Our Team is Dedicated to Revolutionizing the Management of Diabetes

Our founders are renowned professionals with a combined 60 years experience in developing medical devices designed to monitor glucose. They lead an accomplished and dedicated team of R & D, operational, quality, and regulatory leaders and staff.  Our medical and business advisory group is comprised of highly experienced clinicians, corporate, financial, legal and IP resource experts.

William H. Markle

President and CEO

William (Bill) Markle is President and CEO of GlySens. Mr. Markle has a 30-year track record of successful product and global market development, clinical evaluation, and visionary leadership in the medical device field. He was formerly founder, President, and CEO of GluMetrics, Inc. At GluMetrics, he directed the successful development of continuous real-time sensing technology for intravascular glucose monitoring in the intensive care and operating room environment. Previously, he held senior executive positions in marketing and business development at Tensys Medical and Masimo Corporation, and related positions at Baxter Edwards Critical Care and American Hospital Supply. Mr. Markle is an MBA graduate of Pepperdine University and an engineering graduate of Duke University. He is a named inventor on numerous issued U.S. patents and published applications.

Joseph Y. Lucisano, PhD

Chief Technology Officer, Founder

Joseph Lucisano, PhD serves as Chief Technology Officer and oversees the Company’s scientific and technical efforts. Dr. Lucisano received his BS and PhD in Bioengineering at the University of California San Diego and his MS in Aeronautics and Astronautics at Stanford University. He has 30 years of professional experience in the development and market introduction of novel glucose monitors as well as other implantable devices for healthcare applications. He previously directed glucose sensor development at VIA Medical Corporation, resulting in the product launch of the world’s first practical, patient-attached blood glucose sensor system, the VIA 1-01G (GlucoScout). Earlier, Dr. Lucisano led a successful development effort focused on intravascular glucose sensor technology, which produced landmark human clinical trial results. He holds 19 U.S. patents on glucose sensors, monitors and related technology.

“No other team is currently developing a similar device in the United States.”
Guillermo Arreaza-Rubin, MD, Program Director, Clinical Immunology of Diabetes, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health