World-Class Leadership

BioSig is led by a team of experienced professionals and experts and overseen by a board of directors with decades of experience working with both blue-chip brands and start-ups. Together, this team brings a distinctive skill set to managing and growing the company.

Skill Set

BioSig’s founder and CEO, Ken Londoner, has a proven track record as a business entrepreneur, a biomedical executive, and an investment expert. His career highlights include founding Safe Port Holdings, which was sold for 6x investments; serving as EVP for New Cardio, a Silicon Valley cardiac software company; and founding Red Coat Capital Management, which grew from $2 million to more than $1 billion in assets.

The other members of our small but growing executive team have solid credentials in their respective areas of expertise, including management experience at top global companies.

Likewise, our advisory board members bring decades of private- and public-sector experience in relevant fields such as healthcare, life sciences, technology, and capital markets.

BioSig’s board of directors comprises executives who have worked at some of the largest and most influential medical device companies, including Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific; capital market and investment experts from leading institutions such as Nasdaq and Wilmington Trust; and leaders of healthcare startups and emerging growth companies.

Management Team

Kenneth L. Londoner, MBA

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Director

Kenneth L. Londoner, MBA

Kenneth L. Londoner, MBA

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Director

Mr. Londoner founded BioSig Technologies, Inc. in February 2009. Mr. Londoner is the Managing Partner of Endicott Management Partners, LLC, a firm dedicated to assisting emerging growth companies in their corporate development and investing needs since 2004. From April 2007 to October 2009, Mr. Londoner was the executive vice president of NewCardio, Inc., a silicon valley based cardiac software company. Mr. Londoner also served as a Director and the architect for the turnaround at Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALQA) from May 2012 to March 2014. Mr. Londoner is a co-founder of Safe Ports Holdings, LLC, in Charleston, South Carolina, a port security and logistics company. Started in July 2005, the company built and sold an inland port development project to Dubai Ports World. The sale, in the fall of 2007, was for almost six times what investors had invested. Mr. Londoner is a member of Safe Ports Board of Directors. Mr. Londoner was the founder and managing partner of Red Coat Capital Management in New York. Founded in late 1996, the hedge fund (long/short equity strategy) grew from its initial base of $ 2 million in assets to a peak of $ 1.1 billion. Mr. Londoner started his investment career at J. & W. Seligman & Co., Inc., a leading institutional money management firm where he rose from research analyst to managing $3.5 billion in mutual funds, pension funds, and international assets. He joined Seligman in 1991 and left in 1997. Mr. Londoner graduated from Lafayette College in 1989 with a degree in economics and finance and received his MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business in 1994, with a dual major in finance and management. Mr. Londoner just celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary and has four children. Mr. Londoner has been working with Lafayette College to develop and expand a summer internship program designed to provide undergraduate students with high-value summer employment in leading growth industries in the U.S.

Steve Chaussy

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Chaussy

Steve Chaussy

Chief Financial Officer

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. 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.

Natasha Drapeau

Executive Vice President

Natasha Drapeau

Natasha Drapeau

Executive Vice President

Natasha Drapeau (formerly Russkina) has been with the Company since May 2017. She has been primarily responsible for building a foundation for our future European operations out of Geneva, Switzerland, but has since moved into a more central role within the Company. Mrs. Drapeau works closely with our Board of Directors and our strategic partners, including medical centres of excellence and IP advisors, on identifying high potential opportunities for the Company and collaborates with our internal teams on various aspects of our ongoing advancements, such as team expansion, organizational development, operational activities and stakeholder communication. Mrs. Drapeau has over 15 years of experience in international business development, including over 9 years at IG Group Plc, a leading British FTSE 250 financial services company. During this time, she was responsible for the Group’s global business development successfully delivering a number of high-level projects from opening new international branches to global rebranding, and providing all initial and ongoing business support to 16 international offices in Europe, South Africa, Singapore and Australia, a business sector, which accounted for 40% of the Group’s revenue. During her career, she had been appointed by the Board of Directors to open a new IT development office in Eastern Europe and was responsible for all parts of operations. During this assignment, the office grew from 14 inherited members of staff to over 135. Mrs. Drapeau holds two MSc degrees with honors in Management and German from Samara Academy of Economics, and a certificate in Business, International Relations and The Political Economy from The London School Of Economics. Mrs. Drapeau is a member of the Institute of Directors in the United Kingdom.

Andrew Ballou

Vice President, Investor Relations

Andrew Ballou

Andrew Ballou

Vice President, Investor Relations

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.

