Sightline Innovation Inc. announces the appointment of Dr. Jason Cassidy as Chief Science Officer

WINNIPEG, Sept. 3, 2015 /CNW/ - Sightline Innovation Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jason Cassidy, MD., to the position of Chief Science Officer (CSO). Dr. Cassidy resides as the principal architect behind Sightline VuPoint and has spent his tenure with Sightline also contributing to the vast growth of Sightline Cortex, the proprietary machine and deep learning platform powering Sightline's two flagship products - Verify & VuPoint.

As CSO, Dr. Cassidy will collaborate with a team of world class scientists and engineers to seamlessly integrate the Sightline Cortex into biomedicine and in vitro diagnostics. As a result, Sightline VuPoint will be the only dynamic and adaptable solution for detecting ever evolving infectious diseases on a global scale.

Wally Trenholm, Founder & CEO, expressed: "Dr. Cassidy has emerged as a natural leader and embodies all the tenants of Sightline's core culture: scientific curiosity, technological ingenuity and company-wide collaboration. He continues to lead by example and his commitment to the cause has very quickly positioned Sightline's scientific team for historic results."

Said Dr. Cassidy: "My time at Sightline, and the science and technology we are developing continues to provide me with joy and inspiration on a daily basis. I'm humbled by this opportunity and honoured to work with a world class team to combat many of today's global challenges in fields as far reaching as medical diagnostics to manufacturing productivity."

Dr. Cassidy will join a panel discussion at Manitoba Patient Access Network's Health Innovation Conference on Optimizing Patient Outcomes and System Sustainability. The Health Innovation Conference will be held September 15th in Winnipeg. September 24-25 will also see Dr. Cassidy join Wally Trenholm at RE.WORK's Deep Learning Summit in London, UK to discuss the commercialization of deep learning.

About Sightline

Sightline is Canada's only machine and deep learning (artificial intelligence) cloud services company that specializes in advanced quality inspection and data analytics servicing multiple verticals from healthcare to manufacturing. Sightline's proprietary self-learning technology can detect patterns at a higher level of accuracy, quality and speed than legacy vision systems or archaic data analytical approaches, by uniquely mimicking human perception to see and act on what is happening in real-time.

SOURCE Sightline Innovation Inc

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