Dr. Kevin Montgomery is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Innovation in Global Health at Stanford University and CEO of Intelesense Technologies/Collaborate.org. Previously, he was the Technical Director of the National Biocomputation Center, a collaboration between NASA and Stanford University to develop advanced technologies for next-generation medicine, including computer-based surgical planning, intraoperative assistance systems, surgical simulators, anatomical atlases, as well as wireless telemedicine. In addition to his work at Stanford, Dr. Montgomery was a Portfolio Manager for TATRC (US Army MRMC) where he oversaw a $26M portfolio of advanced R&D projects. He regularly serves on review sections for NIH, NSF, DoD, and other granting agencies, serves on the program committees of several technical conferences, and advises and consults with several small, high-tech companies in the Silicon Valley.
Before joining Stanford, he led teams at the NASA Ames Research Center for biomedical imaging for space-related research. While at NASA, he developed and demonstrated the first live transmission of vital signs and video from a commercial aircraft, which earned the Smithsonian Award in 1998. Prior to joining NASA, he was a project leader at the Hewlett-Packard Company focusing on networking protocol design and implementation of a Microbial Identification System. In addition to his academic position at Stanford, he is also an Associate Professor of Research at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center – Houston and Adjunct Associate Professor of Research at the University of Hawaii. He has over 25 years of full-time technical experience in industry, government, and academia, 23 years of management experience, and over 76 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications. Dr. Montgomery is the 2013 recipient of the Future in Review Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Strategic News Service.