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Microsonic Systems.

Enabling Personalized Medicine by providing the only complete DNA sample prep in a single tube (in a 2ft x 2ft instrument).

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location San Jose, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2006
  • Employees 8
  • Website

Company Summary

Completely new controllable ultrasonic technology used to powerfully shear DNA, gently mix very fragile cells and everything in between. Focus is high throughput DNA shearing for Genomic Centers, then clinical and diagnostic labs to reduce the cost of Personalized Medicine. The only fully integrated DNA sample prep in a tube to follow. Technology already proven in 1st product. $1.7M cum revenue: Novartis, AZ, Merck, Pfizer, etc.


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    Peter Leigh

    25+ yrs of exec management experience. CFO for 3 publicly-held technology companies, OmniVision, Metron and Liposome Technology. Also spent 10yrs with Bio-Rad as Corporate Controller. Served as the lead role in several acquisitions, private placements and public financings, including Metron's IPO. Lead role in the sale of multiple businesses Masters in Business Admin from Harvard and Bachelor’s in Economics from Oxford University

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    Vibhu Vivek

    Co-founder and inventor of the base technology. 14 yrs of experience in new product development covering feasibility research, prototyping and production in the Life Science and Lab Automation Industry. Various engineering positions at Agilent and Tecan Systems. Worked at Labcyte, a start-up where he gained significant experience in acoustics-based fluid transfers for high throughput screening systems.
    Masters in EE from the University of Hawaii

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    Steven Horwitz
    COO & CFO

    Co-founder. 16 yrs as primary financial spokesperson for various public companies, while also concentrating on strategic development. OmniVision Technologies, Atmel Corporation, C-Cube Microsystems, and Miravant Medical Technologies, Bachelors Degree in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara.


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    Cooley Godward