Dr. Barry Keenan, Ph.D., MBA, PMP

Vice President, Engineering

Dr. Barry Keenan, Ph.D., MBA, PMP

Dr. Barry Keenan, Ph.D., MBA, PMP

Vice President, Engineering

Dr. Keenan brings to the Company over 20 years of experience in R&D, product development and commercialization and deep industry expertise in a range of sectors, including neuromodulation, deep brain stimulation, sensing, imaging and cardiac pacing. Biomedical engineer by training, Dr. Keenan spent over 9 years at Medtronic Diabetes, where he was responsible for all algorithm development, and successfully developed the algorithms for the MiniMedTM ParadigmTM VeoTM, first semi-closed loop system, and iProTM2  Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM), glucose monitoring algorithm. One of the highlights of Dr. Keenan’s career was development and successful clinical evaluation of the MiniMedTM 670G, the world’s first artificial pancreas. This invention became one of the top revenue generating products for Medtronic and the research was featured in Time magazine’s 25 Best Inventions of 2013 and 2016 and named as one of the Best Medical Technologies of 2016.

Since 2014, Dr. Keenan has been actively involved with the Alfred Mann Foundation for Scientific Research as CTO and Vice President of Research & Development, and later as a Board Member of the Alfred Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering. During Dr. Keenan’s engagement with the Foundation he managed an R&D department of over 40 scientists and engineers consisting of software, firmware, electrical, mechanical and ASIC groups developing innovative medical devices, implanted neuromodulation and sensing systems.

Dr. Keenan is a winner of several awards, is a Medtronic Technical Fellow, and is being inducted into this year’s College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AMIBE). His team at Medtronic won Technical Contributors of the Year for their work in the Artificial Pancreas, which also achieved ‘Best of What’s New’ in the health category by Popular Science. Dr. Keenan is an inventor of 39 patents and authored over 30 scientific manuscripts and book chapters.

John Kowalski

Vice President, Sales

John Kowalski

John Kowalski

Vice President, Sales

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.

Lora Mikolaitis

Vice President, Administration

Lora Mikolaitis

Lora Mikolaitis

Vice President, Administration

As Vice President of Administration, Ms. Mikolaitis' role encompasses a wide range of duties that began with co-writing the business plan to now co-writing marketing materials and SEC filings. She supports many of the departments of the Company including shareholder/investor/public relations, accounting/finance, legal, marketing, human resources, and research and development. Ms. Mikolaitis is also President of Miko Consulting Group, Inc., a firm that provides marketing research and administrative support to life science companies.

Julie Stephenson

Senior Director of Clinical Affairs

Julie Stephenson

Julie Stephenson

Senior Director of Clinical Affairs

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.

Manasi Patwardhan

Director of Strategic Planning

Manasi Patwardhan

Manasi Patwardhan

Director of Strategic Planning

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.

Olivier Chaudoir

Director of Marketing

Olivier Chaudoir

Olivier Chaudoir

Director of Marketing

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.

Sasha Gentling, CFA

Director of Business Development and Investments

Sasha Gentling, CFA

Sasha Gentling, CFA

Director of Business Development and Investments

Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Gentling served as Investment Officer at Mayo Clinic, a role, in which she managed key components of Mayo Clinic’s investment portfolio, overseeing external manager relationships in absolute return core credit hedge fund strategies, fixed income, and real estate private equity, as well as conducting comprehensive due diligence on potential new investments in both public and private markets. Prior to that role Ms. Gentling managed investor communications and marketing activities at Connecticut based Discerene Group, during which time AUM increased by over $700 million. During the course of her career Ms. Gentling conducted extensive research for emerging value-oriented hedge funds and generated investment recommendations by building and maintaining earnings, valuation models and financial projections. Ms. Gentling holds an MBA in Finance and Management from Columbia Business School and a BA in English and Music from Middlebury College.

Advisory Board

Sim Farar

Sim Farar

Advisor

Mr. Farar brings to BioSig over 30 years of experience in both public and private sectors. From 1999 - 2000, following presidential appointment and confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Mr. Farar served as the United States Representative to the 54th General Assembly at the United Nations. In February 2011, again following presidential appointment and confirmation by the U.S. Senate, Mr. Farar was named as a Commissioner to the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, which is charged with appraising U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform and influence foreign publics. The Commission reports to the President, the Secretary of State, and Congress. He currently serves as Chair of that Commission. From 2001 to 2005, he also served on the Board of Fire and Police Pension Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles.

In the private sector, Mr. Farar has served as CEO, Chairman of the Board, Director, and consultant to a number of companies, including JDF Investment Co. LLC, IFC Financial Services Corp, and has served as an adviser to several other private and public companies.

