Dr. Leslie Shelton is our Director of Product Development. She has been instrumental in creating the Product Owner discipline for our company and continues to manage the Product Owners and the development processes that drive the tools and technology products we put out into the market.
She has a background in physics, with a PhD from Brown University where she focused on liquid crystal technology for bio-medical applications. She accepted a postdoctoral position at the University of Hawaii’s Queens Hospital, where she studied HIV associated dementia, and took a second postdoctoral position at Harvard Medical School where she worked at Children’s Hospital in Boston studying chronic neuropathic pain in children.
After working in Academia, Leslie assumed a position at DEKA R&D where she worked as a scientist on a water purification system which was deployed internationally. Watch the Netflix movie Slingshot to see the systems she helped setup in South Africa. She’s held various roles in product development ranging from mechanical, electrical and fluidics systems to software development.