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Biosig Technologies Inc (BSGM.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kenneth Londoner

52 2017 Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Steven Chaussy

66 2018 Chief Financial Officer

John Kowalski

2019 Vice President - Sales

Andrew Ballou

2019 Vice President - Investor Relations

Julie Stephenson

2019 Vice President - Clinical Affairs, Senior Director of Clinical Affairs

Olivier Chaudoir

2019 Senior Director of Marketing

Manasi Patwardhan

2019 Director of Strategic Planning

Jeffrey O'Donnell

60 2019 Lead Independent Director

Anthony Zook

56 2020 Director

Andrew Filler

2017 Independent Director

Donald Foley

68 2015 Independent Director

Patrick Gallagher

55 2014 Independent Director

Samuel Navarro

64 2019 Independent Director

Martha Pease

62 2019 Independent Director

David Weild

63 2015 Independent Director

Jerome Zeldis

70 2019 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kenneth Londoner

Mr. Kenneth L. Londoner serves as Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Londoner has served as our director since February 2009, as our executive chairman since November 2013 and our chief executive officer since July 2017. He previously served as our chairman and chief executive officer from February 2009 to September 2013. Mr. Londoner previously served as the chief executive officer and president of ViralClear Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of the Company (“ViralClear”) from November 2018 and April 2020, and previously served as ViralClear’s chairman of the board of directors from July 2019 and April 2020. Mr. Londoner has been serving as ViralClear’s director since November 2018. Mr. Londoner has served as the managing partner of Endicott Management Partners, LLC, a firm dedicated to assisting emerging growth companies in their corporate development since February 2010. From April 2007 to October 2009, he served as executive vice president – corporate business development and senior director of business development and, from November 2009 to December 2010, he served as a consultant to NewCardio, Inc., a medical device designer and developer. Mr. Londoner also served as a director of chatAND Inc. from January 2012 to April 2015. Mr. Londoner is a co-founder and board member of Safe Ports Holdings, Charleston, South Carolina. Mr. Londoner also served as a director of MedClean Technologies, Inc. from November 2008 to September 2010. Mr. Londoner was an investment officer and co-manager of the Seligman Growth Fund, Seligman Capital Fund, and approximately $2 billion of pension assets at J & W Seligman & Co, Inc. in New York from 1991 to 1997. Mr. Londoner graduated from Lafayette College in 1989 with a degree in economics and finance and received his MBA from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business in 1994.We believe that Mr. Londoner’s extensive experience in financial and venture capital matters, as well as his intimate knowledge of ou

Steven Chaussy

Mr. Steven Chaussy CPA serves as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Chaussy has served as our chief financial officer on a full-time basis since January 2018. Mr. Chaussy served as our chief financial officer on a part time basis from May 2011 to January 2018. Mr. Chaussy has been serving as ViralClear’s chief financial officer, secretary and treasurer since November 2018. Since 2005, Mr. Chaussy has been the sole proprietor of Anna & Co., Inc., a consulting company that offers services to small publicly traded companies. Anna & Co., Inc. provides general financial and accounting services, with a special emphasis towards SEC reporting and compliance, to companies that lack sufficient resources to hire full-time employees to provide such services. From 2001 to 2005, Mr. Chaussy provided services as both a chief financial officer and as a consultant to small publicly traded companies. Prior to 2001, Mr. Chaussy served as chief financial officer for a large private distribution and wholesaling company, where he gained international experience. Mr. Chaussy is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is a licensed certified public accountant in Virginia, California and Florida.

John Kowalski

Mr. John M. Kowalski serves as Vice President - Sales of the Company. Mr. Kowalski brings to the Company over 30 years of experience in medical device sales, including over 20 years at Biosense Webster, a Johnson & Johnson company. Most recently, he served as Northeast Area Director, a role, in which he was responsible for leading six high-performing cardiac electrophysiology catheter and equipment market sales teams, consisting of 140 sales and clinical support employees. Mr. Kowalski helped drive $175M of disposables and system sales and has consistently exceeded area sales objectives. Having led U.S. strategic planning teams in his previous roles, Mr. Kowalski brings to BioSig proven track record in identifying key business growth opportunities within the cardiac electrophysiology market. Mr. Kowalski is a holder of numerous Biosense Webster leadership awards, including a record 18-year Founders Club Award, and several “Area and Region of the Year” awards.

