The PPS Management
Jae S. Son, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer
Founder and CEO of Pressure Profile Systems, Inc., Dr. Son began establishing his expertise in various advanced sensor technologies while at the Harvard Robotics Laboratory in the mid-90's. This involved collaborative research with the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab, Yale Vision and Robotics Group, and the Stanford Dexterous Manipulation Laboratory. In addition to his research expertise, his corporate engineering experiences include Hughes Space and Communications Sensors Operations, General Motors, and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His talents for finding innovative answers to new applications problems, allow for continual pioneering and growth in the field of tactile sensor technologies.
David C. Ables, Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Ables has led major design and development projects, and partnered with global industry leaders to introduce new dimensions of sensitivity and performance to consumer products and medical devices thru the use of high-end sensing technologies. A former Teach For America Corps Member, Mr. Ables also consulted for Arthur D. Little, Inc., fluid mechanics research at Harvard, and rapid prototyping research at MIT . He holds a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and an A.B. in Mechanical Engineering from Harvard University. Mr. Ables has been with PPS for over 10 years.
Eli Yered, Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for the overall financial management of the company, its financial reporting and transparency, and for multiple corporate functions including controller, investor relations, long-range planning and strategic development. During his tenure at PPS, Mr. Yered played a key role in raising private investments as well as government & strategic grants. Mr. Yered is an officer in the Israeli army and holds an M.B.A. from UCLA Anderson, where he graduated as member of the Dean List. He also holds a B.S.C. in Computer Engineering from the Hebrew university.
Huan Tran, VP of Sales
Mr. Huan Tran came to Pressure Profile Systems with more than 20 years of experience in engineering, as well as in manufacturing and operations management. His experience began at Hughes Aircraft Company and includes 14 years at Endevco Corporation, a leading manufacturer of sensors for measuring shock, vibration and pressure. Mr. Tran received his undergraduate engineering education from Carnegie Mellon University, his graduate engineering education from California State Polytechnic University and an MBA from Pepperdine University.