Michal Sofka

Senior Scientist and technical leader of machine learning R&D projects. Passion for computer vision, medical image analysis, and computer security.

Since 2016 building new products at technology accelerator 4Catalyzer, involved with Butterfly Network and Hyperfine Research.

Between 2013 and 2016 technical leader of network security projects at Cisco Systems. Built products in large scale traffic analysis for threat defense used by millions of customers.

Between 2008 and 2013 scientist and leader at Siemens Corporate Research. Contributed to tens of products, received best product award from J&J.

PhD and MSc in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), MSc in Electrical Engineering from Union College. Undergraduate at the Czech Technical University.

Author of more than 32 technical articles in leading journals and conferences and more than 24 patent applications.


  • Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Internvention (MICCAI 2017).
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  • 4/27/2017 Paper on our work accepted to MICCAI 2017.
  • 3/15/2017 Paper on learning discretizations via convex optimization accepted to the Machine Learning journal.
  • 2/15/2017 Butterfly Network sponsors 2017 Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI) conference.
  • 10/17/2017 Butterfly Network sponsors Deep Learning in Medical Imaging at MICCAI 2016.

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