Julie Shimer, Ph.D.


Since May 2018, Dr. Shimer has served as a member of our Board. Dr. Shimer is currently a private investor and has 30 years of product development experience, including many years with major communications companies. Dr. Shimer currently serves on the Board of Directors of Avanos Medical, Inc. (formerly Halyard Health, Inc.), a medical technology company, Masimo Corp., a medical technology company, and Windstream Holdings, Inc., a voice and data network communications company, as well as three non-profit organizations. From 2007 to 2019, Dr. Shimer served on the Board of Directors of Netgear, Inc. and from 2013 to 2017, she served on the Board of Directors of Earthlink Holdings Corp. prior to its merger with Windstream. Dr. Shimer holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University and a B.S. in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.