Toronto, Ontario — Eyecarrot Innovations Corp (TSX-V: EYC) (“The Company”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr. Sam Mithani to the role of Chief Technology Officer and Director effective immediately. Over the past twelve months, he has played a key role in developing and extending Eyecarrot’s product and technology strategy. Dr. Mithani most recently served as the CTO of Made with Magnolia Inc. where he focused on iOS application architecture and development. He brings over two decades of experience managing large multi-disciplinary teams and has extensive knowledge of scalable infrastructure and software engineering.
“Dr. Mithani brings a wide range of technical experience to Eyecarrot and he fills a very important role in the senior leadership team. His guidance and vision has been instrumental in the development and advancement of our BinoviTM platform and his drive for innovation aligns well with Eyecarrot’s core values. I am thrilled to have him join our team,” commented Adam Cegielski, CEO of Eyecarrot.
“I can’t think of a more exciting time to take on a formal leadership role at Eyecarrot. This is an extraordinary opportunity to leverage my background and experience in science and technology and to apply it to real world solutions in the digital healthcare space. I look forward to building on the strong culture of collaboration and innovation at Eyecarrot,” says Dr. Sam Mithani.
Dr. Sam Mithani graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and entered the pharmaceutical industry. Over the next eleven years he took on successively senior roles, including VP, Technical Services in the Fine Chemical Division at Apotex, gaining experience leading a large multi-disciplinary, multi-site team in a regulated environment, encompassing analytical services, quality control, instrument integration and validation, IT/IS infrastructure, security systems, as well as enterprise software engineering. Dr. Mithani left Apotex to follow his passion for Mac and iOS development at Indusblue where he took a leading role in the development of a number of award-winning IOS apps. Over the next two years, Dr. Mithani led Freshbooks’ Android initiative and Triggerfox’s iOS team, prior to their acquisition by Influitive. More recently, as the CTO of a new startup with partners from Indusblue, he established a SaaS magazine platform and contract development services, specializing in Xamarin, Android and iOS development.
Eyecarrot’s Binovitm platform is an innovative healthcare technology solution that integrates software, hardware, data and expert knowledge. Binovi helps Optometrists treat vision issues with in-office therapy as well as doctor led home based activities to better serve and increase the patient’s experience and their therapy needs. The goal is to help transform vision performance for the 1 in 4 people worldwide that suffer from vision-related issues going beyond visual acuity. The company is transforming how vision healthcare services are integrated, while addressing key challenges in the health system.
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