For more than 20 years, Dr. Amir Reuveny watched his father struggle with poor sleep. Millions of people suffer from bad sleep, but due to the lack of easy sleep testing, many never get feedback and support on sleep wellness.
We’re on a mission to make better sleep more accessible for everyone.
PHD IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING;
Prior to founding Wesper, Amir was a postdoctoral fellow at Cornell Tech University where he investigated commercial applications for flexible electronics. Amir received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Information Systems from the University of Tokyo and holds a double major degree with honors from Technion, Israel. When he’s not researching sleep habits, you can find him traveling, cooking, relaxing on the beach, and spending time with his family.
BSC IN CS, MATH & PHYSICS
Prior to founding Wesper, Adi was a senior software engineer at Algotec where he pioneered smart analysis of 3D medical images for diagnostic purposes and served as the Director of Fraud Prevention at Matrix IF5. Adi holds a B.Sc with honors in Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics from the Hebrew University, Israel (Talpiyot) and served as a senior software developer in unit 8200 in the Israeli Army. After living in New York City for 12 years, Adi is back with his family in Israel. In his free time you can find him DIY-ing just about anything and putting together complex puzzles
Dr. Stephanie Zandieh is the Division Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Zandieh is the author of several peer-to-peer reviewed articles and book chapters in the fields of health services research, pediatric pulmonary and sleep medicine. She lives with her wife, two-year-old son and baby girl in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. When she’s not with patients, you‘ll find Dr. Zandieh playing a mean game of Rummikub or swimming in the Atlantic Ocean.
Sonia is a professor Emeritus and a professor of research at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. Dr. Ancoli-Israel is Past-President of the Sleep Research Society (SRS) and was on the founding Executive Board of the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). Retired, but somehow still working avidly on sleep technology, Sonia does make time to spend with her grandchildren and is currently writing her travel blog: JourneyswithSonia.com
Chelsie is a sleep expert, neuroscientist, and sleep consultant with over 10 years of experience in the field of sleep. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Science with Honours and a PhD in Neuroscience with a specialty in sleep genetics. She also worked in clinical trials where she oversaw sleep apnea research. Besides living and breathing all things sleep, you can usually find Chelsie cuddling up to her cats (who are probably sleeping) and enjoying a good book!