Walter De Brouwer, Ph.D.

Walter is an entrepreneur and investor, he has been many things: an academic, a publisher of computer magazines in the 80′s, an internet entrepreneur and a telecom operator in the 90′s, an extreme science lab chief and a banker until 2007. He holds an M.A. in linguistics and a Ph.D. in semiotics. He is a student of formal grammars, parsers, Nikola Tesla patents and deconstructionism. His wife says he is an anarchist as long as he is in charge.

Ivo Clarysse

Ivo has worked as a technology consultant for a variety of Fortune 100 companies, most recently a 6-year stint at Philips. He was instrumental in the development of Starlab, a deep-future research institute, and a variety of high-tech startups. At the age of 15, he completed a robot system to clean air preheater systems in electrical power plants. He attended the University of Leuven, studying Informatics, but dropped out after a few years, pursuing more interesting challenges.

Alan Greene, M.D., F.A.A.P.

Alan is the CMO of Scanadu . He is the founder of, cited by the AMA as “the pioneer physician Web site”. He is the Founding President of the Board of the Society for Participatory Medicine. He appears frequently in the media including such venues as the TODAY Show, the Dr. Oz Show, Good Morning America, Fox and Friends, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Time Magazine, Parade, Glamour Magazine, and Parenting Magazine. Dr. Greene was named the Children’s Health Hero of the Internet by Intel.

James Stanford

James is the COO of Scanadu, responsible for the global distribution of devices and consumables. He has a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Cornell and an MBA from the University of San Francisco. James led and grew Logitech’s (NASDAQ:LOGI) Strategic OEM business from $120M to $200 million/yr despite the downturn of the economy, price erosion and fierce competition. Mr. Stanford was appointed as one of three General Managers at the company, after making it the number one PC-OEM manufacturer worldwide, shipping 300 million units under his leadership. His business unit served more than 30 Tier-1 and Tier-2 PC-OEM companies including Apple, Dell, HP, Lenovo and SONY.

Anthony Smart, Ph.D.

Dr. Smart has been involved in a wide variety of commercial, military and aerospace projects, designing integrated systems using optics, mechanical and electronic design, signal analysis and software. He began his career at Rolls-Royce, then Spectron and Titan, where he developed several innovative airborne and space-borne laser systems, until 1996 when he devoted more time to NASA projects, designing equipment for the International Space Station, being Mission Scientist on several Microgravity initiatives, and collaborating on ESA satellite programs. Dr. Smart joined Scanadu as Chief Science Officer in 2011. He has chaired many conferences, given invited lectures to several organizations, contributed Chapter 5 to ‘Handbook of Optoelectronics’ (Taylor and Francis, 2006), and holds ten patents with seven more in process. Dr. Smart was born in England and completed a B.Sc. in Physics and a Ph.D. in Applied Optics at Imperial College, London.

Aaron Rowe, Ph.D.

Aaron has worked as a forensics investigator, marine biology lab technician, architectural research assistant, science writer, and outdoor survival instructor. As a graduate student, he was the leader of a team that built the CheapStat, an open source potentiostat that can be built for $80 and used to acquire data from a wide variety of biosensors. During that time, he also dabbled with in vitro selection, in vivo biosensing, surface science, organic synthesis and microfluidics. You can often find him standing on a paddleboard, whipping up gourmet food in a public campground, looking for impressive restaurants, or combing through his news feeds. He earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Bernard Burg

Bernard is a French AI scientist with a PhD from Paris XI in Datamining and Machine Learning. He is Chair of the Continua Alliance PAN Interface Group (pulse oximetry, glucometry, ECG) and advocate of the Alliance’s Bluetooth Low Energy adoption strategy. Previously with Panasonic and HP. Bernard’s goal in life is to write beautiful algorithms.

Dan Sokol

Dan has over 30 years of technology experience and is highly regarded in Silicon Valley for his engineering background. A long time technical advisor to Apple Computer co-founder Steve Wozniak, Dan’s expertise includes embedded systems design (hardware and software), video post-production, and semi-conductor test engineering (not necessarily in that order). He has a patent on Interactive Storytelling and Design, as well as a patent on Electronic Commercial Transactions with Minors. In 2010 Mr. Sokol was CTO of In-Three, which converts 2D movies to 3D movies for the Hollywood Studios.

