Who We Are
Meet the founders
Standing on the
shoulders of giants
Backed by forward thinkers
Lana Feng, Ph.D.
Co-founder and CEO
Dr. Feng has over 20 years of experience in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, mostly in precision medicine.
Previously, she worked with Novartis Oncology Business Unit to establish international partnerships for their precision medicine programs. She joined Novartis through its acquisition of Genoptix. Dr. Feng built the BioPharma division at Genoptix.
She grew the business from zero to $45M in five years by forging alliances with pharmaceutical companies and providing CDx development for targeted therapies.
Co-founder and CTO
Greg Kostello has dedicated his more than 35-year career to architecting and managing technology systems that solve complex data and business problems.
Previously, Kostello was the CEO for the SaaS Platform used by Cisco, ESPN, and NASA, managing petabytes of data. He also worked with video enabling technology at three startups, one acquired by Facebook, EVP of Technology at MP3.com, was President of VUNet Technologies, founded a startup acquired by Netscape, and team-built the core engine for Firefox.
His experience also includes contributions at Apple Computer, and he is the author of Huma.AI’s granted NLP patent with 25 claims.
Bassil Akra, Ph.D.
CEO, Akra Team GMBH
Former VP, TÜV SÜD Product Service GmbH
EU MDR and IVDR Advisor
Editor of "The Post-Market Gambit"
Yusung Chang, Ph.D
15+ years in AI: compute vision & data visualization.
Head of Product at Wolfram Alpha
Co-founder of Huma.AI
CEO, Sandstone DX
Board Director at ResMed
Executive committee - Springboard
CEO, Amira Medical (acquired by Roche Diagnostics)
CTO, Outset Medical
Transforming dialysis with Machine Learning
Former Head of Engineering & Science at AWS Health AI
20+ years in Enterprise IT
Huma.AI is a venture-backed AI startup based in Seattle that was co-founded in 2018 by CEO Lana Feng, Ph.D., and CTO Greg Kostello, to bridge the gap between scientific data and life science decision making.