Erwin Berthier


Dr. Erwin Berthier is an adept innovator, with over 35 publications and 9 drafted patents, all aimed toward developing technologies that enable better measure and understanding of human physiology. Other noteworthy accomplishments include his success in securing impressive amounts of research funding and working in research labs in 3 different continents.

Erwin started his studies at the ENSTA in Paris, France, with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering, and at the University of Cantebury in Christchurch, New Zealand with an MS in Electrical Engineering before moving to Madison to complete his PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Biomedical Engineering.

Ben Casavant


Dr. Ben Casavant handles the day-to-day operations of Tasso and keeps the proverbial wheels blazing down the product development pathway. There are ten things to do yet somehow they all get rolled into one and done... California style.

After his undergraduate at the University of California, Berkeley, Ben obtained his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Fall of 2014. In his tenure with the UW, Ben was the author of over 22 publications and 5 drafted patent applications.

Board of Directors

David Beebe


Dr. David Beebe is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. An active entrepreneur and prolific investigator, Prof. Beebe uses his knowledge of physics at the microscale to develop translational technologies that are innovative yet fundamentally simple.

Dominique Freeman


Dr. Dominique Freeman is an innovative executive with with over 25 years Life Sciences and Medical Device experience spanning leadership positions in R&D, corporate strategy, M&A and licensing, sales and marketing, business development and planning, and intellectual property. She is named inventor on over 120 issued US patents and 30 peer reviewed research journal publications.