About nine.moons

nine.moons uses state-of-the-art AI technology to assess DNA and lifestyle to formulate pregnancy support that is precise and personalized. Our team of experts works with you to guide, educate, track, and monitor health outcomes specific to the health of you and your baby.

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Our Core

nine.moons was founded in 2021 by three PhDs and 4 world’s top cited maternal health professionals with the singular goal of making every pregnant woman have guidance and support for her healthiest journey. At our very core, our co-founders believe that science, technology and experience are the greatest tools available to accomplish that mission.


By using cutting-edge science & AI they have helped some of the world’s largest companies offer their customers the most effective products and services personalized for them based on their unique needs.

Our Values

Empower Individuals

All individuals have inalienable rights, and having the ability to make choices that promote their well-being is one of them.

Privacy is a right

Your data is exactly that – yours. In the words of our CEO privacy is not just a privilege, it’s a right!

Innovation & science

We push the boundaries of what’s possible by taking the latest science and making it market-responsive for businesses.

Sustainability for the planet

Reducing waste is a core principle of personalization and Precision consumption.

Responsible Capitalism

With personalization you don’t have to rely on marketing gimmicks. Sell your products and services based on their effectiveness.

Culture of Inclusion

We believe in a world where everyone has access to personalized consumer choices.

Our Team

Sofia A Valcarcel, MBA


Ali Mostashari, Ph.D.

Co-CEO & Co-Founder

Raya Khanin, Ph.D.

Chief Scientist & Co-Founder

Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Ph.D.

Maternal Health Expert & Science Advisor

Nicole Avena, Ph.D.

Pregnancy Nutrition Expert & Science Advisor

David Ramirez, MS Software Management

Product Manager

Sarah Karpov

Assistant Product Manager

April Pelkey, MA Human Nutrition


Lauren Hemington, MS Clinical Nutrition


Mario Štorga, Ph.D.

VP of Engineering & Co-Founder

Ivan Garvan, MS Computer Science

VP of Engineering

Klemo Vladimir, Ph.D.

VP of Computational Science

Megan Gawrysiak

Director of Operations