Koneksa Announces New Hires

Koneksa is proud to announce the recent hires of Chengrui Huang, Ph.D., senior statistician; George Pappas, technology support specialist; and Juanita Yim, product manager. We'd like to introduce them to you and have them share a little about themselves.

As a senior statistician at Koneksa, Chengrui Huang partners with clients to define and execute statistical analysis plans. In addition, she provides scientific leadership to the clinical sales and R&D teams. Chengrui most recently served as a statistician at Google. Previously, she completed her post-doctorate work in genetic epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University, and received her PhD in statistics from Stony Brook University. She is excited to join Koneksa to use her expertise in statistical rigor and insight to make a positive impact on clinical research.

George Pappas brings broad IT experience, including in nonprofit and government roles, to his role as a technology support specialist at Koneksa. He is responsible for supporting all of the devices, sensors, and studies conducted through Koneksa’s proprietary platform. George also manages Koneksa’s website, among other IT projects. His BS is from UC Berkeley, and he enjoys being part of the startup ethos at Koneksa.

As a product manager, Juanita Yim is responsible for articulating the requirements of Koneksa’s software and ensuring its functionality. She has held roles at a variety of health-tech companies, after earning degrees in Industrial & Operations Engineering and Psychology from the University of Michigan. She enjoys looking for elegant solutions to problems and working with enthusiastic teammates throughout Koneksa.