Our Founders

 
Douglas Valdez, Co-Founder, CEO
 
Douglas has always had a passion to better other peoples lives. Growing up in Seattle, WA he had an artistic background which led him to skateboarding & fine art. Whether it was expressing himself on his skateboard or with a paint brush he was able to impact others. He also attended University of California San Diego then transferred to UCLA to study neuroscience in a Ph.D. program. At the time of his studies his entrepreneurial spirit ascended. He exited the program to pursue his art career then Glide Immunity. Doug wishes to hopefully impact peoples lives with Glide as well. Making the product highly accessible and affordable is his main goal.
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Himal Patel, Co-Founder, COO

Himal has always had a strong passion for entrepreneurship. Having an educational background from multiple continents has made him understand different cultures. Prior to Glide he has been involved in a number of consumer startups. He received a MBA and a BA in Economics at Loyola Marymount University. Himal loves to look for products that are useful and innovative enough to create solutions for problems. He believes in always seeking natural and organic ways to healing.