Alexander is a co-founder, system designer, algorithm designer, and patent author at Somaxis. He received his B.Sc. from Lehigh University in Molecular Biology, and has worked as a Failure Analysis engineer for ICs and PCB assemblies, and as an engineering Product Manager for medical-grade electrophysiology systems. He has been involved with biosensors, signal processing, and algorithm creation for the past 10 years, and has authored patents in these fields. He has spoken at Quantified Self and at TED : NY. He is actively involved with self-tracking and life hacking, and is a member of H3: The Human Hacker House. He enjoys playing classical guitar, strength training, reading (physical) books, and has certifications in Massage and Acupressure.
Violetta Georgiou, Ph.D.
Violetta is a co-founder and Functional Retraining Guru at Somaxis. She focuses on the adaptation and integration of proven behavior retraining paradigms into the mobile app environment. She has over 30 years of electrophysiology experience from clinical research, behavioral reconditioning, and functional training using sEMG with a focus on treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Repetitive Strain Injuries. She was a co-founder and COO of Biofeedback Associates of California, one of the first clinics to pioneer sEMG-based treatment and training (est. 1978). Violetta is also a passionate student of Yoga, and has completed Teacher Training in both Yoga and Pilates.
Alton directs business development and advertising at Somaxis. Drawing from his experiences at IDEO and working with dozens of other entrepreneurs in the Bay Area, he’s focused on helping to get great ideas the attention that they deserve. Alton lives with one thought in mind: “What will you work on today that you will remember in a year?”
John contributes to Organizational Development at Somaxis. He has over 40 years of business experience in executive search and in entrepeneural team building in the semiconductor, semiconductor equipment, telecom, microwave, and computer industries. Prior business experience includes management positions in Human Resources and sales.
Seth is a product designer with a BS in Engineering: Design and Innovation from Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. He specializes in rapid low cost prototyping, mechanical design, and design for manufacturing. When he’s not making things, he’s rock climbing or getting outdoors one way or another.
Lily is a smart-textile hacker, app developer, design thinker, and system architect with a background in computer science and UI/UX design. She is currently working on product design and app development, with a concentration on EEG-related feedback mechanisms for training attention / focus.
Amaret has partnered with Somaxis for firmware development, and is building the next-generation of tools and services to enable software developers, product developers and designers to build hardware applications. Amaret, led by founder and CEO Amichi Amar, focuses on hardware applications that interface the physical world to the digital using low cost sensors and tiny computers. Examples include: mobile device accessories, health/fitness/quantified-self devices, connected homes, smart appliances, and industrial systems.