Dr. Arsen Hajian is the founder and CEO of Hindsight Imaging, Inc. Arsen is a serial entrepreneur who has specialized in high-performance optical instruments in many industries over the last 20 years. Arsen has technical expertise in Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT), spectroscopic instrumentation and analysis, with a background rooted in radio astronomy, as well as his specialty in solving demanding customer applications utilizing these diverse technical skills. Dr. Hajian is the founder and former CTO of multiple companies in both biomedical and instrumentation. Most notable is his time with Perimeter Medical imaging which used OCT for cancerous tumor margin assessment during surgery and Tornado Spectral Systems which is advancing process monitoring using high performance spectroscopic platforms. Prior to his commercial career, Arsen was a professor at the University of Waterloo in Canada and a former civil servant at the US Naval Observatory. Dr. Hajian has been granted multiple patents for sensor hardware suites for a variety of industries. He completed his undergraduate at MIT and received his doctorate from Cornell University.
Erik Deutsch, Ph.D.
Chief Operations Officer
Erik is an innovative and business-focused senior engineering executive and entrepreneur with demonstrated experience leading the strategic development of diverse new and existing technologies and bringing disruptive products to market and volume manufacturing. Erik has expertise in the development of OEM and system level solutions utilizing a diverse range of technologies: Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCL’s), Fourier Transform InfraRed (FTIR), and MicroElectro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS). Expertise in Optics, Lasers, MEMS, and system level packaging. Spectroscopy expertise in surface, liquid, and gas detection products using multiple technologies for academic, commercial, and industrial applications in oil and gas, medical, life science, life safety, and military markets. Erik was previously Vice President of Engineering at Block MEMS / Block Engineering. At Block, he led all aspects of technology, product and business development in QCL’s, FTIR spectrometers and MEMS. He was also the co-founder of Polychromix, a pioneer in telecommunications and handheld optical MEMS spectrometer development – since sold to ThermoFisher Scientific. One of Erik’s MEMS-enabled spectrometers was used to detect water on the moon during the NASA LCROSS mission. Erik holds numerous patents in advanced optical and MEMS technologies and products. He received a B.A. in Physics from Vassar College and S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from MIT.
Joe Huehnerhoff, M.S.
Director Systems Engineering
Joseph Huehnerhoff is an expert in optical and mechanical design. He was previously an Instrumentation Scientist in Astronomy at the University of Washington. In that role, he led the development of the ARCTIC imaging camera for the Apache Point Observatory 3.5 meter telescope. Joseph was also Lead Infrastructure Engineer for the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, developing robust telescopic systems for continuous survey operations. Joseph’s undergraduate degrees are in Physics and Astronomy and he holds an M.S. in Physics of opto-mechanical systems.
Paul A. Arakelian
Director of Finance
Paul is a Finance Professional with solid and progressive experience in all levels of accounting, financial management, and strategic and risk planning. With over 25 years’ experience, his career reflects a strong knowledge of business policy, accounting governance and strategic initiatives-operating model and execution in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, professional, healthcare, and marketing.
Prior to joining Hindsight, Paul was the Chief Financial Officer for a start-up software and hardware development firm in the election industry. His ability to implement technology enhancements and process improvement streamlined the financial model and improved process development.
Paul holds a B.S. in Accounting from Walsh College and is an active member of the CFO Network, Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG), and the CFO Leadership Council.
Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Scott Riggi is a goal-driven senior sales executive with proven ability via global commercial P&L responsibility to develop and lead strategic sales plans that result in increasing market presence, generating operating profits, fueling highly profitable growth and delivering on ambitious financial objectives. Consistently makes tangible changes in process and culture that deliver improved cash flow, increased revenues and growth through the execution of strategic initiatives. He readily identify emerging markets, new product application opportunities and commercialized technologies to build strong sales pipelines. Powerful blend of operational/tactical sales management coupled with solid business acumen and senior leadership team experience
Hindsight Imaging, Inc.
1 Harvard St., Suite 302
Brookline MA 02445 USA