Meet our team

Meet our team

MORE THAN 100 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

In 2018, CytoVeris was founded through the vision that by leveraging advanced optical imaging and artificial intelligence, surgeons will have the ability to visualize cancer when it matters most – in the operating room.

The Beginning
CytoVeris was founded with a vision to prove what’s possible in cancer surgery
$3.7M capital raise
Series A round to drive the innovation pipeline
Establishing the team
R&D team assembled to start development
Clinical collaborations begin
CytoVeris and Yale Smilow Cancer Center build data for AI in breast cancer
First product deployment
Raman sensing technology was placed to develop a data set
SPIE recognition
CytoVeris presents 4 papers at BIOS 2020
Another milestone raise
CytoVeris raises $4.3M to continue R&D and clinical efforts
Multispectral Imaging emerges
Advancements in technology allow CytoVeris to race towards more data
More CT alliances
Hartford Healthcare and CytoVeris establish a research collaboration to advance breast cancer vizualization.
Team expansion
CytoVeris continues to emerge from stealth mode with key hires in BD and clinical roles
Parnterships grow and expand
Yale and CytoVeris further relationship to build and validate AI platform
LSI Emerging Medtech
Recognized as an innovation leader at an industry summit
CT Innovator of the Month
CytoVeris recognized as Senator Murphy’s "innovator of the month"
Phase 1 Grant
Awarded National Cancer Institute Small Business Innovation Research Phase 1 Grant
September 2018
November, 2018
January 2019
August 2019
October 2019
February 2020
June 2020
September 2020
December 2020
February 2021
April 2021
May 2021
June 2021
October 2021

Meet the Team

We’re focused and driven on proving what’s possible in cancer surgery and shaping the future of healthcare by improving outcomes, reducing costs, and democratizing surgical tools through innovative AI powered imaging solutions.

ALAN
KERSEY

Founder
President & CEO

PATRICK
CURRY

COO & VP Finance

MICHAEL
SAPACK

VP of Engineering

JAMES
D'ORTA

Chief Medical Officer

HENRY
COUTURE

Director of Quality

DAVID
FOURNIER

Optics Systems Integration

RISHIKESH
PANDEY

Chief Scientist

GARY
ROOT

Chief Software Architect

NOEL
DAIGNEAULT

Senior Mechanical Engineer

BRANDON
CURIEL

Principal Software Engineer

GIANFRANCO
ZAMORO

Image Processing Tech

ADITYA
SHIRVALKAR

AI Engineer

TED
BUSKY

Senior Electrical Engineer

MORGAN
MCNAMARA

Biomedical Engineer

DANIELLE
DOYON

Quality System Specialist

NEELIMA
CHAVALI

Machine Learning Team Leader​

REBECCA
PIZZOFERRATO

Image Processing Tech and Designer​

KAYLEA
GRANDPRE

Clinical Research Associate

KATIE
TOLKACHEVA

Clinical Research Associate

KATE
SCOTT

Administrative Associate

Board of Directors

KEVIN
DIDDEN


Chairperson Kevin has spent the last 20 years as the Founder and CEO of CiDRA, a trusted process optimization company to many of the largest companies in the world.

ALAN
KERSEY


Alan has been involved in the innovation and commercialization of optical instrumentation and biotech tools and systems through various start-ups in Connecticut for over 25 years.

MICHAEL
GRILLO


Mike Grillo is an attorney with venture capital, corporate finance, and transactional experience.

CYNDI
GREEN


Cyndi Green leads CI investments in biotherapeutics, life sciences, medical devices and digital health.

SCOTT
FLORA


Scott Flora has over 30 years of Medical Device Experience in Implantable Devices and Surgical Instruments and Systems.

Join us and be a part of our success.

At CytoVeris, we are looking for individuals interested in shaping the future of surgery through innovative AI-powered imaging solutions. 

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“CYTOVERIS NAMED "MURPHY'S INNOVATOR OF THE MONTH"

CytoVeris is a medical device company developing optical smart cancer imaging technologies designed to improve the clinical outcomes of patients undergoing certain cancer removal procedures by using enhanced clinical decision-making during surgery.