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Cephasonics Ultrasound

AI-enabled ultrasound platforms that can locate, recognize and measure structures in the body in real-time enabling new products for medical imaging

  • Stage $3M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Santa Clara, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website cephasonics.com

Company Summary

Cephasonics provides hardware and software platforms that transform ultrasound into a real-time assistant for medical procedures. Our technology focuses on data and AI to recognize, locate, measure and characterize structures in the body in real-time during procedures. Cephasonics provides systems for both research and OEM applications that reduce development and time to market for new innovative medical imaging products.


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    Richard Tobias

    Richard Tobias (MS Stanford, BS U of MN) has over 30 years of experience in corporate management, engineering management, business development and engineering for the medical, electronics and semiconductor industries. A serial entrepreneur, he has worked as CEO of multiple startups, CTO of Pixelworks, GM of Samplify's Ultrasound BU and VP/GM of Toshiba's ASIC & Foundry BU.

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    Bob Uvacek
    Sr. Director of Engineering - Systems

    Bob Uvacek's (PhD, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) innovations include acoustic beamforming for echo and noise cancellation ASICs at GN-Resound, pyscho-visual models for video brightness expansion in LED TVs at Dolby Labs, ASIC SoC ARM9/11 system designs for many customers at Toshiba America, a rapid prototyping platform with IBM CELL ICs for real time video algorithms at Pixelworks and ultrasound systems and models at Cephasonics.

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    Randy Whiting
    Chief Operating Officer

    2nd investor in Cephasonics and member of board of directors. Previously president of Angels by the Sea investment group and was CEO of CommerceNet, an Internet technology research group and incubator. He was a co-founder of Vizigy Interactive, an interactive video technology company and has successfully invested in a number of other tech startups. He also was WW director of Internet marketing and eCommerce for Hewlett-Packard.

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    VP Sales

    Over 25 years of strategic technology and leadership experience in software, professional services and intellectual property sales for startups, midsize and Fortune 100 companies


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    Tim Herr - Herr & Zapala
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    David Zajac - Zajac & Perrone

Previous Investors

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    Several Angels