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LightScan Technologies, Inc

LightScan is a new medical device company creating the next generation of ultra-thin, ultra-clear, flexible endoscopes for MIS procedures.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2012
  • Employees 1
  • Website lightscantech.com

Company Summary

LightScan Technologies is on a mission to provide innovative imaging solutions to enhance the lives of patients and their surgeons. The use of our disposable, ultra-thin, flexible endoscope during minimally invasive surgical (MIS) procedures provides real-time visualization which offers a number of benefits: reduced recovery time, fewer procedures per patient, fewer post-operative complications, less exposure to radiation, and reduced costs.

Team

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    Katherine Glassey
    CEO

    Silicon Valley based entrepreneur and executive. Founded Brio Software and took it public. Founded Aurora SFC Systems and sold it to Agilent. Also held senior marketing, sales and product management positions at HP Software, SilverTail Systems, and gForce.

    My philosophy is to build companies around stellar teams that deliver exceptional products to the delight of our customers.

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    Eric Seibel
    CTO

    http://www.me.washington.edu/people/faculty/seibel/
    Dr . Eric Seibel invented the scanning fiber endoscope which has received funding from WTC, NIH, NSF, and PENTAX (HOYA Corporation). Widely published and a featured speaker in bio-imaging, he is currently a Research Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Director of the Human Photonics Lab at UW and serves as CTO of LightScan Technologies

Advisors

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    Cooley LLP, Palo Alto and Seattle
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed