Mr. Joel Douglas serves as VP, Research and Development at Loon Medical. He also co-founded Engineered Carbon Solutions and served as its CTO. He was CTO and founder of eGen, LLC which developed a low-head hydro energy generator. He also co-founded MysticMD Inc., an advanced materials company located in Groton, CT. Prior to eGen and MysticMD, Mr. Douglas founded two medical device companies: Amira Medical, developer of the first alternate site glucose meter, and Sterling Medivations, developer of a series of insulin delivery devices. He currently has licensed a hand sanitizing monitoring system to HDH technologies. Mr. Douglas earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from UConn and an M.S. in Computer and Information Science from the University of New Haven. He was honored by the UConn School of Engineering in 2005, when Mr. Douglas was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Engineers. Early in his career, he held various positions at LifeScan, Komag, General Dynamics and United Nuclear.