An entrepreneur with a track record of marketing creativity, hands-on management, and effective execution, Gary F. Thompson founded MTI as a result of a family experience with heart disease. Mr. Thompson manages the day-to-day operations of MTI and actively participates in sales and marketing efforts. He brings to MTI over 30 years of innovative Insurance and Credit Card industry experience. Product innovations and marketing breakthroughs he initiated and helped launch include the American Express Automatic Flight Insurance program, American Airlines AAdvantage program, and AT&T Universal Credit Card. Mr. Thompson was an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and now its graduate organizations. He has served as guest lecturer and an academic resource, speaking domestically and abroad, at universities and entrepreneurial conferences. He additionally serves on a number of boards of private companies, non-profit organizations, and civic institutions.
Chief Engineer - Robert H. Selzer Former
Head of the Biomedical Image
Processing Group at Caltech’s
Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL),
Mr. Selzer developed the
ultrasound image processing
software utilized in ArterioVision. A recipient of numerous NIH grants related to the study of coronary and carotid artery disease, he has also served as a consultant on varied projects, such as the analysis of photographic evidence related to the JFK assassination. In addition to his involvement with MTI, Mr. Selzer is founder of Nutrition Scientific.
Consulting Medical Director - Howard N. Hodis, M.D. Dr. Hodis serves as Director of the Atherosclerosis Research Unit (ARU) at USC, where he is also
the Harry J. Bauer and Dorothy
Bauer Rawlins Professor of
Cardiology, Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine at USC’s Keck School of Medicine and Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology in the USC School of Pharmacy. Dr. Hodis is a recipient of numerous NIH grants related to the study of vascular biology. He is also co-developer of the CIMT analysis program and the standardized techniques for image acquisition used in ArterioVision.