Corista, the Image-centric Digital Pathology Platform Developer, Announced Today that George Lauro has Joined the Company’s Board.

Wed, Feb 13, 2013

February 13, 2013

Concord, MA

Mr. Lauro selected to advise the Corista Board of Directors during the company’s accelerated growth phase

Corista’s DP3 platform is the industry’s only image-centric software pathology solution. Developed through thousands of hours of collaboration with leading pathologists, DP3 provides pathology centers with complete life cycle management of digital pathology images. With Corista’s platform, hospitals are able to improve the process of pathology medicine and extend real time clinical support for remote patients.

A number of leading academic medical centers have selected Corista’s DP3 platform for their tele-consultation networks and the company projects strong growth in 2013 based on its large pipeline of customers and partners.

The company is building a strong Intellectual Property portfolio based on its DP3 technology. Corista recently received its second US patent grant and has another 9 patents pending worldwide.

Elizabeth Wingard, President and CEO of Corista, states “We are delighted that George has joined our team. His long experience as a technology investor and entrepreneur and his relationship networks in corporate and financial markets will help accelerate Corista’s growth.” Mr. Lauro said, “Corista is poised to have a major impact on the healthcare industry with its unique offering that delivers remarkable capabilities to improve patient care and the efficiency of healthcare providers.”

Mr. Lauro brings to Corista more than 25 years of experience as a technology entrepreneur, operating executive, and venture capitalist. He is founding partner of Alteon Capital, a Venture Development firm based in Cambridge, Mass. He was Managing Director/Partner at Wasserstein Perella and was Managing Director at Techfarm Ventures in Silicon Valley He’s led and syndicated 28 private equity financing rounds and completed equity and M&A transactions exceeding $1.5B in value. He attended Brown (BSEE), the Wharton School (MBA) and MIT (graduate studies in Aeronautical Engineering), and holds 23 patents in inertial guidance GPS and RF devices.