Christy K. Sheehy, PhD


Dr. Christy Sheehy is the Co-founder/CEO of C. Light Technologies, Inc. – a neurotech and AI startup that has created the world’s most accurate retinal eye-tracking device (the product of Dr. Sheehy’s dissertation work) combined with advanced statistical methods/machine learning to objectively assess neurological health and treatments.

Dr. Sheehy is an innovative, passionate & resourceful leader with over a dozen years of technical expertise in the optical innovation space. She has spent half a decade working directly with neurodegenerative patient populations at the top research institutions of UC Berkeley and UCSF. As co-founder and CEO of C. Light Technologies, she merges AI with eye motion data to assess overall brain health & therapeutic efficacy.

Additionally, Dr. Sheehy successfully acted as the Principal Investigator for two NIH small business grants – an SBIR Phase I grant entitled, “Retinal eye-tracking as a diagnostic tool for traumatic brain injury and concussion” and a Phase I STTR grant investigating fixational eye motion as a prognostic and monitoring tool for multiple sclerosis.”