– ISRAEL, Haifa – Blink Energy today announced the appointment of Dr. Brian Otis to its Board of Directors.
“Having Brian Otis on our board is a leap forward in realizing the vision we have for Blink Energy. His vision and guidance will be invaluable for us in building significant partnerships in the industry,” said CEO and co-founder, Yariv Bar-On.
About Dr. Brian Otis
Dr. Brian Otis is an industry veteran and visionary in the life sciences technology space. He was co-founder and CTO at Verily Life Sciences where he currently holds an advisor role. He has significant experience building multidisciplinary organizations to efficiently develop and validate new device concepts in wearable, implantable, and ophthalmological spaces. Partnerships are often a key part of healthcare innovation, and Dr. Otis has successfully established and managed multiple partnerships in the healthcare technology spacBefore to this, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Washington, where he pioneered techniques for realizing highly miniaturized wearable, implantable, and on-eye wireless sensors. He has authored over 50 patents and 100 peer-reviewed papers in this space. He continues to be passionate about engineering education and is a founding member of the External Advisory Counsel fthe or U.C. Santa Cruz ECE department.
“I am passionate about the use of cutting edge technology in healthcare to help people in new and powerful ways,” said Dr. Otis, “and Blink is a great example of this. This solution could be a key enabler for the next generations of eye-worn technology and I’m excited to help make it a reality.”
About Blink Energy
Blink Energy is developing the first eyelid wearable that provides energy and connectivity capabilities for smart ocular devices. BlinkIT™, our ergonomic smart patch situated on the eyelid, allows wireless charging and real-time data transfer between the ocular device and any smartphone.
For more information: https://www.blinkenrg.com/
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