Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of Board
As its Founder and Chief Executive Officer, I lead Softheon's vision and strategic direction to help achieve your goals of addressing the ACA mandate challenges, implementing single and multi-carrier private exchanges, and integrating with Federal & State Based Marketplaces.
Prior to founding Softheon, I led the big-data and process management initiatives for Fortune 1000 companies, after my tenure at IBM. In my spare time, I collect old cameras, brush up on my German, and work on an AI project to compile my old emails for an auto-biography.
Chief Executive Officer, Applied DNA
Dr. James A. Hayward is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (Formerly Known as Prohealth Medical Tech, Inc). He has been twice named "Entrepreneur of the Year" by Inc.
Magazine and the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame and was given the David Award by Networking Magazine as one of eight of Long Island's most accomplished individuals. He received his Doctorate in Molecular Biology and Biophysics from SUNY at Stony Brook. Dr. Hayward received his Bachelors degree in Biology and Chemistry from the State University of New York at Oneonta in 1976 and his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1983.
Vice President for Economic Development and Dean of the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Stony Brook University
Dr. Shamash is the Vice President for Economic Development at Stony Brook University. As Vice President, Dr. Shamash supervises the University’s four incubators, three New York State Centers for Advanced Technology, the Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT), the Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center, the Small Business Development Center, and the workforce development programs of the Center for Emerging Technologies. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Imperial College of Science and Technology in London, England. He has authored more than 130 publications and is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Executive Director Center of Excellence for Wireless & Information Technology (CEWIT)
Dr. Satya Sharma came to Stony Brook University as the Executive Director of CEWIT and a faculty member of Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2003. Before joining Stony Brook, Dr. Sharma was Senior Vice President at Symbol Technologies from 1995 to 2003, overseeing various divisions of the company including World-Wide Operations, Mobile Computing & Wireless Engineering, and Quality & Process Improvements. Dr. Sharma has more than 70 technical publications and conducts research in a wide variety of disciplines including wireless and mobile computing, quality management, and materials science. He holds a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from University of Pennsylvania and an MBA degree from Ohio State University.