We Are Hability.
Seriously. We believe that a company is the product of its people, so when we say We Are Hability, we mean it. Our work is part of our lives, and our lives are part of our work.
Each member of our company has the agency to make meaningful decisions in their work, as part of a trusting and respectful team. Together, we are stewards of the work we produce, the products we sell, and the people we serve.
We also spend a lot of time at work, so we make sure we have a darn good time while we're here.
Co-Founder and CEO
James is an award-winning entrepreneur and game designer. A Connecticut native, James came to Pittsburgh in 2007 to study neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh, concentrating on the biology of behavior change.During college, James worked in a Yale University laboratory comparing the effect of traditional physical therapy with that of an exoskeleton rehab system for Multiple Sclerosis patients. James lives in Pittsburgh with his wife Emily Jean.
Co-Founder and COO
Adam is an award-winning game designer, working to make people happier and cities more fun. He holds degrees in Economics, Environmental Science, and Chinese from the University of Pittsburgh, and is the founder of the City of Play, a non-profit game design collaborative that turns cities into urban playgrounds. Adam is passionate about using the intersection of technology and psychology to enhance quality of life, and loves living, working, and playing in the city of Pittsburgh.
Timothy is a designer and developer with 5 years of experience building applications for medical professionals and integrating software with hospital and warehouse systems. He appreciates thorough, user-focused design and emphasizes building comprehensive and maintainable solutions to user problems. Timothy holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh and enjoys bird watching, Baroque music, and board games.
User Experience Designer
Stephanie is an experience designer and user researcher, with a degree in Industrial Design and a self-taught knowledge in Interaction Design. With experience designing for the medical field in the US and beyond, she is an ambassador for taking a user-centered approach when solving challenges both in the product and digital world. Stephanie is also passionate about travel, the outdoors, DIY, and playing soccer (to stick with the Brazilian stereotype).
We have amazing advisors.
Steven T. Gough, PT, DPT, OCS
CEO, Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy
Dr. Steven T. Gough, PT, DPT, OCS, is the CEO of Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy in Pittsburgh, PA, and founder and co-creator of EZ Evidence, the leading provider of research evidence to clinicians and practitioners that is practical and "EZ." He is Board Certified in orthopedic physical therapy and has spoken at the state, national and international levels regarding MRI's, foot and ankle evaluations, biomechanics, and shoulder instabilities. A practicing physical therapist of 30 years, he is an adjunct faculty member in the Doctoral Physical Therapy programs at Chatham University teaching biomechanics, musculoskeletal evaluation/treatment and leadership.
Vice President of Corporate Development at Net Health Systems
Jason Baim is a technology executive with over 20 years of experience with emerging and established healthcare IT and enterprise software companies including TeleTracking Technologies and EMC. In his roles in product management, strategy, M&A and marketing, he has focused on bringing new products and services to market. He is currently the Vice President of Corporate Development at Net Health Systems, a market leader in software solutions for specialty outpatient care, where he is responsible for the identification and pursuit of new business opportunities including mergers, acquisitions and strategic partnerships. Jason has a BA in Social Sciences from Wesleyan University and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
We've been a part of several great organizations.
AlphaLab is a Pittsburgh-based accelerator program designed to build and launch innovative startup companies. AlphaLab is a program of Innovation Works, one of the most active seed-stage investors in the nation, and a charter member of the Global Accelerator Network.
Hability was a member of AlphaLab Cycle 11 and is now an AlphaLab alum.
Idea Foundry a Pittsburgh-based non-profit innovation acceleration and commercialization organization focused on creating high-potential, innovation-related jobs in the life sciences, entertainment and education, social enterprise, advanced materials, and water sectors.
Hability was an Idea Foundry Fellow and the first participant in its Accellerator program.
Thrill Mill, Inc. is a non-profit organization that encompasses a business plan competition, a business incubator space, and a music festival.
Hability is currently serving as The Thrill Mill's Startup-in-Residence.