March 22, 2016, Boston, MA USA – Geoffrey Gill has joined Shimmer Sensing as the President, Shimmer Americas. In this role, he will lead the U.S. operations of Shimmer Sensing and the commercial efforts for both North and South America. He will be a key member of the global management team with particular focus on business and product strategy for the consumer neuroscience and medical markets.
Geoff joins Shimmer from Innerscope Research, Inc., a leading consumer neuroscience company, where he took a wide variety of roles over seven years, most recently as CFO/SVP of Operations. He was heavily involved in negotiating and executing the sale of Innerscope to Nielsen Consumer Neuroscience in mid-2015. In addition, Geoff has extensive relevant experience, including, for example, as VP of R&D for Bayer Diagnostics Critical Care division and Global Market Manager of Weidmann Electrical Technology’s Crepe Paper division. Mr. Gill has a AB in Applied Math and Physics from Harvard University and an MS in Management of Technology from the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Paddy White, the CEO of Shimmer Sensing, said: “We are delighted to have Geoff join our team. He brings a unique set of skills and experience in both the consumer neuroscience and medical fields. His experience in managing growing businesses will be critical as we take Shimmer to the next level.”
“I am excited to join such a dynamic company,” said Mr. Gill, “At Innerscope I was a customer of Shimmer and I was always very impressed by Shimmer’s team, their signal quality, and their ability to quickly customize their software and hardware to meet our requirements. Having had the opportunity to spend more time with the team, I am convinced that we are just at the start of realizing the potential of the company.”
Shimmer is a leading technology company providing clinical grade wearable wireless sensing technology. Our award winning platform enables enterprises to reduce risk, cost, and time to market for sensor-based digital health solutions. This unlocks the potential for analysis and interpretation of sensed data specific to the person and creates an unprecedented level of access to personal digital health information, with the goal of improving healthcare outcomes.
The technology is trusted and utilised by the world’s brightest start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, and leading Universities in over 70 countries worldwide.
Deployments include an FDA approved biophysical application in the US, a tele-rehab solution in Spain, and a player tracking and performance management solution in the UK and Ireland. Established in 2008, with headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and a operations in Boston and Malaysia, Shimmer offers wearable wireless sensing technology that overcome the challenges of size, wearability, reliable communications and low power consumption.
Shimmer, Shimmer Sensing are trademarks of Realtime Technologies, Ltd. Innerscope and Nielsen are trademarks of The Nielsen Company.
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