|Dr.Data Santorino is the Uganda Country manager for the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech). He is a lecturer of Pediatrics at Mbarara University of Science and Technology (MUST) and helped in the creation of an innovation ecosystem at MUST that has resulted in the Universities first filled patents on which he is a prime inventor. Data is a master trainer of Helping Babies Breathe, Essential Care for Every Baby, and has helped review the Essential Care for Small Babies training program developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has helped train frontline health workers in newborn care in Uganda and Ethiopia for several organizations including Save the Children International, Laerdal Foundation, MCHIP, American Academy of Pediatrics and JHPIEGO.|
|Dr.Kristian Olson, MD, MPH, DTM&H is the Medical Director of the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech). He is both a Pediatrician and Internist and serves as a Clinician Educator at the Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. He has` worked in Darfur, Indonesia, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Uganda, and India. Dr. Olson is a serial innovator and an architect of the CAMTech Innovation platform.|
|Jim Wright is an Electrical Engineer who specializes in providing hands-on electrical and systems engineering for new product development. His versatile skill set is informed by the experience of detailed design, testing and debugging a diverse set of medical and defense products. He received his B.S. in Electronic Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts.|
|Kevin Cedrone completed his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Waterloo. He holds a masters and PhD in mechanical engineering, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His researched efficiency and emissions of automotive combustion engines. As a postdoctoral research associate at the Plasma Science and Fusion Center at MIT, he researched novel systems to convert natural gas to liquid hydrocarbon fuels. Kevin has translated his passion for global health and development into several award-winning innovative medical devices.|
|Naome Nsiimenta is a Research Assistant with MSc in Community Health (BCH)who coordinates AIR activities on the ground in Uganda. She has experience working in low resource limited research settings and is interested in saving babies’ lives by promoting appropriate maternal health seeking behavior and technology adoption.|
Mike Dempsey is an Entrepreneur in Residence at CIMIT. He leads the CIMIT Accelerator Program which is focused on finding, funding and facilitating innovations that are to be handed off to industry within twelve to eighteen months. Mike and his team work closely with the project teams to not only advance the technology, but also to develop and execute a complete strategy for getting the innovation into practice.
Mike has been working in the field of medical devices for more than 25 years; during this time he has invented or worked on products that have treated over twenty million people. He was a co-founding of Radianse, a venture-backed company that develops indoor positioning systems for hospitals. Prior to founding Radianse, Mike worked as a technical strategist for wireless solutions at Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies (now Philips Medical Systems). He has helped to develop and introduce dozens of successful products, holds over 40 patents in wireless medical device communications and has ten more patents pending. Mike received a special citation from the Commissioner of the FDA for “exceptional initiative and leadership to protect the public health.” He has a BSEE from The University of Michigan.