Reinventing Diabetes Management

Smart Meter enables the proactive management of diabetes through an innovative and diverse portfolio of data, technology, and solutions.

Our Mission

Smart Meter understands the challenges that come along with managing diabetes. Whether you’re a person living with diabetes, healthcare provider, payer, or loved one of someone with diabetes, we strive to lessen the burden of diabetes by simplifying diabetes management and enabling more personalized, cost-effective care.

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The Team

Brahim Zabeli

Interim CEO
 

Brahim Zabeli
Interim CEO

Brahim has held a number of leadership roles in the commercial areas of sales, marketing, and business development. He has 20 years of experience in diabetes medical devices gained through working for worldwide leaders Johnson & Johnson and Becton Dickinson. In that time Brahim has been responsible for successfully bringing dozens of new products to market. He has terrific knowledge of the nuances of the diabetes marketplace including customers, channels, reimbursement, and managed care.

He holds a BA in Economics from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MBA from the Claremont Graduate University.

 

Ben Atkin

Founder
 

Ben Atkin
Founder

Ben Atkin is a serial entrepreneur, innovator and investor. He has spent over 25 years in product development, with a focus on medical, dental and veterinary devices. As the Vice President of Sales at Engler Engineering he helped increase a $400,000 company to over $1,000,000 in just 2 years. Other successes of Ben’s include holding 5+ patents, as well as funding, growing and selling several medical and veterinary device companies.

Since the time of his diagnoses as a type 2 diabetic, Ben has spent most of his time researching new solutions for situations he and others with diabetes face daily. He is determined to create a more modern and convenient way to record glucose data and related information while engaging others in helping him master the disease.

 

Dick Kane

Director of Operations
 

Dick Kane
Director of Operations

A senior executive with extensive experience in multiple business sectors: high-tech, manufacturing, food & beverage, higher education, financial services, and packaged goods.

Dick has led a high-tech start-up in which he developed groundbreaking analytic software capable of crowd-sourcing geo-positioning data and deploying this for real time decision making in a variety of business sectors. He also was the interim CEO for Tampa Bay Co-Pack providing a wide range of contract beverage manufacturing services, (from blending to distribution).

Dick began his career with Procter & Gamble and has enjoyed success in many other Fortune 100 companies and entrepreneurial ventures.

 

Jeff Klein

Legal Counsel
 

Jeff Klein
Legal Counsel

Jeff is a trusted advisor for healthcare and life sciences companies. He is a founding partner of the Life Sciences Law Group where he represents pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies on a wide range of corporate and transactional matters. He also regularly provides advice on healthcare compliance, regulatory and general corporate matters.

Jeff holds a law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University.

 

Nina Peled

Senior Regulatory Consultant
 

Nina Peled
Senior Regulatory Consultant

Nina Peled, Ph.D., MBA, is a seasoned regulatory consultant to start-up and established medical device companies. Nina has extensive experience in blood glucose monitoring from companies such as Roche Diagnostics and Amira Medical. She also held top leading executive positions in the areas of regulatory affairs, clinical affairs and quality assurance for a number of diagnostic and medical device companies.

Nina holds a Ph.D. degree in Physical Chemistry from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as an Executive MBA degree from the University of Houston.

 

Bill Lewis

Board Advisor
 

Bill Lewis
Board Advisor

Dr. Bill Lewis is currently a Strategic Consultant for Telemedicine for Humana, a member of the CHQI Telemedicine Standards and Medical Advisory Board and Chair of the Telemedicine Accreditation Committee. He served for 2 years as the CMO of GlobalMed and is on their Advisory Board. He is a Consultant for Fortune 500 companies and Care Delivery Organizations providing implementation and product development support in Telemedicine.

Dr. Lewis served as the Sr. V.P. of Medical Operations for Concentra Health Services and Select Medical for 20 years supervising over 500 providers, 140 clinics and over 200 Worksite & Wellness clinics in this role. He obtained his Boards in Emergency Medicine at the University of Oklahoma and his Medical degree at Ohio State University.

 

Our Board

Ron Ostroff

Chairman of the Board

Ben Atkin

Founder and Board Member

Jeff Klein

Legal Counsel and Board Member

Lou Scheiner

Board Member

Jacob Karmel

Board Member