MIT PhDs, Harvard Dentists & Industry Experts
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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Robert Faiella, DMD
Dr. Faiella is the past-president of the American Dental Association and the past-president of the Massachusetts Dental Society. He currently serves on the board of the American Board of Periodontology. He received his graduate training from Harvard School of Dental Medicine and an MBA from MIT Sloan.
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 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 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
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.
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.
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 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.
Chairman, Dental Care Alliance
CEO, Aegis Dental Network
Adjunct Professor at Stanford. Previously Head of Research at Google Cloud and Head of Research at Snap
Dr. Frank Nia
Chief Clinical Officer at North American Dental Group