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Nov 30th | 2023

Health and Home: Modern Lifestyles

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The pandemic amplified concerns around the safety and security of property and family members, driving consumers to seek solutions for these heightened needs. There is rising demand for new smart home solutions that enable independent living, secure delivery, indoor air quality, and advanced security services. This session examines solutions that integrate health and smart home to deliver new benefits and experiences to consumers.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

02:00 PM CT

Welcome and Opening Presentation

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

02:15 PM CT

Fireside Chat: Visionary Spotlight

Moderator

Elizabeth Parks
President & CMO

Parks Associates

Anthony Dohrmann
Founder and CEO

Electronic Caregiver - ECG

02:45 PM CT

Data and Analytics: New Sensor-Based Tech Driving Applications

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Nancy Edwards Cronin
President and Managing Director

ipCapital Group, Inc.

Steve Chazin
VP of Products

Alarm.com

Mark Khachaturian, PhD
CEO

Wellvii

Paul Berney
Chief Commercial Officer

Anthropos Digital Care

Michael Skaff
Vice President, Healthcare Technology NA

Vayyar Imaging

CSA Sensor-based technology is changing how consumers interact with their health and wellness.  This session addresses the impact of innovative solutions that are enabling consumers to track and monitor their environment at home and their personal health metrics, including relaying information to doctors through connected health devices. This session brings together a variety of industry players to talk about the impact of connected health devices in the home environment, with a special focus on safety. 

03:45 PM CT

Closing Comments

May 23rd | 2023 - May 25th | 2023

Connected Health Summit: Consumer Engagement and Innovation

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Co-located with CONNECTIONS: The Premier Connected Home Conference. Shared sessions are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

03:00 PM CT

Welcome and Opening Comments: State of the Connected Home*

Elizabeth Parks
President & CMO

Parks Associates

Parks Associates welcomes attendees and provides opening comments on the state of the market and future of technology for consumers at home and at work.

03:15 PM CT

Opening Session: Building Connected Home Services*

Moderator

Elizabeth Parks
President & CMO

Parks Associates

Bruce Mungiguerra
CEO

Riverbend Sandler Pools

Jim Conti
VP of Sales and Marketing

Nimbio

Kian Saneii
CEO

Independa

Dean Avgiris
Executive Director - Xfinity Home

Comcast

Maggie Zieba
Vice President, Safety and Security Services

Resideo

NimbioMost connected home product categories have been rising steadily in perceived value as prices fall and the adoption rates and installed base grow. Connectivity and integration of devices enable data to be shared and create new value through services delivered. This session highlights the role of broadband, hardware, software, and security solutions in building connected home services across energy, security, and controls. This session provides insights from key players in the smart home ecosystem.

04:15 PM CT

Keynote*

Moderator

Jason Paris
VP, Business Development

Parks Associates

David Puckett
Vice President, Global Devices Product Strategy

Comcast

04:45 PM CT

Creating Whole-Home Control and Experience*

Moderator

Chris White
Research Director

Parks Associates

Paul Williams
Managing Director of Home Management Business Unit

Nice Group

Colin Cureton
Senior Director of IoT Home & Life Ecosystems & Marketing

Silicon Labs

Shankar Achanta
Vice President of Products

Sunnova

Wade Gibson
Chief Sales & Customer Acquisition Officer

Brinks Home

Jeff Rogers
Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Sensory

NiceSecurity system apps continue to be the most common tool for controlling multiple smart home products, but consumers also look to the CE and tech giants as a control point for devices in the home. This session highlights the key channels that have an opportunity to provide a whole-home experience, incorporating security, smart home, energy, and entertainment devices across a unified platform.

05:45 PM CT

Opening Reception

Parks Associates welcomes conference attendees for networking and refreshments following the day’s sessions.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

07:30 AM CT

Registration Open

07:30 AM CT

Breakfast

08:30 AM CT

Welcome: Evolution of Healthcare

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

The rapid expansion of telehealth and remote care brings both challenges and opportunities for players across the healthcare ecosystem. This opening presentation provides insight into the growth of technology solutions and the current market trends in connected health, highlighting Parks Associates’ industry and consumer research.

08:45 AM CT

Remote Patient Monitoring: Devices, Payors, and Consumers

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Kent Dicks
CEO and Founder

Life365

Adam Russek-Sobol
CEO

CareBand

Nick Knowlton
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

ResMed

Landon Garner
Chief Marketing Officer

Kajeet

Origin WirelessCare providers want remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions that automate data processing and analytics, showing providers not just the raw results of the tracking but also the meaning of these data. This session addresses the advances in RPM from basic preventative care to management and monitoring of severe disease states and critical conditions. Speakers also address the increased scrutiny with regards to device and data accuracy and the implications for both BYOD models and deployments from care providers and insurers.

10:15 AM CT

Networking Break

09:45 AM CT

Keynote: Connectivity & Health Sensing Technology – Empowering people to take control of their health

Moderator

Jason Paris
VP, Business Development

Parks Associates

Girish Naganathan
Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice President

Dexcom

Knowing in real time how lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, and sleep can impact your health and wellness is transformational. As a leader in Continuous Glucose Monitoring technology (CGM) and pioneer in connected health solutions, Dexcom has seen firsthand how CGM is empowering people with diabetes to make data-driven decisions for better health outcomes. With an estimated 500 million people living with diabetes globally and the opportunity to apply health sensing technology more broadly, we’re only just beginning to explore the potential of CGM. Hear from Dexcom’s Chief Technology Officer Girish Naganathan on how the company is leading the medtech revolution and innovating for the future.

10:45 AM CT

Choice in Care: Telehealth and Retail Clinics

Moderator

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

Caleb Parker
Chief Commercial Officer

Angle Health

Mark Francis
Chief Digital Health Integration Officer

Electronic Caregiver

Michael Gorton
CEO & Founder

Recuro Health

Rey Colon
Chief Executive Officer

Lyric Health

Owen Troy
Segment Marketing Manager for Clinical Medical

Silicon Labs

Companies are increasingly offering not just primary care but integrative care with the virtual experience at its core. This includes chronic condition management, mental health, dermatology, and specialist referrals and visits. Connected health devices play a key role in this transformation, offering clinicians insights into patients’ health status that they cannot discover by questionnaires or conversations alone. This session addresses consumer choice in care and how care is shifting.

11:45 AM CT

Fireside Chat: AI + Energy = True Ambient Monitoring

Moderator

Ross Rubin
Sr. Contributing Analyst

Parks Associates

Christopher Berke
Director of Offer Management, Digital Healthcare

Eaton

With staff shortages growing, caregivers are increasingly relying on technology to prioritize their time and monitor individuals remotely.  To support these needs, Eaton is applying their AI/ML expertise to inferentially sense activities of daily life through energy use patterns.

12:15 PM CT

Networking Lunch

01:15 PM CT

Research Presentation: Consumer Health Devices & Applications

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

This session highlights Parks Associates data showing adoption of connected health devices, the role of data and healthcare integration, and emerging applications, especially those around safety and security.

01:30 PM CT

Healthy Home: Air, Water, and Comfort

Moderator

Jason Paris
VP, Business Development

Parks Associates

Michael Don Ham
Co-Founder & President

RePure

Rabih Salam
Channel Sales Manager - Specialty Markets

Airthings

Sweta Hari
Director, Product Management

Lennox International

Austin Marr
Technical Sales Manager

Savant

As we shift into a post-pandemic world, the demand for healthy homes and superior air quality has exploded. Clean air is vital to home health, making air quality sensors and smart indoor climate products essential to healthy living. As indoor air quality grows in importance, smart climate control devices such as smart air purifiers and smart humidifiers/dehumidifiers will increase in adoption. This session addresses new solutions that address different air quality issues.

02:15 PM CT

Special Session: Reimbursements and Policy Impacts

Moderator

Nancy Green
Founder & Principal Strategy Consultant

The SAA Group, LLC

Jeffrey Lewis
Population Health Strategist

NextGen Executive Consultants LLC

Waqaas Al-Siddiq
CEO

Biotricity

Business models across the connected health space have been radically altered with the policy and reimbursement changes spurred by the pandemic. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid led the way in expanding reimbursement for telehealth visits and remote patient monitoring services. Greater acceptance of connected health by regulators, payers, providers, and patients have drastically widened the connected health market, and adoption of connected health has boomed. Then the end of the Public Health Emergency – and a series of continuing waivers – brings new changes and uncertainty impacting the connected health market. This session addresses the reimbursement and policy trends that connected health ecosystem players need to watch in 2023. 

02:45 PM CT

Networking Break

03:15 PM CT

Seniors, Caregivers, and Independent Living Solutions

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Jean Anne Booth
CEO

UnaliWear

Kevin Jameson
Volunteer President | Founder

Dementia Society of America

Brock Winzeler
President

Becklar Personal Health and Safety and Freeus

Laurie Orlov
Industry Analyst

Aging and Health Technology Watch

Sumit Nagpal
Founder, Chairman and CEO

Cherish Health, Inc.

BecklarWhen considering solutions, independent seniors are interested in solutions that can be added to their current home and are self-monitored. Preferences are evenly split between home-based systems and wearable systems. Seniors purchasing solutions for themselves look first to independent living solutions specialists, then to solutions providers, health insurers, and retailers. This session addresses tech solutions for seniors and caregivers, with a special look at purchase channels and growth in PERS.

04:15 PM CT

Keynote

Moderator

Ashton Gambrell
Director of Sales, Sponsorships

Parks Associates

Anthony Dohrmann
Founder and CEO

Electronic Caregiver - ECG

04:45 PM CT

Integrating Data: Sensors, Standards, and Value

Moderator

Chris White
Research Director

Parks Associates

Justin McKinney
CEO & Co-Founder

Ivani

Lars Oleson
CEO & Co-Founder

Xailient

Sonny Tai
Chief Executive Officer

Actuate

Tony Nicolaidis
Chief Commercial Officer

Origin

UbietyDevices with video and audio data capture capacity are the fastest-growing smart home categories, and analytics are improving due to more powerful edge components (chipsets) or more effective and efficient cloud interactions. This session addresses the opportunities for growth as a result of advanced technologies embedded in devices.

05:30 PM CT

Networking Reception

Thursday, May 25, 2023

07:30 AM CT

Registration Open

07:30 AM CT

Networking Breakfast

08:15 AM CT

Welcome: Passive Monitoring and Health Solutions

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

The development of smart sensors and the decreasing costs of devices have made it possible to offer chronic disease management, aging-in-place, and post-acute care services in the home. Truly continuous patient monitoring at home typically occurs in one of two approaches: wireless wearable monitoring sensors, patches, and devices or via environmental sensors. This opening presentation highlights new developments and trends in passive monitoring solutions.

08:30 AM CT

Consumerization of Health: The Evolution Continues

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Jason Sherwin
Senior Director, Healthcare Business Development

CLEAR

Ryan Herd
CEO and Founder

Caregiver Smart Solutions

Vidya Ayyr
Director of Community Social Impact

Parkland Health

IndependaThe healthcare market is permanently changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Both consumer and clinician behaviors are altered, and telehealth and connected health device adoption will remain strong for the near future. This opening session addresses the new services and partnerships emerging and the impact on care outcomes.

09:15 AM CT

Keynote

Moderator

Ashton Gambrell
Director of Sales, Sponsorships

Parks Associates

Sarah King
Chief Client Officer

Optum

09:45 AM CT

Networking Break

10:15 AM CT

Connecting Devices with Services

Moderator

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

James Mault, M.D., F.A.C.S.
CEO

BioIntelliSense

Ed Miller
Chief Technology Officer

Center for Medical Interoperability

Robert Rose
President & CEO

MedWand

Kevin Masci
Senior Director of Clinical Strategy

Omada Health

Rapid Response MonitoringHealth devices — both medical-grade and consumer-oriented — are becoming more capable and accessible, expanding the possibility of virtual care models and empowering consumers with more insight into their own health status. This session addresses the role of connected health and medical-grade devices along with the services that enable data sharing and integration with care providers.

11:00 AM CT

Physician Perspectives: Making Virtual Care Work

Moderator

Nancy Green
Founder & Principal Strategy Consultant

The SAA Group, LLC

Brad Younggren
Chief Medical Officer and President of Care Innovation

98point6 Technologies

Meera Ravindranathan
Medical Director

OncoHealth

Logan Harper
Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator

Boston Children's Hospital

Electronic CaregiverOne of the key limiting factors for virtual visits today is the lack of vital sign and other critical health data to which clinicians would otherwise have access in a facility setting. This lack of data limits the types of conditions that can be treated in a standard virtual consultation model. This session addresses the new models emerging to incorporate medical sensors and devices, which will elevate the level of care that is possible at home and the success of these programs.

12:00 PM CT

Lunch & Interactive Networking

01:00 PM CT

Research Presentation: Security Beyond the Home: Personal & Mobile

Sarah Lee
Research Analyst

Parks Associates

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01:15 PM CT

Selling Peace of Mind: Safety and Security

Moderator

Elizabeth Parks
President & CMO

Parks Associates

Mason Hall
Head of Connected Products

Moen

Keith Puckett
Founder and CEO

Ubiety

Jing Xue
Director of Product Management

Wyze

Alarm.comConsumer demand for Wi-Fi devices like smart cameras and video doorbells will only increase over time. Integration capabilities across smart home devices and security systems create a stickier customer base that is engaged with their system. Security dealers can expand beyond the perimeter of the home with new solutions, including vehicle monitoring and personal emergency services. This session highlights the new role security players have in the home as consumers add more and more connected devices.

02:00 PM CT

Power of Tech: Enabling Accessibility & Independence

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Brooke Ellison
VP of Technology and Innovation

United Spinal Association

Alarm.comThis session is designed to help understand the transformative power of technology in enabling accessibility and independence for people with disabilities, chronic health conditions, and life-changing diagnoses. The session provides practical guidance for designing technology that is inclusive and accessible by users of all abilities. In addition, the session provide insights into how these technologies can be leveraged to help consumers and caregivers manage care. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the personal aspects of health and the need and demand to incorporate technology that supports consumers at every stage of life.

02:45 PM CT

Funding the Connected Solutions: View from Investors

Moderator

Elizabeth Parks
President & CMO

Parks Associates

Gregory Couvreur
Founder and Managing Principal

Mighty Acorns Capital

David Sym-Smith
General Partner

Mobility Ventures

Michael Meyers
Executive Partner

Ethos Capital

Daniel Herscovici
Partner

Edison Partners

Peter Giacalone
President

Giacalone Associates

In the last 10 years of development, the smart home market has established important foundations for future growth. In 2023 and beyond, solution creators have the necessary ingredients to deliver on the promise of the vision of the smart home where the sum – an intelligent, integrated, helpful home – is greater than the individual parts. This session brings experts from the industry to share their perspectives on where the next stage of growth and investments are coming from.

11:30 AM CT

Keynote

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Steve Chazin
VP of Products

Alarm.com

02:15 PM CT

Special Session: Kudelski IoT & CSA Explore Security and Certification in the New Matter Standard

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Michelle Mindala-Freeman
COO

Connectivity Standards Alliance (CSA)

Christopher Schouten
Sr. Marketing Director

Kudelski IoT

May 23rd | 2023

Research Workshop - Growing Demand for Home Technology

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Tuesday, May 23, 2023

10:00 AM CT

Welcome: State of the Connected Home

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Parks Associates research team provides an update on market shifts in 2023, the adoption of connected devices, including smart home, entertainment, healthy and energy devices. This opening presentation features research from the firm’s survey work of 10,000 internet US households.

10:30 AM CT

Beyond Security: Video Analytics Driving New Opportunities

Moderator

Elizabeth Parks
President & CMO

Parks Associates

Peter Giacalone
President

Giacalone Associates

Andreas Rudyk
Co-founder and Co-CEO

Smartfrog & Canary

Geordie Hagerman
EVP Commercialization

Cognitive Systems Corp.

Tyler Tribe
Chief Technology Officer

Becklar

Ross Garrett
Chief Product Officer

CamerEye

AI and advanced video verification technologies are changing the landscape for video security devices. The new capabilities create more context to understand scenarios and determine the best ways to respond. This session highlights the many new use cases and capabililties for video technologies in the home.

11:30 AM CT

Research Presentation - Multifamily and SMB: Growing Opportunities

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

Chris White
Research Director

Parks Associates

Consumers continue to adopt connected devices. Now, 51% of US households have a least one connected health device. There is growing familiarity and use of telehealth and virtual care as a result of the pandemic. In addition, remote patient monitoring solutions are creating new opportunities for more patient-centric care. This research presentation highlights consumer adoption of and interest in new health to home solutions.

12:00 PM CT

Lunch

01:00 PM CT

Research Presentation - Demand for Connected Health at Home

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

New applications and services stemming from IoT platforms are enabling small-to-medium business (SMB) and MDU owners and managers to have greater insight into the metrics and real-time analytics of their properties. The integration of new tech also provides great value to the end user and enables monitoring across ecosystems in a business or multi-tenant building.

01:30 PM CT

Serving Seniors: Technology-based Solutions

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Michael Crane
Vice President Global Business Development

Imprint Energy

Gene Wang
Chairman

Care Daily

Lainie Muller
Senior Director, Business Development, Health & Wellness

Alarm.com

Nathanial Findlay
CEO

Lifeguard Health

The growing senior population will rely on technology solutions to help with healthcare, communications, and living independently as long as possible. This session addresses the growing demand for technology solutions in the home to help caregivers and seniors enhance safety and security, track important health metrics, and communicate with care providers.

02:15 PM CT

Research Presentation - Consumer Electronics: Bridging Entertainment and Controls

Ross Rubin
Sr. Contributing Analyst

Parks Associates

Safety and security have long been the top value propositions for the smart home market. Now, players are expanding on the peace-of-mind concept to end users with new applications of familiar technologies and service models. This research presentation highlights current adoption of home security solutions and market growth.

02:30 PM CT

Closing Comments

Parks Associates wraps up the research workshop with final comments before the opening session.

Mar 30th | 2023

Virtual Care: Current and Future Demand

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Interest in features and solutions among care organizations is now more nuanced than prior to the pandemic, with interest differing according to the size and specific needs of organizations. Private practices require more streamlined and simpler solutions than larger organizations. They cannot assume that patients will be willing to download an app and create a unique account with a username and long-term password. This session addresses the new platforms emerging to meet demand and the advanced solutions offering new customer healthcare experiences, providing more patient-centric and holistic care.

Thursday, March 30, 2023

11:00 AM CT

Welcome and Opening Presentation

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Telehealth usage has leveled out at majority adoption among US internet households. In 2022, telehealth usage among US internet households dropped, from its pandemic high of 64% adoption in 2021 to 55% adoption. This research presentation provides highlights on the drivers and barriers to virtual care including the latest adoption and use of these services.

11:15 AM CT

Making Virtual Care Smart: Sensors, Platforms, and AI

Moderator

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

Mark Felice
VP Business Development & Licensing

Valencell

David Albert M.D.
Founder & Chief Medical Officer

AliveCor

David Maman
Founder & CEO

BINAH.AI

Lainie Muller
Senior Director, Business Development, Health & Wellness

Alarm.com

Aaron Goldmuntz
COO/ Chair

Center for Medical Interoperability / Connectivity Standards Alliance Health and Wellness Working Group

According to Parks Associates research, over half of diabetics report that their care provider has given them a connected health device in the past 12 months. A quarter report that this device is specifically to monitor an ongoing chronic condition. This session addresses the advancements in technology, the integration of devices and services, and new tools empowering and helping consumers have a better understanding of personal health metrics.

12:00 PM CT

Fireside Chat: Visionary Spotlight

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Robert Rose
President & CEO

MedWand

12:30 PM CT

Closing Comments

Jan 26th | 2023

Connected Health Innovation: Devices and Services

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Thursday, January 26, 2023

02:00 PM CT

Welcome and Analyst Insight

02:15 PM CT

Connected Health at Home: New Opportunities for Data Sharing

Moderator

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

Drew Schiller
CEO & Co-Founder

Validic

Shea C. Gregg MD FACS
Founder and President

FallCall Solutions

03:00 PM CT

Fireside Chat: Visionary Spotlight

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Anthony Dohrmann
Founder and CEO

Electronic Caregiver - ECG

03:30 PM CT

Medical Devices and Expanded Consumer Health Services

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Brad Wiltz
Director, Medical Business

A&D Medical

David Moss
CTO & Co-Founder

Care Daily

Mark Khachaturian, PhD
CEO

Wellvii

Nick Knowlton
Vice President of Strategic Initiatives

ResMed

Dan McCaffrey
Vice President of Digital Health and Software

Omron Healthcare

04:30 PM CT

Closing Comments

Oct 6th | 2022

Seniors and Caretakers: Living Independently

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The industry is undergoing a shift as seniors who have become accustomed to using new technologies expect them to be implemented in their own health solutions and in their homes.

Thursday, October 6, 2022

11:00 AM CT

Welcome & Analyst Insight: Changing Consumer Expectations & Value of Tech

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

  Parks Associates provides insight into the senior and caregiver market, including adoption and interest in emerging tech solutions and other key trends.       

11:15 AM CT

Integrating Tech and Services to Empower Seniors

Moderator

Kristen Hanich
Director of Research

Parks Associates

David Lafferty
Chief Information Officer

RiverWoods Group

Michael Skaff
Vice President, Healthcare Technology NA

Vayyar Imaging

Daniel Elizalde
Product Executive & Advisor - Climate Tech

Product Advisor

Paddy Gogin
Enterprise Sales, International - Smart Energy

Particle

Dan McCaffrey
Vice President of Digital Health and Software

Omron Healthcare

Those who are currently caring for a loved one are being prompted to think about what they may eventually need in their own homes and lives. Among consumers considering a next home, safety-related use cases have the broadest appeal among those ages 50+, and connected health is a top use case for those ages 70+. This session addresses emerging solutions in new housing and for consumers remaining in their own homes.

12:00 PM CT

Fireside Chat / Executive Q&A

Moderator

Elizabeth Parks
President & CMO

Parks Associates

Andy Droney
Sr. Director ADT Health & Innovation Programs

ADT

12:30 PM CT

From Hospital to Home

Moderator

Jennifer Kent
Vice President, Research

Parks Associates

Katherine Pond
Group Vice President, Platform Content and Partnerships

VIZIO

Rich Campbell
Training and Development Specialist

RFI

Asher Kagan
Founder

Componetix

Shyamal Patel Ph.D.
Head of Science

OURA