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Our Mission

Know Labs is committed to making a difference in the lives of millions of people around the world by developing convenient, affordable, non-invasive medical diagnostics solutions,
starting with blood glucose monitoring.

Management Team

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

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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.

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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 more than 20 years of multi-disciplinary executive experience. He has served as an executive and P&L leader at Rivian Automotive during its early prototype and commercialization stages and at Vista Outdoor and Jarden Corporation, two multi-billion dollar consumer goods public companies, where he re-structured and accelerated their e-commerce strategies and operations. Previously, he served as a strategy consultant at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and Value Partners Management Consultants.

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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 10 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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Chris Somogyi

President, International

Chris has been commercializing innovation throughout his 40-year career. His experience includes managing intellectual property at Stanford University, leading innovation grant funds for the New Zealand government and holding product development and incubation roles at esteemed organizations such as SRI International and Xerox PARC (Palo Alto Research Center). At the world’s largest IP fund, the $6 Billon Intellectual Ventures, Somogyi co-managed a $750 million global invention fund. He has also served as a partner in medical and agricultural technology funds in the United States and Japan.

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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


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.

John Cronin


Founder and CEO of ipCapital Group, Inc., a leading global advisory company on intellectual property strategy and monetization.

Larry Ellingson


Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Diabetes Leadership Council, former Chairman of the Board of the American Diabetes Association, and spent 30 years with Eli Lilly where he headed the Diabetes Care business unit. 

Tim Londergan


Founder and CEO of Tangibly, Inc., developer of the globe’s pre-eminent trade secret management platform, former CEO and COO of technology companies, Lumera, Wavefront Venture Labs, and Operem.  

William Owens


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

Jon Pepper


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.

Ichiro Takesako


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

“There are no rules here - we're
trying to accomplish something.”

- Thomas Edison

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