Andrew Ballou

Mr. Andrew Gornell Ballou serves as Vice President - Investor Relations of the Company. Mr. Ballou brings to BioSig over 25 years of experience in capital markets, including institutional equity sales and research analysis. Most recently, Mr. Ballou served as Managing Director, Head of Institutional Equity Sales at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC., a role in which he oversaw key accounts, including large multi-manager hedge funds, mutual funds and dedicated sector funds. Prior to that role Mr. Ballou managed selected key account coverage at RBC Capital Markets, including Millennium Partners, Soros Fund Management, SIR Capital, Columbia Threadneedle, Two Sigma Investments and Times Square Capital Management. During the course of his career Mr. Ballou analyzed various private and public companies in healthcare, media and retail sectors. Mr. Ballou graduated from Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

Julie Stephenson

Mrs. Julie Stephenson serves as Vice President - Clinical Affairs, Senior Director of Clinical Affairs of the Company. Mrs. Stephenson brings to BioSig over 20 years of cardiac device technology experience having served in various clinical, sales, and marketing roles at Medtronic, Boston Scientific, and Guidant Corporation. Most recently, Mrs. Stephenson served as Director of Medical Education at Medtronic, a role in which she developed and delivered over 10 national peer-to-peer education programs annually and was responsible for numerous other supplemental educational resources for EP fellows. This work included collaboration with internationally recognized physician leaders. Other highlights of Mrs. Stephenson’s career with Medtronic included supervising the contracting and honoraria processes, serving as the Medical Education Liaison to Latin America, and participating in the Global Innovation Fellowship Program. Earlier in her career, Mrs. Stephenson was the Regional Sales Manager with Boston Scientific in Central New Jersey for three years. During this time Mrs. Stephenson was responsible for driving meaningful sales revenues. Prior to this, she served as a Sales Representative and Field Clinical Representative with Guidant Corporation for 7 years. A critical care nurse by training, Mrs. Stephenson holds a BSN degree from Northwestern State University and MBA from The Darden School of Business at University of Virginia. Mrs. Stephenson received numerous awards, including the President’s Club Award, Regional Sales Manager of the Year (New York Area), a Patent Award, and the Faculty Award.

Olivier Chaudoir

Mr. Olivier Chaudoir serves as Senior Director of Marketing of the Company. Mr. Chaudoir brings to BioSig over 20 years of medical technology experience, including over 15 years in electrophysiology. Most recently, Mr. Chaudoir served as WW Senior Global Strategic Marketing Director at DePuy Synthes (a Johnson & Johnson company), a role, during which he led strategic competitive assessments in the sector of spinal enabling technologies and established a multi-generation technology roadmap and execution plan. Prior to it, Mr. Chaudoir spent 17 years at Biosense Webster in the U.S., France and Belgium. During this time, he progressed from the field clinical support roles to Atrial Fibrillation Specialist to Regional Business Director and successfully led the company’s operations in Northern and Southern California. One of the highlights of Mr. Chaudoir’s career include a successful global launch of CARTOÒ3 Navigation System. Mr. Chaudoir’s contributions to this product launch include development of innovative commercial marketing programs to enable customer acceptance for the US, Japanese and Chinese electrophysiology markets. Mr. Chaudoir is a holder of a Marketing Mastery Award (FUSE JNJ MD&D Global Surgery). He graduated from Pole Academique de Bruxelles (Belgium) school with the BSc degree in Biomedical Electronics Engineering and University of Sussex in the UK with a MSc degree in Digital Electronics and Parallel Processing Systems. Mr. Chaudoir completed The Berkeley Executive Leadership Program and is bilingual in French and English.

