Our Team comes from experience at major firms such as Microsoft, UBER, AstraZeneca, and Nvidia in addition to over a decade of experience in helicopter and hoisting operations.
Caleb Carr is the founder of Vita Inclinata Technologies. Caleb comes to Vita with over a decade of Search and Rescue and helicopter rescue ops experience. In recent years, Caleb has been employed in management roles at UBER’s corporate office and Microsoft. Caleb brings extensive knowledge of start-up development, real word expertise, and expert knowledge of the problem and potential solution. Caleb is currently a candidate to be a Patent Agent and JD in the coming years to help Vita excel regarding the development of its intellectual property.
Derek Sikora – Chief Technology Officer
Derek Sikora is the Chief Hardware Designer for Pathfinder Systems’ Aircrew Simulators and Air force programs. Mr. Sikora has been involved in the end to end design of multiple training rifles deploying his experience in mechanical design, dynamic modeling, MCU programming, circuitry, power distribution, and rapid prototyping ability. With a keen interest in closed-loop systems and human interfaced solutions, he intends to design automated solutions that will directly save lives. Moreover, he ultimately brings Systems Engineering design and insight to the Vita team.
Matthew Jones – Technical Physicist
Mr. Matthew Jones brings the following skills to the Vita Inclinata team: computational applied physics, parallel programming (CUDA, MPI, MP, and others), as well as fluency in a plethora of programming languages (C/C++, Python, Ruby, Perl, HTML, and more). Additionally, Matthew Jones has an extensive mathematical background ranging from discrete mathematics and probability/statistics to applied topology, including matrix calculus, stochastic mathematics, and more. Matthew Jones also possesses an extensive background in developing and prototyping embedded systems and technologies: from feedback control systems to sophisticated approaches in artificial intelligence and machine learning (deep learning, artificial neural networks, support vector machines, etc.).
Jon Chung – Technical Engineer
Jon’s training is in mechanical engineering and has a background in medical device development. As a medical device engineer, he has led and developed injection devices used to treat chronic illnesses. Working in a regulated space, Jon is very familiar with GxP, optimizing user experiences, and various lab testing & modeling/prototyping techniques. He brings design modeling and regulatory insight, in addition to his mechanical experiences to the Vita Inclinata team.
Sami Dean – Technical Physicist
Sami has experience in developing software to facilitate research in various types of projects, ranging from studies in nonlinear dynamics to biophysics. Sami is passionate about developing ambitious solutions to problems, even when resources are limited; he has experience using devices and repurposing hardware to achieve tasks that they were not explicitly designed for. Having familiarity with multiple prototyping and modeling methods, Sami brings to the Vita team the ability to help develop a robust and versatile system, while ensuring that resources are used as efficiently and effectively as possible