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Earn valuable hearts by playing my games, and sharing the health data I need. That way I can provide a clear picture of your progress and highlight areas where you're doing great, and give you tips where you can improve. Knowledge is power, and I want to empower you to take control of your diabetes!

Earn valuable hearts by playing my games, and sharing the health data I need. That way I can provide a clear picture of your progress and highlight areas where you're doing great, and give you tips where you can improve. Knowledge is power, and I want to empower you to take control of your diabetes!

Make it fun!

Earn valuable hearts by playing my games, and sharing the health data I need. That way I can provide a clear picture of your progress and highlight areas where you're doing great, and give you tips where you can improve. Knowledge is power, and I want to empower you to take control of your diabetes!

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Our team

Kristen Mengwasser
Kristen Mengwasser

Dr. Kristen Mengwasser, MD, PhD, is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at eddii, providing scientific and clinical leadership. Dr. Mengwasser is a graduate of the MD-PhD program at Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Brigham & Women's Hospital, holds a Masters in Biochemistry from Cambridge University, and a bachelor's degree in Biological and Biomedical Sciences from Harvard. Currently, she is pursuing
her fellowship at UCSF and is a licensed physician in California.

Kristen Mengwasser, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer

Kristen Mengwasser, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer

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Farhaneh Ahmedi_edited_edited.jpg

Farhaneh is eddii's co-founder and CEO. After spending years as a researcher and getting her PhD in Biochemistry from Cambridge (UK) and her Masters in Immunology from Oxford, she advised many healthcare companies on their digital health strategy, before moving to the US to do her MBA at Harvard and founding eddii. She also lives with Type-1 diabetes (T1D) and volunteers for many healthcare organizations.  When not working on eddii, Farhaneh enjoys going for long walks, good coffee and skimming through biz books.

Farhaneh Ahmadi, PhD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Farhaneh Ahmadi, PhD, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Alonso Lucero
Alonso Lucero

Alonso, co-founder, and COO of eddii, brings over 10 years of experience in healthcare strategy, operations, and analytics. Formerly at Strategy& PwC and Monitor Deloitte, he possesses a strong educational background with a BA in Mathematics, a Masters in Operations Research and Information Engineering from Cornell University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. When not shaping eddii's path, Alonso enjoys exploring the world with his loyal companion, Harvey the puppy.

Alonso Lucero, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

Alonso Lucero, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

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Rabab Jafri headshot_edited_edited_edite

Dr. Rabab Jafri, MD, PhD, is a pediatric endocrinologist at eddii. She provides guidance for developing eddii’s triaging protocols and clinical care to pediatric patients with T1D registered through eddii’s virtual care portal.
She completed her residency in pediatrics from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology from the Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital for Children. Dr. Jafri is a graduate of the Aga Khan Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. She has participated extensively in T1D research, including trials for novel glucagon analogues, CGM accuracy and automated insulin delivery systems.

Dr. Rabab Jafri, MD, PhD
Lead Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Rabab Jafri, MD, PhD
Lead Pediatric Endocrinologist

Pratik Patel
Pratik Patel

Pratik is eddii's forward-thinking CTO. A distinguished Engineering Leader with a dual master's degree from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, he played a pivotal role at AWS and co-founded a successful blockchain company. Now at eddii, Pratik is responsible for shaping the technology stack, driving our tech strategy, and building a world-class tech team. When not immersed in the tech world, Pratik is likely found embroiled in a video game, claiming it's all part of 'strategic research'.

Pratik Patel
Chief Technology Officer

Pratik Patel
Chief Technology Officer

Joe Goodall
Joey Goodall

Joey is eddii’s Creative Director. He constantly strives to create meaningful and educational ideas through his love of conceptual thinking, creative writing and art direction. He started his career in London, working at some of the best, integrated advertising agencies, producing strong concepts across B2B and B2C, and winning some great awards along the way.

Joey strongly believes that great work is about storytelling, and that’s why he loves his job.

Joey Goodall
Creative Director

Joey Goodall
Creative Director

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Valya Paneva

Valya Paneva is a highly skilled 3D animator with over 10 years of experience. She holds a bachelor's and master's degree in animation from New Bulgarian University. Valya has worked on various projects, including animated films and video games. Additionally, she volunteers at SOS Animal -
Grupo De Socorro Animal de Portugal, showcasing her dedication to animal welfare. Her expertise, creativity, and passion make her a valuable asset in the field of animation.

Valya Paneva
Lead Animator

Valya Paneva
Lead Animator

Bakul Sharma
Bakul Sharma

Bakul is eddii's innovative product manager. As a distinguished product enthusiast, and a mental health advocate, she serves on the board of the Canadian not-for-profit, Artists for Mental Health. With an established background in healthcare startups, she pushes boundaries and fosters novel ideas. At eddii, Bakul leads end-to-end development of the eddii product, collaborating with an incredible team. Outside of work, she indulges in writing poetry and completing her long-awaited novel.

Bakul Sharma
Product Manager

Bakul Sharma
Product Manager

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Harvey Lucero

Harvey is eddii's Chief Moral Officer.
Look at his face... 'nuff said.
(Or should we say 'woof said').

Harvey Lucero, PhD
Chief Morale Officer

Harvey Lucero, PhD
Chief Morale Officer

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Jay Ghodasara

Jay Ghodasara is a Senior Mobile Engineer specializing in React Native and Android development. With 4+ years of experience, he has worked on diverse projects in domains like entertainment, travel, health, e-commerce, and education. Jay's ultimate goal is to create user-centric apps that truly assist and benefit users. He holds a bachelor's degree from L.D.R.P Institute of Technology and Research, providing him with a solid technical foundation in software development.

Jay Ghodasara
Software Engineer

Jay Ghodasara
Software Engineer

Our team truly reflects eddii's values, jointly fuelled by hard work and dedication to improving the lives of those with diabetes. With a blend of unique perspectives, we collaborate to make a meaningful impact and contribute to positive change in the diabetes community.

Our values

eddii's users come first

Young people living with diabetes and their guardians are at the heart of what eddii does. No matter who or where they are, eddii doesn't discriminate. eddii will always be there, ears at the ready, listening to his community and learning how to positively impact their lives.

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eddii sticks to his goals

eddii and his team are in this for the long run. His focus is on achieving long-term goals, never giving in to distractions that  may promise quick successes that only benefit the few, rather than the many. 

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eddii values creativity

eddii loves creativity, as do all the diverse and wonderful people that work alongside him. Together, they use creativity to solve any challenges that come their way, including the same daily challenges that many of you face that come with living with diabetes

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eddii embraces change

eddii prides himself on being open- minded and flexible in the face of change. When his users grow, he grows with them, always looking for opportunities to guide his community ahead of the curve.

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Let's stay in touch

eddii would love to hear from you!

If you like the sound of eddii but you would like to know more about how he does his important work, feel free to email, and his team will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you're already sure eddii can help you, why not get the ball rolling and download his app!


 

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