About Us

Our Quality Policy

At Oculogica, we innovate eye-tracking products for improved brain health. We apply the highest standards in our daily activities in order to satisfy the expectations and unmet needs of patients and healthcare professionals. We maintain the effectiveness of our quality system through continuous monitoring and measurement of objectives related to regulatory compliance, customer requirements, product expertise and technical support.

Meet the Oculogica® Team

Rosina Samadani, Ph.D.

CEO and Board of Advisors
Dr. Samadani has 20 years of experience with medical device companies, including 7 years with McKinsey & Company as a leader in their healthcare practice. This is her 4th startup. Dr. Samadani has her BS and MS from MIT in Mechanical Engineering, and her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University.

Dan Sanderson, M.CS.

Principal Engineer
Dan has over 30 years of experience architecting, designing, and building complex software systems in a variety of industries, including 11 years as the president of his consulting firm, Living Software. Dan has his BA in Spanish and a minor in mathematics from Concordia College, and MS in Computer Science from Texas A&M.

Joel Sanderson

Developer
Joel has used his passion for software development to co-found and build a growing email security solution, now called Protected Trust. This is his 2nd startup. He has a BA in Computer Science and minors in Physics and Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Viridiana Juarez

Analyst
Viridiana graduated from New York University with a BA in Biology and a minor in Psychology. She joined Oculogica in 2017, where she assists the team in daily operations such as funding efforts, clinical trial support, and product development.

Otis Grigsby

Sales and General Counsel
Otis spent 6 years playing defensive end in the NFL and practiced intellectual property law at two Am Law 100 firms. He developed his passion for sales and marketing at two sports tech startups prior to joining Oculogica. Otis has a JD and a BA in Interior Design from the University of Kentucky.

Uzma Samadani, M.D., Ph.D.

Founder and Scientific Advisor
Dr. Uzma Samadani founded Oculogica in 2013, and her laboratory has developed the eye-tracking methodology and published six papers on its utility. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at the University of Minnesota with a graduate faculty appointment in Neuroscience. She is also an attending neurosurgeon at Centracare and the Minneapolis Veterans Administration Medical Center. She serves on the Executive Committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons Joint Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care.

Board of Advisors

Managing Director, TitletownTech

Former President, Codman Neurosurgery Johnson & Johnson

Associate Professor, Dept. of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Minnesota

Managing Partner, Golden Seeds

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