­TeraRecon Appoints Sorenson CEO and Accelerates R&D Investment

by TeraRecon, on Jul 11, 2016 10:31:13 AM

Foster City, CA – July 11th, 2016: TeraRecon, (www.terarecon.com), a leader in advanced visualization, enterprise medical image viewing and image sharing solutions, today announced the appointment of Jeff Sorenson to the position of CEO and member of the company’s Board of Directors.  In addition, the company added two new executive leadership positions and opened a new R&D facility in Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina.

“Under Jeff’s leadership, we’ve seen tremendous transformation and change.  TeraRecon has embarked on a new and exciting growth trajectory.   I look forward to seeing how the company changes the healthcare landscape in the years to come.” said Fumio Urano, Chairman of TeraRecon’s Board of Directors. 

In recent months, TeraRecon appointed Dave MacCutcheon as Vice President of Product Management and Pratik Nanavati as Vice President of Software Development.  Both bring many years of experience and expertise in Healthcare IT software development, specifically in the areas of Overlay PACS™ Viewing technologies, advanced visualization and agile software development.  Additionally, TeraRecon appointed Walter Müller as General Manager of TeraRecon EMEA.  Walter brings a history of strong operational and sales leadership across several industry leading medical device companies.  He is based out of the company’s Frankfurt office and his appointment is an extension of new growth initiatives into the EMEA region.  

Jeff Sorenson, President and CEO of TeraRecon, said “We have a history of innovating well ahead of market demand and this requires substantial investment in R&D.  In the past 10 months, we have increased R&D spending significantly, and I am committed to maintaining double-digit annual increases.  Bringing Dave and Pratik’s deep expertise into our company bolsters a fantastic group of proven innovators on the engineering and product management teams.  Opening our cutting-edge office in RTP allows us to scale engineering and continue to attract top talent who want to solve imaging problems differently and really re-invent enterprise imaging workflow altogether.” 

The new space in the RTP will also provide for an expansion of the company’s sales and customer support teams to enhance the customer experience.  The new office space is located at 4309 Emperor Boulevard, Research Triangle Park, Durham, NC.

View images of the new TeraRecon RTP office in an online gallery.  Read more from Jeff regarding the company’s vision and roadmap in a recent interview article in Diagnostic Imaging Europe.  

About TeraRecon (www.terarecon.com) TeraRecon is the largest independent, vendor neutral medical image viewing solution provider with a focus on advanced image processing innovation.  TeraRecon Intuition and iNteract+ solutions advance the accessibility, performance, clinical functionality and medical imaging workflow throughout many areas of the healthcare ecosystem. The company provides world class advanced visualization 3D post-processing tools, as well as a spectrum of enterprise medical image viewing, diagnostic interpretation, image sharing, interoperability and collaboration solutions.  TeraRecon is a privately-held company with its world headquarters in Foster City, California with major offices in Frankfurt, Germany, Tokyo, Japan, Acton, MA, and Durham, NC. 

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