iShoe - Team

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Erez Lieberman, Chief Executive Officer

Doctoral candidate in Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology and NSF, NDSEG, and Hertz fellow.  First author on a cover article of Nature, appeared on Nature’s list of best research of 2007.  Lead inventor of the iShoe diagnostic algorithm.  BA from Princeton in Mathematics, MA from Yeshiva University in history.


Katharine Forth, Chief Technology Officer

Visiting Scientist at NASA and Adjunct Professor at University of Houston. Expertise spans postural stability, sensory substitution, and foot stimulation. Created award-winning balance training programs for older adults. PhD from University of Houston in Motor Control, MS from St. Mary’s College in Applied Human Sciences, BS from University of Bristol in Biology.


Evelyn Hu, Chief Marketing Officer & Dir. Product Dev 

BS from Duke in Biomedical and Electrical engineering and Economics, MS from Rice in Bioengineering.  Most recently VP of Development & Operations at medical device startup for Class III implantable.  Previous professional experience in Wall Street and healthcare economic consulting.


Qian Yang, Chief Scientific Officer 

BS from Harvard in Applied Mathematics.  Compiled the entire software suite for the Company’s existing laboratory prototypes.  Researched and developed several novel metrics of balance and equilibrium measurement to be incorporated in initial launch as well as subsequent products.


Amit Garg, Chief Operating Officer

BS from Stanford in  Computer Science (major) and Biology (minor) MS from Stanford in  biomedical informatics. Four years experience at Google, first as Associate Product Manager then as Business Analyst.  Harvard MBA candidate.




Tom Austin- Co-founder of AND1. Launched footwear sales which grew to >$200 million annually.

Charles Layne - Dept Chair, Univ Houston. Expert on human neuromuscular responses to sole stimulation.

Kathleen Sienko - Prof Mech Eng, Univ Michigan. Expert in sensory supplementation to improve balance.

William H. Paloski - Prof Univ Houston, Frmr. Principal Scientist at NASA. Expert on balance control and sensory-motor adaptation.

Laurence Young - Prof of Astronautics and of Health Science and Technology at MIT. Former astronaut.

Martin Farbenblum - Co-founder, MagnaCare. Expert on reimbursement and FDA regulations.

John Gourville - Albert J. Weatherhead, Jr. Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

Theresa Tribble - Public Service Fellow at Wellesley College. 2nd year MBA student at Harvard Business School.