Matt Benardis is currently the acting Chief Operating Officer of First Warning Systems, Inc.(FWS), a life sciences software and med. Device company addressing early breast cancer detection in an underserved market. As well as being a significant investor in the company, Mr. Benardis manages daily operations with a focus on product and market development, as well as fundraising, IP management, strategic planning, and acts as management representative for the FWS Quality Assurance program. Since joining the company in 2008 Matthew serves a critical Role in First Warning as the company converts from research and development to market deployment—truly a jack of trades within the organization. As a virtual outfit, Matt is responsible for the coordination and deployment of the company’s strategic plans, covering any needed requirement or agenda, and has been the key player in communications with media, physicians, investors and potential consumers.