Dr. Ramachandra Malya, M.D.

Dr. Ramachandra Malya, M.D.

Advisor

Dr. Malya brings to BioSig over 40 years of experience in the medical field. His strong business acumen has allowed Dr. Malya to serve as Founding Board Member of several successful healthcare entities and two Texas savings banks with valuations in excess of one billion dollars. Throughout his career, Dr. Malya raised capital for a number of promising healthcare start-ups and managed an important family office funds with extensive medical relationships. Dr. Malya is a Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine and American College of Managed Care Medicine.

Kent Bennett Williams

Kent Bennett Williams

Advisor

Mr. Williams brings over 30 years of experience in capital markets, strategic investments and business development across the life science, automotive and technology sectors. Most recently, Mr. Williams served as an independent director and adviser to private and public companies such as Sherpa Technology Group, Ener-Core, ViZn Energy Systems, ZAF Energy Systems and ITUS Corporation. He provided strategic counsel at Merrill Lynch & Co. and was appointed Vice Chairman of the American Stock Exchange ITAC Committee. Mr. William’s contributions to BioSig will continue to be in the areas of intellectual property creation and strategy, financing strategy, shareholder development, and manufacturing.

David-Andrew (D.A.) Wallach

David-Andrew (D.A.) Wallach

Advisor

Mr. Wallach brings to BioSig extensive experience in advising and investing in early stage technology companies, including SpaceX, Doctor on Demand, Ripple, Glympse, Beam and Spotify, where he was the official Artist in Residence.

Forbes selected D.A. as one of its 30 Under 30, and Fast Company named him one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business. In 2015, he launched Inevitable Ventures, an investment partnership with multibillionaire Ron Burkle that supports radical entrepreneurs in areas including healthcare, the life sciences, and financial technologies.

Frank J. Quintero

Frank J. Quintero

Advisor

Mr. Quintero is a Principal at The Yucaipa Companies, a premier investment firm founded by Ron Burkle in 1986. His responsibilities as a Principal of the firm encompass deal origination, negotiating transactions, investor relations and corporate communications. Working closely with The Yucaipa Companies' founder, Mr. Quintero actively participated in multiple phases of the investment process since joining the firm. The Yucaipa Companies has completed mergers and acquisitions valued at more than $35 billion.

Prior to joining The Yucaipa Companies, Mr. Quintero served as Special Assistant to California Governor Gray Davis. In this position he served as a liaison to labor officials and business groups; as well as local, state, and national elected officials. Mr. Quintero was also an advisor to Governor Davis on over 300 boards and commission appointments within the California state government. Under Governor Davis' leadership the Appointments Unit placed more women and people of color in appointed positions than any of California's previous governors.  

Active in numerous statewide and local political campaigns, in 1998 Mr. Quintero worked as State Field Director for the California Democratic Party Coordinated Campaign. As part of the three-person team managing a budget of several million dollars, Mr. Quintero directed over thirty offices throughout the state and oversaw print, radio, and direct mail advertising. His efforts on behalf of the Coordinated Campaign's “Get-Out-The-Vote” drive produced record voter registration and turnout in low-income communities.

Based on his experience unifying divergent groups, Mr. Quintero was chosen as one of 60 Americans to receive a Marshall Fellowship in 2001. He became part of a team of scholars and government officials brought together to advise European Union member nations, NGOs, and the head of NATO on economic integration and immigration policy.

Board of Directors

Kenneth L. Londoner, MBA

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Director

Kenneth L. Londoner, MBA

Kenneth L. Londoner, MBA

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, and Director

Mr. Londoner founded BioSig Technologies, Inc. in February 2009. Mr. Londoner is the Managing Partner of Endicott Management Partners, LLC, a firm dedicated to assisting emerging growth companies in their corporate development and investing needs since 2004. From April 2007 to October 2009, Mr. Londoner was the executive vice president of NewCardio, Inc., a silicon valley based cardiac software company. Mr. Londoner also served as a Director and the architect for the turnaround at Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALQA) from May 2012 to March 2014. Mr. Londoner is a co-founder of Safe Ports Holdings, LLC, in Charleston, South Carolina, a port security and logistics company. Started in July 2005, the company built and sold an inland port development project to Dubai Ports World. The sale, in the fall of 2007, was for almost six times what investors had invested. Mr. Londoner is a member of Safe Ports Board of Directors. Mr. Londoner was the founder and managing partner of Red Coat Capital Management in New York. Founded in late 1996, the hedge fund (long/short equity strategy) grew from its initial base of $ 2 million in assets to a peak of $ 1.1 billion. Mr. Londoner started his investment career at J. & W. Seligman & Co., Inc., a leading institutional money management firm where he rose from research analyst to managing $3.5 billion in mutual funds, pension funds, and international assets. He joined Seligman in 1991 and left in 1997. Mr. Londoner graduated from Lafayette College in 1989 with a degree in economics and finance and received his MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business in 1994, with a dual major in finance and management. Mr. Londoner just celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary and has four children. Mr. Londoner has been working with Lafayette College to develop and expand a summer internship program designed to provide undergraduate students with high-value summer employment in leading growth industries in the U.S.

