Mr. Shah is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Avitus® Orthopaedics. He previously served as the Entrepreneur in Residence and Deputy Director for the Johns Hopkins – Coulter Translational Partnership. Mr. Shah has had prior engineering experience in BioInformatics at Johnson & Johnson – Centocor as well as the Bio-medical Informatics and Bioimaging Laboratory at Georgia Institute of Technology. Furthermore, Mr. Shah has worked at the NASA – Langley Research Center to help develop brain-computer interface technology for drowsiness detection. Mr. Shah received his M.S.E. in Bioengineering Innovation and Design from Johns Hopkins University and his B.Sc in Biomedical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
Mr. Budyansky is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Avitus® Orthopaedics. He’s passionate about entrepreneurship, innovation and bringing elegant solutions that create positive impact to market. In a past life, he was focused on creating low-cost medical devices in OB/GYN developing country markets, at Jhpiego Corp. As a researcher at the Cell Mechanics Laboratory at the University of Connecticut, he co-invented and co-developed Micro-CGS, a novel micro-scale curvature detection technology with application to cancer cell diagnostics. With an M.S.E. in Bioengineering Innovation and Design from Johns Hopkins University and B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Connecticut, his engineering background emphasizes biomechanics and the application of mechanical engineering principles to medical device design and innovation.