Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Jeff LeBrun

Co-Founder & CEO


Jeff LeBrun is Co-Founder and CEO of Pillsy, a technology startup that produces a smart pill bottle and medication reminder app that makes it easier for people to stay on top of their medications and vitamins.

Previously, Jeff was a Cofounder of Algal Scientific, a startup that commercialized a new form of an immune activation ingredient called Beta-1,3-Glucan that is now being used as an alternative to antibiotics in animal feed.  Algal raised about $10M in venture capital funding prior to being acquired by Kemin Nutrition. Jeff was also an early employee at Sakti3, a VC-backed University of Michigan spinout that developed a new lithium-ion battery technology for consumer electronics and automotive applications. Earlier in his career he developed geo-based mathematical models for utilities, municipalities, and large natural resource companies that were planning large natural resources projects. Jeff earned an MS degree (with a focus in Sustainable Systems) and an MBA degree from the University of Michigan, where he was named the Ross School of Business “Cause-based Entrepreneur of the Year”.