VitalSensors Technologies LLC is
applications-specific spectroscopy company dedicated
to the development and production of revolutionary Inline Infrared Sensors
using patented technology. Our target markets are industries
which require accurate and reliable process control, real time and
24x7. Our products are currently used in beverage,
food, energy and pharmaceutical production. VitalSensors products are
rooted in the scientific work of Paul Wilks and Bob O'Leary from 2000 and 2001.
Headquartered in Hudson, Massachusetts, VitalSensors is
engaged in manufacturing a family of market leading, maintenance
free, inline sensors. We also produce in-house proprietary software
for use with our instruments; creating an easy to use on-line process
We are located less than 20 miles west of Boston,
just off Route 85 and/or Route 62, easily accessible from Interstate 495
or Interstate 90.
VitalSensors also operates an office in Cypress, Texas (Houston
President and CEO, Co-Founder
Martinez is a proven entrepreneur and executive with over thirty
years of sales and executive
management experience in the IT and manufacturing
industries. Mr. Martinez has founded two successful companies and
early in his career worked for major international firms.
Prior to VitalSensors,
Mr. Martinez was a co-founder, Sr. Vice President and Director of IntraServer Technology Inc. Mr. Martinez grew the company
from zero profitability to an $18 million run rate in less than four
years. In 2000 IntraServer was acquired by LSI Logic Corporation.
Prior to IntraServer, Mr. Martinez served as a marketing group
manager for Digital Equipment Corporation's Alpha Servers
and VAX Servers. Mr. Martinez established channels and overall market
presence for the $2 billion Alpha AXP product line, including
product sales strategies, worldwide marketing programs and product distribution strategies. He has extensive
experience with the press and analyst communities as Digital's
spokesperson for systems and servers. Prior to joining DEC in
1987, Mr. Martinez spent eight years with IBM's National Accounts
organization in sales and management in the insurance and manufacturing sectors.
Mr. Martinez holds a B.A. in Economics from Colby College
and has attended both the Harvard Executive Education Program
and the IBM Management Development Program. Mr. Martinez
VP Technology and CTO, Co-Founder
Bob O'Leary is a recognized industry expert and
leader in infrared detector design and sensors for dissolved organic
compounds in fluids and air. He has over twenty years of experience
in engineering management, operations management, sales management
and marketing management in the Applied Spectroscopy and Infrared
Sensor Industries. Mr. O'Leary joined PerkinElmer in 1987 at their
Montgomeryville, PA site where he worked in marketing, operations
and development engineering in the infrared detection division.
Mr. O'Leary later became the Engineering Manager of the
Salem, MA site where he was responsible for developing the Medical
Systems Group and the Applied Spectroscopy group. Mr. O'Leary left
PerkinElmer in May of 2003 and helped build Optical Coating
Corporation from an $80K per year company to a $1M per year company
in 9 months as President and CEO. Mr. O'Leary holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from Temple University.
VP Engineering and Support, Co-Founder
Peter Kent has worked overseas for General Electric
installing and commissioning steel mills, paper mills, offshore
drilling platforms, power generation systems, and plastic injection
molding factories. He has also worked for Digital Equipment
Corporation in Germany in Sales and in the US in Engineering,
Marketing, and Product Management. Mr. Kent served as the
European Sales and Marketing Director for IntraServer Technology and
was directly responsible for sales growth in Europe from zero to
four million dollars annually in less than four years. As a result
of working overseas for more than twelve years, Mr. Kent speaks
English, German, French and Italian. He has performed translations of German
technical documentation into English. Mr. Kent is an expert in
systems, software and networking. Mr. Kent holds a BSEE from Union College.
Gregory Avady, Ph.D.
Dr. Gregory Avady has over 20 years experience
in designing and developing metrology, navigation, machine
vision and automatic inspection systems.
His work includes spacecraft 3D orientation measurements for the Russian Space
Program, several generations of electro-optical pattern
inspection systems for the semiconductor industry and a variety of 3D
electro-optical imaging trackers. Dr. Avady
conceptualized, researched and developed an adaptive rank filter
for image and data processing.
He is also an expert in advanced algorithm development,
image/signal processing and statistical data processing.
and system design at Daghestan State
He has 31 patents (including 24 in metrology) and 19
scientific publications, he holds a Ph.D.
in Electrical Engineering from St. Petersburg State
Electro-Technical University (Russia). Dr. Avady speaks
English and Russian.
Paul A. Wilks Jr.
Technical Advisor to the Company
On October 11, 2008 we were saddened by the passing of Paul Wilks,
our friend and technical advisor. VitalSensors would not exist
without Paul's ideas, encouragement and support.