Team Meeting

Our Team

Kathy Anderson, JD

Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Anderson has spent her career working with commercial industry in small business, government and healthcare roles. Most recently and for the last 16 years, she held consulting and management roles at Mayo Clinic in Public Affairs, Provider Relations and Supply Chain Management. Her career has consistently focused on law, business and leadership development, technology commercialization, marketing communications and risk management.  

Jun Chen, PhD

Senior Scientist

Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor of Radiology at Mayo Clinic and also serves as a Senior Scientist for Resoundant. He is a leading researcher in MRE with over 20 years of experience, primarily focused on standardization, image acquisition, and hardware development. Jun has extensive experience in the application of MRE in clinical trials. He serves on the Quantitative Imaging Biomarker Alliance (QIBA) committees for both MRE and ultrasound elastography.

Bogdan Dzyubak, PhD

Senior Scientist

Dr. Dzyubak has ten years of experience developing image analysis tools and workflows for MRE. He has established the semi-automated MRE analysis at the Mayo Clinic which has been used on all patients since 2015.  His current work  is centered on scaling up these approaches to be offered as a Resoundant service internationally, both clinically and as a drug development tool.

Richard L. Ehman, MD

Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Ehman is Professor of Radiology at Mayo Clinic. He is an inventor, holding more than 70 U.S. and foreign patents. He was awarded the Gold Medal of the ISMRM in 1995, the Outstanding Researcher Award of the RSNA in 2006, and was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science in 2010.

Rashid Fehmi, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Fehmi provides strategic planning and oversight for the company’s financial functions and Finance & Tax related activities. After joining Mayo Clinic in 1999, Mr. Fehmi provides Finance, Business and Tax oversight for Mayo Clinic Department of Business Development, a diversified business of Mayo Clinic where ideas are converted into medical solutions and commercialized to support the ongoing mission of Mayo Clinic.

Roger Grimm

Senior Software Engineer

Roger Grimm is a Senior Software Engineer at Mayo Clinic.  He has been developing applications of MR technology for over 30 years with experience in motion correction, vascular flow, dynamic imaging and elastography. He co-developed the mathematical algorithm used to convert MR images into stiffness estimates and works with our commercial MR partners to expand access to this technology.

John Hartigan, DRSc.

Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs

John Hartigan is an accomplished quality and regulatory leader in the medical products industry with a focus on product development, market approval, quality management systems, regulatory processes, and compliance with federal and international regulations involving bio/chemical, manufacturing, and software processes. He has worked in the medical product space for over 25 years for organizations such as Medtronic, Philips, and other innovative companies. Dr. Hartigan is a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS). 

Jeremiah Heilman, PhD

Vice President of Design and Engineering

Dr. Heilman leads Resoundant's research and development activities, specializing in both hardware and software applications. He has over 10 years of experience in device innovation, manufacturing, and hardware and software design.

Mike Kalutkiewicz

Vice President of Global Policy and Communications

Mike leads Resoundant's policy portfolio, focusing predominantly on healthcare delivery, cost-effectiveness and medtech policy at the national level. His work has been published in leading scientific journals, including Nature Biotechnology, and it has served as a catalyst for federal initiatives, such as the Interagency Working Group on Medical Imaging, under the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.        

Scott Kruse

Senior Research Technologist

Mr. Kruse is a Senior Research Technologist at Mayo Clinic.  He has been involved in the development and application of MRE technology for over 20 years. In addition, he has over 10 years of experience in conducting analysis of liver MRE exams, and is involved in teaching others how to do this properly. Mr. Kruse co-developed a training module in MRE analysis that is used at Mayo Clinic.

Kay Pepin, PhD

Director, Research Translation

Dr. Pepin has 10 years of experience in MRE and is responsible for providing consulting and advisory services for pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations that want to incorporate MRE into their clinical research studies. She has an extensive background in the application of MR imaging in clinical trials. She currently serves on the Quantitative Imaging Biomarker Alliance (QIBA) committee for liver MRE.

James Potter

Vice President of Business Development

Mr. Potter is responsible for all sales activities and strategic positioning for Resoundant. He manages the Quality systems and is responsible for the management and training of regulatory requirements. He has over 25 years in the medical device industry. Prior to Resoundant Mr. Potter was with Mayo Clinic where he is credited for establishing the first medical device business within Mayo.

Rudy Seul

Manager, Sales and Channel Partnerships

Mr. Seul began his career in imaging as manager of a diagnostic radiology department in a large Midwest teaching hospital.  He then moved into sales of imaging products and technology for the Eastman Kodak Company holding several positions including, Technical Sales Specialist, Marketing Manager, and Account Executive supporting the Mayo Clinic Healthcare System.  He brings over 30 years of medical imaging market experience to Resoundant.

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