Jeffrey F. O'Donnell, Sr.

Jeffrey F. O'Donnell, Sr.

Lead Director

Mr. O’Donnell 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 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. Currently, Jeff is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Trice Medical. 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 CEO of PhotoMedex (NASDAQ: PHMD) from 1999 to 2009. Prior to PhotoMedex, Jeff was the President and CEO 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 CEO 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. In 2005, Jeff was named LifeSciences CEO of the Year by Price Waterhouse Coopers. In 2011, Jeff was named the Greater Philadelphia Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young. In 2017, Jeff assumed the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors for SpectraWave, a cardiology device company. He joined the AdvaMed Accel Board of Directors in 2016 and serves as an observer on the Membership, Ethics, and Technology and Regulatory committees of the AdvaMed Board. Previously, Jeff served as Chairman of the Board of Strata Skin Sciences (NASDAQ: SSKN) (2 years) as well as Director on the Board at Cardiac Science (7 yrs.) and Endologix (12 yrs.). Jeff is a graduate of LaSalle University in Philadelphia.Mr. O’Donnell brings his experience in the healthcare industry and cardiovascular space, along with his experience with emerging growth companies, which will make him a valuable member of our board of directors.

Andrew L. Filler

Andrew L. Filler

Director

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.  n addition, Mr. Filler had served as General Counsel and Vice President of IP for Nanosys, Inc. since July 2004 and currently consults with the company 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 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.

David Weild IV

David Weild IV

Director

Mr. Weild has served as a director since May 2015. 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.

Patrick J. Gallagher

Patrick J. Gallagher

Director

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 over 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 at Cingulate Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative new products for ADHD since July 2013; 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.

Donald E. Foley

Donald E. Foley

Director

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. Mr. Foley currently serves on the board of directors of AXA Equitable EQAT Mutual Funds and is an advisory board member of M&T Corporation Trust and Investment Committee. Mr. Foley also served on the boards of directors of M&T Corporation from 2011-2012 and of Wilmington Trust Company 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 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 a 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 a trustee and head finance chair 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.

Dr. Jerome Zeldis, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Jerome Zeldis, M.D., Ph.D.

Director

Since 2016, Dr. Zeldis has served as Chief Medical Officer and President of Clinical Research, Medical Affairs Drug Safety, Quality, and Regulatory at Sorrento 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. Dr. Zeldis is a named inventor on 43 US patents, has published 122 peer reviewed articles and 24 reviews, book chapters and editorials.

Samuel E. Navarro

Samuel E. Navarro

Director

Mr. Navarro brings to BioSig 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.

Mr. Navarro serves or has served on the Boards of other medical device companies, such as Arstasis, Derma Sciences, Dextera Surgical, Fixes-4-Kids, Jomed, MicroTherapeutics,  StrataSkin Sciences, and one non-medical company, Pixelux Entertainment. Mr. Navarro also served in the past as an advisory board member of OrthoPediatrics. He also serves on the Board of Trustees at Stonehill College and has served in other non-profit foundations. 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

Martha Pease

Director

Ms. Pease brings to the Company over 30 years of recognition and experience leading organizations in customer centric growth strategy and creating digital leverage powered by data analytics to increase shareholder value. Her global perspective, ability to navigate critical inflection points and direct expertise in scaling businesses and brands are hallmarks of her career. Ms. Pease began her career in advertising with DDB and Mobil Oil, shifting to the IBM Personal Computer account at Lord, Geller, Federico, Einstein and then moving rapidly up the account management ladder at BBDO as leader of the Apple Computer account portfolio. 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. An on-air and online commentator for CNN, she analyzes the impact of breaking news on perceptions and leadership. Currently, Ms. Pease serves as a Partner and Director at BCG (Boston Consulting Group) focused on growth strategy and digital transformation with an emphasis on the healthcare sector. 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.