FOUNDER AND CEO
DR ILANA FEAIN
Dr Ilana Feain (PhD, Astrophysics) is the co-founder and CEO of LCC and an inventor on most of the technology underpinning LCC’s product offerings. Ilana co-founded the company in 2014 whilst she was a Senior Lecturer in Medical Physics at The University of Sydney. Prior to that, Ilana was a world-renowned Astrophysicist and the Project Scientist for the CSIRO’s Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder. Ilana has made a career innovating across physics, radio astronomy, signal processing, medical physics and now entrepreneurship. She is an Inaugural L’OREAL Australian Women in Science Fellow and a graduate of the NSW Health Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program.
PROF THOMAS ROCKWELL MACKIE
Professor Mackie (PhD, Medical Physics) is a University of Wisconsin Professor Emeritus and serial entrepreneur who has co-founded many not-for-profit and for-profit organizations.
Rock co-founded the Geometrics Corporation to develop the Pinnacle Radiotherapy Treatment Planning System (TPS) now owned by Philips Medical Corporation and once the largest selling TPS in the world. Rock co-founded TomoTherapy in 1997, an image-guided intensity modulated radiotherapy machine company and was Chair of the Board from founding through exit. He is also co-founder and Board member of several companies including LCC, HealthMyne, Asto CT and OnLume.
Chief Innovation Officer and Head of Investment Strategy at Cicada Innovations, Director of the NSW Health Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program and founder of two seed accelerator programs.
Ben has worked in the commercialisation space for 20yrs. He has held commercial, research and management positions in numerous life science businesses, gaining significant experience in research & development, clinical trials, business development, operations, and the financial management of both private and listed biotechnology and medical device companies.