Meet the Team
Paul R. Gudonis
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gudonis has been Myomo CEO for five years and has led the commercialization of the Company's portable home devices. Mr. Gudonis brings 30 years of experience in launching new technology-based products and services to Myomo. His career spans the fields of software, telecommunications, Internet services, and robotics. Mr. Gudonis served as President at FIRST robotics and as CEO of Genuity and Centra Software. Northwestern McCormick School of Engineering (BS) and Harvard Business School (MBA).
Jonathan Naft, CPO
Vice President, General Manager
Jonathan is a highly-regarded member of the O&P community and is the founder of Geauga Rehabilitation Engineering, Inc. (20+ yrs. O&P experience). He is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Engineering and from Northwestern University's Prosthetic-Orthotic Center.
Davie Mendelsohn, RN
VP-Sales and Clinical Services
Davie is an experienced sales leader in the O&P industry having held positions at Touch Bionics, Ossur and Ottobock. She has introduced high tech products and led national sales teams working with O&P providers.
For over six years, he has led the company’s engineering team in the development of the software architecture and electromechanical control system of the Myomo product line. Gene has a Master's in electrical engineering from Clarkson University and has previously worked at Intel, GE corporate R&D, and NComm, Inc.
Dr. Brandon Green
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Green is a licensed physician and a board certified prosthetist trained in general surgery at Cleveland Clinic, physical medicine/rehabilitation at Tufts Medical Center, and prosthetics at Northwestern University. This diverse background has allowed him to develop a unique skill set not usually found in the orthotics/prosthetics specialty. He blends practical clinical and technical expertise with a deep understanding of how to bring physicians, therapists, prosthetists/orthotists, patients, insurers, and other stake holders together to make MyoPro the new standard of care for people with upper extremity paresis.
Sam Kesner, Ph.D
Director of Research & Advanced Development
Dr. Kesner has experience developing new technologies in the areas of neurostimulation, MEMS devices, robotic surgery, cardiology, and assistive robotics. He is an author on over 20 peer-review publications and 6 patents. Prior to Myomo, he was at Harvard Medical School where he helped lead development of the first ever medical implant fabricated using Pop-Up MEMS manufacturing technology. Dr. Kesner has engineering degrees from MIT and Harvard University.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Goldwasser is a senior financial executive who has contributed significantly to the growth of public and private high technology companies. Mr. Goldwasser was the CFO of Unica Corporation, BBN Inc. and Avici Systems Inc. He is a CPA and was an audit manager with Coopers & Lybrand (PWC). City College of New York (BSEE) and New York University (MBA).
Chief Marketing Officer
Cliff is responsible for the company’s marketing strategy and programs and product management of the MyoPro line. He brings to Myomo extensive experience in scaling businesses, having served as chief marketing officer for four technology companies, including three that were acquired by Fortune 100 or Global 200 companies.
National Business Development Manager
Lorraine oversees the company's business and enterprise development with medical clinicians, the Veterans Health Administration and orthotic and prosthetic providers. Her mission is to support the sales team in their efforts to increase the clinical adoption of MyoPro across the country. Hale brings extensive sales and management experience with medical devices and previously worked at Touch Bionics (now part of Ossur), a leader in upper limb prosthetics technology.
VP, Corporate Controller
Mr. Burke brings over 20 years of experience in financial management, reporting and regulatory compliance. Before joining Myomo, he served as Vice President, Corporate Controller at Imprivata, Inc., a NYSE listed healthcare IT security company. Shawn has also held financial management positions at many publicly traded technology and life science companies, including ViaCell, Inc., NxStage Medical, Inc., Starent Networks, Inc., Cisco Systems, and Axcelis Technologies, Inc. Shawn is a graduate of Merrimack College with a B.S. in Business Administration, and a Certified Management Accountant.
Chief Commercial Officer
As Chief Commercial Officer, Mr. Mitchell oversees commercial operations and focuses on expanding Myomo’s sales, marketing, and distribution activities. He brings over 20 years of experience in providing high-end medical equipment to help disabled people to improve their quality of life.
He has extensive experience in growing revenues for companies in the durable medical equipment industry, including companies that provide customized wheelchair and mobility solutions to those with paralysis due to spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions. He has served in sales, operational leadership, and executive roles at various providers and manufacturers.
Mr. Mitchell earned a BS in Economics from Baylor University and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.
Stefanie Dunaway, MS, OTR/L
Clinical Services Manager
Stefanie Dunaway is an Occupational Therapist with 10 years experience spanning inpatient rehabilitation and home health with a focus on neurorehabilitation and assistive technology. Stefanie joined Myomo Inc. in 2011 and is their Clinical Services Manager. She is responsible for directing clinical education and support for therapists nationwide, therapy program development and continuing education offerings.