get to know Dr. Jose Melendez

President & Founder

Dr. Jose Melendez is a career technologist and successful entrepreneur. Dr. Melendez began his professional career at Texas Instruments where his roles included being a scientist, a research director, and ultimately general manager of the wireless infrastructure business. Dr. Melendez founded Commoca, Inc. (2002) and Spectral MD, Inc. (2009). Commoca was based in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico where it developed hardware, embedded software, and network services for the deployment of some of the world’s first smartphones. Spectral MD has successfully developed the DeepView system for capturing and analyzing non-invasive images of deep tissue wounds, where the first product received FDA clearance in 2013.

Dr. Melendez holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also an inventor of subject matter claimed in 28 U.S. Patents.