OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

Michiel Alessie

CEO and co-founder

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Medtech serial entrepreneur and boarded sleep specialist, actively treating OSAS (Sleep Apnea) patients Last exit March 2018 Sleep.ai acquired by SleepscoreLabs. Michiel was VP at SleepScore Labs (a joint venture with Resmed) before starting Side Sleep Technologies. In depth knowledge about digital health and startups. Participated in 2 digital health accelerators Rockstart Europe (2015) and Startup Health, NY, (2016).

Manuel Bartscht

CFO

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More than 15 years of experience in the Life Sciences sector as CFO of medium-sized companies and start-ups. Proven track record of financing and growing new businesses. Strong background in financial modelling and M&A.; Last exit in January 2015 PneumRx acquired by BTG plc. Manuel was Managing Director of 3 BTG subsidiaries before joining Side Sleep Technologies.

Julia Rodhe

COO

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Biomedical Engineer, Economist & Psychologist Experience in healthcare: Being in the medical field for more than 17 years in various commercial and Business Development roles: Preventicus (Global Business Dev), Cardionovum (Global Commercial lead) Medtronic (EMEA, Business Development, Reimbusement Germany) Invatec (Global sales & Marketing role, acquired by Medtronic, M&A; Lead during acquisition)

Mykola Sharhan

CTO and co-founder

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Mykola has over 6 years in software development with focus in algorithms development, ML and optimization for embedded devices. From 2016 to 2018 he was responsible for developing motion engine in Ring.com (acquired by Amazon). Mykola got M.S. degree in Computer Science (NTUU "Kyiv Polytechnic Institute", Faculty of Biomedical Engineering).

Jan-Willem Van Der Val

Medical Device Advisor and investor

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Jan-Willem van der Wal is co-owner and co-founder of Medical Measurement Systems B.V. in The Netherlands. He has a degree in electronics and computer science and is involved in clinical aspects of development of new products and clinical evaluation of equipment and software. He is also a frequently asked speaker and clinical trainer for Urodynamic and Gastroenterology investigations. He is working as an Clinical Consultant for Laborie.

Prof. Arjan Bredenoord

Medical Advisor

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Prof. Bredenoord is active for over 15 years in the field of neurogastroenterology and reflux disease and eosinophilic esophagitis in the Netherlands. He is author of over 250 articles, books, chapters and guidelines in his field in Asia and the USA. Prof. Bredenoord is president of the European Society for Eosinophilic Esophagitis and chair of the Dutch Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society and editor of the journal Neurogastroenterologie and Motility.