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Motilent appoints Laurence Bourn as Chief Technical Officer

We are delighted to announce that Laurence Bourn has joined the Motilent team as Chief Technical Officer. Laurence started working with Motilent in August 2019 and will lead the growth of the Company’s technical operations as it enters the clinic.


Laurence has 20 years of commercial experience within the medical device industry. He began as a software engineer in the early days of Voxar in Edinburgh, playing a key role in the core technology team. After working at Medis BV in Leiden,Holland he became software architect at 3mensio BV. On return to the UK, Laurence joined Biotronics3D where he lead the development of their cloud PACS: 3dmetmedical, taking the technology from inception to daily clinical use in over 150 institutions across the EU. He then worked with the InnerEye team at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, bringing his expertise to clinical integration of their AI technologies. Laurence has a wealth of experience leading the transition from research of novel applications into the healthcare domain, delivered to the highest standards required by current regulatory frameworks.


Alex Menys, CEO, said: “I’m incredibly excited to have Laurence onboard and especially at this important transition point for the company where we’re getting ready to take our technology into the clinic. I think we’re both going to learn a lot!”

Laurence Bourn, CTO, said: “The Motilent team have worked extremely hard to develop the technology and crucially the evidence base for MRI in digestive disease. An incredibly important but under served area of need in healthcare. It’s great to join the team at this exciting time as we broaden our clinical portfolio and bring our products to an international audience.”

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About Motilent

Motilent is a medical imaging technology company that aims to make some of the latest and most exciting image analysis technologies available to the researchers who can use them to make the important scientific advances required to advance our understanding of gastrointestinal disease.

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