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Our Senior Team

John Mastrototaro, PhD

CEO & Director

John has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry, bringing new, innovative products to the market. John spent the majority of his career with Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and MiniMed, where he was instrumental in leading a series of firsts in the world of diabetes, including the ambulatory continuous glucose monitoring system and the sensor augmented insulin pump. During his tenure in Medtronic’s Diabetes division, John held a number of positions, including CTO and Global VP of Clinical Research and Health Affairs. Before Movano, John was the COO of Orthosensor, Inc., which was acquired by Stryker (NYSE: SYK).

Michael Leabman

Founder, CTO & Director

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. He has over 200 patents issued in smart antenna array for telecom/power. Michael has brought a team of seasoned engineers, many of whom have worked with him over the past 23 years, to apply their leading-edge expertise to Movano’s designs.

J. Cogan, CFA

CFO

J. brings 24-years of experience on Wall Street to Movano. As portfolio manager at Ascend Capital, a multi-billion dollar 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.

Phil Kelly

SVP 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.

Our Board

Rubén Caballero

Rubén is a proven product and technology innovator and has over 25 years of experience in R&D, prototyping, designing, integrating, testing and shipping millions of world class consumer electronics with wireless technologies. Today, Rubén is Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of Devices & Technology Engineering for the Mixed Reality Division, where he oversees Mixed Reality, AI and other special projects. Previously, he was the Vice President of Engineering at Apple, and one of the founding leaders of the iPhone hardware design team. His role later expanded to oversee development of the iPad, Apple Watch, Macintosh and other hardware products. Rubén’s senior executive role at Apple provided him with the opportunity to build and scale global teams, including the Wireless Design and Technology team of over 1,000 engineers in 26 countries for all the products and ecosystems at Apple.

Brian Cullinan

Brian is an accomplished business executive with more than 35 years of experience working for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) until his retirement from the firm in 2020. While at PwC, Brian was an Assurance partner advising some of the firm’s most high-profile clients and their Boards and Audit Committees on strategic, financial and operational initiatives. Throughout his career with PwC, Brian held various senior leadership positions, including serving on PwC’s US Board for eight years (four years as its Lead Director) and being elected to PwC’s Global Board of Partners. In addition, during his time at PwC, Brian served as the firm’s Southwest Region Managing Partner responsible for driving strategy, growth and operations across the firm’s various business lines. Brian’s other roles included serving as the firm’s West Region Assurance Leader and as the US leader for the Entertainment, Media & Communications assurance practice.

Emily Wang Fairbairn

Emily is the Chair of the Board at Movano. She has spent the majority of her career in executive leadership and management positions and as a seasoned investor and mentor to a variety of startups. She was co-founder and CEO of multi-billion-dollar hedge fund, Ascend Capital, for nearly two decades prior to retiring in 2018. The firm focused on managing assets for institutional clients such as pensions, endowments and public companies. Prior to Ascend Capital, Emily built a successful practice of equity portfolio construction and financial planning for high net worth clients for Merrill Lynch. Today, Emily is an active investor, serving on the funding board of MIT Sandbox Fund to mentor aspiring entrepreneurs, and is an engaged philanthropist with a history of supporting medical research, education and athletics.

John Mastrototaro, PhD

John has over 30 years of experience in the medical device industry, bringing new, innovative products to the market. John spent the majority of his career with Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and MiniMed, where he was instrumental in leading a series of firsts in the world of diabetes, including the ambulatory continuous glucose monitoring system and the sensor augmented insulin pump. During his tenure in Medtronic’s Diabetes division, John held a number of positions, including CTO and Global VP of Clinical Research and Health Affairs. Before Movano, John was the COO of Orthosensor, Inc., which was acquired by Stryker (NYSE: SYK).

Michael Leabman

Michael is Movano’s founder and CTO. 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. He has over 200 patents issued in smart antenna array for telecom/power. Michael has brought a team of seasoned engineers, many of whom have worked with him over the past 23 years, to apply their leading-edge expertise to Movano’s designs.