Dr. Masoud Khabiry has been an executive member of 35th annual northeast bioengineering conference at Harvard Medical School (2009). He has earned his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Northeastern University. Prior to joining Northeastern University, he was a researcher at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST) and Brigham and Women's Hospital, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Khabiry has been involved in many scholarly activities such as writing and reviewing scientific articles, teaching, mentoring and organizing scientific seminars. He has also acted as an ad-hoc reviewer for scientific journals such as Biotechnology and Bioengineering, and Biomedical Microdevices. His research has been published in high impact and prestigious scientific journals which has been cited many times. During his work at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (HST), the outcome of one of his research projects yielded to filing a US patent. Furthermore, the results of his collaborative work have been published in the American Chemical Society Nano journal and featured in the ACS breakthrough science (2013). He has been the recipient of multiple awards, including NSF award.
Mr. Ali Ahmad is a Serial entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in creating companies and products from inception to commercial launch. Mr. Ali Ahmad co-founded Proximie SaaS-Based medical Augmented Reality platform which allows surgeons to remotely scrub into an operating room or clinical setting to guide, train, teach and support other surgeons and medical experts independent of any specific hardware. Mr. Ali Ahmad led the company from the product idea to commercial deployment in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. Under his leadership, the company raised three rounds of finance and grew sales to over $5M annually. Before Proximie, Mr. Ali Ahmad founded vCentrix, white Label Carrier grade VoIP Network, and led the growth of the company to be on track for $5 Million within three years at 12% annual growth rate. Mr. Ali Ahmad spearheaded the Sales team to expand the company market from regional market to national market using direct Sales team and VAR networks. In 2009, vCentrix was acquired by Momentum where Mr. Ali Ahmad assumed the position of CTO with responsibility for Product strategy. Before vCentrix, Mr. Ali Ahmad was director of IP technology and Commercial Product rollout at iBasis.