Executive Team

Richard Beranek
CEO and co-founder

Richard is a driven entrepreneur and graduate of Carleton University's ABL laboratory. He is leading GaitTronics' business development activities and is one of the co-inventors of SoloWalk.

Aliasgar Morbi
CTO and co-founder

Aliasgar received his Ph.D. from Carleton University in 2014 and is an expert in the development of robotic technologies for rehabilitation. He is the key inventor behind SoloWalk's patient driven powered base and fall protection system.

Advisory Board

Dane Bedward

Dane Bedward is an independent entrepreneur, investor and strategic business consultant focused on international commercialization of innovative Biopharma and Medical Device products. Prior to founding Dane Bedward Associates, he was the Senior Vice-President International Strategic Development and General Manager Eurasia at Genzyme Corporation.

Bruno Maruzzo

Bruno Maruzzo has over 20 years experience in working with small to medium size technology companies in the computer, electronics and biotechnology fields as well as working in venture capital investing in technology oriented companies. Most recently Mr. Maruzzo has focused in the medical/biotech sector and has worked for such companies as Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, Meditech International, GeneNews Limited, Visible Genetics Inc, and International Murex Technologies Corporation.

Barbara Darlow

Barabara Darlo has spent over 25 years in senior financial management roles in the Information and Communications Technology sector. Her industry experience includes telecommunications, semiconductors, optical systems and network components, and she served as a CFO at organizations such as West End Systems, Sedona Networks, SiberCore Technologies and Metconnex Inc.

Brett Beranek

Brett is an experienced high-tech marketing and business development professional with extensive experience in building markets for innovative products. He is currently Directory of Product Strategy for voice biometrics at Nuance Communications where he is leading the marketing and business development for Nuance’s voice biometric products.