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Know Labs is committed to making a difference in the lives of millions of people around the world by developing convenient and affordable non-invasive medical diagnostics solutions.

Know Labs has been focused on the research and development of our proprietary spectroscopic technologies using the electromagnetic spectrum
to accurately identify and measure a wide range of organic and inorganic materials, molecules and compositions of matter.

Management Team

A century of collective experience in the fields of sensor technology, opto-electronics, bio-pharma/endocrinology, and commercial development.

Ron Erickson headshot image. Chairman and Founder at Know Labs
Ron Erickson
Chairman & CEO

Founder of Know Labs, Ron has 30 years of board, business development, financial, and executive leadership experience from industries including therapeutics, mobile technologies, and software. Previously, Chairman and CEO of eCharge Corporation, Chairman and Co-founder of Blue Frog Mobile, Chairman and CEO of GlobalTel Resources, and Chairman and CEO of Egghead Software.

Dr. James Anderson headshot image. Chief Medical Officer at Know Labs
Dr. James Anderson
Chief Medical Officer

Former Chief Medical Leader, Diabetes and Endocrinology at Eli Lilly, Chief of Medicine at the US  Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases, Director at Generex, and Medical  Director at Catapult Health.

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Pete Conley
Chief Financial Officer and SVP IP

Pete has over 34 years of corporate finance and equity capital markets experience, and over 20 years of specialization in strategic IP analysis, development, and monetization. He most recently served as Senior MD and Head of IP Banking at Boustead Securities. Pete has also held leadership roles at ipCreate, ipCapital Venture Group, MDB Capital Group, The Analytiq Group / RDEX Research, Roth Capital Partners, and Lehman Brothers. He was on the founding team and Head of Equity Capital Markets at E*Offering, the investment bank of E*Trade.  

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Leo Trautwein
Chief Commercial Officer

Leo has nearly 25 years of experience across multiple disciplines and has served as a strategy consultant, general manager, and P&L leader at several companies, including Rivian Automotive during its early prototype and commercialization stages, as well as Jarden Corporation and Vista Outdoor, Inc, two multi-billion consumer goods public companies. Skilled in the fields of corporate strategy, business development, operations, and marketing.

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Jess English
Chief Marketing Officer

Jess has more than 15 years of experience leading brand, marketing, and communications strategy for companies across a full range of life stages and industries. Previously, she was the VP of Brand at Oura, where she created an identity, position and integrated marketing strategy, in addition to building the company’s standing in the scientific and research communities. Before Oura, she led the first brand marketing efforts for Dropbox and served as VP of Marketing at NZXT, a PC gaming hardware company. 

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Steven Kent
Chief Product Officer

Steve has more than years of experience as an inventor, entrepreneur, and leader in medical and health-focused consumer systems. Most recently served as Head of Health Partnerships and Corporate Strategy at Oura. Steve was also the founder and CEO of Invicta Medical, a medical technology company focused on sleep apnea treatment. Steve leads Know Labs' product development and clinical testing functions.

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Masanori King Takee
Chief Technology Officer

King joined Know Labs in 2018 as one of the company’s first employees and brings more than 20 years of experience creating software for technology and healthcare startups. King has been a founding team member of five startups, including Cequint, Dwango and TurboPatent, two of which remain operational today, and three achieved a successful exit. King leads Know Labs' software engineering, artificial intelligence, and machine learning activities.

Board of
Directors

An experienced board providing guidance to the management team as Know Labs brings the BIO-RFID technology to market and makes its way through the FDA clinical process.

Ron Erickson
Chairman
Previously Chairman and CEO of eCharge Corporation, Chairman and Co-founder of Blue Frog Mobile, Chairman and CEO of GlobalTel Resources, and Chairman and CEO of Egghead Software.
Jon Pepper
Director

Previously Partner and Owner at Pepcom, Inc., the leader in technology showcase events. Previously founded Digital Focus newsletter, former technology journalist and columnist whose work appeared in The New York Times, Fortune, PC Magazine, and other publications.

William Owens
Director

Executive Chairman at Red Bison Advisory Group, former Chairman of Century Link Telecom, and former Vice Chairman, US Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Ichiro Takesako
Director

President of M2M Technologies, Inc. and At Signal, Inc. and General Manager of Business Development at Sumitomo Precision Products Co., Ltd.

“Hell, there are no rules here - we're
trying to accomplish something.”

- Thomas Edison

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