Deep Lens

Deep Lens is a SaaS-based precision medicine software suite, extending one of the World’s first digital pathology cloud platforms that for over ten years has allowed pathology groups to collaborate on groundbreaking cancer research across dozens of cancer types.

Deep Lens designs and develops workflow technology and image analysis software platform and algorithms.

Deep Lens was founded in 2017 by Dave Billiter, TJ Bowen, & Simon Arkell and is based in Columbus, Ohio.

Deep Lens utilizes some of the most cutting-edge deep learning methods for computer vision to give pathologists the AI that enables their ability, leverages their core competencies and speeds vital treatment for patients.

Deep Lens’ flagship product is Virtual Imaging for Pathology Education and Research, or VIPER. It’s a full stack solution consisting of an artificially intelligent (AI) image detection suite, feedback tools, cloud storage, and APIs for integration with hardware and applications — all designed to facilitate peer-to-peer collaboration and clinical research.


Deep Lens’ state of the art imaging lab enables pathology groups to ship slides, then receive digital versions of those slides along with free access to Deep Lens’ collaborative pathology workflow platform - all within 48 hours, in addition to cutting edge machine vision and a world-class digital pathology platform.


Deep Lens is backed by Sierra Ventures, Rev1 Ventures, Northpond Ventures, & Tamarind-Hill.



  • Year founded: 2017
  • Funding Info: $17.2M in 2 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series A)
  • Yearly Revenue: $5M-$10M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Columbus
  • State: Ohio
  • Country: United States
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