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Core Team

Sasank Vemulapati



Sasank is the founder of Hermes Life Sciences. He is an inventor on 3 US patents and has several peer-reviewed publications based on his work with developing biomedical tools for resource-limited settings. Sasank earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois and his M.S. and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.


Ted Eveleth

Chairman of the Board

Ted is an experienced entrepreneur and has been CEO,COO, CFO and Chairman in companies ranging from medical devices, life science molecular tools, waste heat to energy conversion and MEMS devices. He has helped raise more than $50M in venture and private equity and $12M in grant funding. Ted received a BA in Economics Phi Beta Kappa in three years from Union College and an MBA from the Johnson School at Cornell University.

Advisors & Consultants


David Erickson

Director of the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University


Dr. Manish Sagar

Associate Professor of Medicine and Microbiology at Boston University

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Dr.Fred Barken

Retired Physician and Active Angel Investor

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