Dr Sean Parsons
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Sean is the Founder, CEO and Managing Director of Ellume, a digital diagnostics company that develops, manufactures and commercializes high-performance, connected products for health professionals and consumers. He is also co-inventor of Ellume’s pioneering quantum dot detection system and is listed on eight international patents.
Earlier in his career, Sean worked as an Emergency and Intensive Care clinician in major metropolitan hospitals in Queensland, Australia. Sean founded Ellume in 2010 after seeing the urgent need for smarter diagnostics while working on the front lines of Australia’s 2008 H1N1 pandemic. Today, he has more than a decade of experience developing faster, simpler, more accurate diagnostics for influenza and other infectious diseases.
Sean holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc), Dual Major – Physiology and Biomedical Science with First Class Honors from the University of Queensland, and a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) also from the University of Queensland. Sean is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.