Manasi Patwardhan

Ms. Manasi Patwardhan serves as Director of Strategic Planning of the Company. Ms. Patwardhan brings to BioSig over 18 years of program management and product development experience with several Fortune 500 companies in the medical technology, pharma and healthcare verticals. A biomedical engineer by training, Ms. Patwardhan’s core competencies span manufacturing and vendor management, systems engineering, cross-functional team leadership and process improvements. Most recently, Ms. Patwardhan was in a technical program management role at Verily Life Sciences, LLC, an Alphabet, Inc. company, a role, in which she led hardware development for a class III therapy technology program as well as supply-chain and vendor management. Prior to that, Ms. Patwardhan was employed by Boston Scientific - Neuromodulation, where she was responsible for delivering a range of technology and product development programs, including commercially launched products in the Spinal Cord Stimulation portfolio as well as a connected health eco system. Earlier in her career Ms. Patwardhan was with Medtronic Diabetes, where she led product development efforts for class II therapy, diagnostic and combination products. Her work involved the delivery of engineering solutions from cross-functional teams comprising human factors, marketing, industrial design, hardware and software design and third-party vendors. Ms. Patwardhan holds a Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California Los Angeles and Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Engineering from University of Pune, India.

Jeffrey O'Donnell

Mr. Jeffrey F. O'Donnell Sr. serves as Lead Independent Director of the Company. Mr. O’Donnell has been our lead independent director since January 1, 2019 and has served as our director since February 2015; he had previously served as a director from October 2011 until February 2014. Mr. O’Donnell has been serving as ViralClear’s director since July 2019. Mr. O’Donnell has extensive experience in the Healthcare industry, merging a solid, traditional corporate background with emerging growth experience. Jeff brings more than 20 years of board and chief executive experience running emerging medical device firms. Businesses under his direct leadership have achieved over $1.5 Billion in value creation from initial public offering of stock or mergers and acquisitions. Most recently, Mr. O’Donnell served as the chief executive officer and a director of Trice Medical from 2013 until June 2019. Trice is an emerging growth medical device company developing optical needles used by orthopedic surgeons to diagnose soft tissue damage of joints. In 2008, Jeff started and ran Embrella Cardiovascular, a medical device startup company, which was sold in 2011 to Edwards Lifesciences (NYSE: EW). Prior to Embrella Cardiovascular, Jeff served as president and chief executive officer of PhotoMedex (NASDAQ: PHMD) from 1999 to 2009. Prior to PhotoMedex, Jeff was the president and chief executive officer of Cardiovascular Dynamics. His team took CCVD public on NASDAQ in June of 1996 and purchased Radiance Medical Systems and Endologix (NASDAQ: ELGX). From 1994 to 1995 Jeff held the position of president and chief executive officer of Kensey Nash Corporation (NASDAQ: KNSY). Additionally, he has held several senior sales and marketing management positions at Boston Scientific Corporation, Guidant Corporation and with Johnson & Johnson’s Orthopedic Division.

Anthony Zook

Mr. Anthony P. Zook serves as Director of the Company. Mr. Zook brings to the Company a wealth of commercialization experience in the life science industry gained primarily through his career at AstraZeneca Plc [LON:AZN]. Mr. Zook held several executive positions at AstraZeneca, including Executive Vice President of Global Commercial Operations from 2010 to 2013, President and Chief Executive Officer of the North American division from 2007 to 2010 and President of Medimmune, the wholly-owned biologics division of AstraZeneca, from 2008 to 2010. Under Mr. Zook's leadership, AstraZeneca commercialized ten blockbuster brands, each over $1 billion in sales. Along with the CEO, CFO, and Head of R&D, Mr. Zook sat on the Portfolio Investment Board (PIB), which set and approved the overall strategy for Research and Development and allocated resources by therapeutic area. Mr. Zook served or continues to serve on several boards, including the boards of AltheRx, Inhibikase, Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, the National Pharmaceutical Council, PhRMA, the Pennsylvania Division of the American Cancer Society and his alma mater, Frostburg State University. Mr. Zook earned a B.S. degree from Frostburg State University and an A.A. degree in chemical engineering from Pennsylvania State University.

