Cogwear: a Philly start-up developing a brain health technology
Cogwear is a brain technology company that improves health, peace, and performance through its comfortable, wearable technology for better brain insights. The Philadelphia-based start-up has developed a platform solution that gives people on-demand access to their own clinical-grade cognitive and emotional data in real-time in virtually any setting.
Pioneered in collaboration with neuroscience experts from the University of Pennsylvania and supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, Cogwear’s proprietary dry electroencephalography (EEG) sensors comfortably and accurately measure, interpret, and report electrical brain activity through a secure app and shareable dashboard.
Cogwear Life products have applications in athletics and human performance,
neuromarketing, and commercial and academic research. By delivering precise, real-time
insights into brain activity, Cogwear Life products empower athletes, teams, and researchers
with the data they need for peak performance, groundbreaking studies, and novel uses.
Cogwear Health products are under development and pending FDA clearance for medical
applications including detecting and monitoring cognitive changes related to Alzheimer’s
disease, mental health, and brain injury. Cogwear Health is committed to advancing patient
care by providing accessible, non-invasive insights into brain health and function.
For more details, please visit www.cogweartech.com
About David Yonce, CEO
David Yonce is a medical device and technology executive who has positioned companies for
double-digit growth and acquisition, helped deliver over 50 new products to market, and has
received 54 patents.
With more than 25 years in the medical device space, including 20 of those in a management
or executive capacity, he has held diverse roles across R&D, Operations, Marketing, Strategy,
and Sales at companies such as Boston Scientific, AMS, and DSM Biomedical. He also serves
on the advisory boards of several companies and counsels industry advocacy groups and
multiple public seed fund initiatives.
David earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, holds an M.S. in Electrical
Engineering from the University of Maryland, and graduated with honors with an M.B.A. from
the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.