About us

VivaLnk is a platform for wearable sensors, apps and cloud services that brings users continuous health monitoring and information with effortless grace. The cloud platforms provide useful data to track performance of the devices and biometric trends across user demographics, geography, phone operating systems, etc.

The VivaLnk team compromises experts from the fields of material science, thin-film electronics, software, medical devices, and top U.S. physicians.



The Team


Kurt Pfluger

VP of Sales and Marketing

4 time entrepreneur specializing in commercializing breakthrough technologies. Formerly of IN Electronics, Apogee Power, 4DS and PartMiner.


Jiang Li


Passionate and experienced entrepreneur in bringing innovative technology and products into market. Held various senior management positions in both large high tech organizations and startup companies.


Cecilia Xi

VP of Medical Affairs

Experience in strategically leading class II and III medical device preclinical/clinical studies, market research, VOC, new technology evaluation, system architecture and design from concept to post-submission.



Kevin Wang

VP of Software Engineering

Years of software engineering experience at Amazon, Cisco, and Silicon Valley startups. Specialized in designing and delivering end-to-end solutions in cloud/mobile/IoT space with the myriad of cutting-edge technologies.


Quoi Huynh

VP of Operations

Effective leader of large international teams in product development and production ramp. Formerly with Skyworks Solutions Inc., Exar Corp. and Microchip Technology.


Our Advisors

Jeffrey Olgin, MD - Prof. & Chief of Cardiology, UCSF

Dr. Jeffrey Olgin, a cardiologist and electrophysiologist, is Chief of the Division of Cardiology, and co-director of the UCSF Heart and Vascular Center. His main clinical interests include conduction disorders, arrhythmias, catheter ablation, implantable devices—pacemakers and defibrillators, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, ventricular tachycardia, sudden death and supraventricular tachycardia.

Vernon D. Smith, MD

Doctor Vernon Smith is board certified, specializing in Emergency Medicine. He has 13 years experience and graduated from Wake Forest University. Doctor Smith is a published author, having articles in peer reviewed journals.

Dirk Schapeler - Director Digital Health, Bayer Healthcare

Dirk Schapeler is Director Digital Health and an Intrapreneur with Bayer AG, the $55 billion global conglomerate, developing an Innovation Hub within Bayer HealthCare in Silicon Valley. He previously served as the CEO of Bayer's ViviTouch subsidiary Artificial Muscle Inc. in Sunnyvale. Dirk is passionate about innovation and technology, and their emerging role in digital health. Key areas of interest include: remote patient monitoring, Big Data, vital signs monitoring, visualisation and other medical related innovations. Dirk has brought innovative technologies from very early-stage to high-volume commercial products. Dirk is the co-inventor on numerous patents. He holds graduate degrees in Electronics and Mechanics, together with business training.