Our Team

We are scientists, engineers and artists with first-hand experience managing our own health conditions.

 
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Dr. Sonia Sousa, CEO & 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.

 

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Steve Pecko, Design Executive & 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.. 

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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.

 
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Edith Schmid, Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Schmid studied Business Administration at the University of St. Gallen, Harvard and King’s College and deepened her under- standing at the Advisory practice at PwC. Pursuing a MA in Philosophy at ETH, she was elected president of the ETH Entrepreneur Club.

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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Jim McDonnell, Chief Technology Officer

Mr. McDonnell created Cisco’s Cloud Healthcare business, and built several $100M data & analytics business units at Cisco.