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Caleb Carr

Caleb Carr

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Mr. Caleb B. Carr J.D. is the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer for Vita Inclinata Technologies, a Denver, Colorado based aerospace and industrial company. Caleb started his career as a volunteer search and rescue tech for Multnomah (Oregon) County Search and Rescue. A mentor and fellow volunteer suffered cardiac arrest while on a night-training mission, and this accident became the genesis of Vita Inclinata. Caleb graduated from the University of Colorado at Denver with a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy. He also enrolled in the Mitchell Hamline School of Law and graduated with a Juris Doctor (focused on corporate law and civil litigation.) Currently, Caleb is completing final course work for his Master’s in Business Administration from Penn State University. Caleb continues to serve as a volunteer firefighter, search and rescue tech, and Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado. His work at Vita Inclinata Technologies has won recognition such as “Forbes 30 Under 30” for the Manufacturing and Industry category, Titan 100 CEO winner, and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for the Desert Mountain Region. He has rung the NASDAQ opening bell, and been published in Forbes, CNN, CNBC, Fast Company, NBC News, and many other outlets for his work.

Fast Facts

  • The State Emergency Service of Ukraine formally requested 30 Vita Rescue Systems to help ensure the functioning of their fire and rescue units.
  • In partnership with the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense and their Federal Emergency Management organization, Vita Inclinata (Vita) has donated its Vita Rescue System (VRS) to assist the Ukrainian Army with medevac operations. The VRS is valued at approximately $500,000.
  • Purchased by the U.S. Army and sought after by U.S. state search and rescue teams, Caleb’s company began producing the Vita Rescue System (VRS) for military and civilian medevac rescue missions.
  • The U.S. Army validated that the VRS can save four lives in the time it used to take to save one.
  • Vita technology enables the dramatically injured to be rapidly extracted to hospitals or other safe zones.
  • The VRS technology is so new that only several people in the U.S. are qualified for training–Caleb Carr is one of them.
  • Caleb fought through customs restrictions, police stops, a bombing raid, barricades, curfews, and—being misidentified as Russian—to deliver the VRS and conduct training for the Ukrainian Army.
  • Caleb Carr lost a dear friend due to a medevac extraction incident. This prompted him to form Vita Inclinata and the life-saving technology to prevent these incidents from happening again.
  • Vita Inclinata’s Mission is to build technology that brings people safely home—every time.
  • Vita’s technology brings new capabilities that never existed before.
  • With Vita Inclinata’s technology, helicopter airlift rescues that took 20 minutes now take 2 minutes.

Caleb Carr Quotes

“We took the capability that the U.S. Army is actively deploying today and brought it to the next level, giving the ability to deploy rapid extraction capabilities to the Ukraine military.”

“The Vita Rescue System enables people with traumatic injuries to get out fast or soldiers to rapidly relocate.”

“Right now, it takes 20 minutes to rescue someone from a helicopter. With the Vita Rescue System, it takes two minutes.”

“It took Vita four hours to stand up an entire metabolic capability—we eliminate all the complexities.”

“I want Ukraine to have life-saving tech Russia will never get.”

“Every company, every organization, every individual, whether here in Ukraine or abroad, has a responsibility to support people in need.”

“If we can affect technology in Ukraine to help them win this fight and save civilians’ lives across this entire country, let’s do it.”