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Fatigue Science

One third of the world sleeps poorly. We show businesses and individuals how poor sleep affects their health. Then we help them fix it.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Healthcare Services
  • Location Honolulu, HI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2006
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Fatigue Science addresses a problem faced by one-third of the world’s population: getting good sleep. Fatigue Science shows individuals and organizations the impact of that sleep on their health, safety, and job performance; and then works with them to fix it. Our focus is on industrial fatigue risk management and health&wellness markets, where our solutions enable our clients; thereby minimizing our labor and creating massive, passive revenue.


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    J. Hunter Downs III

    Co–founder of Archinoetics and CEO for its spin-off, Fatigue Science, Dr. Hunter Downs has over 25 years of experience in medical R&D where he's received over $30M in funding. He has held key roles in five start-ups. In 2003 he was awarded the Pacific Business News “Forty under Forty” award for the best business leaders under the age of 40 in Hawaii and, in 2011, Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hawaii Venture Capital Association.

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    Michael Byrne

    Michael Byrne is a Chartered Accountant in Vancouver, BC. Byrne founded Byrne & Associates in 1992, an accounting firm with a client focus of Doctors and Dentists. In 2004, Byrne founded Galore Resources Inc., a gold mining exploration company as President and CFO. In 2006, he successfully took Galore public on the TSX Venture and has since been involved in raising over $10,000,000 in capital.

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    John Caldwell
    Chief Science Officer

    Dr. John Caldwell has a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He has over 25 years of research and development experience in fatigue, sleep, psychophysiology, and pharmacology aimed at improving safety and performance. Dr. Caldwell has over 100 recognized published works, has conducted over 100 global presentations, workshops and international keynote speaking spots focused on counter-fatigue.

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    Pat Byrne
    VP, Fatigue Risk Management

    Pat Byrne has a Masters of Science, a B Sc. in Biology and Chemistry from Western Washington University and is a Certified Industrial Hygienist. He has over 28 years of experience in accident prevention and is a renowned international expert in fatigue risk management. Former positions include, President of Global Fatigue Management Inc.; a Canadian based research and consulting company specializing in fatigue management.

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    John Prest
    VP, Health and Wellness

    John Prest has a B.S. Economics Degree in Ag. Science, University of Kentucky. He has over 30 years of international experience in business and organizational development, licensing, operations management, sales and marketing and product management functions. Prest has held positions in the international specialty chemical divisions of CIBA-Geigy, Hoechst- Roussel, RTZ, Ltd. and Harris Chemical. He was also founder of three technology startups.