About Us

Alimetry is a digital health company based in Auckland, New Zealand. We develop advanced wearable medical solutions that improve gastrointestinal care.

Alimetry was founded in 2019, on a decade of groundbreaking science and engineering out of the University of Auckland. We are a team of clinicians who care passionately about improving GI diagnostics, engineers who pioneer non-invasive technologies, and a dedicated team of scientists, creators and achievers who love to tackle deep problems and generate better outcomes.

Gastrointestinal care must get better. We strive to become more effective, easier on our patients, and more efficient for our providers. Alimetry are proud to be part of shaping the future of care.

Executive Team

Serial entrepreneur & co-founder of Alimetry, an eminent NZ surgeon and scientist Professor Greg O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of leading research into Alimetry’s core technologies.
Co-founder of Alimetry. A world leading scientist in high resolution clinical mapping of the GI Tract along with broad engineering expertise, Armen Gharibans has won multiple awards for his research and development excellence.
Over 20 years international experience in research and commercialization in the MedTech industry. Hanie Yee has held multiple positions in senior leadership teams working in multinationals in Healthtech industry.
PhD in Biomedical Engineering and >6 years experience coding and analysing gastric mapping algorithms. Stefan has deep knowledge in big data analytics, signal processing, modelling and clinical science.
With over ten years international experience in the medical device industry, Yaara Yarmut specializes in FDA, CE, ISO13485 regulations, and the product development lifecycle.
Professor Chris Andrews is one of Canada’s foremost gut motility experts, specializing in novel approaches to gastric disorders. Professor Andrews has extensive clinical and research experience and holds an international network of KOL’s.
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A highly experienced industrial designer, Jim honed his skills in Milan, Amsterdam and London over the course of 15 years with some of the top studios and brands. He brings extensive practical know-how in manufacturing techniques, user experience and design thinking.
Master of Bioscience Enterprise with expertise in research commercialization. Odette is involved with a number of committees which support the commercialization of publicly funded and industry-led research.
Over 20 years of international experience in the medical device industry, in public and private clinical practice, industry, and clinical research. Pru Murray has expertise in establishing and maturing global quality systems, MDR transition, clinical research, and post-market surveillance.
Jyoti Chugh completed a Masters and Postgraduate Diploma in Science as well as a Masters of Bioscience Enterprise. She has since worked various roles across MedTech and the health research ecosystem prior to beginning her role as the Quality and Regulatory Associate for Alimetry.
Postgraduate training in public health and computer science. Billy has 10 years of experience in population health research, health analytics, data management, and public health intelligence.
Rachelle Calder has over 10 years of experience working with customers through administrative, sales, and customer support roles.
An Associate Professor at the University of Auckland and an international expert in gut electrophysiology, modelling and device design. Peng Du has worked for over ten years in building Alimetry’s scientific foundations.
Wharengaro Ruha is a Medical Research Scholar for the University of Auckland and has completed a Bachelors of Engineering at the University of Waikato. He has expertise in device testing, assembly and production.
Over 12 years working within the information technology industry. Guy has a broad skillset in materials resource planning, customer relationship management systems and data security systems.
Trained as a mechatronics engineer, Llew has ten years of R&D experience in high-tech start-ups. He has been involved with leading projects for large clients, designing complex devices, and scaling manufacturing.
PhD in Biomedical Sciences where he was awarded the ‘Dean’s List’ for Excellence in Graduate Studies. Jon Woodhead has expertise in coordinating large-scale clinical trials and has published both clinical and physiological studies in leading scientific journals.
Gabe Schamberg has a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Gabe has expertise in physiological signal processing and causal inference, previously developing systems for sensing and controlling signals in the brain during anesthesia.
Sydney Ensor has a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering with First Class Honours. She was awarded a University of Auckland Kick Start Scholarship and Summer research Scholarship. Sydney has advanced continuously with Alimetry since she began as an intern in 2019.
Expertise in product, graphic, packaging, user interface and user experience design, Tom Russell has worked within the product and industrial design industry for the past six years.
PhD in Biomedical Engineering, specialising in mathematical computer modelling of gut motility. Stephen has expertise in a range of fields including mathematical and statistical modelling, software development, medical software quality systems, and bioengineering.
With a background in mechanical engineering, Kiel McCool has extensive experience in design, development, and commercialisation of various medical device technologies across Europe, the US and Australasia.
With over 12 years in the medical device field, Kate Miller brings a wealth of experience over the complete product life cycle including product development, production, and supply chain processes.
With a Masters in Health Psychology, Gabrielle Sebaratnam has expertise in psychosomatic medicine, with a specific interest in the brain-gut axis, disorders of gut-brain interactions, and the integration of digital technology with healthcare delivery.
PhD in Bioengineering focusing on the design and development of an electronic gastric pacing device to treat patients suffering from gastric disorders. Saeed Alighaleh has numerous published scientific articles, research awards and patents in his name.

Executive Team

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Greg O'Grady

Chief Executive Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Armen Gharibans

Chief Technical Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Greg O'Grady

Chief Executive Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Greg O'Grady

Chief Executive Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Armen Gharibans

Chief Technical Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Greg O'Grady

Chief Executive Officer

Executive Team

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Greg O'Grady

Chief Executive Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Armen Gharibans

Chief Technical Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Greg O'Grady

Chief Executive Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Armen Gharibans

Chief Technical Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Greg O'Grady

Chief Executive Officer

Serial entrepreneur & Co-founder of Alimetry, a distinguished NZ surgeon and scientist Professor O’Grady has extensive experience in medical-device development, and completed over ten years of research into Gastric Alimetry Technology.

Armen Gharibans

Chief Technical Officer

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