Prof. Dr. Paul Rosch M.D., President of the American
Institute of Stress
Dr. Paul Rosch is the President of the Stress, Clinical Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry at New York Medical College, and Honorary Vice President of the International Stress Management Association. He is a cardiologist and one of the world's leading authorities and media spokesperson on stress.
Dr. Bruce Wilson, M.D., Health Communications and Business
Dev. - Medical, Insurance and HMO.
Bruce is a cardiologist using the emWave® Coherence System in his practice at North Shore Cardiology. He is a HeartMath® trainer and leading spokesman for use of HeartMath® and the emWave® Coherence System for cardiac patients and stress reduction, appearing on a PBS special on HeartMath®. Formerly, he was Director of University of Pittsburgh Heart Institute, Assistant Professor of Cardiology at University of Minnesota Hospital and awarded Teacher of the Year by the Minnesota Medical Foundation.
Business & Technology Advisors
Dick Bernacchi, Partner, Irell & Manella
Dick Bernacchi is a partner of Irell & Manella, a law firm specializing in computer, e-commerce and entertainment law is facilitating QI's patent, licensing and IP strategy.
Robert Brasch, President & CEO of Pacific Partners,
Robert Brasch identifies and develops new business opportunities for Asian companies in the U.S. and for American companies in Asia. He is a graduate of Columbia University, has spent over 30 years in the U.S. banking and business community. In 1983, he became founding president and CEO of the World Trade Bank. He was instrumental in organizing am/pm Japan, Co. Ltd., a Japanese convenience store chain with annual sales in excess of $ 2 Billion generated from over 1300 locations. He is also a frequent speaker at business seminars throughout the United States and Japan. Mr. Brasch is able to conduct business seamlessly in English, German and Japanese, converse in French, and knows some Spanish.
Fred Fuchs, formerly President of American Zoetrope
Fred Fuchs, formerly President of American Zoetrope (Francis Ford Coppola's Production Co.), is assisting in QI's interactive media Web Portal plan.
Steve Gang, Principal, Gang & Gang Resonance Research
Steve Gang, of Gang & Gang Resonance Research, a leading market research firm has done the market research presented in this business plan and once funding is acquired will do more in-depth market research to insure a managed ramp up of QI's marketing and sales efforts, to more accurately predict QI growth by market segment, and to create product /service /channel / customer congruency.
Jim Huffman, formerly Director of Motorola's Emerging
Jim Huffman was director of Motorola's Emerging Technologies Division for many years and works with QI on product development and manufacturing.
Charlie Inlander, President of the People's Medical
The People's Medical Society is the most influential consumer health advocacy organization in the United States. Charlie is a faculty lecturer at the Yale University School of Medicine, an adjunct faculty member at the Chicago-Kent College of Law and a Fellow of the Institute for Science, Law and Technology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is on the advisory boards of the Citizen Advocacy Center, the Primary Care Management Association, and the American Academy of Family Physicians and author of numerous books. Charlie is a consultant to QI on pharmaceutical and healthcare licensing.
David Joffe, Founder, CTO, VP R&D of Lexicor Medical
Lexicor is a leading manufacturer of EEG brain mapping technology for the behavioral medicine market. David has also been involved in the creation of a number of other biomedical companies including Biox Technology, which invented and marketed the first pulse oximeter. David's main interest relates to mathematical transforms, which can be applied to the analysis of the EEG and HRV. David has also been involved in a number of HeartMath research projects over the years and developed some of the signal processing algorithms currently used in the emWave® Coherence System.
Bill Keating, former COO of Moxi Digital
Moxi Digital is a high tech consumer products start-up company. Bill's last six business ventures have gone public or been successfully acquired. Bill served as General Manager of the Microsoft TV Platform Division (MSTV). Prio to Microsoft, Bill was SVP of Worldwide Field Operations at WebTV Networks, Inc. Before that he was VP and General Manager at General Magic and the object-oriented business unit of Rational Software. He also co-founded the SunSoft subsidiary at Sun Microsystems.
Andre Lake Mayer, V.P. Strategic Alliances and Business Development, Playmates Toys Inc. Previously, Andre was Director of Licensing for Lucas Arts and Entertainment, responsible for Star Wars licensing and prior to that position was Director of Licensing for Paramount, responsible for all Star Trek licensing. Andre is consultant to QI's game and toy development and licensing initiatives.
Bob Megantzhas more than twenty years experience in technology development and licensing, primarily in the electronics, telecommunications, and computing industries, working with established and start-up companies. His responsibilities have ranged from product development to intellectual property management to marketing and executive management. Bob worked at Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation, in various engineering and management positions, including as General Manager. While at Dolby, he directed a large, successful international licensing operation with more than 125 licensees in the consumer and professional audio markets. Bob is a consultant to QI on technology and powered by HeartMath® brand licensing.
Larry Udell, Executive Director of the California Invention
Center, of the Center For New Venture Alliance and of
Intellectual Property International, Ltd.
The Center For New Venture Alliance is part of the California State University system. Mr. Udell teaches at leading universities throughout the U.S. and Canada. He lectures on inventions, patents and intellectual property for the PTO, and overseas for the World Intellectual Property Organization, which is part of the United Nations. Mr. Udell is a consultant for QI in intellectual property and patent strategy, and licensing.
Jason Yotopoulos is SVP and Head of the Global Business Incubator at SAP. A member of SAP’s Senior Leadership Team, he was previously VP, Corporate Strategy Group in the Office of the CEO at SAP where he helped drive corporate strategy management, covering key areas of SAP strategy formulation and execution, strategic performance management, and M&A strategy. Jason served as a partner with Technology Partners investing in enterprise and internet infrastructure investments until mid-2004 when he joined SAP. He began his career in venture capital in 1993 with Patricof & Co. Ventures, now Apax Partners. Jason has served as Product Manager for InfoSeek Corporation in its early stages and held positions in Corporate Planning at Raychem Corporation and in Business Development at Sun Microsystems. He was previously a management consultant with Gemini Consulting where he managed strategy projects for technology companies. Jason holds a B.S. in Engineering from Stanford University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Dave Asprey is a Silicon Valley entreprenuer computer security expert, and leader in the Quantified Self movement. He was co-founder and CTO of Basis, and a strategic consultant to Kleiner-backed Corventis. Dave was an innovator in cloud computing technologies that enabled centralized analysis of consumer bio data. The Financial Times calls him a "bio-hacker who takes self-quantification to the extreme of self-experimentation." His writing has been published by the New York Times and Fortune. Dave has presented at Wharton, Kellogg, the University of California, and Singularity University.
Neema Moraveji directs the Calming Technology Lab at Stanford University, as a Ph.D. candidate. His research concerns interactive systems that augment respiratory self-regulation. He has developed the ‘peripheral paced respiration’ and ‘breathcasting’ methods of influencing respiratory behavior while users are engaged in other tasks. With BJ Fogg, who directs the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford, Neema recently taught “Behavior design: Using technology to create calming habits” course in the Stanford Computer Science department. Prior to Stanford, Neema was a researcher with Microsoft Research Asia in Beijing, where he invented Microsoft Mouse Mischief and has a number of other patents and publications. He received his B.S. in Computer Science from University of Maryland at College Park and his Masters from the HCII at Carnegie Mellon University (www.moraveji.org and www.calmingtechnology.org).