Taking Wearables from Start-up Concept to Volume Manufactured and Fulfilled Product
Great America Ballroom J
14:15 - 14:40
Peter Li was recently recognised in the 'Forbes 30 Under 30' in Consumer Technology and is Founder & CEO of Atlas Wearables, creators of the Atlas Wristband, a fitness tracker that recognizes over 50 exercises, logs your workouts, automatically tracking calories and heart-rate, and capturing advanced fitness metrics like stability, power, velocity and V02 max. Riverwood Solutions, who provide supply chain solutions and executives on a consultative basis, helped Pater and the team at Atlas to realise their product and to bring their first batch to market, supporting supplier selection and management.
Peter Li will talk about his experience as a start-up founder, describing his journey and how the Riverwood team supported his company and product development. He will be joined by Riverwood Solutions COO Mark Medlan to share his insight into taking a wearables start up from concept to delivery.
Speaker Biography (Peter Li)
Peter is a biomedical engineer from Johns Hopkins University and co-founded Atlas Wearables. Previously, he helped design carbon nanotube reinforced Kevlar armor and high-throughput tests for cancer screening. He swam for over 14 years of his life and believes in the automation of tedious chores by way of advanced software solutions. Recently recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30 2015 in Consumer Tech.
Company Profile (Atlas Wearables, Inc.)
The inventors of the Atlas Wristband (www.atlaswearables.com/), a fitness tracker that identifies your exercise, counts your reps, calculates your calories burned and evaluates your form. The Atlas wristband, a smart wearable the can tell the difference between push-ups and triangle push-ups. Innovative and intelligent wearable technology that learns algorithms to effortlessly detect and track exercise in 3D.