OUR TEAM

Agents of Change

Dr. Caputo and the Humotech team are dedicated to helping our collaborators, customers, end users, and industry stakeholders find new and better ways of enhancing human locomotion that work in the real world. Hailing from diverse professional and academic backgrounds, we are able and excited to provide powerful tools to those working on the next breakthrough.

Founder, President & CEO

Josh Caputo founded Humotech in 2015 as a spin-off from research based on his PhD thesis work in the Experimental Biomechatronics Laboratory (directed by Steve Collins) at Carnegie Mellon University…

Director of Sales & Business Development

Gabriel Forsythe y Korzeniewicz was headed for a career in academia when a weekend hackathon during his senior year at Reed College convinced him to change direction…

Director, Research & Development

Tianyao Chen is a huge fan of mechanical engineering and is fascinated by human motion. He began working in lower limb prosthesis R&D as a Carnegie Mellon University graduate student…

Director of Engineering

Carl Curran saw the need for prostheses and exoskeletons early on—his uncle is an amputee and his grandfather was wheelchair bound after a stroke—but he admits that the real reason he became a mechanical engineer with a robotics emphasis is the opportunity to bring the dreams of science fiction into reality.

Controls Engineer

Ryan Mott comes from a family of software engineers, but it was mechanical engineering that captured his attention when college beckoned. Here was the field where his love of LEGO Mindstorms and physics could both play, while feeding his unending appetite for learning and discovery.

Product Manager

John received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical and biomedical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. His undergraduate research experience led him to become passionate about exoskeletons, product development, and the start-up life.

Director of Finance

Jean Nagy grew up in large corporations before pivoting to the small business arena so that she could use a career’s worth of financial learning to help small and emerging businesses grow successfully.

Maria Newton
Accounting Manager

Maria Newton has 25+ years’ experience in accounting and bookkeeping. She has worked for various companies over the years, big and small and has extensive knowledge in accounts receivable, accounts payable, tax, fixed assets, and payroll.

Business Development Executive

Tyler spent a career in the federal government supporting missions in U.S. national security before deciding to leverage his unique experience to facilitate the growth of key technologies and organizations positioned to have an even greater impact on essential missions.

Advisors

Advisor

Partner, TransforMEDx

Project Management Advisor

Partner, TransforMEDx

Business & Marketing Strategy
Business Strategy
Business Strategy

Managing Partner, Localize Capital Management

Legal & Strategic Advisor

Principal, Tonic Advisors

O&P Business Advisor