Niall Cairns, BEc., ACA, FAICD

Executive Chairman & Co-Founder

Niall Cairns joined CardieX in 2017. As a Sydney-based technology growth investor, Mr. Cairns has a 25-year track record of value creation, restructuring, and exits in both listed and unlisted companies, having assisted in driving the global growth of over 50 companies in sectors as diverse as digital media, agtech, medtech, consumer Internet, and SaaS based businesses. He is currently the Chairman of Tambla Limited, a Non-Executive Director of Chant West Holdings and Tru-Test Limited, Co-Owner of C2 Ventures Pty Ltd., as well as Kestrel Capital and the Carnethy Group of companies. Mr Cairns is also a Principal of C2 Ventures Pty Ltd, CardieX's largest shareholder.

Craig R. Cooper, BEc., LLB (Hons)

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Craig Cooper is a serial tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best selling author, and CNBC business network TV host, Mr. Cooper was previously the co-founder of Boost Mobile (USA), the Managing Director and Head of Venture Capital at Saban Ventures, a founding Partner in the Softbank Capital Technology Fund, co-founder of NRG Asia–Pacific (Australia's largest private electricity supplier), and a founding director of EBT Mobile - China's largest private mobile phone retailer. He was also a Senior Associate at Australia’s largest national law firm where he acted for clients such as United Airlines, The Disney Corporation, and DHL International (where he was External General Counsel). Mr. Cooper has a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) from the University of Sydney in Australia. Mr Cooper is also a Principal of C2 Ventures, CardieX's largest shareholder, and the Group CEO of CardieX's subsidiaries, ATCOR, and CONNEQT Health

R. King Nelson, BA, MBA

Non-Executive Director

King was elected to the Board in November 2015. He brings more than 30 years of diverse experience and expertise with medical devices. He was previously President and CEO of Uptake Medical Corporation, a company focused on treatments for emphysema and lung cancer. Prior to to that, he served as president and CEO of Kerberos Proximal Solutions, which was acquired by FoxHollow Technologies, and as president and CEO of VenPro, a heart valve business acquired by Medtronic. Both these companies specialized in devices for the cardiovascular system. Prior to that, he spent 19 years with Baxter International and American Hospital Supply Corporation in roles of increasing responsibility that included division president for Dade Diagnostics, Bentley Labs, and Baxter’s Perfusion Services.

Jarrod White, BCom., CTA

Executive Director, Chief Financial Officer

Jarrod is a Chartered Accountant with broad experience in corporate finance structuring, advice for listed and unlisted entities, and accounting for high net worth individuals. Sector specialties include biotechnology, financial services, and energy. Jarrod is especially experienced in corporate structures, M&A, equity raises, and tax planning over a diverse range of businesses.


Craig R. Cooper

CEO & Co-Founder

Boost Mobile
Saban Ventures
Softbank Capital Technology Fund
EBT Mobile

Jarrod White

Chief Financial Officer

Traverse Accountants
University of Sydney

Steven Kesten. MD

Chief Medical Officer

SKC Life Sciences
Uptake Medical
Pneuma Respiratory
Boehringer Ingelheim

Mark Gorelick. Ph.D.

Chief Product Officer

Traction Health
PAI Health
Performance Lab
Step Health

Ahmad Qasem

Chief Science & Research Officer

PhD in Biomedical Engineering
Macquarie University

Chris Dax

President of ATCOR.

ISTA Pharmaceuticals
Elan Pharmaceuticals

ZiHan Lin

Corporate + Business Development

Uptake Medical
Harvard / Stanford

Rhonda Welch

VP of Health Economics

Welch Healthcare Consulting
Biosense Webster, J&J
Baxter Healthcare

Lawrence Chan

Director of Product Development

Silverbrook Research

Alberto Avolio


Professor of Biomedical Engineering
The Australian School of Advanced Medicine, Macquarie University

Ric Ruffhead

Director of Sales

EP MedSystems (St. Jude)
Cardiac Pathways (Boston Scientific)

Michael D Schulz RN, BSN

Executive Director of Pharmaceutical Markets

Mortara Instruments
Quinton Instruments
BJC Heath System

Dick Harris

West Region Territory Manager

Welch Allyn
Henry Schein

Sameer Molvi

Director of Product Management

Commissioning Agents Inc
Breathe Technologies
Applied Medical

Gene Yanku

Senior Director Creative Services

Mio Labs
Highgear Inc.

Qian Wang

Business Development (China)

New NI Medical
Haishu Medical

Bob Hayes

Manager Clinical Trials

Rush University Medical Center
John Stroger Hospital

Kirti Waikar

Quality Assurance Manager

Master's degree in Biotechnology

Victor Aung

Senior Software Architect

Boeing Defence Australia

Shunyao Li

Operations (China)

12 Sigma

Rani Candra

Test Engineer

BSc of Biomedical Engineering
University of Technology Sydney

Ehad Akeila

Senior Firmware Engineer

Nokia Research Center

Carol Targos

Accounts Manager

Impel Union
Magid Glove and Safety

Jose Vasquez

Systems Engineer

Bell Labs

Rebecca Davis

UI/UX Designer

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jonathan R. Greene

Senior Software Engineer


Alina Barnes

Senior QA Automation Engineer

Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI)

Vitor Tomazzi

User Experience Researcher

CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc.
Weatherhead School of Management
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

James Cox

Research Assistant

Macquarie University

Isabella Tan

Research Associate

Macquarie University
Australian Hearing National Acoustic Laboratories

Bill Stump

Content + Partnerships

Rodale Inc.
Men's Health
Women's Health
Prevention Magazine
Well Made Creative

Raju Dhungana

Software Developer

Danfe Solution

Vincent Visoiu, PMP

Senior Product Owner

Licensed PA-C (Florida)

Chris Goane

Senior Software Engineer

Ascensia Diabetes Care
OEM Controls
Vortex Consulting

Griffin Sipos

Field Clinical Engineer

Purdue University

Kianna Musaraca

Clinical Research Associate

Passport Health
Silver Cross Hospital