Co-Founder / CEO
Dr. Christy Sheehy co-founded C. Light and brings 12 years of technical and leadership experience in the optical engineering realm, numerous publications / presentations, and current clinical experience with MS patient populations. She worked as an optical system test engineer at Corning Tropel Corporation and designed the TSLO through her dissertation at UC Berkeley. She has designed 8+ TSLO systems (for UC Berkeley, the Midwestern school of optometry, the University of Bonn, and UCSF’s MS Center). She successfully acted as the PI for an SBIR Phase I grant entitled, “Retinal eye-tracking as a diagnostic tool for traumatic brain injury and concussion” and was the PI for the Phase I STTR investigating MS. She was educated at the University of Rochester (B.S. in Optics and M.S. in Optics with a concentration in Business Administration) and UC Berkeley (Ph.D. in Vision Science).