Haytham Elhawary

Co-Founder & CEO

Haytham Elhawary is cofounder and CEO of KINETIC, a wearable tech company that develops hardware and software infrastructure to enable a connected industrial workforce. Guided by a mission to help the industrial worker stay safe and healthy, he has led the development of a smart wearable device to reduce workplace injuries.

Elhawary holds a PhD in biomedical engineering from Imperial College London and a Mechanical Engineering degree from University of Navarra in Spain. His professional experience includes the development of medical robots at both Philips Electronics and Harvard Medical School. Prior to launching KINETIC in 2014, Elhawary served as Executive Director of the Zahn Innovation Center, a hardware startup incubator.

Elhawary and his company are based out of New York, where he also writes theatre reviews and loves to do improvised comedy.