Who we are
Bay Labs was founded with the mission to transform healthcare with AI. We’re led by a team of best-in-class entrepreneurs, engineers, and clinicians who are committed to empowering healthcare providers with new capabilities using AI.
An entrepreneur and neuroscientist at heart, Charles is always looking for ways to solve the most impactful and challenging problems with technology. He has used his unique skillset of engineering, computer science, and neuroscience to co-found and lead Bay Labs on their mission to bring deep learning to healthcare. Prior to founding Bay Labs, he was an expert in deep learning at MIT and Berkeley and was a founding member of IQ Engines, acquired by Yahoo!.
Kilian co-founded Bay Labs to create products that positively impact the lives of billions of people. As a research scientist and entrepreneur, he focuses on using deep learning to solve critical problems in healthcare. Prior to co-founding Bay Labs, Kilian developed computational models of visual processing in both biological and artificial neural networks at UC Berkeley and was a founding member of IQ Engines.
Shara brings over twelve years of healthcare product management and marketing experience to Bay Labs. Her expertise includes new product development for mature and emerging markets, as well as strategy development and commercialization. Shara has experience in a range of companies, from Philips, where she launched several novel healthcare products to Ascension Health, the largest non-profit hospital system in the U.S.
An engineer with a mission, Matthew is constantly looking to create technology that makes a huge impact. He has over 20 years’ experience at industry-leading companies like Box and Oracle, where the was the VP of software and CRM development. At Bay Labs, Matthew is bringing his expertise in engineering and his passion for solving big technical problems to healthcare.
Originally from Norway, Yngvil brings more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry to Bay Labs. Prior to joining Bay Labs in 2017, Yngvil worked at Photocure where she designed and executed multiple pivotal clinical trials for a drug-device combination product that formed the basis for regulatory approval in both the US and EU. She also played an integral role in building a commercial organization in the US. Yngvil is a respected clinical scientist with excellent analytical and leadership skills.
Randy is an accomplished world renowned academic cardiologist who was a pioneer in noninvasive cardiology, and the role of ultrasound in cardiovascular diagnostics. He held faculty and clinical positions at many prestigious universities—including Stanford, University of Virginia, Mayo Clinic and Emory University Medical School where he was both Associate Dean and Director of Noninvasive Cardiology. Randy is a past president of the American Society of Echocardiography and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography, and the European Society of Cardiology. Randy is also a prolific academician, with more than 200 publications. Randy also served as chief Medical Correspondent for Cox Communications and has received multiple Emmy nominations and awards including the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Howard L. Lewis Lifetime Achievement Award for Health Reporting.
Sam spent four years as a reviewer at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the Division of Cardiovascular Devices, where he reviewed IDEs, 510(k)s, PMAs, and other submissions for cardiac electrophysiology devices, including the first FDA approval of a professional-use automated external defibrillator.
Michael comes to Bay Labs with decades of experience bringing innovative medical devices to market. He founded and led Ecton and Penrith, startups that developed the world’s first portable, digital phased array cardiac ultrasound system and the first wireless ultrasound system. Michael specializes in product launches and M&A integrations with a focus on cardiology, radiology, and point-of-care technologies.
David is a Cardiac Sonographer Emeritus after working for 38 years at Duke University Medical Center. He retired in 2016 to pursue global medical missions, an area he feels passionate about. David recently received the ASE Distinguished Sonographer Teacher Award and the first ASE Sonographer Lifetime Achievement Award. Author and co-author of over 140 articles and book chapters, David is known worldwide for his insightful and humorous lecturing style. In 2016, The American Society of Echo started the annual Adams Global Service Award in his name. David has worked as a consultant for many major ultrasound companies including Bay Labs for the past 3+ years.