our team

Newton Howard and the KIWI
Newton Howard CEO
Newton Howard is an inventor, scientist, and leader. Dr. Howard has over 100 publications and has generated over 85 patents in the fields of AI. He is currently a Professor of Computational Neuroscience and Neurosurgery at the University of Oxford, as well as the Founder and Director of the MIT Mind Machine Project and Director of the MIT Synthetic Intelligence Lab.
Richard Wirt
Richard Wirt CTO
Richard Wirt is a senior technology executive with over 40 years of experience in the computer industry. Dr. Wirt currently serves on several technical advisory boards for startups and investment companies. His prior experience was a Managing Director and General Partner at Oxantium Ventures and a senior fellow/Corporate Vice President of Intel Corp. from 1981 to 2007 where he started and grew a large worldwide software group responsible for supporting Intel chips, founded and managed the Intel Microprocessor research labs, and was a founding member of the Linux foundation and served on its board. He has made many successful worldwide investments, including 10 large acquisitions of software companies. Operating at the highest executive level, Dr. Wirt has also worked with Intel industry partners, such as Microsoft, Dell, Oracle, HP, IBM, NEC, Fujitsu, and Redhat, among others.
Sergey Kanareykin COO
Sergey Kanareykin is an entrepreneur and technologist, with 18 years of experience spanning software development, research, early stage technology investments, and startup management. He was the CTO and is currently serving as a board director of C4ADS, a Washington DC-based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing analysis and reporting on global conflict and transnational security issues. As part of the executive team of Oxantium Ventures, he conducted technical due diligence on potential portfolio companies. Over years, he has been a serial entrepreneur, involved in multiple companies, including serving as a CEO of Make a Mind, an incubator for medical and cognitive technologies.

Our Partners

University of Oxford, partner of ni2o
University of Oxford, partner of ni2o
ICM, partner of ni2o
Georgetown University, partner of ni2o
"The patient is our priority."

Advisory Board

Tipu Aziz, PhD, FMedSciProfessor of Neurosurgery
University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences
Oxford Faculty Profile

Collette Rolland, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science,
Department of Mathematics and Informatics
University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

John Stein, MA, MSc, BM, BCh, FRCP
Emeritus Professor of Physiology
University of Oxford, Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics
Oxford Faculty Profile

Lincoln Wallen, PhD, Co-Founder
Stealth Mode Startup Company

Clinical Board

Bassam Awwa, MD, Psychiatrist
Connecticut Behavioral Health Associates

Bruno Falissard, MD, PhD, Professor in Public Health
University Paris-Sud

Louis Jehel, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Addiction
University Hospital of Martinique

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