Shai Gozani, founded NeuroMetrix, Inc. in 1996 as a spin-off from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently serves as Chairman of the board of directors and as our President and Chief Executive Officer. Shai has led the Company from a venture capital backed start-up, through an initial public offering on Nasdaq, through development of a successful diagnostics business, and presently into the wearable technology sector. Over 2.5 million patients have benefited from the Company’s technology over the past 17 years.
Shai has published over 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles and has been awarded 25 US and international patents. He holds a B.A. degree in Computer Science, a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (Biomedical Engineering Focus) and a Ph.D. in Neurobiology, from the University of California, Berkeley. Shai also received an M.D. from Harvard Medical School and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology at M.I.T.
Tom Higgins brings to NeuroMetrix a broad set of financial management and operations skills from his experience with publicly traded companies in life sciences, specialty chemicals and financial services. He has extensive international experience with a particular emphasis on Japan, Southeast Asia and the Middle East.
Prior to joining NeuroMetrix, Tom was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Caliper Life Sciences. Inc, a provider of technology and services for life sciences research. Before Caliper, Tom was Executive Vice President, Operations and Chief Financial Officer at V.I. Technologies, Inc. (“Vitex”), a biotechnology company addressing blood safety. Before Vitex, Tom served at Cabot Corporation in various senior finance and operations roles. His last position at Cabot was President of Distrigas of Massachusetts Corporation, a subsidiary involved in the liquefied natural gas business, and prior to that he was responsible for Cabot’s Asia Pacific carbon black operations. Before joining Cabot, Tom was with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he started his career.
Tom holds a B.B.A. with honors from Boston University.
Frank McGillin brings to NeuroMetrix over 20 years experience building successful, high-growth consumer brands most recently at Philips Oral Healthcare and at Johnson & Johnson.
At Philips Frank was responsible for building the global oral care business of Sonicare to become the #1 brand in the nearly $1 billion dollar US power toothbrush market. During his career he has launched over 50 new products and product upgrades and managed businesses across markets including diagnostic imaging, healthcare informatics, medical devices, dental and consumer technology.
Frank holds an MBA degree from Fordham University and a BS degree from Northeastern University.
Mike MacDonald joined NeuroMetrix in 2000 and has held various marketing and sales positions in the company including Vice President of Marketing, Vice President of Healthcare Economics and Region Sales Manager. In his current role as General Manager, Mike is responsible for the marketing, sales and day to day management of the company’s diagnostic technologies.
Prior to joining NeuroMetrix, Mike held various marketing positions at Smith & Nephew Endoscopy, a world leader in minimally invasive surgical devices. Prior to Smith & Nephew, he served in multiple product management roles at Deknatel, Inc., a company specializing in the development of products for cardiovascular and other specialty surgery markets.
Mike holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Northeastern University.
Xuan Kong joined the company in 1999. In his role of Chief Data Scientist, he leads the company’s data science initiative by leveraging the data assets collected from Company’s products to deliver personalized and clinically optimized pain relief and health experience for customers. In addition, he provides leadership and technology contributions for the Company's basic research and product development functions. Xuan also manages the Company's intellectual property portfolio. He has published numerous papers in leading signal processing, biomedical engineering, and clinical neurophysiology journals. Xuan has been awarded twenty U.S. and foreign patents.
Prior to joining the company, Xuan was a tenured associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Northern Illinois University (Dekalb, IL). As a principal investigator, he successfully led many federally and industrially funded projects in signal processing research and bio-electric signal analysis applications.
Xuan received his Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University and MBA from Boston University. He is certified as professional risk manager by PRMIA. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of Eta Kappa Nu and Beta Gamma Sigma.