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HeartMath LLC Officers
The leadership at HeartMath LLC is comprised of knowledgeable, dedicated and a caring group of people from many walks of life. We are committed to helping others -- whether it be the top level executives at Fortune 500 companies in New York or a group of families and friends in the neighborhoods of Beijing. Through the devotion of our staff and our network of alliance partners and licensees, we strive to make our greatest contribution to society by bringing coherence and renewed energy to the world and empowering heart-based living.
New Role for Bruce Cryer
Bruce Cryer has stepped into a new role as Global Director - HeartMath HealthCare in order to recognize his passion and commitment to health care and patient care and his desire to focus his efforts into this area.
Doc Childre, Founder, Chairman
Doc Childre is the founder of HeartMath and a global authority on optimizing human performance and personal effectiveness. He is the originator of the HeartMath® System, a set of practical, heart-based technologies and tools that all people can use to reduce stress, improve performance, and enhance health and well-being. The HeartMath System is widely used by Fortune 500 companies, government and police organizations, hospitals, clinics, and schools.
In 1991, Doc founded the nonprofit Institute of HeartMath (IHM), a research and education organization. IHM's emotional physiology, organizational, educational, and clinical research has been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented at numerous scientific conferences worldwide.
Doc Childre chairs the Scientific Advisory Board of IHM and serves as Chairman of HeartMath LLC and Chairman and co-CEO of Quantum Intech Inc., the parent company of HeartMath LLC. Doc is the author of a dozen books, including The HeartMath Solution, From Chaos to Coherence,Transforming Stress, Transforming Anxiety, Transforming Anger, Transforming Depression and The HeartMath Approach to Managing Hypertension. He is also the creator of the award-winning emWave® heart rhythm coherence technology. Doc is also a consultant to business leaders, scientists, educators, and the entertainment industry through his firm Top-Down Consulting.
Deborah Rozman, Ph.D., President and CEO of Quantum Intech Inc. & CEO of HeartMath, LLC
Deborah has thirty years of experience as a business executive, serial entrepreneur, psychologist, author, and educator.
Since 1990, she was founding executive director of the non-profit Institute of HeartMath, executive vice president of HeartMath LLC, then founding director and President and co-CEO with Doc Childre of Quantum Intech (parent company of HeartMath LLC).
Prior to her work at HeartMath she was EVP of Biogenics, Inc., a biotech firm, from 1981 to 1987 and managed 90 employees through the company's rapid growth, going from $3 million in sales to $17 million in nine months.
She is also a co-author with Doc Childre of HeartMath's Transforming Series: Transforming Stress, Transforming Anxiety, Transforming Anger andTransforming Depression, and a key spokesperson on HeartMath, heart intelligence, stress in these changing times and heart-based living.
Howard Martin, Executive VP, Strategic Development
Howard Martin brings more than 30 years of experience in business and personal development to the position of Executive Vice President, Strategic Development. Howard's responsibilities include global alliances, marketing, and program and product development. Howard has been instrumental in assisting Doc Childre in the development and teaching of HeartMath's programs since its inception. He speaks internationally on the HeartMath approach to advancing human performance that is based on compelling scientific research--linking heart function with health, emotional well-being and intelligence.
Howard is co-author with Doc Childre of The HeartMath Solution, published in 2000 by Harper San Francisco. He also developed
Howard is a dynamic speaker, and has delivered hundreds of workshops and keynote addresses to audiences ranging from corporations, to the armed forces, to educators, families, and human service providers. As a key spokesperson for HeartMath, he has conducted hundreds of media interviews. His appearances include CNN Headline News, U.P.I. Radio network, WNBC-TV-New York, WGN-TV-Chicago, Discovery Channel-Beyond 2000, CBN/Canada, New Women, Muscle and Fitness, San Francisco Chronicle, Billboard, and the Boston Globe
Chris Jacob, VP, Finance/COO
Chris Jacob is a businesswoman, teacher, and speaker. As Vice President of Finance and Chief Operating Officer of HeartMath LLC, she is an active participant in the development of strategic plans, managing operational processes, and overseeing human resources and staff development. Her duties include financial reporting, government compliance, risk management, database management, and financing.
