领先的创新者

Valencell’s team is made up of experts and innovators in sensor technology, exercise physiology, cardiovascular health, and digital signal processing.

More than half of our full-time employees have received Ph.D.’s. Our founders have 50 years of combined experience in research and development, have collectively filed over 200 patents, and have won over $15M in government grant funding for validating several innovations.

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Meet Our Team

Kent Novak

Kent Novak
CEO


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Steven LeBoeuf, Ph.D.
President & Co-Founder


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迈克尔•奥姆真理教博士。
Vice President of R&D & Co-Founder


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Ryan Kraudel??

Ryan Kraudel
Vice President of Marketing


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Jon Scrimshaw - Valencell CFO

Jon Scrimshaw
Chief Financial Officer


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Mark Felice

Mark Felice
Vice President of Business Development and Licensing


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Matt Smith
VP, Product Management


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Scott Downing

Scott Downing
Vice President of Sales


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Chris Eschbach, Ph.D., EP-C, CSCS
Director, Biometrics Lab


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Kent Novak
CEO
Kent Novak has over 30 years of experience in technology industries. Prior to becoming CEO at Valencell, Kent was Senior Vice President & General Manager of DLP Products at Texas Instruments. There he transformed the DLP Products organization to help drive significant growth in multiple new markets. Prior to Texas Instruments, Kent held management positions at several telecommunication companies, including AT&T Network System (later became Lucent), Corvis, Geyser Networks, DSC Communications and Alcatel. Kent holds BSIE and MSIE degrees from Purdue University.

Matt Smith
VP, Product Management
As the VP of Product Management, Matt has ownership over the Valencell Benchmark product line and oversees the manufacturing and logistics operations. Prior to Valencell, Matt served as the Director of Product Management at Elo Touch Solutions Inc., leading the company’s OEM product roadmap, operational investments and market strategy. Prior to Elo, Matt worked with Sony Ericsson, holding multiple roles in operations and in the CTO including Senior Manager of Venture and IP Management. Matt holds a MBA from the Duke University along with a Bachelors and Masters in Mechanical Engineering.

Steven LeBoeuf, Ph.D.
President & Co-Founder, Valencell, Inc.
Inventor在可穿戴生物医学传感领域100多项授予专利,Steven Leboeuf博士是可穿戴PPG传感器的基础创新者之一,现在在市场上嵌入数百万个可穿戴物。在2006年创建Valencel18新利在线网址l之前,Leboeuf博士博士在固态材料,多波长光电器件,高功算件,纳米结构,纳米结构和器件上进行了开创性的创新,以及生物化学传感器系统,同时作为一般电气的高级科学家和生物传感器项目。Leboeuf开发了几十种战略伙伴关系,与行业领先的消费者科技品牌,医疗专业人员,研究机构,医疗设备制造商,健康和健身公司以及初创企业。18新利在线官网登录Leboeuf在可穿戴PPG感应领域中最广泛的科学家和企业家之一,leboeuf在世界各地的50多场活动中担任演讲者,并经常被记者,行业分析师,风险资本家和学术研究人员采访。As a founding pioneer in modern wearables, LeBoeuf has managed Valencell’s foundational patent portfolio, which has been licensed to dozens of companies around the world and implemented in 40+ wearable devices, ranging from earbuds, hearing aids, wristbands, legbands, smartwatches, virtual reality systems, headbands and more. LeBoeuf holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University, where he has been inducted into the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Hall of Fame, and BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics at Louisiana Tech University.

Dr. Jesse Tucker, Ph.D.
Vice President of Engineering
With over 20 patents for his designs, Jesse has developed and prototyped solid-state devices, wireless electronics, and biomedical sensor modules. As a technical lead at GE Global Research, he managed more than $11M in corporate and government R&D programs with a focus on SiC high temperature electronics, RF devices, and power devices and packaging. Jesse holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University.

迈克尔•奥姆真理教博士。
Vice President of R&D & Co-Founder
With more than 10 patents to his credit, Mike is responsible for R&D and product development initiatives for Valencell. Prior to Valencell, he managed budgets over $3M while transitioning innovative electronics technology from R&D to production at Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems. Mike holds several degrees including a M.S. in Technical Management from Johns Hopkins University and a Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.

Vijay Parmar

Vijay Parmer
Partner, GII Tech Ventures Silicon Valley, California
Vijay focuses on mid-stage technology investments in companies with a proven product and/or service in deployment and a strong customer and revenue pipeline as well as select early stage companies on a rapid growth curve.
Vijay brings a wealth of operating experience to the GII Tech portfolio companies as well as a vast global network. His experience includes both startup companies (VP Marketing at VxTel, acquired by Intel; Founder/CEO at GainSpan, spun off from Intel; Founder/CEO at ReZolt and Ubzerve, acquired by Anaren) and large companies (senior executive positions at AMD and Intel). He is adept in areas including cloud technologies, networking, telecommunications, wireless, and Internet of Things. Vijay has lived and worked in Taiwan, New Zealand, Bahrain and India, and is now settled in the Silicon Valley.
Vijay received a B. Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and an MBA in Finance from Tulane University.

Jon Scrimshaw - Valencell CFO

Jon Scrimshaw
Chief Financial Officer
Jon Scrimshaw has approximately 20 years of financial experience in the technology industry, most recently as the Senior Director of Corporate Finance at Red Hat, Inc. In this role, Jon was responsible for corporate financial planning and management, and while there helped the company to grow to over $4 billion in revenue. Over the course of his time at Red Hat, Jon was also part of both the accounting and financial operations teams. Prior to Red Hat, Jon spent over 10 years at IBM in various Finance & Accounting roles, most notably supporting Mergers & Acquisitions. Jon holds a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from Elon University.

Mark Felice
Vice President of Business Development and Licensing
As the VP of Business Development and Licensing, Mark serves as the primary point of contact for all prospective global licensees of the company’s PerformTek™ sensor technology. Prior to Valencell, Mark served as the VP of Business Development at Beyond Oblivion, leading the company’s global business development effort and rapidly expanding market reach and commercial pipeline in the process. As the Co-Founder and VP of Business Development at Trinity Convergence, Mark spearheaded all global business development efforts, serving as a key member of the corporate strategy team contributing to multiple acquisitions. Mark holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Ryan Kraudel
Vice President of Marketing
As VP of Marketing, Ryan leads global marketing for Valencell and is responsible for all areas of marketing strategy and execution. He is a recognized expert and speaker on the convergence of consumer wearables and health & medical devices. Prior to Valencell, Ryan led marketing and enterprise engagement at 6fusion, rapidly growing market awareness and adoption of an innovative approach to standardizing the economic measurement of IT infrastructure. At GXS, Ryan led product marketing and product management for GXS Managed Services, helping grow the business from $40M to $150M in 7 years. Ryan holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Maryland.

Scott Downing

Scott Downing
Vice President of Sales
As VP of Sales, Scott leads our global customer-facing team. Scott brings over 30 years of sales leadership experience to Valencell from the semiconductor industry. Prior to joining Valencell, Scott most recently drove sales activities at Qorvo, Inc via its acquisition of Active-semi Inc (precision power management and intelligent motor control solutions). Prior to Active-semi, Scott held various sales management roles at Texas Instruments Inc including global account manager for various communications and medical customers and global sales director of a business unit. Scott holds a BSEE degree from the University of Dayton.

Chris Eschbach, Ph.D., HFS, CSCS
Director, Biometrics Lab
Chris Eschbach serves as the Company’s Director, Biometrics Lab, where he coordinates internal and external clinical validation trials, supervises and executes validation testing in the lab and field, as well as contributes to the research and development of new technology related to physiological biometrics as applied to exercise, medical and military situations. Prior to joining Valencell, Chris founded the Human Performance Lab, LLC, a facility dedicated to providing physiological consulting for wellness and sports. He served as an Associate Professor at North Carolina Wesleyan College, focusing on research related to the validation of biometrics measured by sensors, range of motion, athletic performance. Previously, he spent ten years at Meredith College as an Associate Professor and chaired the Department of Nutrition, Health, and Human Performance. Dr. Eschbach has a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology and M.S. in Human Performance from the University of Southern Mississippi and a B.S. in Zoology from Western Illinois University.

James Pastoriza
Managing General Partner, TDF Ventures
詹姆斯Pastorizabeen Managing General Partner at TDF Ventures (TDF) since 2004. Before TDF he was a Partner at JPMorgan Capital in Silicon Valley from 2000-2004 and a Partner at AT&T Ventures from 1995-2000. He began his career at AT&T holding several operating positions. He has a BSEE from Columbia University and MS from MIT. He lives with his wife and two boys outside Washington, DC.

William Coleman
WSJ Joshua Fund
比尔科勒曼拥有超过15年的经验建设科技公司,从产品开发到高级管理和风险投资者。18新利在线官网登录目前,法案是WSJ Joshua基金的领导投资经理,该基金的伙伴关系重点是早期技术投资。18新利在线官网登录在WSJ Joshua之前,法案是基于芝加哥的Bigtick财务解决方案的CFO。该公司为专业高频交易员提供超低延迟交易基础设施设计,硬件采购和安装服务。条例草案目前还担任达拉斯轻型基金会的主要顾问,该顾问将每年赠送给基于信仰的慈善机构和其他非营利组织。法案毕业于威斯蒙特学院的经济学中的BA,并从南方卫理公会大学获得MBA。
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