Kenneth L. Londoner, MBA
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Director
Mr. Londoner co-founded BioSig Technologies, Inc. in February 2009. Mr. Londoner is the Managing Partner of Endicott Management Partners, LLC, a firm dedicated to assisting emerging growth companies in their corporate development and investing needs since 2004. From April 2007 to October 2009, Mr. Londoner was the executive vice president of NewCardio, Inc., a silicon valley based cardiac software company. Mr. Londoner also served as a Director and the architect for the turnaround at Alliqua BioMedical, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALQA) from May 2012 to March 2014. Mr. Londoner is a co-founder of Safe Ports Holdings, LLC, in Charleston, South Carolina, a port security and logistics company. Started in July 2005, the company built and sold an inland port development project to Dubai Ports World. The sale, in the fall of 2007, was for almost six times what investors had invested. Mr. Londoner is a member of Safe Ports Board of Directors. Mr. Londoner was the founder and managing partner of Red Coat Capital Management in New York. Founded in late 1996, the hedge fund (long/short equity strategy) grew from its initial base of $ 2 million in assets to a peak of $ 1.1 billion. Mr. Londoner started his investment career at J. & W. Seligman & Co., Inc., a leading institutional money management firm where he rose from research analyst to managing $3.5 billion in mutual funds, pension funds, and international assets. He joined Seligman in 1991 and left in 1997. Mr. Londoner graduated from Lafayette College in 1989 with a degree in economics and finance and received his MBA from NYU's Stern School of Business in 1994, with a dual major in finance and management. Mr. Londoner just celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary and has four children. Mr. Londoner has been working with Lafayette College to develop and expand a summer internship program designed to provide undergraduate students with high value summer employment in leading growth industries in the U.S.
Vice President, Clinical Affairs
Jay Millerhagen, Vice President of Clinical Affairs, has over 25 years of experience developing, evaluating and launching new medical technologies and therapies. Most recently, Mr. Millerhagen served as Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Market Development for Respicardia, Inc., in Minnetonka, MN. At Respicardia, he led clinical operations, staffing and site management leading to the pivotal IDE trial of the fully implantable remedē System for the treatment of Central Sleep Apnea.
Prior to joining RESPICARDIA, Mr. Millerhagen served in positions of increasing responsibility at St. Jude Medical in St. Paul, MN. From 2011 to 2012, as Vice President, Clinical Affairs, he led a team of 20 in-house clinical personnel and a team of 22 field clinical engineers to execute a series of clinical studies targeted at addressing cardiac arrhythmias. He oversaw the team that completed enrollment in five major IDE (investigational device exemption) trials most of which were completed several months ahead of schedule. From 2007 to 2010, Mr. Millerhagen served as Senior Director, Clinical Affairs. His team was the first to design, submit and secure approval of an IDE from the FDA for a novel open irrigated ablation catheter based indication for Atrial Fibrillation.
From 1989 to 2007, Mr. Millerhagen held senior positions at Boston Scientific Corporation. Joining the company as a Manager of New Product Planning, he co-authored a patent on a pacemaker based on hemodynamic performance. Promoted to Director, he oversaw Brady Marketing, Heart Failure Research and Development, Heart Failure Marketing and from 2004 to 2007, he served as Director, Business Alliance Marketing with industry giants Johnson & Johnson and GE Healthcare. During his tenure at Boston Scientific he directed numerous areas of cardiovascular health.
Mr. Millerhagen received his MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, earned an MS in Exercise Physiology from St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, and a BA in Physiology and Psychology from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. He has been member of the Heart Rhythm Society (NASPE), the Heart Failure Society of America, and the American College of Sports Medicine.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Chaussy has served as our chief financial officer since May 2011. Since 2001, Mr. Chaussy has acted as a consultant for small publicly traded entities with a special emphasis towards SEC reporting and compliance; Mr. Chaussy provides consulting services both directly and through his wholly-owned entity, Anna & Co., Inc. Prior to 2001, Mr. Chaussy served as chief financial officer for a large private distribution and wholesaling company, where he gained international experience. Mr. Chaussy is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is a licensed certified public accountant in Virginia, California and Florida.
Vice President, Business Development and Corporate Finance
Natasha Russkina is a well-established finance professional. She is the founder and director of Augeous Consulting in Geneva, Switzerland, a firm that provides various levels of business development capabilities to companies in the life science sector. Ms. Russkina has over 13 years of experience in international business development, including over 9 years at IG Group PLC, a British FTSE 250 company and a global leader in online trading. During this time, she was responsible for the Group’s global business development successfully delivering a number of high level projects from opening new international branches to global rebranding, and providing all initial and ongoing business support to 12 international offices in Europe, South Africa and Australia, a business sector, which accounted for 40% of the Group’s revenue. During her career, she had been appointed by the Board of Directors to open a new IT development office in Eastern Europe and was responsible for all parts of operations. During this assignment, the office grew from 14 inherited members of staff to over 135.
Co-Founder, Director of Administration
Ms. Mikolaitis co-founded BioSig Technologies, Inc. in February 2009. As Director of Administration, her role encompasses a wide range of duties that started out with co-writing the business plan to now co-writing all marketing materials and SEC filings. She supports all departments of the Company including accounting and finance, legal, marketing, investor relations, public relations, human resources, and research and development. Ms. Mikolaitis is also President of Miko Consulting Group, Inc., a firm that provides marketing research and administrative support to life science companies.
Joseph W. Rafferty
Chief Commercialization Officer
Mr. Rafferty brings to BioSig over 30 years of leadership experience with traditional corporate and emerging growth companies. Having functioned as CEO, GM, VP Global Sales-Marketing, VP Physician Training, VP Sales Training and Director for National Contracts, Mr. Rafferty has created a legacy of building and leading highly successful teams with industry leaders like Pathway Medical, Avinger, ACS/Guidant, CR Bard Vascular/Cardiovascular, Synthes Spine, Sterilox, J&J's Ethicon Mechanical Products (Endo) and, most recently, as CEO of National Medical Sales, LLC.