Raul Mihali

President & CEO

Raul has over 20 years of experience as a serial entrepreneur and interdisciplinary technologist. He has been instrumental in a number of technology companies, including two that have IPO-ed on NASDAQ. Most recently, he has played an essential role in helping companies like GE, IBM and UTC commercialize R&D technologies.

Andreas Kusay


Andreas has had an extensive career in the insurance space, including roles within Swiss Re management and as the resident President & CEO, Director of all Manulife Financial operations in Barbados. He is also the Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany in Barbados.

Manoj Karnani


Manoj’s career included roles in financial services, auditing and business advisor services at Aliseo Reinsurance SCC and Gerling Global International Reinsurance Company.

John Jacobsen

Vice President of Product

John’s passion for transformative companies and technologies has driven him to design, develop and invent an array of life-changing products. Prior to joining Evolution Optiks, John was Product Lead at Latch, a smart lock and building management system provider. Previously, John was also instrumental in the launch of then IoT startup Nanit that develops smart baby monitoring systems and helped build the social invention platform Quirky.

Titus J. Weinheimer

General Counsel

Titus holds a law degree from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, an LLM from Northwestern University School of Law and a BA from University of Heidelberg and is admitted to practice law in Germany and in the State of New York. He started his career in 1993 at Shearman & Sterling in Frankfurt, working on privatization and securities transactions in Germany and Asia. Thereafter he worked for Graham & James in Los Angeles on film financing transactions and for Dorsey & Whitney in London and New York on US IPOs of European technology and life science companies.

Joseph Etigson

Intellectual Property Counsel

Joe has over thirty years of experience in intellectual property law. He was a name partner of a boutique intellectual property law firm; specialized in commercializing intellectual property at a Toronto law firm and acted as litigation counsel with one of Canada’s leading intellectual property and technology law & patent agency firms.