Oculus exec Mary Lou Jepsen resigns to create new MRI tech

Oculus exec Mary Lou Jepsen resigns to create new MRI tech

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Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen is well-known for her work in pioneering show know-how for OLPC, Google X and most just lately with VR, as she joined Oculus a few yr in the past. Tonight through the Anita Borg Institute’s Ladies of Imaginative and prescient awards banquet, the founder and former CEO of Pixel Qi capped off a keynote speech by saying she is going to resign her submit as Government Director of Engineering. As an alternative, she is going to give attention to “curing illnesses with new show know-how,” by bringing MRI machines to each physician’ workplace on the planet. It is an formidable aim, however a peek at Dr. Jepsen’s historical past exhibits why she’s the individual to deal with it.

“I’ve determined to go away Fb and Oculus to remedy illnesses with new imagery know-how.” @mljmljmlj #WoV16

— Anita Borg Institute (@anitaborg_org) Might 6, 2016

“After incubating this concept for a decade, I can barely wait to start.” @mljmljmlj #WoV16

— Anita Borg Institute (@anitaborg_org) Might 6, 2016