Meet the team

Ted Torphy

BSc, Ph.D, CTO Biomotiv, Ex Global Head of External Innovation, J&J

Board Member & Investor

Ted has a distinguished career in healthcare innovation, bridging the gap between small and large corporations. With his global executive network, Ted, as a board member and investor, helps with identifying and initiating corporate opportunities.

Sam Imhogiemhe

Interface developer

Sam builds pixel perfect cross-device interfaces

Dr. Anthony Warren

Professor of Entrepreneurship, WU/TU Vienna


Tony, co-founder and investor, built the company using a virtual business model accessing leading experts from around the world on an as-need basis. He is also an inventor on several patents.

Alexia Mulet

Project Manager

Alexia’s attention to detail and personal management acumen keeps our global development team fully informed and on track.

Kyle Goldschmidt

MBA, Ph.D, Asst. Professor, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis


Kyle’s math skills develop advanced data analytics for the company. He is also a co-founder and a co-inventor on patents.

Jamie Warren


Jamie, from the earliest days of the company, makes sure we use the best technology to build a stable and flexible software architecture.

Paul Buckley

BS in Biomedical Sciences and Systems Engineering, RPI

Lead algorithm developer

Paul has over 30 Years heading complex systems development with a focus on physiological data analyses and algorithm development. His magic churns away in the heart of all BreatheSimple apps.

Barry Gross

SVP, Partner 1792 W.A. & Senior Portfolio Manager, RJFS

Adviser & Investor

Barry, an early investor, applies his many years of financial management and private equity experience to advise the board on financing strategy.

Marc Benton

MD, FCCP, FAASM, Partner, Atlantic Sleep & Pulmonary Associates at Summit Medical Group


Marc specializes in sleep problems. He advises the company on the latest therapeutic practices, and designs and manages our clinical programs in this field.

Matt Michaux

MBA, Founder, Hustle Fitness


Matt is a co-founder, erstwhile operations manager and a shareholder, always ready for new idea sessions.

Mike Desiderio

BS, Global Client Executive at Ernst & Young, Healthcare Sector


Mike’s career encompasses executive roles in both global corporations and start-ups. As a board member and investor, he brings his unique experiences and global network to our corporate partnering activities.

Jack Kaplan


Jack, with a career of starting and building several companies, acts as a calming mentor to our hyper-active CEO. He is also a co-inventor on a key patent.

Rosalba Courtney

DO, Ph.D, RMIT University; Owner, Breathing Therapy Clinic, Sydney


Rosalba, with over 35 years of clinical practice, has an international reputation as an expert on breathing therapies. She has a research doctorate in breathing science. Her knowledge is used in the design of BreatheSimple’s breath training courses.

Philippe Hauozi

MD, Professor of Medicine, Hershey Medical Center


Philippe, with his internationally recognized clinical and research history in the neurophysiology of dysfunctional breathing, helps us understand the role of neuroplasticity in breathing control.

William Popik

MD, Ex-CMO Aetna

Board Member & Investor

Bill is chairman of the board and an early investor. His experience in medical practice coupled with a deep knowledge of the healthcare sector guides the company through its arcane complexities. And he brings discipline to our corporate governance.

Justin Ayles

Lead Interface Developer

Justin led the Web build ensuring our website looks fantastic and works brilliantly.

Charles Smith

Technical Architect

Chuck is responsible for building and maintaining our secure, HIPAA compliant, cloud-based database and API.

Judy Powers

Technical Lead

Judy brings many years of advanced software experience to the dark art of programming the breathesimple apps.