At Louisiana State University Ms. Jacob graduated with honors in Mathematics and French and earned an M.S. Degree in Mathematics. She has eleven years of institutional teaching experience, including Louisiana State University and Tougaloo College in Jackson, Mississippi.
In 1980 she moved to California, where she became a partner in Planetary Publications, currently the publishing division of HMLLC. She began extensive training in accounting, computer programming, and data processing management and has served as Chief Financial Officer for Planetary Publications since 1987. In 1991, when Doc Childre founded the Institute of HeartMath, Chris served as its controller. She continued in this role until 1997 when HeartMath LLC was established as a separate entity and she became its CFO.
Chris has also delivered HeartMath programs throughout the United States and Canada on conflict resolution, empowerment and stress management for businesses and schools.
Catherine Calarco, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing
Catherine Calarco has over 18 years of experience in general management, sales and marketing, science and software product development, change management and innovation for companies in the USA, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Early in her career she created and sold the intellectual property for a unique disposable gel electrophoresis apparatus to a multinational corporation. In 2000, Calarco established Onezone, a division of Biolab NZ Ltd, to create a NZ digital marketplace dedicated to providing online supply chain management to the health industry. Prior to this she was General Manager of Biolab New Zealand Ltd and Marketing Director for Sabre Pacific, a leading provider of computer reservation systems. At Applied Biosystems, Catherine successfully developed and commercialized products to reach number one market position. As CEO of Calarco Enterprises, she has worked as a consultant within the technology sector assisting numerous companies' strategic development and regional growth programs (Middle East, Europe and USA regions). Recently, she advised several medical and internet companies who successfully secured millions of dollars in investment funding and succeeded in significantly growing their businesses.
Calarco established the Polymer Advisory Council in the USA (representing the most powerful chemical companies in the world), led International marketing of scientific instrumentation and marketed large computer database systems. She sat on the Board of Directors for the Institute of International Research, co-Chaired the E-Commerce Action Team, and was a member of the NZ ICT Industry Taskforce.
A recognized lecturer, she has also presented papers at APEC Workshops, conferences and universities around the world. She is a highly rated lecturer and coach at MIT Sloan School of Management and the MIT Entrepreneurship Center.
In the MIT Sloan Fellows Program, Catherine conducted strategic management projects in digital entertainment, mobile networks and medical device industries including a strategy paper for DreamWorks Animation and a strategy for sustainable business in the biomedical industry.
Catherine holds a Masters of Business Administration from MIT Sloan School of Management Sloan Fellow Program in Innovation and Global Leadership.
Harald Striepe, Chief Technology Officer, Quantum Intech
Harald Striepe has 30 years of experience in engineering, business development, marketing and business management. He served in senior management positions at Digital Equipment Corporation and Apple Computer, Inc. While at Apple, Harald lead the worldwide launch of Apple's online community eWorld He is also a founder and principal of Windholm Partners, a consulting firm serving clients in defining and executing business, marketing and product strategies with clients including Sony Business Development (Europe). He was also cofounder and COO of Extracents Corporation, a startup in financial services serving banks.
Bruce Cryer, Global Director, HeartMath Healthcare
Bruce Cryer served as CEO of HeartMath for eleven years, having worked closely with founder Doc Childre since the founding of the Institute of HeartMath in 1991. He has taught a wide variety of individuals and organizations around the world, including Stanford Hospital, Kaiser, Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, the VA, AARP, and the NHS (in the UK). He is the co-author of "From Chaos to Coherence: The Power to Change Performance", the Harvard Business Review article, "Pull the Plug on Stress," and several scientific articles. He was named one of the Top 50 Thought Leaders in Personal Excellence by Leadership Excellence magazine. While leading a global organization Bruce also faced significant health challenges personally and within his own family over the last several years, and learned the power of the heart for self-care first-hand. In late 2011 Bruce took on a new role of Global Director, HeartMath Healthcare, so he could focus on his twin passions of serving the healthcare community and expanding HeartMath's mission globally.
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