A multi-disciplinary team of scientists, engineers, developers and athletes.

ABOUT US

IMeasureU is an innovative and multi-disciplined group of individuals who have come together as a team with a simple, focused mission: to help researchers, athletes and teams win with objective, actionable, biomechanics data from the field.

What we do and why we hustle comes from within. With our shared principles in place, we invent without fear in an atmosphere that facilitates exceptional products and services for the best researchers, athletes and teams on earth.

Knowledge. Science. Talent. Passion.
Call it what you want. We call it IMeasureU.

Mark Finch

Director of Technology

Mark Finch is an inventor, with a Masters in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Auckland. Mark has spent the last 6 years developing core technology of IMeasureU, based at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute. He attended an entrepreneurial program at Stanford University in 2010, where he gained a thirst for creating a start-up company. Mark also spent 4 months working at MIT in Boston, working with leading experts in the field and honing his skills on sensor development.

Andrew Wong

Senior Applications Engineer

Our inaugural employee, Andrew has a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Biomedical Engineering with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland. Andrew has been with IMeasureU from the very beginning, developing the core algorithms and data processes used behind the scenes of IMeasureU’s actionable insights. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in developing tools for quantifying body movement and workload, enabling professional athletes and coaches to make better rehabilitation, training and performance decisions.

Andrew Bollen

Applications Engineer

Andrew graduated from the University of Auckland in 2015, with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) majoring in Biomedical Engineering. He has both experience, and a keen interest in product design and development; using both hardware and software to realize practical solutions to challenging problems. The latest Andrew to join the team, he comes with an enthusiasm to learn and extend his technical expertise through hands-on practical experience.

Jay Furness

Embedded Software Engineer

Jay has a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Computer Systems with First Class Honours from the University of Auckland, and more than a decade of experience developing low-power radio telemetry solutions in close collaboration with commercial and industrial customers. Joining in 2017, Jay is excited to join the team to develop the next-generation of wearable sensors helping athletes recover from injury and achieve their goals.

Blake Whitcomb

Sport Scientist & Business Development Manager

Blake Whitcomb is a Strength and Conditioning Coach and Sport Scientist, with well over half a decade of athlete development experience. He has worked with athletes of all levels from youth to Division 1, including military and First Responders. Blake earned his Masters of Science in Kinesiology from California State University, Fullerton. He joined IMeasureU in 2018 and is exited to join his passions for movement, biomechanics, injury prevention and athlete performance.

 

Dr Thor Besier

Chief Scientist

Thor has a PhD in biomechanics and brings 20 years of research experience and international credibility to IMeasureU. Thor founded Stanford University’s Human Performance Lab and was an Assistant Professor in Orthopaedics at Stanford, CA, before he returned home to NZ in 2011. Thor’s research combines medical imaging with computational modelling to understand mechanisms of musculoskeletal injury and disease. He has published more than 75 scientific articles.

Matt Clarke

Business Development Director

Matt is a technology entrepreneur who grew up wanting to be a professional athlete. He hasn’t grown up yet. With a Degree in Marketing and Education from the University of Canterbury his working life has been all about building businesses – as a sales rep, a channel manager, a country manager through to founding his own technology companies in Australia and the USA. A former New Zealand representative at both Squash and Triathlon, his pro athletic career was ended by a knee injury. Nowadays he is passionate about enabling our clients to help their athletes recover from injury and stay healthy.

Rakesh Vallabh

Software Developer

Rakesh specialises in app development, with a Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences from the Auckland University of Technology, completed with First Class Honours. He has delivered iOS and Android apps to customers all over the world including some of the world’s biggest banks. Previously, Rakesh was involved in a highly successful Innovations Lab, exploring new technologies for the number one mobile banking provider in the world. As a lover of all things sport, he is the current holder for the fastest 3-legged half marathon time in the office.

Rhys Williams

Software Engineer

Rhys first encountered IMeasureU while working towards his PhD at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute alongside fellow bioengineer and IMeasureU co-founder Mark Finch. He finished his doctorate in 2016 and started work at a NZ medical devices company soon after graduation. He joined IMeasureU in 2017 and is excited to be part of a team with a close connection to customers and at the forefront of sports injury management. In his spare time, he enjoys pedalling around the city, getting involved in local politics and playing pick-up basketball with friends at the local court.

Sheng Cao

Electronics Design Engineer

Sheng graduated from the University of Auckland with a BE (Hons), specializing in mechatronics engineering. Initially starting as an intern who was looking for employment over the summer, he quickly grew fond of the company. He now works full time to create the one sensor to rule them all.

James Grant

Customer Success Manager

James earned his Bachelors in Integrative Physiology from CU Boulder and his Masters in Athletic Training from the University of Arkansas. He has since spent time deeply embedded in the world of athlete tracking, specializing in making the technology as accessible as possible for his clients. He has experience working with a wide variety of sports and athletes, ranging anywhere from high school students to Olympic gold medalists, and enjoys using that experience to connect with each customers unique needs.

 

 

Research is in our DNA.  We stand with the research community.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

With over 15 papers published using IMU sensors, we recognise that research plays a major role in innovation, which is why we are committed to giving back to the research community.