Our Team

We care about sleep health. We believe that our medical and technology expertise, combined with our experience in sleep disorder diagnostics, can help create new ways to detect and solve sleep issues.

 
 

Ruchir Sehra, MD, MBA, FACC
CEO

Ruchir Sehra, MD, MBA, FACC
CEO

  • Experienced entrepreneur and cardiac physician
  • Executive with over 6 start ups in Medical Device and software
  • Focus – advanced medical signal processing to improve people’s access to care

Sanjiv Narayan, MD, PhD
Chief Scientific Advisor

Sanjiv Narayan, MD, PhD
Chief Scientific Advisor

  • Stanford cardiology professor with over 100 worldwide patents, over 200 scientific publications, and grant support from NIH and other agencies
  • Expert in human signal processing and physiological modeling
  • Focus – developing physiologically-specific software & medical-grade devices to improve health

Karen Underwood, MD
COO

Karen Underwood, MD
COO

  • Pediatric intensive care physician who has started up multiple practice groups
  • Experienced executive – directed operations for hundreds of health care providers
  • Focus – Operational management of organization to provide the best health care for the largest number of people
 
 

Michael Cheney
VP Marketing

Michael Cheney
VP Marketing

  • Strategic marketing executive with over 30 years of major pharma & pioneering medical device experience
  • Emphases in psychiatric & neurological therapeutics, sleep disorder diagnostics & digital health monitoring, with global brand launches
  • Focus –Consumer and provider education, demand creation & brand building

Neal Beswick
VP Business Development

Neal Beswick
VP Business Development

  • Experienced commercial executive with over 30 years of medical device experience in the US and Europe
  • Broad international experience in various fields including interventional cardiology, transplant surgery, and electrophysiology
  • Focus – Determine the best strategy, partnerships and commercial path to allow people to access innovative, highly beneficial technology

Melissa Walker
VP of Regulatory, Quality

Melissa Walker
VP of Regulatory, Quality

  • Regulatory professional for over 30 years with broad experience in both large companies and start-ups
  • Successfully guided dozens of products across multiple medical specialties through FDA and international regulatory clearances/approvals
  • Focus – Using regulatory intelligence and a personal touch to enable innovative products to reach patients and other customers
 
 

Margaret Mitchell
VP Research and Development

Margaret Mitchell
VP Research & Development

  • Experienced IT Executive with over 25 years of developing innovative IT solutions.
  • Full stack IT leader with the ability to drive strategy through incremental high-value delivery. Demonstrated successful delivery of IT solutions for a start-up within a large, highly regulated corporation.
  • Focus – Developing IT strategies and capabilities designed to create immediate as well as long-term value.

Jonathan Freudman, MD
Medical Director

John Freudman, MD
Medical Director

  • Internal medicine physician and healthcare consultant
  • Depth of experience with Kaiser Permanente, Blue Shield of California, UCSF School of Medicine, and dozens of medical device start-ups
  • Focus – Developing and implementing strategies for product adoption and reimbursement

William Pelkey, PhD
Director, Biometrics and Data Management

William Pelkey, PhD
Director, Biometrics and Data Management

  • Over 25 years experience in medical device and pharmaceutical companies leading research, clinical trial design, data management/analysis, and high impact representation of information
  • Successfully led the statistical and analytic programs resulting in FDA and international product approvals for both pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • Focus: Validating quality technology through scientific analysis