FOUNDERS, ADVISORS, INVESTORS

  Peeva Hamilton   Peeva is the best dog ever and the name of this company. 64% of all Americans think their dogs and cats are the best as well.   Education:  Various puppy training 

Peeva Hamilton

Peeva is the best dog ever and the name of this company. 64% of all Americans think their dogs and cats are the best as well. 

Education:

Various puppy training 

  Michael Hamilton   Founder and CEO  Prior to turning to entrepreneurship, Michael developed more than a decade of experience in New York managing litigation support and E-Discovery projects for some of the nations largest law firms and corporations. Michael's experience includes work over the past decade at Bloomberg LP, Wolters Kluwer and DTI Global. He has worked in consulting, business development (at the Sales, Management, and Director levels) competitive intelligence, legal and regulatory compliance, eDiscovery, and litigation support.   Education:  University at Buffalo BA, MBA

Michael Hamilton

Founder and CEO

Prior to turning to entrepreneurship, Michael developed more than a decade of experience in New York managing litigation support and E-Discovery projects for some of the nations largest law firms and corporations. Michael's experience includes work over the past decade at Bloomberg LP, Wolters Kluwer and DTI Global. He has worked in consulting, business development (at the Sales, Management, and Director levels) competitive intelligence, legal and regulatory compliance, eDiscovery, and litigation support. 

Education:

University at Buffalo BA, MBA

  Brian Hamilton   Lead Investor and Advisor  Brian is a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups at Sullivan & Cromwell, a global leader in each of its core practice areas and in each of its geographic markets. Brian advises on public and private mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, both in and outside the United States, and in a variety of industries. Brian's publicly announced M&A transactions and private equity M&A transactions have an aggregated value over $150 billion.  Education:  SUNY Albany BA, MA  New York University School of Law, JD  

Brian Hamilton

Lead Investor and Advisor

Brian is a partner in the Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups at Sullivan & Cromwell, a global leader in each of its core practice areas and in each of its geographic markets. Brian advises on public and private mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions, both in and outside the United States, and in a variety of industries. Brian's publicly announced M&A transactions and private equity M&A transactions have an aggregated value over $150 billion.

Education:

SUNY Albany BA, MA

New York University School of Law, JD
 

  James Albert, DVM    Advisor  Dr. Albert is Peeva’s primary Veterinarian and built 2 Veterinary Hospitals in WNY from the ground up prior to seeing them off to NVA. Dr. Albert is a technology enthusiast and serves as a consultant to many rescue groups and animal sanctuaries from coast to coast. His interests include zoo medicine, public speaking and working dogs.  Education:  Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

James Albert, DVM

Advisor

Dr. Albert is Peeva’s primary Veterinarian and built 2 Veterinary Hospitals in WNY from the ground up prior to seeing them off to NVA. Dr. Albert is a technology enthusiast and serves as a consultant to many rescue groups and animal sanctuaries from coast to coast. His interests include zoo medicine, public speaking and working dogs.

Education:

Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

  Dr. Albert Titus   Advisor  Dr. Titus is the Chair of Biomedical Engineering at the University at Buffalo. He directed a team of PhD's to assist Peeva with our R&D efforts and Root Cause Analysis and is currently overseeing a team of PhD's collaborating with Peeva hardware development.  Education:  Georgia Institute of Technology- Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D  University at Buffalo- Electrical and Computer Engineering- B.A., M.S.

Dr. Albert Titus

Advisor

Dr. Titus is the Chair of Biomedical Engineering at the University at Buffalo. He directed a team of PhD's to assist Peeva with our R&D efforts and Root Cause Analysis and is currently overseeing a team of PhD's collaborating with Peeva hardware development.

Education:

Georgia Institute of Technology- Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D

University at Buffalo- Electrical and Computer Engineering- B.A., M.S.

  Kevin Dailey   Advisor  Kevin is a Strategy and Operations Executive with specialties and experience in Corporate Strategy and Execution, Investment Banking, Venture Capital and Private Equity, Startups, Exchange Traded Products, and Insurance. He is the founding Chief Operating Officer of Velocity Shares- a publicly traded company recently sold to Janus and the founder and CEO of Be Well Enterprises.   Education:  Columbia University

Kevin Dailey

Advisor

Kevin is a Strategy and Operations Executive with specialties and experience in Corporate Strategy and Execution, Investment Banking, Venture Capital and Private Equity, Startups, Exchange Traded Products, and Insurance. He is the founding Chief Operating Officer of Velocity Shares- a publicly traded company recently sold to Janus and the founder and CEO of Be Well Enterprises. 

Education:

Columbia University

     Shambhu Upadhyaya   Advisor  Dr. Upadhyaya is  Associate Department Chair, Dept. of Computer Science and Eng., UB Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UB   and  assisting Peeva with the development of our  cloud, referent tracking, and EMR components.     Education:  University of Newcastle, Australia (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Electrical Engineering) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Electrical Engineering)  PhD 1987 ME 1982 BE 1979

 Shambhu Upadhyaya

Advisor

Dr. Upadhyaya is Associate Department Chair, Dept. of Computer Science and Eng., UB Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, UB and assisting Peeva with the development of our cloud, referent tracking, and EMR components.  

