Changing lives

meet our management team

Pioneering Biologically-inspired solutions!

Kaustubh Kale

Founder & CEO

Kaustubh is an innovator with 6 patents and expertise in cardiovascular hemodynamics, human psychoacoustics and speech-disorders. With a 14 year experience developing and commercializing technologies. His focus is in developing disruptive bio-signal technologies and business models that help enhance the efficiency and function of people through advanced biologically inspired engineering. He is recipient of the 2013 University of Florida Gator Engineering award for Leadership. Six Sigma Green Belt certified. He holds a M.S. in Electrical and computer engineering and M.S. in Business administration management from the University of Florida, and is currently finishing his Ph.D.

Zaffer Merchant

Chief Product Officer

Zaffer has over 30 years of experience building cross-functional teams to create Multi-Mode Device Platforms, including HW/Chipsets, SW, Applications/Services and UI framework that served as the foundation for Product Realization. He was the Director Handset Engineering at Nextel International for five years where he successfully led the engineering teams to develop and launch Nextel’s next generation high-performance mobile devices. Prior at Motorola Inc for 26 years he successfully delivered device platforms based on Windows Mobile and Android OS built on chipsets from Motorola, Qualcomm, TI and Intel. He is a Motorola Fellow and Distinguished Innovator with 22 US Patents.

John G. Harris, Ph.D.


Dr. John Harris has over 25 years of experience in the areas of machine and human processing of language with special focus on Bio-inspired Algorithms and Hybrid DSP/Analog Systems. He is chairman of the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida. He is also an innovator with 16 patents. He and his students have started the Hybrid Computation Group within the Computational Neural Engineering Laboratory (CNEL) at the University of Florida. The group focuses on combining elements of analog/digital or biological/artificial. He received his B.S and M.S degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1983 and 1986, and his PhD from Caltech in 1991.

Erik Sander


Erik is the Founding Director of the UF Engineering Innovation Institute. Erik was a Principal for Cenetec Ventures, a private technology incubator and early stage venture fund and along the way he grew several start-up companies. Erik co-founded and served as President of V2R Group, a company that provided funding and executive level direction to growing high technology companies. Additionally, Erik has served as the founding Director of the UF-Florida High Tech Corridor Council Matching Funds Research Program, the Associate Director for the State of Florida Energy Systems Consortium, the Associate Director for the UF Center of Excellence for Nano-Bio Sensors, and the Co-PI for the UF Center for Innovative Brain-Machine Interfaces.

Jeffery G. Gold

Angel investor

Jeff is the President & CEO at Myoscience, a medical device company providing solutions for the treatment of pains and aesthetics. More recently he was the CEO at Velomedix, Inc., a medical device company focused on therapeutic hypothermia for patients experiencing heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest. Prior to that he was a Venture Partner for Longitude Capital, a life-sciences venture capital firm. Additionally, he serves on the boards of Access Closure, AngioDynamics (NASDAQ: ANGO), and Velomedix. He is a member of the Commercialization Advisory Board for the Cleveland Clinic and on the Executive Committee of the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, University of Florida.

Robert Chait, M.D., F.A.C.C.


Dr. Chait is an assistant clinical professor of medicine at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami and at Florida Atlantic University. He is the Director of Cardiovascular Education for residency Program at the Regional Campus of the University of Miami at JFK Medical Center. He has published numerous journal articles and has presented oral abstracts at the national meeting of the American Heart Association. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology and is a Fellow in the American College of Medicine and the American College of Physicians. He did his residency at the Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center in 1979 and his Cardiology Fellowship at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland in 1981.

Martin Bilkser, M.D., F.A.C.C.


Dr. Bilsker is the Director of the Echocardiography laboratory at the University of Miami hospital, Director of the Fellow's cardiology clinic at Jackson Memorial Hospital and a Full-Time Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. He graduated from the Duke University Medical School in 1976, did his residency training in Internal Medicine at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine NY and his Cardiology Fellowhip at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He has board certification in Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, and Medical Examiners. For the past 32 years, he has been practicing cardiology. With over 60 publications.

Kenneth Scheppke, M.D., F.A.A.E.M.

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Scheppke is Board certified in Emergency Medicine and has been practicing for over 20 years. He is the Medical Director for several Fire Rescue agencies including: Boynton Beach Fire Rescue, Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue, West Palm Beach Fire Rescue, Town of Palm Beach Fire Rescue, Greenacres Fire Rescue as well as the EMS Training Academy at Palm Beach State College. He graduated from the SUNY Stony Brook School of Medicine in 1992 and did his residency training in emergency medicine at the Medical Center of Delaware. He currently serves as the Assistant Medical Director for the JFK Medical Center Emergency Department in Atlantis , FL.

Dale Williams, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-F

Speech Language Pathologist

Dr. Williams is a Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Florida Atlantic University. In addition, he serves as a consultant for Language Learning Intervention and Professional Speech Services. Dr. Williams has worked as a speech-language pathologist in a variety of settings and has presented clinical and research seminars in schools, hospitals, university clinics, and private practices. A board-certified fluency specialist of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association since 1999, he served as Chair of the Specialty Board on Fluency Disorders from 2008 to 2010. His publications address a wide range of communication disorders and include the books Stuttering Recovery: Personal and Empirical Perspectives and Communication Sciences and Disorders: An Introduction to the Professions (Psychology Press).

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Background in the areas of speech signal processing, machine learning and acoustics. Experience in implementing algorithms in C++ and carrying out simulations using MATLAB. Analyze, model and carry-out research for specialty speech processing.

Background in the areas of signal processing, pattern recognition, machine learning, detection and estimation theory. Applications related to developing bio-data analysis algorithms for data interpretation, clinical decision support and mobile health monitoring.

C/C++ development in embedded environments and familiar with, vector processing, templates, and STL libraries. Implement algorithms utilizing the DSP. Experience with TI DSP development environment. Good knowledge of MATLAB.

Applications that integrate our Android, iOS platform with cloud infrastructure. Experience with JSON, Python, Javascript, PHP, MySQL / other SQL, Server side development. Experience with Amazon AWS, Google Cloud like application platforms is a plus.

Drive the development of marketing strategy and implementation of promotional efforts. Areas of focus includes social media, email marketing, web content development and sales development. Candidate will grow into a larger role.


Health insurance
Medical, dental, and vision coverage.
Open vacation policy. We understand that time to unwind is equally important.
Accident, short-term, and long-term disability insurance.
Simple IRA with a company match.
A strong belief in work/health balance, we pay 100 percent of your gym membership.
The good stuff
Free coffee, snacks and treats. Weekly and monthly happy hours.

Preferred qualifications

Experience coding in C/C++
Graduate Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
Work in a cross functional environment (business and technology)
A team player
High quality coding
Good English communication/writing skills

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