Industry Thought Leader Brings 25+ Years of Experience in Academic Research and Leadership from Philips and Apple
CARLSBAD, Calif.–May 11, 2017–Driven to advance the science and technologies around sleep and overall health, SleepScore Labs™ announces the addition of Roy J.E.M. Raymann, PhD as Vice President, Sleep Science and Scientific Affairs. A leading researcher in the field of sleep science, Dr. Raymann spent more than a decade in academia studying sleep before joining the private sector. Dr. Raymann was most recently at Apple where he was responsible for the company’s efforts in health-related initiatives, which included features such as Night Shift, Bedtime and the Sleep part of Apple Health. Prior to Apple, he was the Sleep Thought Leader at Philips Research focusing on the consumer sleep division where he founded the company’s Sleep Experience Laboratory.
“As a respected thought leader in the vast area of sleep, Dr. Raymann sheds light on the complexities and importance of sleep through his extensive research within academia and from award-winning initiatives at Philips Research and Apple,” said Colin Lawler, CEO, SleepScore Labs. “His unique blend of experiences in both sleep science and consumer technologies make him the perfect addition to SleepScore Labs as we set ourselves up to raise even greater awareness on the importance of sleep health and connect consumers to solutions proven to work.”
Dr. Raymann holds a PhD in Life Sciences from Vrije University Amsterdam and was recognized in the Netherlands with an award of Best Thesis in Sleep Medicine. His research and post-doctoral work spans more than 25 years and encompasses multiple publications in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, speaking events and patents. He is also accredited by the Holland Sleep Research School as a sleep expert. In addition, Dr. Raymann serves as a reviewer for several sleep journals, including SLEEP and Journal of Sleep Research and was editor of the Dutch Sleep Annuals.
“SleepScore Labs is on a mission to not only educate and help people with their sleep, but to share holistic solutions that can change the way people feel and live,” said Roy J.E.M. Raymann, PhD, Vice President, Sleep Science and Scientific Affairs, SleepScore Labs. “Measuring your sleep will be comfortable and effortless, your data will be actionable and insightful, and the solutions offered will be easy to use and effective – I look forward to bridging the gap between consumer awareness and effective solutions to maximize the benefits of a healthy night of sleep.”
About SleepScore Labs
SleepScore Labs™ advances the science and technologies around sleep and overall health. Together with the foremost medical, health, and scientific experts from around the world, the company utilizes SleepScore™ by ResMed technology to provide the most accurate and advanced sleep improvement system for consumers as well as data insights, product evaluation tools, and technology licensing opportunities for companies developing products and solutions in the sleep industry. Based in Carlsbad, California, SleepScore Labs was created in 2016 as a joint venture between ResMed, Dr. Mehmet Oz, and Pegasus Capital Advisors L.P. to accurately measure sleep while connecting consumers to solutions that help people sleep, feel and live better. For more information on SleepScore Labs visit www.sleepscorelabs.com.