Our Senior Team


Michael Leabman

Founder and CEO

Michael is an MIT-educated, serial entrepreneur with expertise in airborne reconnaissance for the government. He has founded four RF-based start-ups, and led his last company to IPO (peak market cap during his tenure: $600+M). Michael has brought a team of seasoned engineers, many of whom have worked with him over the past 22 years, to apply their leading-edge expertise to Movano’s designs.


J. Cogan, CFA


J. brings 24-years of experience on Wall Street to Movano. As portfolio manager at Ascend Capital, a $3B hedge fund, and senior equity research analyst for Banc of America Securities, he specialized in the consumer, media and technology sectors. At Movano, J. is charged with overseeing corporate strategy, capital raising and financial planning and analysis. J. received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991.


Phil Kelly

CTO and VP of Engineering

Phil began teaching electrical engineering, and since then has built a career working on projects that explore the understandings of technology and building products that extend performance boundaries. Phil has served as Chief Scientist and directed systems engineering primarily for startups and defense companies where advanced engineering concepts merged with design innovations and antennas, antenna arrays, processing and electronics.


Dianne Hilly

Director of Business Development

Dianne has spent the past 40 years as a sales and business development professional with tenacity to match semiconductor technology into real world projects and products. She has previously worked for Siemens and Infineon managing the North American Sales and Engineering teams that designed award-winning devices for Fortune 500 companies such as nVidia, Dell, Cisco, Apple and others.