The Team Behind JVP

Dr. Andrew Smith
Co-Founder & CEO
Dr. Andrew Smith is an ER doctor in and engineer with over 10 yrs clinical experience. He conceived, planned and helped implement the development of a Biomedical Engineering stream at Memorial University. Co-founded Bounce Health Innovation – a catalyst for health innovation that helped seed the emerging medical technology sector for the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Mr. Andrew Smith
Quality & Regulatory Affairs Engineer
From Pratt & Whitney to Lean Green Belt to project managing and controls manager for a $93-million natural gas power plant build inside an existing petrochemical plant. His medical design experience covers a DNA Hybridization instrument (patented), dental replacement processing equipment and tools, surgical protective equipment and ventilation (patented), X-Y tables, surgical tools, catheters & accessories, and heat-sealing systems.
Dr. Jason Roberts
Co-Founder & CMO
Dr. Jason Roberts is a cardiologist and clinician-scientist at Western University, London, Ontario. He has published over 60 papers with work appearing in Lancet, Circulation, Journal of American College of Cardiology, and Journal of Clinical Investigation. Dr. Roberts is on editorial boards for a series of journals, including Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine, the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, and the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. He previously worked with Spartan Bioscience to develop and validate the first point-of-care genetic test in clinical medicine, the results being published in the Lancet.
Gerard Noseworthy
Software Developer
P.Eng. Andrew’s experience in Silicon Valley, Boston, and China serves as the perfect background to help bring the JVPhome to life. Leading mechanical and design analysis for product development in industries including medical, aerospace, alternative energy, consumer electronics, wearable electronics, and robotics, designing remote patient monitoring devices is right up his alley.
Jeremy Hetzel
Software Developer
P.Eng. Andrew’s experience in Silicon Valley, Boston, and China serves as the perfect background to help bring the JVPhome to life. Leading mechanical and design analysis for product development in industries including medical, aerospace, alternative energy, consumer electronics, wearable electronics, and robotics, designing remote patient monitoring devices is right up his alley.
Dr. Ebrahim Karami
Research Scientist
P.Eng. Andrew’s experience in Silicon Valley, Boston, and China serves as the perfect background to help bring the JVPhome to life. Leading mechanical and design analysis for product development in industries including medical, aerospace, alternative energy, consumer electronics, wearable electronics, and robotics, designing remote patient monitoring devices is right up his alley.

Advisory Board

Ms. Pamela Windsor
Former Medtronic Executive
RN MBA ICD.D. Pam has served as Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Director, Medtronic Canada (2015-2019). With 20+ years as a Senior Executive in MedTech and Pharma, Pam has extensive experience/knowledge of the sector and what it takes to get a new technology or solution to market and fully funded - within very complex and financially restrained healthcare systems.
Mr. Bob Dameron
Former CEO - Finance & Tech Sector
Mr. Bob Dameron has decades of experience in financial services and technology, having served as a CEO, Head of Sales and Board member in both industries. He specializes in helping early stage companies, with globally unique value propositions, to raise capital, develop/execute go to market strategies, open doors to sales/partnership opportunities and mentoring founders on launching and/or scaling their company in order to maximize profitable revenue, customer satisfaction and shareholder returns.
Mr. Stuart Kozlick
CEO of Puzzle Medical Devices
Eng., MASc. Medical Technology Executive, Clinical Innovation Leader, and Healthcare Systems Strategist. Accomplished and recognized medical device and technology leader who leverages a strong foundation in research, product development, business development and growth strategies to envision and shape medical innovation opportunities.
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