies to public listed companies. Mr. Weaver was a capital markets solicitor at Allen & Overy LLP (London) from 2007 to 2013. Mr. Weaver currently serves on the boards of Bionomics Limited (Nasdaq: BNOX), MagForce AG, LEAF4Life LLC, Endogena Therapeutics, Inc., and Rejuveron Life Sciences AG. Mr. Weaver holds a Masters in Law from the Queensland University of Technology, a Bachelor of Law from University of Queensland and a Bachelor of Business Management from University of Queensland. Mr. Weaver is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a registered solicitor in the United Kingdom. Mr. Weaver was appointed to our board of directors by Apeiron pursuant to Apeiron’s board designation rights.