Our Team

Our talented team members, and a lot of teamwork, make it all happen at Influents Innovations. Our Research Scientists have decades of experience and translate their deep knowledge into ideas for life-changing products. Our Product Engineers, Instructional Specialists, Media Team and Design Team take those ideas and make them reality. Our Business Development Team gets the products to our customers. And our Administrative Staff keeps the ship afloat!

Board of Directors

John Seeley, PH.D.

Senior Research Scientist and Chair Board of Directors

David R. Smith, PH.D.

CEO, Research Scientist

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David R. Smith, PH.D.

CEO, RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Administration

Expertise & Professional Interests

  • Digital health
  • Innovation
  • Voice-first interfaces
  • STEM education and data literacy

Dr. Smith is a cognitive scientist with over 20 years experience as a strategist working at the intersection of technology, human behavior, and business innovation at Fortune 50 companies, small businesses, and research institutions. During his career, he has held senior leadership roles in research and development, design, marketing, and IT and has served in the Innovation Corps program at NIH.

Edward G. Feil, PH.D.

Senior Research Scientist and Secretary Board of Directors

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Edward G. Feil, PH.D.

SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST AND SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Expertise & Professional Interests

  • Digital health
  • Incorporating internet technology to deliver evidence-based interventions to hard-to-reach populations
  • Parent & teacher training
  • Pediatric dental health
  • Depression treatment

B. Grace Bullock, PH.D.

Research Scientist and Board Member

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B. Grace Bullock, PH.D.

RESEARCH SCIENTIST AND BOARD MEMBER

Expertise & Professional Interests

  • Interventions to reduce stress and promote health
  • Mind-body intervention across the lifespan
  • Curriculum design, development, training & evaluation
  • Development of observational, mixed methods and quantitative assessment strategies

David Campbell

Board Member and Psychologist

Jamie Christopher

Board Member and Director of Business Relations, Lane Community College

Mellani Ocampo

Board Member and Talent Development, Selco Community Credit Union

Lynne Grilley

Board Member and Executive Director, Parenting Now

Byron Glidden

Retired COO, Influents Innovations

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Byron Glidden

RETIRED COO, INFLUENTS INNOVATIONS

Expertise & Professional Interests

  • Administrative management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Behavioral research
  • Financial management

Byron’s career has spanned 30 years in administration, primarily in human resources. He has worked in private and public sector organizations, as well as in an independent non-profit research organization.