Tom Ramsay is an imaging expert with more than 40 years of experience, including numerous breakthroughs in the development of technologies for a wide range of applications. Tom holds 10 patents, either granted or pending, in the domains of optics, image processing, and computer-based machine learning.
Tom is a nationally recognized imaging expert, consulting on a wide range of scientific projects for U.S.-based and global companies, including Pioneer, Sony, Matsushita, NEC, Hitachi, 3M Corporation, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Clinical Pathologists, CDC (Asia), United Nations, Lockheed, Northrop Grumman, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Thomson CSF (France).
Tom’s experience also includes several senior level positions, including managing projects for Sony, NEC, Hitachi, Pioneer, and others. He has invented a wide range of technologies for image processing, optical disk recording, and the radiology community, including the development of the first PACs system for Image PSL—an innovator in image processing and medical training in partnership with the Mayo Clinic and Yale Medical School.
Tom’s background also includes several startups organized around his inventions, including the development of technologies to create a national product imaging database for Japan; photo microscopy analysis of tuberculosis in Africa; image-based gem trading in Thailand; explosive detection through analysis of X-ray images generated by portable bomb technician systems and through analysis of images generated by X-ray scanners of carry-on luggage moving through TSA airport checkpoints; fingerprint optimization analysis for the FBI; and the restoration of Thomas Edison’s movies for the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
In 2013, Tom was honored with an Alumnus of Notable Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota for his contributions in medicine and image processing. He also served as a member of the Emerging Technologies Advisory Group (EmTAG), a select advisory panel of the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM).
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota.