FitBit and Apple's new watch as well as your iPhone all have sensors, sometimes in the form of MEMs. Learn what the industry is doing
to provide wearables and sensors in the marketplace to enhance our life and
what opportunities exist for entrepreneurs to fulfill.
- Ben Cooper, Wearable Baby
- Frank McGillin, NeuroMetrix
- Doug McClure, FitLinxx
Ben Cooper, Sensible Baby, is a passionate business and product developer driven by the need to find
practical solutions to consumer problems. He has led Sensible Baby to gain both
national and international recognition for its approach to disrupting the
juvenile products space. Prior to
his involvement in Sensible Baby, Ben was the Lead Footwear Project Engineer
for the US
Army and managed all of the technical aspects of their footwear programs. He
led the fast-pace multi-million dollar development effort of the US Army’s Hot
Weather Mountain Combat Boot program that supported the unique needs of deploying
soldiers to Afghanistan.
addition to working as CEO of Sensible Baby, Ben is currently the Senior
Manager of Research
& Testing for VF Corp’s Global Footwear Innovation Center. Ben received a B.S.
in Biomedical Physics from Northeastern University and M.S. in Biomechanics
with high distinction from Boise State University. http://mysensiblebaby.com/
Doug McClure, EVP of Product Marketing, FitLinxx was the Co-Founder and CTO at Healthrageous. Before
that, he led the technology and operations at the Center for Connected Health
at Partners Healthcare. Doug is a digital health expert with who develops IP
and products to engage consumers in health.
FitLinxx develops enterprise
health and wellness technology that motivates people to live actively and
improve their well-being. Sold exclusively through partners, its wireless
activity monitors, health devices and software make it easy for people to
accurately track and measure daily activity levels and health indicators like
weight and blood pressure. In addition, its fitness facility solution helps
members adopt exercise habits that achieve health and fitness goals. http://fitlinxx.net
Frank McGillin, SVP & General Manager, Neurometrix Consumer Healthcare, is
leading the development and launch of a new wearable technology that combines
therapy and monitoring. With over 20 years experience building
successful, high-growth consumer health brands at Philips and Johnson &
Johnson, he led several Rx to OTC switches and the global expansion of
Sonicare. Frank holds an MBA from Fordham University and a BS from Northeastern
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