Education:

University of Newcastle, Australia (Electrical and Computer Engineering) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Electrical Engineering) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (Electrical Engineering)

PhD 1987 ME 1982 BE 1979

  Dan Magnuszewski   Advisor  Dan  is CTO and Co-founder at ACV Auctions, a member of the UB Computer Science Advisory Council, member of the WNY Computer Science Teachers Association, and serves as an a Entrepreneur in Residence at LNY.  Education:  BA Computer Science- University at Buffalo      

Dan Magnuszewski

Advisor

Dan  is CTO and Co-founder at ACV Auctions, a member of the UB Computer Science Advisory Council, member of the WNY Computer Science Teachers Association, and serves as an a Entrepreneur in Residence at LNY.

Education:

BA Computer Science- University at Buffalo

 

 

  Wenyao Xu   Advisor  Dr. Xu is an assistant professor in the University at Buffalo’s Computer Science and Engineering Department. He overseas a team of PhD’s collaborating with other Peeva researchers. He holds five international and U.S. patents, which all have been commercialized or licensed to several major medical device suppliers in U.S.   Education:  University of California, Los Angeles (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) Zhejiang University (Electrical Engineering) Zhejiang University (Electrical Engineering)  PhD 2013 MS 2008 BS 2006

Wenyao Xu

Advisor

Dr. Xu is an assistant professor in the University at Buffalo’s Computer Science and Engineering Department. He overseas a team of PhD’s collaborating with other Peeva researchers. He holds five international and U.S. patents, which all have been commercialized or licensed to several major medical device suppliers in U.S. 

Education:

University of California, Los Angeles (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) Zhejiang University (Electrical Engineering)
Zhejiang University (Electrical Engineering)

PhD 2013 MS 2008 BS 2006


Robert Maefs

Interim CTO

Robert co-founded Argyle Technology Group in 2009 and sold it to IVR technology group last year. 

  Ryan Knowles   Interim CFO  In addition to assisting Peeva with our Accounting and Financials, Ryan is successfully starting a financial consulting firm after taking a 5-year sabbatical from the industry to study marine biology.  Education:  Boston College - BA  Old Dominion- BS  Northeastern University- Marine Biology MS

Ryan Knowles

Interim CFO

In addition to assisting Peeva with our Accounting and Financials, Ryan is successfully starting a financial consulting firm after taking a 5-year sabbatical from the industry to study marine biology.

Education:

Boston College - BA

Old Dominion- BS

Northeastern University- Marine Biology MS

  Vincent LoTempio   Mr. LoTempio handles Intellectual Property matters for Peeva: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Licensing and Royalty Agreements. He is a seasoned litigator with 20 years experience and a  documented tack record of success in protecting his clients IP.   Education:  Thomas M. Cooley Law School, JD   Canisius College, Bachelor of Science,    

Vincent LoTempio

Mr. LoTempio handles Intellectual Property matters for Peeva: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Licensing and Royalty Agreements. He is a seasoned litigator with 20 years experience and a  documented tack record of success in protecting his clients IP. 

Education:

Thomas M. Cooley Law School, JD
 
Canisius College, Bachelor of Science, 

 

  Mike Kozelsky   UI/UX  Education:  University at Buffalo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering BS, MS  Certified ScrumMaster

Mike Kozelsky

UI/UX

Education:

University at Buffalo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering BS, MS

Certified ScrumMaster

  Azim Malik   Electrical Engineer   MS University at Buffalo

Azim Malik

Electrical Engineer 

MS University at Buffalo

  Prashanth Anuradha Balu   Software Engineer  Education:  University at Buffalo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering- Masters in Computer Science

Prashanth Anuradha Balu

Software Engineer

Education:

University at Buffalo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering- Masters in Computer Science

  Volker Einsfeld   Sr. Software Engineer   

Volker Einsfeld

Sr. Software Engineer

 

  Jennifer Newman-Galuzzo   Public Relations  Education:  Lehigh University- BA  Pace University- MST

Jennifer Newman-Galuzzo

Public Relations

Education:

Lehigh University- BA

Pace University- MST

  Abhilash Gandla   Electrical Engineer  MS University at Buffalo

Abhilash Gandla

Electrical Engineer

MS University at Buffalo

  John Leone   Software Engineer  MIS/ BS- University at Buffalo

John Leone

Software Engineer

MIS/ BS- University at Buffalo

  Ranjan Mohan   Software Engineer  Education:  University at Buffalo- Masters in Computer Science/ Software Engineering, BA Electrical Engineering

Ranjan Mohan

Software Engineer

Education:

University at Buffalo- Masters in Computer Science/ Software Engineering, BA Electrical Engineering