Under the leadership of its founding members Osman Ratib (Director), Antoine Rosset (Co-Director) et Joris Heuberger (CTO), the Council of OsiriX Foundation includes prominent representative members of the scientific and medical community as well as leaders in healthcare and high technology industry. These members will help establish the goals and insure the commitment for excellence in imaging technology and medical informatics.

Ron Appel

Professor and executive director of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB)

Ron D. Appel completed his PhD in Computer Sciences at the University of Geneva in 1987, followed by a postdoc fellowship at Harvard School of Public Health. He was co-founder in 1998 of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), where he was leading the Proteome Informatics Group, pioneering the development of proteomics software such as Melanie 2-D gel electrophoresis analysis software and SWISS-2DPAGE database. Ron Appel was also the initiator of ExPASy, the world's first Web site dedicated to life science. He is co-founder of two biotechnology companies in Geneva, including Geneva Bioinformatics (GeneBio) SA, and a founding member of the Executive Board of the Health On the Net Foundation (HON). He is currently the Executive Director of the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics and professor of bioinformatics at the University of Geneva.

James Bissell

Director of LaTour Healthcare network

James Bissell is a Swiss and American citizen with a Master degree in healthcare administration from Central Michigan University. He directed La Tour Hospital and La Tour Healthcare Network since 1982 and is board member of "Sitex, home healthcare", "Florence Nightingale International Foundation" and "LaTour Healthcare network Inc.", and Fellow of the l’American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

Sacha Labourey

CTO of JBoss, a Red Hat Division (Europe)

Born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, in 1975, Sacha Labourey is the CTO of JBoss, a division of Red Hat. In 2003, Sacha founded JBoss Group (Europe) SàRL and became JBoss's General Manager for the EMEA region. He also participated in the acquisition of some of the key JBoss products. Mr. Labourey is a graduate of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology with a Master in computer science.

Pascal Rubin

Director of hospital network of l’Hôpital Neuchâtelois

Physicist with a doctorate in science from EPFL, Pascal Rubin also carries a master degree in health economics from the University of Lausanne. He co-founded and directed Symbios Orthopédie SA, a startup company manufacturing custom prosthetic devices in Yverdon. He was appointed as director of l’Hôpital Orthopédique de la Suisse romande and later as associate director of university hospital of Lausanne (CHUV) before becoming the director of the hospital network of l’Hôpital Neuchâtelois. He is currently also board member H+ hospital association and president of ADMED regrouping four institutes for medical analysis and vice president of APEQ.