• Company History

  • Management Team

ThermImage, Inc. was founded in 2007 to develop a safer and less traumatic process to diagnose pediatric vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). While in the process of commercializing this noninvasive solution to the problem of diagnosing VUR in children, ThermImage’s research team found that the innovations discovered in its initial development could be utilized in many new and varying areas of medicine. Expertise and IP has now been developed in deep tissue noninvasive temperature detection. This platform technology now allows ThermImage to leverage its research and development investment into several clinical products, effectively quadrupling the potential market for the Company’s products. An initial product utilizing this technology is on track for market launch in 2014.

Douglas G. Turnquist, President & CEO, has 21 years of technology and high growth experience launched at IBM and Ernst & Young in San Jose, California. In the past, he was COO of FCNH, Inc., a $40 million, 700-person division of Steiner Leisure Limited (NYSE:STNR). Steiner hired him for this position after he successfully represented the ‘sell-side’ acquisition of UCMT, Inc. in early 2006. Prior to Steiner, Mr. Turnquist was CEO of WebMiles, Inc.; CFO of WebMiles; CEO of Diamond Seal; COO of Onyx Graphics (acquired by Raster Graphics (Nasdaq:RGFX)); CFO of Cache Computers; and CFO of Micronics Computers, where he managed the Company’s growth from $500,000 through $140 million and an IPO (Nasdaq:MICR). He has raised over $90 million of equity capital. He received a BS from Utah State University and an MBA from Pepperdine University. He is a member of APICS and the IMA, received his CPIM certification, and is a past member of the Salt Lake City, Utah, Chapter of YPO.

Dr. Brent W. Snow, M.D. FACS, FAAP, MBA, Chief Technology Officer, is a pediatric urologist at the University of Utah and professor of both surgery and pediatrics. Since 1984, he has practiced at Primary Children's Medical Center. He is chairperson of the section of pediatric urology and was the medical staff president of Primary Children's Medical Center in 1992, and the chairperson of the department of surgery in 1999. Dr. Snow was chairperson of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Urology in 2006, and has given many national lectures, including the American Urological Association’s national meeting in 2007. He was a visiting professor in Japan, where he gave a guest lecture to the Eastern Japanese Urological Association meeting in Tokyo. Dr. Snow has served on the editorial board for the world’s two most prestigious urological journals, the “Journal of Urology” and “Urology.” Dr. Snow earned his medical degree from the University of Utah, did his urology training at Indiana University and his pediatric fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He also received an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Douglas Reudink, Ph.D., Vice President, Research and Development, has more than forty years of experience in wireless, radio, and high technology, both as a contributor to the field and as a manager of engineers and scientists. Dr. Reudink spent 21 years at Bell Laboratories and received several pioneering patents which helped to enable the development of cellular telephones. As a manager, he oversaw the Nobel Prize winning radio astronomy group credited with discovering the remnants of the Big Bang. From 1986 to 1991, he managed the electronics R&D for Boeing Aerospace and Defense. In 1995, he founded Metawave Communications, which developed smart antennas for cellular base stations. Shortly after after taking Metawave public, he left to pursue other start-up ventures. Dr. Reudink holds more than fifty patents and has published more than forty papers. Dr. Reudink received his BA in physics from Linfield College and a Ph.D. in mathematics from Oregon State University.

Phillip J. Carter, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, has over thirty-five years of experience in medical device marketing and sales, and was a consultant for the Advanced Health Technologies Group of SRI International. Mr. Carter began his career at American Edwards Laboratories (now Edwards Lifesciences), where he was instrumental in the market development of the Swan-Ganz Hemodynamic Monitoring System™. Prior to joining ThermImage, Mr. Carter served as Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Coherex Medical, Inc., Vice President, Sales and Marketing at Rubicon Medical, Inc., and Director of Global Marketing at Precision Vascular Systems, Inc., all in Salt Lake City, Utah. Boston Scientific acquired both PVS and Rubicon Medical. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, after serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.