Dr. Li is an imaging scientist and an entrepreneur, with a proven record of innovation touching the lives of thousands of patients and researchers.
Dr. Li’s first invention in 2017 was licensed to Bruker Instruments and became the foundational patent for Photothermal Spectroscopy Corps. The product enabled by Dr. Li’s invention is now serving 100+ universities and industry leaders.
Dr. Li’s second invention in 2020 became the foundation of Cision Vision. Within 3 short years, Dr. Li led Cision Vision to transform a scientific concept to a commercial clinical product that is currently serving top cancer care institutions across the country, including 5 of the top 10 US News Best Oncology Hospitals.
Jeremy Li, PhD
CEO and Cofounder
Dr. Angela Belcher is a world-renowned scientist at MIT. Between 2019 – 2023, she served as the Head of the Bioengineering Department at MIT. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the National Academy of Inventors. She is also a 2019 MacArthur Fellow.
Dr. Belcher is a visionary who saw the potential of shortwave infrared for biomedical application far ahead its time when it was still strictly limited by the military. Cision’s technology is built on Dr. Belcher’s 10+ years of cutting-edge research on biomedical shortwave infrared imaging.
Angela Belcher, Ph.D.
David has over 16 years of experience in QMS project management, GxP compliance, and QC analytical benchwork. He has implemented and maintained international regulatory standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 13485, and ISO 17025 for multiple pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies.
At Cision, David developed the company’s QMS system, managed ISO 13485 certification and audits, and FDA registration and submissions.
VP of Quality
At Cision, Abdullah is leading rapid prototyping, ISO-13485 manufacturing, and IEC international standards certifications. Adullah has completed three complete cycles of product development, from ideation to manufacturing and certification, making key contributions to Cision’s 2023 Red Dot Design Award.
Prior to joining Cision Vision, Abdullah worked at Tesla and Amazon as a mechanical engineer. He holds B.S. degree for mechanical engineering and mechatronics.
VP of Engineering
Mary is the Chair and Program Director for the Pathologists’ Assistant (PA) Department at Rosalind Franklin University (RFU), the biggest PA program in the United States. Over the 11 years that Mary as an anatomic pathology educator at RFU, Mary has trained more than 300 PAs who are now serving patients in hospitals across the country.
At Cision, Mary is utilizing her medical expertise to ensure that Cision’s product provides the optimal usability to pathology practitioners and maximum clinical benefits to patients. Mary has been involved in 5 iterations of InVision’s development process and is also currently involved in Cision’s R&D process for future products.
MS, PA (ASCP)cm
VP of Medical Affairs (Pathology)
Hern brings 18 years of experience in guiding companies through full product life cycles of a wide range of Class I/II/III medical devices. Optimizing functionality and ergonomics for operational safety while developing market appropriate aesthetics for manufacturing is the value that Hern brings to all programs. His experience stems mainly from dental equipment, medical handheld devices and carts, catheter delivery systems, and medical wearables. Hern’s work in medical devices has won multiple awards including the MDEA, Red Dot, and Edison awards.
At Cision, Hern is leading product development and rapid prototyping. Hern is one of the key contributors to Cision’s 2023 Red Dot Design Award.
Hardware engineering lead
Dr. Ayat is an experienced software and firmware developer with over 20 years demonstrated history in both industrial and academic environments. He has board experience from designing software Design/Architecture, in C/C++, C# and LabVIEW to Electronics design and Embedded system including hardware design, microcontroller bare-metal and RTOS, analog and digital filters.
At Cision, Dr. Ayat is responsible for developing and maintaining Cision’s proprietary software system Enlight. He is also contributing to the rapid prototyping process at Cision and was a key contributor to Cision’s 2023 Red Dot Award winner product InVision.
Muhammad Ayat, PhD
Software and Firmware Developer
Sam has over 10+ years of web development experience for a broad range of customers, from tech companies to the Canadian government. Sam ensures all web development requirements are met with the utmost quality. His positive attitude and work ethic allow him to instill confidence at all stages within the development phase.
Dmitry is our Graphic Designer, bringing a decade of experience to Cision Vision. He ensures that our brand stands out with stunning designs that effectively convey our message. Previously, he was CPO and Co-Founder of FlipFlic. He holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture and Urban Design.
Dr. Jay Stein is the President Emeritus and Cofounder of Hologic. Dr. Stein started Hologic with his co-founder, David Ellenbogen, with a dozen employees. Throughout his tenure at Hologic, he grew the company to one of the biggest medtech companies in the world with a market cap of more than $17 billion.
Dr. Stein has been a close mentor to the Cision team, even prior to the incorporation of Cision. Dr. Stein’s relentless focus on patient care and doing good, which ultimately led to the success of Hologic, has also become the core value of Cision.
Co-founder and President Emeritus of Hologic
Dr. Sarr is a Professor Emeritus of Surgery in the Department of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic. He is also the former Editor-in-Chief of the top journal SURGERY for 22 years. Dr. Sarr published more than 550 peer-reviewed articles and 130 book chapters. He also served on the American Board of Surgery and was the chair of the Department of Veteran Affairs Merit Review Committee for Surgery.
Dr. Sarr advises the Cision team on the surgical applications of Cision’s technology.
Professor Emeritus of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic
Mike is a medtech serial entrepreneur. He has founded four different companies and sold them to large corporations, including as Boston Scientific, Stryker, Philips. Mike’s latest exit to Boston Scientific was valued at more than $400M. Prior to being an entrepreneur, Mike served as a VP of R&D at Boston Scientific.
Mike advises the Cision team on product development and strategic collaboration with large corporations.
Serial medtech entrepreneur
Dr. Dunussi-Joannopoulos is a medical and scientific leader with fifteen years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. She led small molecule and biologics programs through both drug discovery and early clinical development at Pfizer and other pharmaceutical companies.
Dr. Dunussi-Joannopoulos advises the Cision team on product development and commercialization.
Former senior director at Pfizer
Kate is a seasoned corporate executive with deep experience serving as board members and trustees for technology companies and large organizations, including Baystate Health.
Kate advises the Cision team on customer discovery, product commercialization, and financial planning.
Former trustee at Baystate Health