Global wellness technology company Sensate appoints Maryellen Gleason as Chair of its Board of Directors

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE). Gleason succeeds Fiona Williams, who served as the company’s UK CEO. Sensate was re-incorporated in the state of Delaware and the newly incorporated company acquired the parent company in March 2022.

“We couldn’t be happier that Maryellen has agreed to join Sensate’s Board of Directors as our new Chair,” said Anna Gudmundson, CEO of Sensate. “She brings unparalleled expertise based on her many years of experience at the interface between corporate value and corporate governance. Sensate will benefit greatly due to their proven ability to identify growth opportunities, financial strength and operational performance.”

Gleason joins the board as a seasoned executive. She is a five-time CEO with a strong track record of working with boards to drive transformations that enrich triple-bottom-line strategies for Fortune 500 companies and multi-million dollar foundations. She is a trusted advisor to CEOs and boards of directors on rare diseases, including the Milken Institute/Chan Zuckerberg Rare as One Initiative. Gleason serves on the boards of the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra Foundation, the Harvard Alumni Association, and the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). She received her bachelor’s degree from Harvard University and an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

By using patented technology to activate the body’s natural ability to self-regulate, Sensate is an incredibly easy, fast, and accessible way to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety. Developed by doctors and tested in clinics, Sensate uses infrasound therapy to help the body’s nervous system recover from daily stresses. The consumer wellness tech product is easy to use and effortless for the user.

“I’m honored to be the new CEO,” said Gleason. “Sensate is on a mission to impact 100 million people by 2025 and bring more peace into their lives. I am thrilled to be joining an incredible group of corporate and board members who are helping to achieve this goal. Helping people move out of the stress response state and into a relaxed state of mind and body is the single greatest impact Sensate can have on the planet.”

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About Sensates

Sensate, Inc. is a wellness technology company with a mission to bring stress resilience and wellness to people from all walks of life. Using powerful methodologies and breakthrough technology, the company provides patented stress management hardware and software applications to the consumer market. Sensate is a global direct-to-consumer company with offices in the US and UK. Sensate is available at and at world-class retailers including Harrods, Selfridges, Amazon and has been featured in Forbes, Vogue, The Times, Mashable, CNBC and more.


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