MIT PhDs, Harvard Dentists & Industry Experts

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The company was founded by PhDs from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and dentists from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and incubated at the Harvard Innovation Labs. The team is dedicated to solving the most challenging problems in dentistry to improve care for millions of patients.

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Management Team
Teresa Dolan, DDS

Dr. Dolan has more than 35 years of experience in dentistry and clinical education. Her expertise spans clinical dental practice and research. Previously, she was Chief Clinical Officer at Dentsply Sirona. Prior to that, she served as a professor and dean at the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Deepak Ramaswamy, PhD

Deepak has a PhD from MIT and an MBA from Cornell. He’s held leadership roles at Altra Broadband (acq. by NASDAQ: ANST), Ansoft (acq. by NASDAQ: ANSS), and Q bio. He has also served as a Director at ANSYS, Principal Software Engineer at Mathworks and Software Development Manager at Amazon.

Wardah Inam, PhD

Dr. Inam received a PhD in EECS from MIT. Previously she led product development at Q bio, a healthcare startup. She has led the development of AI-driven products at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab and uLink. She has corporate experience in GE and Apple and is the recipient of the MIT Graduate Women of Excellence Award

Shaju Phuthussery

Shaju is an experienced insurance industry executive previously serving as the Chief Analytics Officer for DentaQuest, one of the largest dental insurance providers. He also served as Chief Information Officer for P&R Dental Strategies, a dental insurance informatics company, after his startup was acquired by P&R.

Ryan Kennedy

Ryan has built products and operations at multiple high-growth companies (Earnest, LendingHome, Funding Circle) and led strategy planning in the federal government (CFPB) and Fortune 500 companies (Bain & Company). He has an MBA from Harvard Business School and MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School.

Clinical and Regulatory Team
Lindsey Nowland, DMD

Dr. Knowland received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Boston University, graduating Summa Cum Laude and as the class Valedictorian. She has practiced in the best dental clinics in Boston.

Chris Balaban, DMD

Dr. Balaban graduated Summa Cum Laude from Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. He is a partner at an aesthetic dentistry practice in Boston providing high-quality care to his patients.

Mina Ghorbanifarjzadeh, DMD

Dr. Ghorbanifarajzadeh is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Dentistry and was the recipient of the Oral Maxillofacial Radiology Award. She is currently practicing as an associate in a general practice in Miami Beach, Florida. Her prior work experience brings her from Apple Inc where she provided world class training and service experience to customers.

Machine Learning
Johnny Riskas

Johnny previously worked as a deep learning Researcher at DigitalGlobe where he worked on domain adaptation, GAN’s, and semi-supervised learning. He also served as a quant trader and VP at Deutsche Bank. He holds an MS and an MBA from CMU.

Devin Cela, PhD

Dr. Cela has a Ph.D. from UC San Diego and a BS from MIT. Previously he was an Insight Data Science Fellow, where he consulted for iSono Health and trained deep learning models for breast cancer identification.

Samet Taspinar, PhD

Dr. Taspinar has a PhD from NYU. His research is focused on forensics and fraud detection. He achieved top performance at the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency Forensics Challenge

Sri Kalyan Yarlagadda, PhD

Dr. Yarlagadda has a PhD from Purdue with experience in Computer vision and Deep learning

Jack Kwok

Jack received his BS and MS from MIT. He has worked at Linkend, Trulia, and Lyft. He is experienced in applying deep learning/machine learning to solve computer vision problems (object detection, multi-object tracking, pose estimation, instance segmentation, etc) in multiple industries

Orhan Akal, PhD

Dr. Akal has a Ph.D. from FSU. He previously worked at Siemens Healthineers, Intelligent Robotics, and Air Force Research Lab and collaborated with NIH. He also holds MS from both UMass Amherst and FSU

Tommy Keane

Tommy P. Keane is a Software Engineer and former Ph.D. candidate with a background in Computer Vision and Digital Signal Processing. Tommy’s latest focuses are systems architecture, infrastructure management, and deployment for Machine Learning models.

Software Engineering
Gilad Sherry-Musafi

Gilad is a Senior Engineering Manager with fifteen years of experience leading high performing engineering teams. Prior to joining Overjet, Gilad worked at Qlik Technologies where he focused on Data Analytics and Big Data products for Fortune 500 companies. He brings honed and effective leadership skills to software development at Overjet. Gilad earned his BSc in computer science at Tel-Aviv Academic college in Israel.

Sumit Deshmukh

Sumit is a Senior Software Engineer with five years of professional experience in the industry. He has previously worked at Sophos and brings in his vast experience in software security to Overjet. Sumit earned his MS in Information Systems at Northeastern University.

Waqar Arshad

Waqar has over 8 years of diverse experience in Telecom, FinTech, E&P, and HealthCare Industries. Having worked with some of the well-known names of the tech industry, he has a natural aptitude for creating scalable solutions in an efficient way. He holds BS from International Islamic University in Islamabad.

Cristopher Patvakanian

Cristopher Patvakanian is a Data Analyst with over 3 years of research experience at the Central Bank of Armenia, Harvard University, and Harvard Business School. He is also a former project lead and data scientist with DataPoint Armenia. Cristopher is a graduate of Harvard College with a major in Economics and minor in Government.


Mitch Olan

Chairman, Dental Care Alliance

Dan Perkins

CEO, Aegis Dental Network

Dr. Frank Nia

Chief Clinical Officer at North American Dental Group

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