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Alexey Peshkovsky, Ph.D. - President
Alexey Peshkovsky, Ph.D. - Co-founder and President

Dr. A. Peshkovsky is the founder, President, and Chief Scientific Officer of ISM. He is responsible for setting the company's strategic direction and overseeing research and development. Dr. A. Peshkovsky received his B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Pennsylvania and Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Columbia University. His professional experience includes over 20 years as a researcher, product developer, and scientific director in both the academic and industrial sectors, mainly focusing on medical physics and ultrasonic nanotechnology applications. Dr. A. Peshkovsky is the author of over 40 scientific papers, utility patents, conference presentations, and books.

Sergei Peshkovsky, Ph.D. - Technical Director
Sergei Peshkovsky, Ph.D. - Co-founder

Dr. S. Peshkovsky was the inventor of the Barbell Horn Ultrasonic Technology (BHUT) concept and a co-founder of ISM. Dr. S. Peshkovsky was a prominent scientist in the field of ultrasound theory and engineering. During his 50-year career, Dr. S. Peshkovsky achieved remarkable international recognition as one of the leading scientists in the fields of acoustic cavitation physics and ultrasonic engineering, in which he has patented more than 20 discoveries and inventions, written over 50 publications and published several books.

Jeffrey Meyer - Commercial Director

Mr. J. Meyer is a general partner and Commercial Director of ISM. He is responsible for defining the company's commercial strategy. Mr. J. Meyer holds a B.S. in Economics from Bowling Green State University and an M.B.A. in Marketing and International Business from Wright State University, and is functionally trained in global supply chain operations, marketing, and business development. Having worked around the globe, in China, India and Mexico, Mr. J. Meyer has proven experience in technology transfer, strategic alliance creation, mergers and acquisitions, and supply chain management.

Marina Mabragaña, M.D. - Marketing Director
Marina Mabragaña, M.D. - Medical Liaison

Dr. M. Mabragaña is responsible for scientific research at ISM and is a point-of-contact in the areas of biotechnology, healthcare, neutraceutical and pharmaceutical applications. Dr. Mabragaña holds an M.D. from the National University of Cordoba, Argentina, and has been involved in a number of projects at Argentinean non-governmental organizations. Starting her career as an attending physician and infectious disease specialist, she has subsequently worked as a researcher at the Department of Molecular Pharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and as a Research Project Manager at the HIV Center of Columbia University.

Iva Gyurgina - Director of Marketing & Customer Relations

Ms. Iva Gyurgina is the Director of Marketing and Customer Relations at ISM. She is responsible for creating and delivering ISM’s strategy and marketing materials as well as managing correspondence with ISM clients. Iva holds a B.S. in Finance and Management Information Systems from Seton Hall University as well as an M.B.A. in Marketing and Management from University of Connecticut. Prior to joining ISM, Iva was a Tennis Professional and has managed tennis clubs’ programs in various locations in NY. She has also worked in wealth management, technology and pharmaceuticals industries. Iva has proven experience in building customer relationships and delivering marketing strategies as well as comprehensive knowledge and application of business administration principles, digital content creation and social media engagement practices.


Semyon Dukach - Advisor
Semyon Dukach - Advisor

Mr. S. Dukach is an angel investor and a serial entrepreneur. To date, he has invested in over 70 diverse types of startups, ranging from companies that solve challenges of personal aviation to social enterprises that improve the quality of lives in African villages. Mr. S. Dukach works with company founders who are passionate about and fully dedicated to their ideas and want to make an impact on the world. He is also chairman of SMTP, a public, large-volume e-mail marketing delivery provider, which has more than 10,000 customers in 200 countries. In addition, Mr. S. Dukach has co-founded and invested in companies like Fast Engines, Vert, AccuRev, PDFFiller, and StartupHive and served as CEO of the Cambridge Business Development Center. In the past, Mr. S. Dukach was a professional blackjack player with the famed MIT Blackjack Team.

Ilya A. Volfson, M.D. - Advisor

Dr. I. Volfson holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.D. from Albany Medical College. He has completed 2 years of General Surgery and 4 years of Urology residency at UMDNJ-NJ Medical School as well as a highly prestigious fellowship in Endourology, Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center, accredited by the American Endourological Society. Dr. Volfson is Board Certified by American Board of Urology and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Volfson is a practicing urologist at Delaware County Division of Academic Urology and Chief of Division of Urology at Taylor Hospital, Ridley Park, P.A.

Simon Bystryak, Ph.D. - Advisor

Dr. S. Bystryak holds a Ph.D. from the Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing new biomedical technologies, and has developed, validated and marketed several new technologies in the field of life sciences. Dr. S. Bystryak's focus is on the preparation and characterization of polymer, surfactant and colloidal systems such as nanocrystals, nanoemulsions, liposomes, latex and protein particles by using ultrasound, fluorescence, confocal fluorescence microscopy, light scattering, potentiometry and conductometry techniques, NMR and microcalorimetry. Dr. S. Bystryak is President of Allied Innovative Systems - an R&D company engaged in the development of new technologies in the field of biochemical and biomedical assays and reagents.