Company

Nexi helps you make breakthroughs in healthcare and biomedical research

Ed Engler

Ed Engler

Co-Founder & CEO

Ed Engler is a veteran entrepreneur and investor, having founded or co-founded seven startups including Summa Technologies and mSpoke. He is also Managing Partner at Pittsburgh Equity Partners. He serves on the boards of the Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association and several private companies. Ed is a mentor at AlphaLab, an early-stage technology startup accelerator, and co-founder and director of Bike Pittsburgh. Ed graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a B.S. In Applied Math/Computer Science in 1986.

Rebecca Jacobson

Rebecca Jacobson

Co-Founder & Scientific Advisor

Dr. Jacobson is Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Chief Information Officer for the Institute for Personalized Medicine at University of Pittsburgh. She is one of the creators of the Nexi technology. In her academic role, she continues to research and publish on clinical natural language processing, computable phenotyping, and federated biomedical data and resource sharing networks. Dr. Jacobson is Chair of the Nexi Scientific Advisory Board.

Girish Chavan

Girish Chavan

Co-Founder

Girish Chavan is a product lead and full stack developer at the University of Pittsburgh, with over 13 years of experience developing commercializable biomedical informatics software. He is one of the creators of the Nexi technology. He freelances as a mobile app developer, and is passionate about elegant design in both technical architecture and user experience. He has a Masters in Information Science from University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelors in Engineering from University of Mumbai.

Eugene Tseytlin

Eugene Tseytlin

Co-Founder & Technical Advisor

Eugene Tseytlin is a systems architect with 15 years of software development experience. His professional interests include natural language processing (NLP), machine learning, digital microscopy and intelligent tutoring systems. Eugene is the creator of NOBLE Coder (a system for annotating text with ontologies) as well as SlideViewer (a vendor neutral whole slide image viewing framework). He has a Masters of Computer Science from University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelors in the same field from Penn State.