Dr. Nhut Ho

Dr. Nhut Ho

President

Dr. Nhut Ho, President and founder, an MIT trained research engineer, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering with California State University, Northridge (CSUN), has deep experience with both the research and development of complex systems, and leads the development of the company’s strategic and technical directions, and oversees all of the company’s R&D efforts.

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Dr. Walter Johnson

Dr. Walter Johnson

Principal Human-Systems Designer

Dr. Walter Johnson, Principal Human-Systems Designer, with a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the Ohio State University, and a former researcher and team leader with the NASA Ames Human Integration Division for 30 years, will lead the development and testing of advanced technologies and concepts for interface design and human automation interaction.

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Dr. Xiyi Hang

Dr. Xiyi Hang

Principal Engineer

Dr. Xiyi Hang, with a PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the Ohio State University, is an expert in machine learning, big data, digital signal processing, and bioinformatics. Dr. Hang serves as a Principal Engineer, leading the company’s efforts in infusing machine learning into our products.

Vicky Ho

Vicky Ho

CEO

Vicky Ho, our CEO, is trained in the nuts and bolts of running a business, with an MBA from California State University, Northridge.

Brenda Lynch

Brenda Lynch

Advisory Board Member_PR & Marketing

Brenda Lynch, Senior Partner, Finn Partners, is sought after by top-tier companies for branding, marketing and social media expertise. She has worked with eBay, Red Bull, Bosch, Dole Packaged Goods, Mattel, Nestlé and Procter & Gamble as well as serves as an adjunct professor at USC Annenberg Graduate School, Strategic Public Relations.

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Kenneth Wakeland

Kenneth Wakeland

Software Developer

Kenneth Wakeland, with a BA in Computer Science from California State University, Northridge, is one of the HATS Software Engineers and HATS founders.

Jeremy Friedman

Jeremy Friedman

Systems Engineer

Jeremy Friedman is a Systems Engineer at HATS working to envision the future of human-centered automation and interface design. He helps examine problems of research and development through lenses of both engineering and social science.

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Karan Panesar

Karan Panesar

Computer Engineer

Karan Panesar is a computer engineer at HATS responsible for bridging the gap between computer science and electrical engineering. He deals with the hardware and software aspects of computer system design and development.

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