Stephen Lake

Co-founder, CEO


Was named one of Canada's Top 20 Under 20 in 2007 and one of the Next 36 entrepreneurial leaders of Canada in 2011. He focused on hardware during his time at the University of Waterloo, where he studied as a Loran Scholar, and robotics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich). Prior to Thalmic, Stephen spent time working in a range of industries from surgical robotics to lunar rovers. Stephen is passionate about creating new ways for humans to interact with technology.

Matthew Bailey

Co-founder


Is obsessed with hardware, driving the development of the Myo armband's mechanical design. A leading mind in creating functional, beautiful, and simple wearable technology, Matthew studied mechatronics at the University of Waterloo and robotics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich).

Aaron Grant

Co-founder


Has an extensive software engineering background, and works on Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition at Thalmic Labs. His passion for software engineering has even led him to create his own embedded microprocessor operating system.

Mike Galbraith

CFO


Has a business degree from Wilfrid Laurier University and experience as a Chartered Accountant and CPA (Illinois) from KPMG. He joined Thalmic Labs after leaving BlackBerry where he served as Senior Vice President, Business Operations from 2000-13.

Andrew Dubowec

VP Revenue


Has degrees from Queen's University (Canada) and Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Thalmic Labs, he focused on product strategy and growth at the Harvard Innovation Lab, Google, and Monitor Group.

Katy Walden

VP Marketing


Has a degree from Princeton University and extensive experience marketing new consumer electronics products at LucasArts (now Disney) and Microsoft. Prior to joining Thalmic Labs, Katy was at Dropcam (acquired by Google's Nest) building brand awareness and retail presence for an emerging tech category.

David Perston

VP Manufacturing


Has decades of experience disrupting global technology, joining BlackBerry in 1996 to oversee production of the first two-way pager devices. He oversaw new-product-introduction at BlackBerry Manufacturing partners worldwide before becoming a member of the Thalmic team in 2013.

Stefan Alexander

VP Advanced R&D


Has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo. He is passionate about developing new technologies and using them to create never-before-seen products. Stefan was the first employee at IGNIS Innovation in 2001, directing their Engineering department and leading the creation of state-of-the-art AMOLED display prototypes. He has 7 patents and 16 technical publications.