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About Us


Our Team

Lenore Rasmussen, PhD, Founder, CEO & CTO

Lenore's drive to advance prosthetic technology for amputees lead her to invent Ras Labs Synthetic Muscle™. She is a recognized leader in the EAP industry with multiple peer reviewed publications, patents, and the book "Electroactivity in Polymeric Materials" (http://www.springer.com/us/book/9781461408772). Previously, she worked at the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Biomaterials Center.

Jill Wittels, PhD, Senior Business Strategy Advisor

Dr. Wittels has nearly 35 years of experience with business unit P&L management, strategy, engineering management and leadership. She also has corporate and government agency experience (DOD and top tier Aerospace and Defense enterprises).

George McHorney, MBA, CFO

George brings extensive experience with emerging and growth stage entrepreneurial companies, having been the CFO of such companies for the past 28 years. His expertise includes financial and operational management, business development and M&A.

Matt Bowers, Lead Engineer

With a Master's in Robotics Engineering with triple major undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and business management, Matt brings a variety of expertise to the team. He is a PhD candidate at WPI and is focused on Ras Labs' prosthetics and robotics projects.