OUR TEAM
AT VIT WE BELIEVE EVERYONE DESERVES THE RIGHT TO
A SAFE AND COLLABORATIVE WORK ENVIRONMENT.
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ANDY CHAN
CEO AND FOUNDER
Andy started his entrepreneurial journey selling paper airplanes to classmates in the 3rd grade before becoming one of 3 recipients in the US to receive the MIT THINK Scholar award for his invention of a novel way to capture solar energy at the age of 18. He then went on to study at Carnegie Mellon University and play football where he met Connor and left school to start VIT to help people reduce the impact of injuries, Outside of work, Andy is an accomplished musician and a film maker.
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CONNOR YOUNG
CIO AND FOUNDER
Passionate about health and technology, Connor co-founded VIT with the goal of creating a healthier workforce through its product. He has a background in software engineering with web development experience in the healthcare industry. Connor attended Carnegie Mellon University for Electrical and Computer Engineering where he was a NCAA football player. In his free time, he enjoys learning about biohacking and diving into a good book.
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JOSH YU
VP OF ENGINEERING
Josh received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineer from Carnegie Mellon University and had previously worked at NetApp as a firmware engineer. Josh wanted to do more problem solving and hands-on development in novel areas and has since joined our team at VIT. Besides work, Josh enjoys photography (landscape and people are his favorite subjects), gadgets, building home servers and projects, podcasts, non-fictions and sports (especially squash).
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JUSTIN SCHAEFFER
LEAD PRODUCT MANAGER
Justin joined VIT because he enjoys building projects from the ground up that have a real ability to make an impact on people. He has studied and worked around mechanical engineering, product management, strategy, marketing, and sales, among other things. Startups offer him the ability to put on all those hats on a daily basis. Justin spends his free time working out, playing volleyball, reading, and hanging out with his cats.
ADVISORY BOARD
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Bill Besselman
Bill is current the Executive VP of Thread International and was the former VP of Connected Fitness and Strategy and Integration for Under Armour. He is a serial angel investor and passionate about consumer products companies and enterprise wearables companies.
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Chris Hughes, PT, Ph.D, OCS, CSCS
Chris has over 20 years of experience in Sports Medicine, Injury Prevention, and Biomechanics. He has published in various peer reviewed publications. Chris currently serves as editor of the APTA orthopaedic section’s Independent study course series and also as editor of Orthopaedic PT practice.
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Michael Parkinson, MD, MPH,FACPM
Mike is the Principal at P3 Health (Prevention, Performance, Productivity). He is the former president of the American College of Preventive Medicine and a retired Air Force colonel who was Associate Director, Medical Programs and Resources in the Office of the Surgeon General.