LugTrackBoard Members

Dr. Nasser Ani

Dr. Nasser Ani began working to make on better luggage tracking a reality when he , his son Fares, and wife Samar Shami lost their bags on what was supposed to be a stress -free trip . This started in 2007 . The luggage tracking patent was awarded in 2012. He is providing oversight and directions to Lugtrack . Dr Ani is a Board certified orthopedic and spine surgeon with 24 experience in private practice and is the head of his group . He served as the chairman of orthopedic surgery at Bay Shore Community Hospital for more than 8 years.

Fares Ani

Fares Ani is a member of Lug track's board of directors. He graduated with neuroscience major from Lafayette college in May 2014, and now he is pursuing his passion for medicine. Fares was the person behind the idea of better luggage tracking when he lost his luggage while traveling overseas in the summer of 2006. Noticing that the system airlines currently use is not passenger 's friendly . He came up with the innovative way to better track luggage. The patent application started in 2007

Dr. Samar Shami

Dr. Samar Shami is a member of the Lug Track's board of directors. She is a board certified in Anatomic Pathology and Dermatopathology and she is the medical director of Dermatopathology Institute of New Jersey. Her input and involvement from the start was extremely important in this innovation and the way we look at tracking luggage. Traveling should be pleasant, and hassel free.

Naseem Haffar

Naseem Haffar is a member of Lug Track’s board of directors and is an early investor in the company having been convinced that luggage tracking in today's world is vital and that LugTrack is the company most dedicated to providing a highly advanced and accurate product. He is currently an active investor and trader in the stock market and runs a portfolio of real estate investments. He has over 25 years of banking experience including 11 years at J P Morgan where he managed a team selling high yield loans and bonds to institutional investors. He has an MBA from Columbia University and an undergrad from the University of Minnesota

Gabriel M. Rebeiz

Scientific Advisory Board Member

Gabriel M. Rebeiz (Fellow, IEEE) is the Wireless Communications Industry Chair Professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, San Diego. Prior to this appointment, he was at the University of Michigan from 1988 to 2004. He received his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. He has contributed to planar mm-wave and THz antennas and imaging arrays from 1988-1996, and his group has optimized the dielectric-lens antennas, which is the most widely used antenna at mm-wave and THz frequencies. Prof. Rebeiz’ group also developed 6-18 GHz and 40-50 GHz 8- and 16-element phased arrays on a single silicon chip, the first mm-wave silicon passive imager chip at 85-105 GHz, and the first silicon 100 GHz wafer-scale phased array. He is also an expert on millimeter-wave planar antennas, phased arrays, and satellite communication systems. He has worked on automotive radars at 24 GHz and 77 GHz since 1998 as a consultant and as a subcontractor to several leading phased-array and automotive radar companies.

Mike Allen

Works tirelessly to make traveling in style a given for LugTrack’s customers, rather than a luxury. He brings years of experience in sales and business development at tech start-ups to the table at LugTrack, working to oversee all areas of company operations, including business development and strategy.