WATERLOO, ON — (Marketwired) — 02/26/14 — Thalmic Labs, the maker of the innovative Myo armband, today announces the addition of Dennis Kavelman to its Board of Directors. Kavelman joins the board alongside Stephen Lake, CEO and co-founder of Thalmic Labs, and Nabeel Hyatt, Venture Partner at Spark Capital. Kavelman becomes a member of the board as the company’s first independent director. As the former CFO and Co-COO at BlackBerry and the current COO at Desire2Learn, he has a long history of success with technology companies in the Kitchener-Waterloo region.
Thalmic Labs has also expanded the executive team to include Anand Janefalkar, VP of Hardware Engineering. “While I was not planning on leaving sunny California, I was immediately drawn to the company once I heard about the Myo armband,” he said. “I joined Thalmic Labs three months later.” Janefalkar formerly worked at Motorola, Lab126, and Jawbone. He left San Francisco to join the expanding team at Thalmic Labs