We transform the world around us
into sentient ecosystems.
Humanity has reached a tipping point – more people worldwide have embraced technology than not. Mankind’s next adventure has begun, as we invite our new synthetic friends to live alongside us – in our dwelling places.
who are we?
We got our start creating seamless ecosystems for Baby Boomers. Prophet Labs is, at once, an homage to this “Prophet” generation and a recognition of the strong roles that generations can play in defining us.
With the right tools, technology can be customized for any demographic. But, the experience is all-the-more powerful when concentrated on a particular generation.
Silent / Gen-Z
Understanding the likes, dislikes, needs, and desires of each unique generation that’s currently in these roles is an undeniable competitive advantage – particularly, when crafting companion AI.
At Prophet Labs, we bring unique talent and resources
to make our vision a reality.
We’re deep learning guys, data scientists, developers, and creative types – all with a shared understanding that the answer is always: Yes, it can be done.
The correct question is:
What will it take?
Menedis previously co-founded an orthopaedic device company, where she served as Chairman and CEO, and a healthcare services company, where she served as Executive Chairman. She serves as Director and Advisor to numerous organizations.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Menedis was an acclaimed concert pianist and criminal defense attorney. She has performed throughout the United States, Europe, Central and South America, and has been heralded as possessing “an all-encompassing technique, musical perception, individuality and a security that projects to the audience.” Menedis has claimed numerous national and international prizes. Iconic critic David Dubal has written that she “plays with poetry, passion, and insight.” Menedis brings this same artistic sensibility to her work at Shepherd, ensuring that every aspect of the company adheres to meaningful and exacting standards.
She holds degrees from SUNY, Texas Christian University, and the University of Miami, where she obtained her JD with honors. Menedis is a member of the Florida Bar and the American Bar Association (ABA), as well as the ABA Health Law, Business Law, and International Law Sections. A well-respected and sought-after communicator, Menedis has received numerous awards and advises in the areas of technology and the future of real estate development.
Trehan is a graduate of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and spent nine years in public accounting at Arthur Andersen and Price Waterhouse before becoming an entrepreneur. As co-Founder and Chairman of the Lucky Shepherd portfolio, he is responsible for providing guidance to the Board of Directors and working closely with the CEO to establish strategic capital partnerships.
A veteran of the healthcare industry, Trehan has provided both on and offshore services to numerous clients, building successful service businesses in the United States and abroad. Trehan founded healthcare management company Globerian (later MediConnect Global), growing it to 1,000 strong in the US and India. After exiting Globerian in 2010 he became an owner & Director of Pacific BPO, another healthcare management company which he helped grow to over 2,500 employees. Pacific BPO was acquired in late 2018, providing another successful exit to Trehan.
Other recent ventures include IFANglobal; a company known for it’s advanced training and overseas placement programs for healthcare professionals, and Vidyanta Skills Institute, providing simulation-based skills training for Indian industries. Recognized as a pioneer and trendsetter in India, Trehan has been featured in the India Times, Times of India, The Business Times, Global Services Magazine and several other forums.
Bouchard serves as Prophet Labs’ Chief Technology Officer, where he is responsible for strategic architecture, design, and implementation of all cognitive applications.
Widely recognized as one of the true innovators in architecting cognitive application solutions in healthcare, he has 38+ years of IT experience in Aerospace, Insurance, and Retail and has patented solutions for security, systems development, and deployment.
Bouchard is the former Executive Architect and the Principal Architect for IBM’s Watson Solutions division. Prior to working with Watson, he was a principal architect for IBM’s Health Care and Life Sciences organization using IBM technologies to solve complex health care problems. At IBM, Bouchard earned the prestigious title of Distinguished Engineer, one of the top technical honors an employee can receive at the company and is regarded as one of the world’s most experienced and proven experts in design and implementation of complex software solutions, design and development methodologies and solution deployment. He holds a degree in Software Engineering from the University of New Haven, a degree in Management Information Systems, a BS in Health Systems Administration with distinction, and an MBA in Management and Business Organization from the University of Connecticut.
Suri serves as Vice President, Engineering, where he is responsible for strategic guidance and oversight of all Atlas applications.
He brings over 28 years of software engineering and 18 years of software project management to his role, including all aspects of end-to-end development of enterprise and mobile software products. Suri has worked with technologies in big data, cloud computing, embedded devices, malware detection, voice-over-IP, banking regulation, and machine learning technologies. He is especially interested in the architecture of complex, distributed software systems for both on-premises and cloud deployment.
Suri specializes in the leadership and management of off-shore software teams in India. Prior to his role with Prophet Labs, he founded four companies, where he built and delivered independent products having core technical teams in the US and larger development teams in India. Suri holds a Bachelor of Technology, Civil Engineering, from the India Institute of Technology and a Master of Science, Structural Engineering, from the University of Massachusetts.
Locklair serves as Creative Director, where he is responsible for crafting and maintaining Prophet Labs’ brand, spanning online, software, apps, and social media. With a background in graphic design, printing, website development, and photography, he brings over 35 years of experience to his role at Prophet Labs.
In addition to his role at Prophet Labs, Locklair serves as Creative Director of Shepherd. Prior to recent ventures, Locklair led marketing design campaigns as Creative Director for a variety of clients across the country through his design firm, Studio Seven Designworks, including successful recruitment “Viewbook” campaigns for Charleston Southern University and the cover-to-cover design and production of two magazines, Carolina Healthcare Business and A Wonderful Wedding.
Before starting his own company, he gained experience as a designer and leader at advertising agencies, printing companies, and sign companies in the Charleston, SC area. Locklair holds a BS degree from the College of Charleston.