Corporate and Scientific Leadership

Jean Robillard
Jean E. Robillard
CEO, Co-founder, Executive Chairman
  • Former Vice President of the Medical Affairs, University of Iowa Healthcare
  • Former President of the University of Iowa
  • Dean Emeritus, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa.
  • Chairman, Inseer, Inc.
Nathan B. Fethke
Nathan B. Fethke
Co-founder & Chief Science Officer
  • Certified Professional Ergonomist
  • Exposure assessment methods development
  • Epidemiology of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Associate Professor, University of Iowa
Joseph A. Buckwalter V
Joseph A. Buckwalter V
Co-founder, Chief Medical Officer
  • Orthopedics and rehabilitation
  • Hand and upper extremity surgery
  • Work-related injury treatment and recovery
  • Assistant Professor, University of Iowa
  • Leader Worker’s Comp Surgery, UI Hospitals and Clinics
Alec Diaz-Arias
Alec Diaz-Arias
Chief Research Officer
  • Federally Funded PhD Level Research in Mathematics and AI
  • Work published in Top 10 Journals
  • Expert in merging Math & Deep Learning to solve problems in Computer Vision
Tim Putnam
Tim Putnam
Director of Business Development
  • Former John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Director
  • Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Builder on a regional and national level
  • Co-founder of the North Iowa Venture Capital Fund I and II
  • Known Community Leader
John Rachid
John Rachid
Director of Engineering
  • Senior Full Stack Engineer
  • Built and Served Multiple Deep Learning & Computer Vision Applications
  • Former Data Analytics Team Lead
  • Saas Expert
Mitchell Messmore
Mitchell Messmore
Director of Computer Vision & AI
  • Ph.D in Geometry and Topology from University of Iowa
  • Funded Mathematical Researcher
  • Applies Geometric Techniques to Solve AI Learning Problems
Dmitriy Shin
Dmitriy Shin
PhD, MSc
Director of Data Science
  • Experienced biomedical informatics executive
  • Nationally and internationally recognized leader in biomedical informatics and data science
  • Special expertise in development of informatics methods for data analytics and knowledge extraction from complex data
  • NIH funded researcher with strong academic and publication record in artificial intelligence
  • Over 20 years of experience in leading commercial and scientific software development, testing and deployment
  • Former Director, Division of Pathology Informatics, University of Missouri Health Care
  • Co-Founder and Managing Partner, PathEdEx LLC
Chance Snow
Chance Snow
Full-stack Engineer
  • User Experience Engineering
  • Full Stack Engineering
  • Computer Graphics
  • Accessibility Advocate
Emmett Wesolowski
Full-stack Engineer
  • API Engineering
  • Data Visualization
  • Full Stack Engineering
  • Data Scraping & Aggregation


Stephen S. Baek
Stephen S. Baek
Co-Founder and Technology Advisor
  • Prolific AI Researcher & Grantee
  • Computer vision & deep learning
  • Human modeling and analysis
  • Industrial engineering, computer Engineering, applied Mathematics
  • Associate Professor, University of Virginia
Don Triggs
Don Triggs
Advisor- Ergonomics
  • Certified Professional Ergonomist (2000) while working for Aon consulted with many Fortune 500 level companies
  • Industry experience working for Eaton Corp., Whirlpool, Rockwell Collins, United Technologies, Raytheon
  • Expertise in Ergonomic Problem Solving

Board of Directors

Terry Brandstad
  • U.S. Ambassador to China 2016 - present
  • Governor, State of Iowa, 1983-1999 and 2011-2017
John Pappajohn
  • Legendary Venture Capitalist, >50 IPOs
  • Served on over 30 public company Boards
  • Horatio Alger Award Winner
Daniel Cosgrove
  • Chief Executive Officer, Growers Edge
  • Expertise in Building Businesses & Operations
  • Board Treasurer
Geoffrey Harris Ph.D.
  • Portfolio Manager c7 Advisor, New York City
  • Former Healthcare Investment Banker at Cantor Fitzgerald and Gleacher & Company
  • Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology -Sloan School of Management. Board of Directors, PointRight
  • Board of Directors, Amperic Inc., a privately held Internet of Things remote sensing company
  • Board of Directors, American Care Source, a publicly traded healthcare services company (NASDAQ: ANCI)
Steven E. Zumbach
Steven E. Zumbach
JD, Ph.D., CPA
  • Belin McCormick,1977-2020
  • JD, University of Iowa
  • PhD in Economics, Iowa State University
  • Corporate Law - Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Fellow - American College Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Worth Magazine Top 100 Lawyers
  • Greater Des Moines Partnership Board of Directors (2011-2020)
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