Originally from Texas, Kailas started his tenure in the northeast following a Bachelors and Masters from MIT. While in graduate school, he and John McBean invented the technology, performed the initial clinical research and recruited the core team that would form Myomo. Kailas also created Xitome Design, a leading humanoid robotics company. The MDS robot Nexi built by Xitome, was named one of the top inventions of 2008 by TIME magazine. Kailas resides in Indian Harbor Beach, FL with his wife, and 2 daughters.