Alertgy is very pleased and honored to announce that Dr. John Burd has joined its board of directors. Dr. Burd brings to Alertgy over 30 years of experience in the continuous glucose monitoring industry. He is a true pioneer in his field having founded DexCom. At DexCom he directed the company’s work to develop, manufacture and market the first long-term implantable glucose sensor for people with diabetes. DexCom has a present market capitalization of more than $10 billion. After leaving DexCom he continued in his work as CEO of Oculir, MiraMedica, LXN, and continuous his quest to bring technologies to market to fulfill critical yet unmet needs of diabetics. After visiting Alertgy’s R&D center in Melbourne, Florida and having the Alertgy device tested on him he was amazed to see for himself that our technology will provide diabetics a solution to meet their most critical need: an affordable, easy to use, truly non invasive continuous blood glucose monitor and alert system. He has become Alertgy’s strongest advocate. Dr. Burd has authored and co-authored numerous articles and his work in the medical and biotechnology field has led to the filing and ownership of twenty-three patents and the development of many innovative medical products. He graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Biochemistry, and earned an M.S. and Ph.D., also in Biochemistry, from the University of Wisconsin.