Advisors

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Alexander Slocum, PhD

Professor Slocum is the Neil and Jane Pappalardo Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Slocum’s research interests include MEMS, nanotechnology, machine design, and product design. Professor Slocum holds over 80+ patents.

Professor Slocum has also maintained a close relationship with the team during the entire product and engineering design process by becoming an integral voice during several design reviews. He is also currently the Assistant Director of Advanced Manufacturing within the Division of Technology & Innovation in the current Office of Science and Technology Policy of the White House. 

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Babak movassaghi, phd mBA

With a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, Babak has over 12 years of industry experience working with Philips Healthcare. At Philips, Babak designed and commercialized three new technologies in the field of interventional cardiology and electrophysiology. These devices have collectively generated ~$100 million in revenue globally. Babak is a true expert in medical device commercialization, spanning ideation through regulatory approval, marketing, and strategic sales. Babak is a prolific entrepreneur, innovator, and engineer – reflected by his 40+ patents and 50+ peer-reviewed publications. Babak is also a graduate of the Sloan Fellows MBA program, and is currently an executive at 2nd.MD. 

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Ravi Kacker, MD

Dr. Ravi Kacker is a Urologist and Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School and Andrology and Infertility expert at Men’s Health Boston. Dr. Kacker is an active scientific researcher in the areas of testosterone and cardiometabolic health, pelvic and testicular pain, and chronic prostatitis.

Dr. Kacker studied biomaterials and drug delivery prior to his career in medicine. He now regularly uses these to offer personalized therapies for his patients. His clinical interests include low testosterone, pelvic and testicular pain, vasectomy and vasectomy reversal and enlarged prostate/voiding symptoms. Dr. Kacker maintains an extremely close relationship with the team, providing continued clinical insight.