AUBURN, NEW HAMPSHIRE -- September 29th, 2016 -- Sunrise Labs, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicholas Lesniewski-Laas as Director of Systems Engineering. Lesniewski-Laas will closely collaborate with Engineering and Quality teams to oversee the optimization of Systems Engineering processes as well as contribute directly to engineering challenges.

Lesniewski-Laas brings over 10 years of experience solving difficult technical challenges by applying his deep expertise in microelectronics, electrical design, and software development. Before joining Sunrise, he was a Staff Electrical Engineer on the Advanced Technology Team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Eningerring, a research institute at Harvard University that focuses on developing and bringing to market medical devices born out of university research. During his tenure, he managed several breakthrough technology efforts including the 'Active Insoles', a vibrating insole intended to improve agility and balance in young and eldery subjects with stroke or diabetes nerve damage. Lesniewski-Laas also designed, built, and deployed medical devices for clinical research in hospital environments, such as electrical stimulators to enhance upper limb rehabilitation for patients recovering from a stroke.

Prior to the Wyss Institute, Lesniewski-Laas was a Control Systems Engineer at Varian Semiconductor where he worked on several notable projects including a portable monitoring system and a high voltage grounding system for next-generation, high-energy ion implanters. His success at Varian Semiconductor led him to earn several engineering excellence awards.

"Sunrise Labs embodies everything I've always wanted to be a part of as they have a great history of providing innovative and successful solutions for their clients that are evolving the healthcare landscape," said Nicholas Lesniewski-Laas. "I look forward to engaging with the team to support the increasing project demands."

"With the growing complexity of devices, including connection and integration with smartphones and health information systems, a Systems focus is a necessity to produce meaningful and reliable systems," said Eric Soederberg, President of Sunrise Labs, Inc. "In selecting a Director of Systems Engineering, it was paramount to find a proven technology leader equipped with deep technical skills and experience in developing innovative solutions to support our clients. Nick fills this needs and more."

Lesniewski-Laas has a BSEE in Electrical Engineering and Computer Systems Engineering, with a concentration in microelectronics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Kyla Natali
Marketing Communications Specialist
Sunrise Labs
603-644-4500 ext. 170