Ted Miller, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, brings to Reify over 20 years of experience in basic research and the commercialization of early stage technology from the operating and investment worlds. Ted has written extensively on the field of intellectual property strategy and has published a book on early stage technology licensing. Prior to joining Reify, he was involved in founding Promosome, as President and COO, a biopharmaceutical production company originating from Nobel Laureate Gerald Edelman's research. Ted also holds a business development role at SomaGenics, an RNA therapeutics company and was part of the startup team of Jaguar Bioscience, a molecular signature-based diagnostic company. Prior to this, Ted was an Associate at a life sciences venture fund in Boston. Ted holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University in Molecular Biology and an M.Sc. from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Cell Biology.
Arman M. Garakani, Chief Technology Officer, brings significant depth of experience in programming for vision-based solutions to Reify with over 25 years in the field. During this time, Arman has developed a proven record of successful software development in signal processing, machine vision and machine intelligence with 13 granted patents in his name. As one of the first hires at Cognex Corporation, the world's leading machine vision company ($1.3B market cap), Arman was instrumental in the development of a number of innovative vision technologies that enable automated inspection and alignment of layers of semiconductor wafers. At IBM, Arman was part of the company's charter to develop equipment for the precise placement of components on semiconductor substrates. During his studies, Arman performed research in computational methods in Fluid Mechanics at Alden Laboratory, one of the oldest continuously operating hydraulic laboratories in the world. Arman holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MS in Management of Technology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.