Mr. Londoner has served as our director since February 2009 and as our executive chairman since November 2013. Mr. Londoner founded BioSig Technologies, Inc . in February 2009. Mr. Londoner is the Managing Partner of Endicott Management Partners, LLC, a firm dedicated to assisting emerging growth companies in their corporate development and investing needs since 2004. From April 2007 to October 2009, Mr. Londoner was the executive vice president of NewCardio, Inc., a silicon valley based cardiac software company. Mr. Londoner also served as a Director and the architect for the turnaround at Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALQA) from May 2012 to March 2014. Mr. Londoner is a co-founder of Safe Ports Holdings, LLC, in Charleston, South Carolina, a port security and logistics company. Started in July 2005, the company built and sold an inland port development project to Dubai Ports World. The sale, in the fall of 2007, was for almost six times what investors had invested. Mr. Londoner is a member of Safe Ports Board of Directors. Mr. Londoner was the founder and managing partner of Red Coat Capital Management in New York. Founded in late 1996, the hedge fund (long/short equity strategy) grew from its initial base of $ 2 million in assets to a peak of $ 1.1 billion. Mr. Londoner started his investment career at J. & W. Seligman & Co., Inc., a leading institutional money management firm where he rose from research analyst to managing $ 3.5 billion in mutual funds, pension funds, and international assets. He joined Seligman in 1991 and left in 1997. Mr. Londoner graduated from Lafayette College in 1989 with a degree in economics and finance and received his MBA from NYU’s Stern School of Business in 1994, with a dual major in finance and management. Mr. Londoner just celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary and has four children. Mr. Londoner has been working with Lafayette College to develop and expand a summer internship program designed to provide undergraduate students with high value summer employment in leading growth industries in the U.S.
Gregory D. Cash, President, CEO, and Director
Greg Cash is an experienced executive and a seasoned industry veteran. He has over 30 years of business experience and has been chief executive officer of several companies, both public and privately held, as well as run global business units of larger companies.
Prior to joining BioSig, Mr. Cash was President and CEO of Argent International, a life sciences consulting firm. Previous positions include President and Chief Executive Officer of NeuroTherm, Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer, as well as a director of HeartSine Technologies, Inc., President, Vascular Therapy and New Businesses for Sorin Group based in Milan, Italy, President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Vasomedical, Inc. a NASDAQ traded public company, Corporate Vice President, Datascope Corporation, and President of its subsidiary, InterVascular, Inc., President and Chief Operating Officer of Eminent Technology Partners and Chief Executive Office of its subsidiary, Eminent Research Systems, Vice President and General Manager, Vascular Therapies, for U.S. Surgical Corporation and spent five years with Boston Scientific Corporation, ultimately as Vice President, Cardiology Sales and Marketing, Europe. He began his career at Medtronic, Inc., where he served 14 years in increasingly senior sales and marketing positions.
Mr. Cash has lived and worked as an expatriate in London, England, Hong Kong, Paris, France and Milan, Italy and speaks French, German and Italian. He holds a B.A. in International Marketing and Business Administration from the College of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Jay Millerhagen, Vice President, Clinical Affairs
Jay Millerhagen, Vice President of Clinical Affairs, has over 25 years of experience developing, evaluating and launching new medical technologies and therapies. Most recently, Mr. Millerhagen served as Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Market Development for Respicardia, Inc., in Minnetonka, MN. At Respicardia, he led clinical operations, staffing and site management leading to the pivotal IDE trial of the fully implantable remedē System for the treatment of Central Sleep Apnea.
Prior to joining RESPICARDIA, Mr. Millerhagen served in positions of increasing responsibility at St. Jude Medical in St. Paul, MN. From 2011 to 2012, as Vice President, Clinical Affairs, he led a team of 20 in-house clinical personnel and a team of 22 field clinical engineers to execute a series of clinical studies targeted at addressing cardiac arrhythmias. He oversaw the team that completed enrollment in five major IDE (investigational device exemption) trials most of which were completed several months ahead of schedule. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Millerhagen served as Senior Director, Clinical Affairs. His team was the first to design, submit and secure approval of an IDE from the FDA for a novel open irrigated ablation catheter based indication for Atrial Fibrillation.
From 1989 to 2007, Mr. Millerhagen held senior positions at Boston Scientific Corporation. Joining the company as a Manager of New Product Planning, he co-authored a patent on a pacemaker based on hemodynamic performance. Promoted to Director, he oversaw Brady Marketing, Heart Failure Research and Development, Heart Failure Marketing and from 2004 to 2007, he served as Director, Business Alliance Marketing with industry giants Johnson & Johnson and GE Healthcare. During his tenure at Boston Scientific he directed numerous areas of cardiovascular health.
Mr. Millerhagen received his MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, earned an MS in Exercise Physiology from St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, and a BA in Physiology and Psychology from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. He has been member of the Heart Rhythm Society (NASPE), the Heart Failure Society of America, and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Steve Chaussy, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Chaussy has served as our chief financial officer on a part time basis since May 2011. Since 2001, Mr. Chaussy has acted as a consultant for small publicly traded entities with a special emphasis towards SEC reporting and compliance; Mr. Chaussy provides consulting services both directly and through his wholly-owned entity, Anna & Co., Inc. Prior to 2001, Mr. Chaussy served as chief financial officer for a large private distribution and wholesaling company, where he gained international experience. Mr. Chaussy is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is a licensed certified public accountant in Virginia, California and Florida.
Asher Holzer, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer
Dr. Holzer was appointed Chief Scientific Officer of BioSig following years of service as a member of BioSig’s Board of Directors. Dr. Holzer had served as a director of InspireMD, Inc., until 2013 an Israeli-based developer of a new stent platform, and served as that company’s president from March 2011 until June 2012 and chairman from March 2011 until November 2011. In addition, Dr. Holzer co-founded InspireMD Ltd., the predecessor and later wholly-owned subsidiary of InspireMD, Inc., and served as its president and chairman of the board from April 2007 until June 2012. Previously, Dr. Holzer founded Adar Medical Ltd., an investment firm specializing in medical device startups, and served as its chief executive officer from 2002 through 2004. Dr. Holzer founded TheraCoat Ltd. (now called UroGen) an Israeli company developing a novel way to treat bladder cancer, and served as its director and chairman from 2003 through 2014. Dr. Holzer currently serves on the board of directors of Adar Medical Ltd., O.S.H.-IL The Israeli Society of Occupational Safety and Health Ltd., 2to3D Ltd., and Magnetecs Corp. Dr. Holzer earned his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from the Hebrew University. Dr. Holzer is also an inventor and holder of numerous patents. Dr. Holzer brings to the company his more than 25 years of experience in advanced medical devices, as well as expertise covering a wide range of activities, including product development, clinical studies, regulatory affairs, market introduction and the financial aspects of the advanced medical device business.
Brian McLaughlin, Vice President, Corporate Finance and Investor Relations
With over 19 years of financial experience, McLaughlin is a seasoned Wall Street veteran specializing in healthcare investments. During his tenure in the money management industry, McLaughlin held senior roles with some of the leading U.S. hedge funds. In that capacity, he built an extensive network of relationships that will bring tremendous value to BioSig. McLaughlin held senior executive positions in the hedge fund industry for over 13 years at Sigma Capital Mgt., SAC Capital Mgt., and the investment bank, JP Morgan & Co. At Ridgeback Capital, McLaughlin was president and chief operating officer managing over a billion dollars, specifically investing in the healthcare industry. McLaughlin received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Marist College in 1996.