Bilateral Inc. was founded by Jacob Strupp and Luke Naismith with the goal of providing neurological resources to improve the lives of everyday people.

Jacob Strupp, M.S., President and CEO

Jacob Strupp is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bilateral Inc. Jacob received his master’s degree in Systems Neuroscience, with a research focused on computational neuroscience and neuroengineering. While at Temple University, Jacob specialized in configuring microbiomedical devices for rodent EEG and designed software for machine learning-based Alzheimer’s diagnosis in genetically-engineered mice. He is also a research neuroengineer at The NeuroCognitive & Behavioral Institute in NJ, where he has created optimization software that produces personalized neuromodulation treatment plans using finite element modeling.

Luke Naismith, VP and COO

Luke Naismith is Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Bilateral Inc. Luke received his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Temple University. In 2017, he and Jacob Strupp founded Bilateral, Inc., where they have been developing patented neurotechnology for distraction forecasting, emotional recognition, and cognitive enhancement. Luke has extensive experience in digital signal processing, and complex analysis.

Engineering Department

Bilateral is working with Thomas Strupp, an experienced software developer with a BS in Neuroscience and Psychology from Temple University. He previously worked under Cynthia Gooch Ph.D. on researching time perception.

Regulatory Department

Syed Owais Wasti, M.D
Syed Owais Wasti, M.D. is the VP for Regulatory Affairs & Clinical Research at The NeuroCognitive & Behavioral Institute (NCBI). He performs functional brain mapping and neuromodulation procedures. He is responsible for analyzing the functional brain mapping data and preparing datasets for interpretation. He uses neurofeedback and other forms of neuromodulation to help treat patients at NCBI with cognitive, neuropsychiatric and neurobehavioral disorders. 

Kirby Kegs Umali
Kirby Kegs Umali is the Director for International Regulatory of NCBI. He is a licensed Pharmacist and has more than 10 years of experience in the field.

Sales and Business Development

Elbert Torres is the Director of Business Development for Bilateral Inc. Elbert graduated with a BS in Physical Therapy. He has earned more than twenty years of experience in the field of sales, marketing, training, salesforce excellence and customer-service management.