Leadership & Advisory Team

Our team of physicians, obesity experts, and experienced healthcare professionals are on a mission to bring an end to the obesity epidemic, one patient at a time.


Andres Acosta MD, PhD
Co-founder | Chair, SAB

Assistant Professor at Mayo Clinic
Founder of Gila Therapeutics ($5M raised Series A)
Publications: >75 Patents: 4

Michael Camilleri, MD 
Co-Founder | Advisor

Physician, Scientist, World-renown, Gastroenterologist, Endowed Professor at Mayo Clinic, Past-president of AGA, ANMS. Clinic Publications: >800 Patents: 7

Management Team

Mark Bagnall

Joining from Health2047
Serial entrepreneur, CEO, COO and CFO of diagnostic and health tech companies
$1/2 B raised; 6 M&A deals; 3 exits

TIM_0143.jpgTim O’Connor
Chief Data Scientist

20 years of experience in bioinformatics, software development and data science
Previously CareDx, Illumina, Microsoft

20211218-DSC02014_websize.jpgLiv Williamsen
Chief Operating Officer

18+ years of sales, marketing, and business development experience in obesity device space.
Previously VP Marketing for Explorer Surgical.

Ross Higgins
LLC Manager / Advisor

10 years experience running CAP/CLIA labs
Start up and product launch experience 


Clinical & Medical Advisors

Donna Ryan, MD
Professor Emerita, Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Ken Fujioka, MD
Director of Nutrition & Metabolic Research and Obesity Telemedicine, Scripps Clinic
Craig Primack, MD
Co-Director & Co-Founder of Scottsdale Weight Loss Center
Tony Auriemma, MD, JD
Medical Director, AMITA Health
Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH
Gastroenterologist, Mayo Clinic
Daniel Guerron, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Duke University Health System
Angela Fitch, MD
Associate Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center
Shelby Sullivan, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine & Director of Gastroenterology Metabolic and Bariatric Program, University of Colorado
Angela Golden, NP
Current Fellow & Past President of American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)