Our Team

CEO and Chairman

Billy Meadow

Billy is a serial technology entrepreneur who has thrived for decades in commercializing and funding companies like PERSOWN. Billy founded PaySpan.com the largest medical payment network in the US with 1.3M providers & 100M user accounts. LocatorX has been awarded contracts with the Defense Logistics Agency. Billy pioneered internet-based long-distance calling with SS7 switches deployed in 130+ countries.

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Eric Doherty

Eric brings nearly 30 years of healthcare-related executive leadership experience in starting and reorganizing businesses in the areas of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies, biogenetics, EHR Systems, disposable medical equipment, and consumer goods.
His industry experience includes roles at GlaxoSmithKline, Abbott Laboratories, Uvanta Pharmacy Systems, AstraZeneca, and GLOCK International.

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Founding Director,
Chief Financial Officer

Richard Still

Richard Still has a strong background in finance, operations and corporate startups. He has most recently served as CFO of a $100M privately held company. His previous positions included COO of a multi-location environmental company, financial analyst for an investment banking firm and plant manager for a manufacturing company. Richard was also the founder and CEO of three different specialty manufacturing companies.

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VP Hardware Engineering​

Marc A. Rose

Marc Rose has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry working at Intel Corporation.   For most of that time, he was a technical leader and the System Architect of Intel’s core HDK CAD team.   He gained strong experience designing and managing complex systems to meet the methodology and technology needs of a diverse set of design teams.

VP Software Engineering

Juan Carlos Gonzalez

Juan Carlos Gonzalez is a senior IT executive with extensive experience  managing a billion dollar web-based order processing and product distribution business. He has deep experience in internet infrastructure, CRM, ERP, Business Intelligence, Process Re-Engineering, Logistics, High Assurance Technology Operations, Business Analysis and Enterprise Integration.​

VP Operations

Charles N. (Peb) Hendrix​

After a 10-year career in the US Navy as a legal affairs officer, Peb Hendrix launched a successful venture funded by a family office. He was recruited by the family office to become the COO and managed over two dozen profitable companies for 25 years. The companies Peb managed were involved with food production, packaging, medical diagnostics, industrial materials processing and medical waste disposal throughout the southeastern states.

Principal Scientist​

Kevin Pegg, Ph.D.

Dr. Kevin Pegg has over 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur with seven startup biotechnology companies in both environmental and clinical diagnostics instrumentation and chemistry. He has a doctorate from FSU with studies on a molecular model for multiple chemical sensitivity, a master’s in genetic toxicology, and a bachelor’s in marine sciences. Dr. Pegg also has spent over 15 years in academia as a professor of biotechnology and microbiology.​

Director of Strategic Innovation​

Kalyan Karumanchi, Ph.D.​

Dr. Kalyan Karumanchi is an experienced research scientist, skilled in Protein Sciences, Drug and Formulation Development, Nanotechnology and IP research. He has a Ph.D. in Analytical Biochemistry and Nanotechnology from Northern Illinois University with a research focus in developing diagnostics and drug delivery systems.

VP Foundations

Ray Sands

Ray has over 35 years of experience working in business development in the fields of higher education, mortgage banking and finance simulation & training, marketing, media advertising, and technology. Throughout his career, he has created an extensive network of C-Suit Executives of Fortune 500 companies, the DOD, healthcare, and the non-profit world. He previously served as national director of the Gary Sinise Foundation. Since joining PERSOWN in February of 2020, Ray has been an integral part of the leadership team, raising significant investment capital and solidifying key strategic development partners, most notably, global data analytics giant SAS Institute.

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