Richard Andrews, CEO – Richard has over 30 years experience in the medtech / biotech industry in numerous functions including development, marketing and general management. Director of DuPont’s diagnostic division (Europe, Mid East, Africa) and founder of a successful start-up that was eventually launched on the stock market. richard.andrews@motilis.com, phone +41 79 310 09 08.

Vincent Schlageter, COO – Vincent developed the first Motility Tracking System MTS1. Formerly senior assistant in the department of physiology (UNIL) and in the department of visceral surgery (CHUV) he has extensive experience in gastrointestinal motility: clinical studies in adults and children, animal research and electrostimulation of the colon. Vincent holds a MSc and A PhD in microengineering from EPFL and received a Postgrad Degree in Biomedical Engineering. vincent.schlageter@motilis.com, phone +41 79 278 1725.

Michel Demierre, CTO – Michel has a strong background in electronics and position measurement. He received his MSc in micro-engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), in 1996. In 2003 he obtained from EPFL his PhD degree on Hall microsystems. Then he joins the Institute of Physiology, University of Lausanne. His interests include sensors, position sensing, systems and medical devices. michel.demierre@motilis.com, phone +41 79 636 86 35.

Pavel Kucera, SAB Chairman – Pavel Kucera was born 1940 in Czechoslovakia. He obtained doctoral degree in 1963 at the Medical Faculty of the Charles' University in Plzen, Czechoslovakia, where he continued research and teaching in pathophysiology until 1968. Then he moved to the Institute of Physiology, Medical Faculty of the University of Lausanne, where he was made ordinary professor in 1982. His expertise is in cell and organ physiology and his research, although mainly fundamental, is closely linked to pathophysiological and clinical problems. His projects aim to answer concrete questions concerning mechanisms, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the domains of urology, gastroenterology, cardiology, and neurology. He participates in several multicentric collaborations with clinicians, biologists, physicists, chemists, engineers and with industry. pavel.kucera@motilis.com

Scientific & Medical Advisory Board
Chairman: Prof. Pavel Kucera
Prof. Premsil Bercik, MD, gastroenterologist, McMaster/Canada