Andrew Filler

Mr. Andrew Lawrence Filler J.D. Esq. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Filler has served as our director since November 2017. Mr. Filler brings to BioSig over 20 years of experience in intellectual property for technology and medical device companies. He currently serves as partner and general counsel for Sherpa Technology Group since February 2014. In addition, Mr. Filler has served as general counsel and vice president of IP for Nanosys, Inc. from July 2004 until February 2014 and currently consults with Nanosys, Inc. on business and legal matters. Mr. Filler also served as chief intellectual property counsel at Caliper Technologies from January 2002 until June 2004, senior associate attorney at Weil, Gotshal & Manges from 1995 to 1997 and again from January 2000 until January 2002, and director of intellectual property at Corvascular from 1997 until 2000. We believe that Mr. Filler’s extensive experience as an intellectual property lawyer and managing extensive intellectual property portfolios make him a valuable member of our board.

Donald Foley

Mr. Donald E. Foley serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Foley has served as our director since October 2015. Mr. Foley was chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Wilmington Trust Corporation from 2010-2011. Prior to Wilmington Trust Corporation, Mr. Foley was senior vice president, treasurer and director of tax for ITT Corporation, a supplier of advanced technology products and services. Prior experiences include executive positions with International Paper Company, Mobil Corporation and General Electric Company. Mr. Foley currently serves on the board of directors of AXA Equitable EQAT and Wilmington Trust Mutual Fund Complexes. Mr. Foley also served on the boards of directors of M&T Corporation from 2011-2012 and of Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington Funds, and Wilmington Trust Corporation from 2007-2011. In addition, Mr. Foley serves as chairman of the board of trustees of the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and Burke Medical Research Institute, as well as the W. Burke Foundation since 2009 during which time the Hospital merged with the MonteFiore Hospital System. Mr. Foley served as an advisory board member of M&T Corporation Trust and Investment Committee, Goldman Sachs Asset Management Groups and Northern Trust Company. Mr. Foley holds an M.B.A. from New York University, and a B.A. from Union College where he had served as a trustee, and as chairman of the President’s Council. He also served as a trustee of the Covent of the Sacred Heart; and currently serves as a trustee at the Sacred Heart Network of schools and chairman of the board at New Beginning Family Academy, a charter school in Bridgeport, CT. Mr. Foley brings extensive financial, economic, capital markets and executive leadership expertise to our board gained through his successful career on Wall Street and the Fortune 500.

Patrick Gallagher

Mr. Patrick J. Gallagher serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Gallagher has served as our director since July 2014. Mr. Gallagher, MBA, CFA, is an accomplished capital markets executive, advisor, and investor with a distinguished record of success in both the public and private markets. He has nearly 20 years of experience on Wall Street and extensive expertise in alternative investments, capital markets, and marketing. Since September 2014, Mr. Gallagher has served as senior managing director and head of healthcare sales at Laidlaw & Co. (UK) Ltd. Mr. Gallagher serves as a strategic consultant for Athenex, Inc., a biopharmaceutical firm focused on next-generation therapies in oncology and immunology and was the vice president of business development and investor relations from September 2012 to October 2013. He also sits on the board of directors of Cingulate Therapeutics since July 2013, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative new products for ADHD, as well as Evermore Global Advisors, a global money manager since May 2015. In November 2010, he was appointed by broker Concept Capital, a division of Sanders Morris Harris, as a managing director and the head of institutional sales. In 2001, Mr. Gallagher co-founded BDR Research Group, LLC, an independent sell-side research firm specializing in healthcare investing, financing and operations, and served as its chief executive officer until November 2010. Prior to 2001, he held various sales positions at investment and research firms Kidder Peabody, PaineWebber and New Vernon Associates. Mr. Gallagher is a CFA charter holder, received his MBA from Pennsylvania State University and holds a B.S. degree in finance from the University of Vermont. We believe that Mr. Gallagher’s experience in capital markets and marketing, with extensive expertise concentrated in the life sciences space, make him a valuable resource on our board.

