THE BREATHE GLOBAL TEAM

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STEPHEN MEDARIS BULL

CEO & Technical Lead

Bull is a serial inventor and serial entrepreneur currently focused on medical devices and remote patient monitoring. His goals are to improve therapy outcomes and engage the patient to take ownership of their health. A graduate of the NYU Interactive Telecommunication Program, Bull has won awards for early work in locative mobile games and apps, and he worked for Paul Allen’s Interval Research think tank. Read his LinkedIn.

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DR. HARVEY HAWES

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Hawes is a Canadian trauma surgeon, with a strong interest in global health and humanitarian surgery. He provides emergency surgery in war-torn or disaster struck regions, teaches surgical residents a global perspective, and develops trauma systems in partnership with governments and hospitals. He's a Field Surgeon with Médecins Sans Frontières (Canada), and a member of many international surgery organizations. Read his LinkedIn.

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DR. NILAY SHAH

Neurologist, Integrated Medicine of Mt. Kisco, New York. Dr. Shah earned his bachelors in science at Cornell University. After another nine years of education (medical school, Residency, Fellowship), he entered private practice in Neurology. He enjoys working in the areas of philanthropy, technology, and neurology. Read his LinkedIn.

Chief Business Officer

 
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BOB MCINNIS

Partner & CMO

Bob has worked in the advertising and marketing space for more than 30 years, helping thousands of brands in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa grow their businesses. He’s also conducted hundreds of seminars and workshops for businesses groups throughout the world on the same subject. Read his LinkedIn.

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BILAL DAR

COO

A Blockchain professional trained as a software engineer whose last work at a fintech startup enticed him to join the medical technology open hardware movement as he considers this work far more enjoyable than working at a bank. He has acquired skills and knowledge and means to sustain startup in nontraditional means. Read his LinkedIn.

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DEEPAK DILEEP

Chief Technology Officer

A well rounded Electronic and Electrical Engineer with solid experience of working with medical devices and technical specification. He specializes in low volume manufacturing  of circuit design and component selection. He can effortlessly design, debug and research with a quick turnaround time. Deepak got his Master's in Biomed from  Grand Valley State University and has an undergraduate from the Amrita School of Engineering.

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TERESE SVOBODA

Grant Writer

Terese Svoboda has written business plans and user experience scenarios for a number of start-ups and raised money for a PBS TV series, a national radio series, and many interactive media projects. Read her LinkedIn.

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IMRAN 

SALEEM

IT & Data Management

Imran is a seasoned IT executive with almost 2 decades of strategic/analytical experience leading development, deployment and governance of large scale, multi-million dollar global implementations. He has successfully led many initiatives, managed operational budgets of more than $35M dollars and improved bottom lines across various industries. He is passionate about solving business problems, delivering value using modern IT technology and also specializes in the Data & Management Analytics domain. Read his LinkedIn.

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EMILY MCINNIS

Design & Build Lead

Emily is a senior at Greenport High School on the East End of Long Island. She’s first in her class and is attending Dartmouth college later this year, planning to double major in physics and art. She is hoping to pursue a career combining these two passions such as architecture or medicine. She’s a member of the Greenport High School Robotics Team, Debate Team, and is active in school theatre.

 
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UNEEB
RATHORE

EE Consultant

Electrical Engineering Graduate with strong mixed-signal digital design training and experience from University of California Los Angeles. Tailored coursework and projects geared towards both Analog and Digital design. Diverse design experience in a variety of technologies ranging from 90nm to 16nm FF. Uneeb's per minute rate is proportional to one of his historical Blockchain transaction.

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RAYMOND KONG

Accountant

A passion in science, technology, and accounting. Raymond Kong joined Venti as the director of finance and administration in September 2020. A cost accountant and tax consultant with several years of experience in diverse industries, his mission is to create sustainable and affordable technology and support innovations that can change the world. 

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JENNIFER SMITH

Head of Special Operations

Jennifer has a Biomedical Engineering degree from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada. Before coming to Breathe Global, she worked at a startup creating in a variety of roles including Product Development Lead, Biomechanist, Customer Experience Team Manager, and Software QA. Jennifer enjoys solving problems, coordinating projects, and helping people.  

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ADVISORY BOARD

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DR. TALON JONES

Chair, Advisory Board

Dr. Jones is a third-year general resident surgeon at Vancouver General Hospital. He has special interest in critical care including respiratory pathway and anesthesiology. Dr. Jones has worked with Dr Harvery Hawes in critical care working on ventilating strategy. In his premedical life Dr. Jones  has spent time working in pneumatics and material science. 

DR. GLENN BRADY

Anesthesiologist,
Yale New Haven Hospital

Dr. Glenn Brady is an Anesthesiology Specialist. He has more than 23 years of diverse experiences, especially in anesthesiology, Dr. Glenn Brady affiliates with Lawrence & Memorial Hospital, cooperates with many other doctors and specialists in the medical group Anesthesia Associates Of New London, Pc.

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ANTAL
ZUIDERWIJK

3D Prototyping Advisor

Antal received his Master’s degree in biological and soft matter physics from Leiden University. During his final project he built a custom backlight to obtain better high-speed footage of bouncing hydrogels and he’s been hooked on being a maker ever since. Since then, he’s built a remote-controlled tank, a material testing machine and membraneless electrolyzers, among many other projects. Visit his YouTube channel.

