Management Team

 

Jenny E. Freeman, M.D. (co-founder & ceo)

Jenny brings over 25 years of broad hands-on experience in medicine, research and entrepreneurship including cardiothoracic surgery, biomedical research of subcellular processes and medical device innovation. Previously she was founding CEO of HyperMed, Inc., a medical imaging company based on a technology to measure tissue oxygenation. Jenny holds an M.D. from New York University and a B.A. from Yale University.

 

KAMEN BLIZNASHKI, M.B.a. (VP OF FINANCE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT)

Kamen brings investment banking experience from the medical devices, healthcare services, and pharmaceutical industries. Previously he worked at Deutsche Bank Mergers & Acquisitions in New York and London. Kamen holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Georgetown University.

 

DIANA GELSTON (CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER)

Diana brings over 20 years of experience in healthcare technology organizations leading sales, marketing, strategy and transformation. She was most recently the Corporate Vice President and Market Leader of Business Transformation for Philips Health Systems, North America leading efforts to streamline commercial operations. Previously, as a VP of Sales she built a $400M corporate alliance start-up targeted to solving economic challenges within strategic accounts. Diana brings a wealth of knowledge developing and deploying successful distribution channels of healthcare devices and informatics, and business consulting practices to drive growth in new and existing markets working at Philips, Hewlett-Packard, and in her own consulting practice. Diana earned her B.A in History from the University of Southern California. Additionally, she completed post-graduate work in Leadership and Business Management at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

JACK AUER (VP OF MARKETING)

Jack has over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry. He was most recently Vice President of Marketing and Sales with Xhale Assurance, a start up pulse oximetry sensor company and previously Vice President of Marketing with Oridion Capnography, Inc. (now a Covidien company), a global medical device company that specializes in the development and marketing of capnography capital and consumable products. Prior to Oridion, Jack held senior marketing positions at Siemens Medical Systems USA, Inc. / Draeger Medical Systems, Inc. Jack holds a B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Alexander Panasyuk, Ph.D (co-founder & cto)

Alexander is an established expert in hardware and software integration and data analysis. He is an author on each of Respiratory Motion's patents. Previously, Alexander was the primary development engineer at Hypermed, Inc. His experience includes the Infrared-Optical Telescope Array project at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for managing a space-born instrument mounted on a Solar & Heliospheric Observatory satellite. Alexander holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from the Russian Academy of Sciences and a B.S. and M.S. from the Moscow Institute for Physics and Technology.

 

Malcolm Bock (vp of engineering)

Malcolm has over 25 years experience in the medical device industry. Previously he worked at Covidien in their Vascular Therapies Business as Sr. Director of R&D responsible for global development of the DVT Prevention Franchise. Malcolm has a successful track record of bringing unique proprietary technology to market successfully. He received the Covidien Inventor of the year award in 2011. Malcolm holds a B.S. from Cornell University.