Our team brings together talented scientists, engineers, innovators, and doers from top university research centers, federal public health agencies, tech giants and startups, and the healthcare industry. We are passionate about applying advanced software capabilities to solving real-world challenges. 


As described in Forbes magazine, “Bitscopic tools helped identify one of the initial of cases Zika in the United States. By combing through data from 10,741 Covid-19 positive patients across 170 sites, Bitscopic uncovered a potential treatment with a globally available, inexpensive, over-the-counter medication. During COVID-19 testing shortages at the beginning of the pandemic, Bitscopic AI identified a specific marker in routine blood draws that indicated positive Covid-19 cases with significant accuracy. Bitscopic’s cutting-edge, AI-driven solutions continue to serve Public Health efforts worldwide.

Our Team

Payam Etminani
CEO and Co-Founder
Farshid Sedghi
COO and Co-Founder
Joel Mewton
Chief Technology Officer
Dr. Vafa Bayat MD, PhD
Head of Research
Dr. Russell Ryono
Clinical Application Director
Shastri Purushotma
Director of Marketing and International Partnerships
Bill Maher
Director of Sales and Business Development
Tami Utz
Senior Product Manager
Eugene Geis
Director of Data Sciences