Samuel Navarro

Mr. Samuel E. Navarro serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Navarro has served as our director since June 21, 2019. Mr. Navarro has been serving as ViralClear’s director since April 2020. Mr. Navarro has over 30 years of experience in investment banking and medical technology. He currently serves as managing partner of Gravitas Healthcare, LLC, a strategic advisory firm that specializes in emerging growth medical device companies. Since its founding in 2008, the firm has completed over 30 strategic partnership transactions with some of the largest medical device companies in the industry. From 2005 through 2008, Mr. Navarro served as a managing director and global head of Medical Technology Investment Banking at Cowen & Company. From 2001 through 2005, Mr. Navarro served as a senior portfolio manager at The Galleon Group running the Galleon Healthcare Fund. From 1998 through 2001, he was global head of Healthcare Investment Banking at ING Barings, and prior to that, he was senior medical technology research analyst at UBS, Furman Selz and Needham & Company. From March 2014 to January 2017, Mr. Navarro served as a board director on the Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees of Derma Sciences, Inc. Since May 2018, Mr. Navarro has been serving on the board of directors of StrataSkin Sciences, Inc. Mr. Navarro serves or has served on the board of directors other medical device companies, such as Arstasis, Dextera Surgical, Fixes-4-Kids, Jomed, MicroTherapeutics, and one non-medical company, Pixelux Entertainment. Mr. Navarro also served in the past as an advisory board member of OrthoPediatrics. Mr. Navarro received an MBA in finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds a master’s degree in engineering from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Martha Pease

Ms. Martha Pease serves as Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Pease was appointed to the Board on September 24, 2019. Ms. Pease brings over 30 years of recognition and experience leading organizations in brand building, customer centric growth strategy and digital leverage to increase shareholder value. Most recently, Ms. Pease has served as partner and director at BCG (Boston Consulting Group) focused on growth strategy and digital transformation with an emphasis on the healthcare sector. From 2008 to 2016, Ms. Pease served as chief executive officer, co-founder of DemandWerks LLC. Across a range of executive roles, Ms. Pease has spearheaded major equity building initiatives for companies including Neutrogena, Domino’s, Lifetime TV, L’Oreal Paris, Pizza Hut and Lane Bryant. She has served as a board director for Fetch Technologies (1995-2005), Magnetique (2010-2012) and DemandWerks (2010-2016). An on-air and online commentator for CNN, she analyzes the impact of breaking news on perceptions and leadership. Ms. Pease holds a BA, with High Honors, in English Literature and Film History from Dartmouth College, and is a graduate of the Harvard Radcliffe Publishing Procedures Course at Harvard University.

David Weild

Mr. David Weild IV serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Weild is founder, chairman and CEO of Weild & Co., Inc., parent company of the investment banking firm Weild Capital, LLC. Prior to Weild & Co., Mr. Weild was vice chairman of NASDAQ, president of PrudentialFinancial.com and head of corporate finance and equity capital markets at Prudential Securities, Inc. Mr. Weild holds an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business and a B.A. from Wesleyan University. Mr. Weild is currently on the board of PAVmed. From September 2010 to June 2011, Mr. Weild served on the board of Helium.com, until it was acquired by R.R. Donnelly & Sons Co. Since 2003, Mr. Weild was a director and then chairman of the board of the 9-11 charity Tuesday’s Children. He became chairman emeritus in late 2016 and still serves on the board. Mr. Weild brings extensive financial, economic, stock exchange, capital markets, and small company expertise to the Company gained throughout his career on Wall Street. He is a recognized expert in capital markets and has spoken at the White House, Congress, the SEC, OECD and the G-20 on how market structure can be bettered to improve capital formation and economic growth.

Jerome Zeldis

Dr. Jerome B. Zeldis M.D. Ph.D. serves as Independent Director of the Company. Dr. Zeldis has served as our director since May 2019 and had previously served as our director from April 2015 until November 2017. Dr. Zeldis has been serving as ViralClear’s executive chairman since April 2020. From 2016 to March 2019, Dr. Zeldis served as Chief Medical Officer and President of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs Drug Safety, Quality, and Regulatory at Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. From 2014 until 2016, Dr. Zeldis served as chief executive officer of Celgene Global Health and chief medical officer of Celgene Corporation. Since June 2011, Dr. Zeldis has been a director of Soligenix, Inc. and PTC Therapeutics, Inc. He attended Brown University for an AB, MS, followed by Yale University for an MPhil, MD, and PhD in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. Dr. Zeldis trained in Internal Medicine at the UCLA Center for the Health Sciences and in Gastroenterology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He was Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, Associate Professor of Medicine at University of California, Davis, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Cornell Medical School and Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey.