Our Team

Our Team.

Individuals sharing a common vision to improve access and care for children with autism and related disabilities. Together, we are building solutions that make real change for a lifetime.

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Leadership Team.

Tom Ressemann

Tom Ressemann

President and CEO

• Experienced CEO with Track Record of Success (Four companies acquired and One IPO)
• Boston Scientific, TeraMed (JNJ), Velocimed (SJM), Entellus Medical (IPO/Stryker) and Amphora (Hologic)
• ENTL: Acquired by Stryker in 2018 for $700 Million
• Skill Base in Early and Late-Stage Companies, Founder, Engineering, IP, Sales & Marketing, Reimbursement & Health Economics, Fundraising, M&A and Commercialization

Warren Jones, PhD

Warren Jones, PhD

Scientific Founder

• NIH-funded since 2002, $58.2M in NIH funding for autism, 7 currently active NIH grants as PI or Co-PI
• Publications recognized by NIH as Top 10 most important advances in autism in 2008, 2009, 2013, & 2017
• Director of Research, Marcus Autism Center, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
• Inventor of 30 issued patents, basis of EarliPoint System for diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Ami Klin, PhD

Ami Klin, PhD

Scientific Founder

• Director, Marcus Autism Center; GRA Eminent Scholar; Professor & Division Chief, Emory School of Medicine
• Author of >200 publications in the field of autism; recipient of the Ruane Prize for Neuropsychiatric Research
• Advisory boards: Autism Science Foundation, Simons Foundation, Foundation for NIH, and US DHHS National Survey of Children’s Health. Co-chair of Georgia’s Department of Public Health Brain Trust for Babies

Sreeni Narayanan

Sreeni Narayanan

Chief Technology Officer

• Technology visionary CTO with repeated success identifying white-space opportunities in the healthcare and medical device space
• Leadership roles with both a global market leader and early-stage startups
• Siemens Healthcare AT division (Global head Application department), RxCOMPLI (founder & CEO), Centerline Biomedical (Head of R&D and Advisor)
• Skill Base in Executive Leadership, R&D and Product Strategy, Bringing new products to the healthcare market, Machine Learning, Medical Imaging, Medical SW Development, SW Engineering

Julie Rusch

Julie Rusch

VP of Marketing*

• Accomplished marketing professional skilled in both strategy and commercialization
• Device and Diagnostics: Hologic, Covidien, Boston Scientific, Oxford Immunotec
• Consumer, Business Services and Pharma: Gillette, Fidelity Investments, Ogilvy & Mather (Procrit® Epoetin Alpha)
• Skill Base in Marketing Strategy, Research and Execution, Competitive Assessment, Sales Integration and Field Support, Channel Definition and Measurement

Sew-Wah Tay

Sew-Wah Tay

VP of RA/QA/CA*

• CEO and founder of Libra Medical Inc CRO since 2006.
• Experience in regulatory, quality and clinical consultant in medical device.  Guided or guiding over 30 start-up companies and devices from start to FDA clearances/approvals
• Previously VP of RA/CA/QA at Survivalink(CSI), Velocimed(SJM), & AMS(Endo/BSC); R&D engineer at SJM & BSC

Tim Petrick

Tim Petrick

VP of R&D*

• Experienced VP of R&D with track record of success taking companies from small to large
• JNJ (TeraMed), Abbott (Velocimed), Stryker (Entellus Medical/IPO: ENTL)
• Skill base in early and late-stage companies, leadership, product development, IP, and commercial stage
• BS Mechanical Engineering, NDSU

Margaret Boiano

Margaret Boiano

VP of Market Access and Health Economics*

• Experienced VP  of Health Policy, Health Economics and Market Access, (7 companies acquired )
• Quality Diagnostic Services(WebMD/Martia Healthcare), LifeWatch(CardGuard), Sleep Solution(CareCentrix), CardioNet (BioTelemetry),VNUS Medical Technologies(Coviden/Medtronic), Entellus Medical (Stryker), Amphora (Hologic)
• Strategic leader in the reimbursement pathway (coding, payment and coverage) in adoption and integration for both start-up and Fortune 100 organizations across various disease states

Leota Pearson

Leota Pearson

CFO*

• Endocardial Solutions, Altiva, Celleration and Orthomet
• Financial/SEC Reporting, Acct/Fin Control, Cap Markets, IPO, Investor relations, Risk & MRP

Ryan Bormann

Ryan Bormann

Director of Quality

• 24 years of experience
• Antares Pharma, Velocimed (SJM), Amphora Medical, and Cryosa
• Proven Track Record of Success in QSR and ISO Compliant System Development

Experience in early product development of novel medical devices

*Consultant