Tom Kimpe is Vice President Technology & Innovation of Barco’s Healthcare Division. He is coordinating an international team of engineers developing tomorrow’s innovative visualization products that will improve healthcare.
Tom holds an engineering degree in computer science and a PhD in electrical engineering from University of Ghent, Belgium. In 2010 he finalized a Master in Business Administration (MBA) at the Vlerick Management School.
Since 2001 Tom has been working in Barco's Healthcare Division. He has taken several positions including development engineer, project manager, innovation manager, VP of Technology and Innovation and Chief Technology Officer of Barco's Healthcare Division. Already for several years, Tom is coordinating all research and innovation activities of Barco's Healthcare Division and is steering an international team of engineers in USA, Belgium and Italy. His main topics of expertise are (medical) display technology, image and signal processing, image quality modelling, network technology and medical regulatory aspects. Tom is author and co-author of tens of scientific publications in conference proceedings and journals. He also is inventor of multiple patents.