We are scientists, engineers and artists with first-hand experience managing our own health conditions.
Dr. Sonia Sousa, Co-Founder
Dr. Sousa holds extensive experience in medical devices, life science and analytics, with a PhD in Spectroscopy and Neural Networks. Sonia has held leadership positions at DuPont, Thermo-Fisher and Agilent and built successful start-ups with an exit + IPO.
Steve Pecko, Design Officer & Co-Founder
Steve has extensive product and UX design experience at LinkedIn and two medical device start-ups with an IPO + acquisition. He was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of three, inspiring him to pursue a goal of making daily disease management easier for patients.
Jim McDonnell, CEO & President
Mr. McDonnell created Cisco’s Cloud Healthcare business, and built several $100M data & analytics business units at Cisco.
Dr. Peter Seitz, Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Seitz is a Professor of Optoelectronics at EPFL, co-founder of the ETH Innovation and Entrepreneurship Lab and a serial entrepreneur with numerous exits. He holds over 60 patents in photonics, solid state sensors and signal processing.
Edith Schmid, Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Schmid studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen, Harvard and King’s College and deepened her understanding at the Advisory practice at PwC. Pursuing a MA in Philosophy at ETH, she was elected president of the ETH Entrepreneur Club.
Dr. Stephane Follonier, Sensing & Microfluidics
Dr. Follonier brings core competencies in innovation management with a focus in system integration in biomedical devices acquired in Fortune 500 companies and start-ups in the US and Switzerland.
Heidi Lehmann, Chief Commercialization Officer
Ms. Lehmann is a mobile platform and media entrepreneur with two exits, one to AOL over $100M and serves as an advisor to several wearable VC funds.