Mr. Avishay Bransky, Ph.D.
Founder&CEO, PixCell Medical
Avishay Bransky has held various positions within high tech companies in Israel and has 20 years of experience in product development, R&D and management. Avishay possesses a strong sense of leadership and excellent management skills; he has founded PixCell Medical 8 years ago and raised more than $11M to support the development of its revolutionary product.
After serving in the IDF as a computer specialist Avishay studied at the Technion for a dual BA in physics and BSC in material engineering. After graduation with com laude he held positions in several high-tech companies: Elscint MRI division (later acquired by GE & Philips), Qualcomm, and Trellis-Photonics. After several years Avishay returned to the Technion to study Software Engineering and did a PhD in biomedical engineering spending 7 years doing research mainly in microfluidics and biomedical engineering including a post doc period. During the post doc he discovered a unique physical phenomenon which paved the way to his present venture. Avishay founded PixCell Medical in 2009 and acted as a CEO since then, going through the phases of entrepreneurship, 4 rounds of raising capital, refining the business model, product development, regulation and marketing.