Stream: Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain
Isadore Katz is the CEO of Suometry, a Montreal-based, image processing IP licensing company. Isadore has worked for over 35 years in technology, both as entrepreneur and senior executive. Most recently, he was CEO of CLK Design Automation (sold to Ansys in 2017). From 2009 to 2013, Isadore was Senior Advisor to the Under Secretary for Benefits at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where he led the development of the Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) and was instrumental in helping the Department transition to a paperless claims process. VBMS has enabled the VA to cut claim processing times from over 240 to under 120 days.
Isadore was the CEO of Chrysalis Symbolic Design (sold to Avant!) and Lightchip (sold to Digital Lightwave).