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CODY HEISINGER

Investment Engagement

Cody is an angel investor with experience in business valuations, venture capital, and privately-held companies. He has invested in over 250 startups and pre-IPOs since 2008. As founder of The Heisinger Foundation, he aims to grow computing solutions to provide nonprofits the processing power they need to tackle some of the world's greatest challenges. 

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SHELDON
PHILIPS

Sr. Industrial Advisor

Sheldon’s career spans a rich variety of industries and roles in top-tier corporations. As former VP of Design for Technicolor Corp., and as Group Design Director for Nokia Corp., he led multidisciplinary design and engineering teams in the US, Europe, and Asia. With extensive experience in the development of consumer electronics, automotive, housewares, and medical devices, he is named on over 100 US and international patents. 

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AHMED ALQURASHI

Intern

Ahmed Alqurashi is a passionate, smart, hard working person. He has a Bachelor’s degree in industrial electronics and control engineering as well as an associate degree in instrumentation and control technology. His current goal is to build a strong reputation as an electronics engineer.

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BIANCA KODATO

Intern

Bianca is a 3rd year Industrial Design student at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Her biggest interest is in social design. She enjoys engaging and collaborating with the public in the creation process; in which the people play an important role in the development of the projects. She is also passionate about designing through play, and frequently questions the border between playfulness and seriousness. Read her LinkedIn.

INTERNS

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ABDULHADI SIFRAN

Intern

Abdulhadi graduated from Shaqra University College of Engineering Electrical Engineering Department (ABET-accredited) with Honor. He thrives on challenges and constantly sets goals for himself, so he has something to strive toward. He is a member of IEEE organization and is interested in power electronics and electronics in general, and their development and use in several applications that benefit the world.

AHMED ALZOYED

Intern

Ahmed is a passionate electrical engineer who always seeks new experiences. He is a member of IEEE with experience in electrical construction, and industrial electrical engineering. He is mainly interested in circuit design and analysis using CAD programs, designing PLCs circuits, and applying digital transformation in electrical engineering.

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HAMAD AL SUBAIE

Intern

Hamad holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Birmingham, UK, 2021. He started his career as a site engineer and a design engineer. Hamad loves to work in a challenging environment where he can apply his knowledge, skills and experience in IoT devices and electronics.

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CRYSTAL YU

Intern

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SAM DALY

Intern

Sam has just finished his studies at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, graduating with First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering (BEng). A focused and conscientious individual, Sam is eager to use the skills learned throughout his time at university to embrace new challenges and experiences to help spearhead his career. Read his LinkedIn profile.

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CLAIRE FREUND

Intern

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MEGHDAD MUTAWAH

Intern

Meghdad is an Electrical Engineer and a recent graduate from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor’s in Electrical and Mechatronic Engineering. He has worked at Kentz to explore his passion for Engineering. He maintains a keen interest in planning, management, and leadership. He aims to be a project manager in the future.

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FAISAL ALMOFARIJ

Intern

Graduate from Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences, Al Dhahran with first class honors. He is a member at Saudi Council of Engineers as well as a key team member of the Training and Development Committee at Biomedical Engineering Technology Society. He is also part of an integration overview of life support equipment ventilators from Saudi Biomed Group. I have He has a strong passion for device safety. He is eager to apply his learning on the development of a real world device.

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ABDULAZIZ SEHLY

Intern

Abdulaziz is a self-motivated Electrical Engineer with exceptional problem-solving skills and has a good knowledge of all the applications of electrical engineering. He has worked on many projects such as designing a radar system using Arduino, supplying the household energy needs by using solar energy wind and Solar Systems Design for Smart Homes and Microgrids. He has exceptional computer skills with good experience in MATLAB, Proteus Design Suite, and LTspice.

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ALUMN INTERNS

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CRYSTAL YU

Intern

Crystal is a 2nd-year chemistry undergraduate at the University of York. She is planning to complete her master’s project on advanced materials or catalysis. Her goal is to pursue a career in material science and contribute towards creating more accessible technology, improving people’s quality of life. She is an active charity fundraiser for FutureSense Foundation and a member of the University of York Ballet and Contemporary Dance Team.

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SAM DALY

Intern

Sam has just finished his studies at the University of Sussex in Brighton, England, graduating with First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering (BEng). A focused and conscientious individual, Sam is eager to use the skills learned throughout his time at university to embrace new challenges and experiences to help spearhead his career.

Read his LinkedIn profile.

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CLAIRE FREUND

Intern

Claire is going into her junior year as an undergraduate at the University of Washington in Seattle. She is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and her ultimate passion is to design and create medical devices such as prosthetics. Her interest in prosthetic devices has grown throughout her work with the Bioengineers Without Borders club, as a part of the Prosthetics Team. Dance has also been a huge part of her life and she still dances with the University of Washington. Read her LinkedIn.

PATRICK THANGARAJAH

Intern

Patrick is a 3rd year undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia. Majoring in mechanical engineering with an option in biomedical engineering, he is eager to gain experience in designing medical devices, while also  applying his knowledge and skills. 

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BUNMI AKANDE

Intern

Bunmi is a Master’s student at the University of British Columbia studying Electrical and Computer Engineering. Bunmi has a strong passion for electronics engineering. She enjoys designing electronic circuits as part of a technology that impacts people's daily life. She received a BEng in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Bath, Bath, UK. She worked at Sharp designing and developing electronics systems. 

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