David West, co-founder and CEO of Proscia, discusses the rapid modernization of pathology, a practice that has only recently started to shift away from the microscope towards a data-driven standard of care. David offers a high-level background on the factors accelerating digital pathology adoption and speaks to the unprecedented potential of AI before exploring the impact of digitization on patient care.
David West is an entrepreneur and technologist with a background in computational biology. He co-founded Proscia in 2014, inspired by research at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Under David’s leadership, Proscia has earned recognition as a market category leader, raising a total of $35M in funding to date and securing customers including Johns Hopkins, Joint Pathology Center, and LabPON. David has been recognized by EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 Program, Forbes 30 Under 30, and Inc. Magazine as one of the top 50 Global Entrepreneurs Under 25. He has a degree in Biomedical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University.