Our Team
Creators of SunSprite


Jacquie Olds, M.D.

Jacqueline Olds, M.D. | Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Jacquie is a child and adult psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, author, and award-winning teacher. She is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Part-Time at Harvard Medical School and is on the Faculty of the Massachusetts General Hospital–McLean Hospital Psychiatry Residency Program. She is married to Richard Schwartz. Together, they have written three books about marriage, loneliness, and social connections.
Richard Schwartz, M.D.

Richard Schwartz, M.D. | Co-founder and Chief Medical Officer

Richard is a psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, author, and award-winning teacher. He is also an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Part-Time at Harvard Medical School and a Senior Consultant in the Massachusetts General Hospital–McLean Hospital Psychiatry Residency Program. He is married to Jacquie Olds. Richard plays acoustic blues guitar and Renaissance lute. Now that he is so aware of sunlight, he's more likely to be playing out on the porch.
Kasey Russell, Ph.D.

Kasey Russell, Ph.D. | Co-founder

Prior to joining SunSprite, Kasey was a staff research scientist at Harvard. Like Ed, Kasey has a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard (they met working in the same lab). He has authored more than 30 scientific papers on semiconductor electronics, nano-photonics, and plasmonics. When he's not working, Kasey likes to be outside rock climbing (in the sun, of course).
Tom Hayes, J.D.

Tom Hayes, J.D. | Co-founder

Tom is a Lecturer on Physics at Harvard University, where he has taught the course "Laboratory Electronics" for over 30 years. He is co-author, with Paul Horowitz, of the forthcoming Learning the Art of Electronics: a Hands-On Course (Cambridge University Press, 2014). Prior to his electronics career, Tom worked as a corporate lawyer on Wall Street.