Alan J. Lewis, PhD, Chairman of the Board
Dr. Lewis is CEO of DiaVacs and a board member of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. Dr. Lewis has 37 years’ experience as an executive in the life science industry. He has been the CEO at Ambit, Signal/Celgene, and Medistem, as well as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Early in his career, he was the VP of research at Wyeth. Dr. Lewis holds a PhD in pharmacology from the University of Wales in Cardiff and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale School of Medicine. He was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wales in Swansea.
Jan Samzelius, Founder, CEO and CTO
Jan has specialized in quantitative methods for 40 years and has invented the typing cadence technology central to NeuraMetrix. He has previously led a large number of analytical projects, ranging from measuring customer satisfaction to price elasticities to conjoint analyses. He has been the CEO of six companies (most of them startups), in several cases improving profits dramatically. His experience includes one turnaround and one successful exit. Jan holds a BSc in economics from the Stockholm School of Economics, graduating with honors and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
William S. Wisialowski, COO and CFO
Bill has 30 years of investment banking and financial advisory experience. He was Principal of Craftsman Advisors which provided financial advisory and strategic consulting services to growth companies. He was a co-founder of Seven Hills Partners, a specialty boutique advisory firm that provided M&A and capital raising services to technology and healthcare companies. Bill was Managing Director at Robertson Stephens & Company, where he was Head of the Healthcare Services Group and Co-Head of the M&A department. Previously, Bill was a Vice President in the M&A department of Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated and on the audit staff of Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co. Bill holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BBA from the University of Wisconsin. He is a Certified Public Accountant.
Oleg Salyakhov, Lead Software Developer
Oleg is an accomplished Senior Software Engineer. His career includes working at a major game publisher and a major hardware vendor. Prior to that he was the CTO at a major DRM vendor where he developed the only DRM to hold up for 430 days. Oleg holds a MS in Computer Science from Moscow Tech University.
Christian Olsson,Co-Founder and VP of Marketing
Christian has extensive marketing, alliances and sales management experience with startups, including Co-Founder/VP Marketing of three software startups, VP/Director Business Development of two software startups and President of one software startup (turn around). He has also served as the Swedish Trade Commissioner to Australia. Christian spent 14 years at Xylem, Inc. (ITT Industries) in various sales and marketing management roles on three continents. He serves as a board member of Silicon Vikings, a tech industry networking organization intersecting Silicon Valley and the Nordic & Baltic countries. Christian holds an MBA from Lund University (Sweden) and a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the Tycho Brahe Technical College (Sweden).