WHY: Young entrepreneur who developed AI technology to detect abnormalities in endoscopic procedures. Founded DocBot about 2013. Based at UCI Applied Innovation’s The Cove.
RECENT: Business Journal 2019 Innovator of the Year Award winner. $225,000 Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Science Foundation.
QUOTABLE: “Detecting the polyp and determining if it’s precancerous in real time has the potential to save a lot of pathology costs.”
FUN FACTS: Father, Thanh Ninh; mother, Tammy Tran; favorite book, “Twilight”; musical group of youth: Nickelback.