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Kent Imaging Inc., a leading innovator in multispectral oxygenation imaging, designs, manufactures, and markets imaging technology to improve plastic surgery, colorectal surgery, trauma, wound care, limb salvage, podiatry, burns and cardiac specialties.  The team at Kent Imaging is committed to improving patient outcomes by delivering innovative and practical solutions for the healthcare industry. Kent Imaging holds multiple patents in medical technology and  is currently commercializing the breakthrough multispectral imaging solutions that assesses tissue oxygen saturation. The company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and has locations in Chicago, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and Seattle.

Don Chapman, Executive Chairman

Don Chapman, Executive Chairman

A serial entrepreneur with over 40 years of experience, Mr. Chapman is the founder of Kent Imaging. He has strategically grown the company from inception to market leadership and continues to provide oversight and leadership. His extensive background in technology and product development brings exceptional value to the team.

Pierre Lemire, CEO

Pierre Lemire, Chief Executive Officer

A technology commercialization expert with over 30 years of experience in the high tech world of imaging, Mr. Lemire provides the day to day leadership for Kent Imaging. His past roles as a CTO at Autodesk Inc and Co-Founder of Calgary Scientific provide key experiences that he uses to guide Kent Imaging’s corporate strategy and vision.

Dr. Adam Landsman, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Adam Landsman is the Chief Medical Officer for Kent Imaging and in this role guides the medical use of Kent’s technology. He is the Chief of Podiatry at the Cambridge Health Alliance in Boston and provides expert care for all foot and ankle conditions. He is a board-certified foot surgeon and serves as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Mike Sowa, CSO

Dr. Michael Sowa, Chief Science Officer

Dr. Sowa is Chief Science Officer for Kent Imaging and is responsible for scientific research and product innovation. He spent 24 years leading the National Research Council of Canada’s spectroscopy development team where his team invented and patented the NIR technology licensed by Kent Imaging as well as ICG imaging systems. He has over 100 publications and continues to extend Kent’s patent portfolio.

Darrell Barnhart, VP of Ops

Darrell Barnhart, Vice President

Mr. Barnhart has over 22 years of experience working in the medical device industry. As an expert in engineering and regulatory affairs, he is responsible for Kent’s Quality Management System. Mr. Barnhart has been responsible for leading Kent in obtaining both FDA and Health Canada clearance for the KD203 device. Mr. Barnhart is also responsible for the manufacturing and delivery of the Kent’s products.

Jeff Hydar, Vice President of Sales, USA

Jeff Hydar is an award winning strategic sales executive that has run successful teams with Johnson & Johnson, LifeCell (Acelity), and Medline. Mr. Hydar brings over twenty years of pharmaceutical and medical device sales experience to Kent. Mr. Hydar directs Kent's product sales in the wound and surgical care market with his experience guiding sales teams and his motivational leadership style.

Liz Newell, Clinical Manager

Liz Newell, Clinical Manager

Ms Newell is Kent’s Clinical Manager and is responsible for client training and the clinical validation of Kent's products. She holds a Masters degrees from the University of Calgary’s Biomedical Technology program.