John Hubert


John started with Alertgy as its VP of Engineering directing the engineering team in the development of two generations of DeepGluco® Continuous Blood Monitoring and Alert Systems. He is a proven technically savvy entrepreneur and was part of a team who spun-out a commercial start-up company from Lockheed Martin helping to provide the military a dual use for their technologies by transferring military technologies into off-the-shelf products for non-military applications. While at Lockheed Martin, he was awarded the coveted “Apex” award when his team successfully developed an innovative High-Power Quasi-Optical amplifier for DARPA. He designed numinous Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits enabling system miniaturization, published several papers/patents, and co-authored an Engineering textbook. He earned an accelerated MS in ECE from UMass sponsored by Varian Associates.

Dr. John Burd


Dr, Burd is the Chief Innovation Officer for Alertgy and has sat on the Board of Alertgy since 2018 and is responsible for advising the company on technologies and in strategic decision making. Dr. Burd was a founder and first CEO of DexCom, Inc. (NAS: DXCM), which develops, manufactures, and distributes CGMs for people with diabetes, eliminating the need for fingerstick blood samples. He has also actively developed products for Miles Laboratories and has served as Chief Operating Officer of MAST Immunosystems; Vice President of Research and Development at Quidel; Founder and CEO of LXN, which funded, developed, patented and marketed a unique home-use produce for people with diabetes; General Partner at Windamere Venture Partners; Founder and CEO of Oculir, Inc.; and Founder and CEO of Sabur Technology, Inc, which developed a noninvasive CGM with a strategic partner. He most recently launched his fifth company, Lysulin, which is a natural supplement formulated to help lower glucose toxicity. He holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madiso and is also CEO of Wonder Spray LLC at

Marc E. Rippen

Marc E. Rippen CIO & FOUNDER

Marc is an experienced and highly skilled technical engineer with over 30 years of experience. He has worked for multiple fortune 500 companies, Department of Defense (DOD), NASA, SOCOM, and DARPA commercializing dozens of ground-breaking and revolutionary technologies. He holds various degrees across multiple interrelated disciplines including: Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Biophysics, Analytical Chemistry, Masters of Aeronautical Science, and Management of Engineering and Technology.

Craig R. Nelson


Craig is a savvy manufacturing engineer. He brings technologies from the laboratory to the market. He is an expert in automated industrial manufacturing processes, and a serial entrepreneur with a career based on establishing and managing technology companies spanning semiconductor thin film deposition, automated industrial and robotic manufacturing systems, and polymer lithium-ion battery development and production. Craig holds a BS in Physics from Washington & Lee University and has participated in over 12 start-up ventures in his career.

John W. Hodges Jr.


John has a BS in EE from the Citadel and is the principal electrical engineer and subject matter expert in RF technologies. He was awarded the SRI “Gold Nugget” award in 2013 for thinking outside the box and inventing paradigm shifting technologies many of which are patented today.