Eron Villarreal

Eron is a Japanese-speaking Brazillian coder with a computer science degree from UC Davis. He is comfortable with Django, Perl and Git. He previously worked with Dr Chrono and Sony.

Carl Baltrunas

Carl loves building, reversing and hacking stuff.  He was chosen between 46 candidates to be Scanadu’s Mobile Cloud guru. Carl has an Architecture degree from CUA and worked in various extremely technical roles in the Valley: OS developer at Tymshare, source code management with MDC and BT, and data networks guru at Concert. Being ex-BT, he knows intimately how telecoms work.

Brandon Woolsey

Brandon is a recent graduate from Univerity of California, Davis, where he earned a Bachelors degree in Biomedical Engineering and a minor in Comparative Literature. During that time, he led a biomedical engineering team in successfully designing and prototyping a disposable/steerable endotracheal device for use in Emergency Medicine. In his spare time he enjoys playing sports of all types – swimming, baseball, racquetball, golf, bowling etc. – and loves to cook.

Avita Sirimitr

Avita is a University of California San Diego trained electrical engineer, specializing in semiconductor physics and optical electronics. Avita is one of Scanadu’s rockstar biomedical engineers.

Alice Kwan

Alice is a University of California San Diego trained mechanical engineer, specializing in biomedical devices. Alice balances the worlds of hardware and mobile development.

Pam Showalter, J.D.

Pam has clerked for a US Federal Judge, run a private practice in Pittsburgh & the United Kingdom, and represented Diageo in London on brand protection worldwide. She loves golf, dinner with friends, and Charleston, South Carolina. She graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. in Economics and B.A. in Psychology, and earned her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Erin Bryan

Erin was most recently the Executive Assistant to Dr. Michael Silber in the lab of Nobel Prize winner Dr. Stanley Prusiner. Previously she taught Latin at San Francisco State University. She is a practitioner of the circus arts, including belly dancing, stilt walking, and fire dancing. She earned a B.A. in Classics from Brandeis and an M.A. in Classics from SFSU.

Sam Lounis De Brouwer

Sam earned a degree in Art History and Philosophy in Paris. She moved to Brussels in the midst of the internet exuberance to set up one of the first online recruitment companies, Jobscape, which merged with Stepstone before its IPO. Her first experience with the MIT MediaLab was in the mid-nineties when she ran the Corporate grants department of Starlab. Inspired by Dan Pink, she designed the first training for micro-entrepreneurship in Europe with the the University of Antwerpen and the European Social Fund, and became the director of the National Institute for micro-entrepreneurs in Belgium. Until recently she led the One Laptop Per Child Foundation Europe in Brussels. Sam is a TED Ambassador and the organizer of TEDxBrussels and TEDxKids@Brussels. She moved to Los Altos to live close to Scanadu and to take care of corporate relations, grants, and contract research.

Peter Jansen, Ph.D.

Peter is the creator of Open Source Science Tricorders and gained overnight fame in 2012 when he published the reference design for others to make their own Tricorders. Peter is a broadly interdisciplinary cognitive artificial intelligence researcher with a background in cognitive modelling, self-organizing neural networks for language acquisition, computational linguistics, knowledge representation, and ontological engineering. He completed his BIS in physics and cognitive artificial intelligence from the University of Waterloo, his PhD in Neural Computation and Cognitive Language Modelling from the Cognitive Science Laboratory at McMaster University, and postdoctoral training in adaptive methods for classification tasks (applied to adaptive spectroscopy) in the Lab for Engineering Non-Traditional Sensors at the University of Arizona.

Amir Zahedi

Amir is the VP of Operations for Scanadu and has over 28 years of experience with responsibilities in the areas of Quality and Reliability Management, Manufacturing, Product Launch Management, Outsourcing Management, Program Management, and Product Compliance Management. Amir gained such experiences in the field of Work Stations, Storage devices, Robotic systems, Telecom Network and Wi-Fi systems, and heavily in Consumer products. Amir has managed teams with highly technical expertise across the globe and launched new products in EMEA, AMR and Asia markets. Amir is a Mechanical Engineer and certified Quality & Reliability Engineer. He loves nature and his back yard is his heaven. His hobbies are reading, meditating, walking, gardening, and socializing.

Elizabeth Engle

Elizabeth is the CFO/Finance Controller at Scanadu. She has held previous financial management positions at Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, JDSU, and Logitech. She has an MBA from the University of Santa Clara and is a CPA.