Jerry Wilmink, PhD
Gerald “Jerry” Wilmink, PhD is an American health entrepreneur, biomedical engineer, and inventor. Before joining CarePredict as the Chief Business Development Officer, he founded WiseWear in 2013. WiseWear, like CarePredict, was a senior health technology company that developed IoT products to keep seniors healthy, safe, and secure. Jerry’s former experience also includes founding and growing the first Terahertz biosensing laboratory in the Department of Defense (DoD) and serving as a program manager for the U.S. government’s $3 Billion SBIR/STTR product commercialization program.
Jerry has penned 6 patents, published 50 technical manuscripts, and has delivered over 200 presentations at leading business and technical conferences including CES, RISE, TEDMED, SXSW, and SPIE. He co-chairs Consumer Technology Association’s (CTA) initiative on Artificial Intelligence in healthcare. Jerry was recognized as the 2019 Argentum Senior Living Leader Under 40. He also previously served as an advisor for the United States National Academy of Sciences NRC, SMART, and NDSEG programs.
Jerry earned his BS, MS, and PhD in Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University, a research associateship with the National Academy of Science, and an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin.