Who we are

Founded in 2004 with headquarters in Cardiff, UK and Georgia, USA, our customers are some of the world’s leading medical institutions. Our guiding principle is to develop world-class ultrasound software and simulation technologies that will improve the quality and speed of ultrasound scanning in the clinical environment.

research & development

We pride ourselves on our innovative approach to technology and our ability to offer the very latest in ultrasound software and hardware solutions for educational and clinical needs. Our team of talented software developers works closely with our clinical advisory group and customers to ensure we’re at the forefront of technological advances and delivering on customer requirements.
MedaPhor Software Designer

Ultrasound simulation and training

Based in Cardiff, UK, this division focuses on hi-fidelity ultrasound education and training through simulation. State-of-the-art simulation products include ScanTrainer, the obstetrics, gynaecology and general medical ultrasound simulation system; HeartWorks, the echocardiography education system and BodyWorks, a simulator for Point of Care ultrasound education in emergency medicine and critical care. Over 500 systems have been installed in over 300 medical institutions in over 30 countries around the world.
Heart Structure Simulation


Based in Cardiff (UK), the Group’s Clinical AI division develops deep-learning based algorithms to improve image analysis in clinical ultrasound.​Products include ScanNav Assist (incorporated into the GE SWIFT ultrasound machines) and ScanNav Anatomy (submitted for FDA and CE regulatory approval). ​
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a global network

It is our privilege to work with leading clinicians and educators around the world. We value these partnerships and our close collaboration to achieve shared goals has been key to our success in developing product solutions that meet the educational and clinical challenges in echocardiography and ultrasound practice.
Professor teaching with MedaPhor products
meet the team
Thomas Brown, Vice President of Sales​ North America
Thomas Brown
Vice President of Sales​ North America
Thomas is responsible for all Intelligent Ultrasound's North American business activity and customer relationships. He has over 17 years clinical experience as a trained cardiac and vascular sonographer and has held sales management positions in a number of blue chip medical companies prior to joining Intelligent Ultrasound.​
Bhaskar Chikkanna BEng, MSc
VP Regulatory Affairs
Bhaskar joined us in April 2017 and was responsible for launching our first ever AI product, ScanNav, into the market for pilot study. He is highly process oriented and comes from software development background with a working knowledge of electronics, mechanics and optics. He has over 9 years of experience with applications across various domains such as telemedicine, eye biometry, pharmacokinetics, surface monitoring, tissue engineering and machine vision. He has a degree in medical electronics from India and a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from University of Surrey, UK.
Stuart Gall
Chief Executive Officer
Stuart was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2009. He was a joint founder and executive director of Fusion IP plc, an AIM listed university IP commercialisation company, before its purchase by IP Group plc in 2014. Stuart has over 25 years’ experience in both small company start-ups and public companies and previously worked at British Airways plc, The Promotions Partnership Limited, Anvil Limited and Toad plc (now 21st Century Technology plc).
Michael Harwood, National Sales Manager, UK
Michael Harwood
National Sales Manager, UK
Michael has several years of experience in ultrasound sales and is responsible for Intelligent Ultrasound's UK Business and Customer Relationships.
Craig Henshaw
Vice President of Global Channel Sales
Craig leads the Global Sales activity for Intelligent Ultrasound with specific responsibility for China, Japan, India, Russia, The Middle East and Far East, Africa, South America and our network of resellers.​
Kathryn Jenner, Head of R&D, Simulation Division
Kathryn Jenner, RDMS, RVT
Head of R&D, Simulation Division
Kathryn qualified as a sonographer in the United States in 2010. Before joining Intelligent Ultrasound in September 2015, as Clinical Imaging Specialist, Kathryn worked at the award-winning Mission Hospital, North Carolina, USA as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. Katie now leads the development of Intelligent Ultrasound's simulation product portfolio.
Helen Jones
Chief Financial Officer
Helen was appointed Chief Financial Officer in January 2020. She is a graduate of Cardiff University where she studied French and Spanish. She qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC in 2004. Prior to joining Intelligent Ultrasound, she held the position of Group Financial Controller of Amerisur Resources Plc, an AIM quoted oil and gas company, and spent over 10 years in various senior group finance and tax roles within Tata Steel Europe.
Dr. Steve Margetts
Vice President of Engineering
Dr Margetts joined Intelligent Ultrasound in 2011, and is responsible for the design, implementation and delivery of many of the key innovations used by ScanTrainer. Prior to working at Intelligent Ultrasound, he spent five years as a director and co-founder of Keima Limited, providing software tools to automate key parts of the design process for mobile network operators. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Cardiff University, where the focus of his research was the application of evolutionary algorithms to combinatorial problems.
Nick Sleep
Chief Technology Officer
Nick was appointed Chief Technology Officer in August 2012. Before joining the Group, Nick ran his own consultancy specialising in providing management support to early stage companies, one of his clients being MedaPhor Limited. Nick is a software engineer by background, but has also run companies in areas as diverse as stem cell therapeutics and biofuels. Previous companies include The Technology Partnership, The Automation Partnership, Procognia and Magnecell.​
Steve Syme
Product Manager
Steve joined Intelligent Ultrasound in summer 2019, taking responsibility for the ScanNav Audit product. He has held a range of technical and commercial roles within the medical and scientific diagnostic industries, with a focus on end-to-end product development, launch, sales and integration of multiple imaging units into major scientific research institutes, worldwide.
Ian Whittaker
Chief Operating Officer
Ian was formerly the CEO of Inventive Medical Ltd (IML), the cardio ultrasound simulation company that was acquired by Intelligent Ultrasound in August 2016. Ian previously held roles at Hewlett Packard (HP) in the UK and EMEA. He was appointed to the UK Board in 2002, working as Vice President for HP’s UK Consumer, Imaging and Printing business. ​
Nicola Ford
Head of Marketing
Nicola joined the team in May 2020, and is responsible for all of Intelligent Ultrasound’s marketing activity. Prior to joining Intelligent Ultrasound, Nicola headed up the UK marketing division for Eakin Healthcare Group within the medical device industry. Nicola has over 15 years’ experience of marketing products and services across hospitality, leisure, FMCG and healthcare sectors.


We are often on the lookout for new personnel to join our growing team. If you are interested in working for Intelligent Ultrasound, please email jane.bowns@intelligentultrasound.com with a current CV.