Global Experts in Image Quality Testing

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Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Imatest has been a leader in image quality testing for over 10 years. Imatest software, test charts and consulting services enable clients to develop the best products possible. Our customers come from all industries, including mobile electronics, security, automotive and medical imaging. They use our software, resources and knowledge to test all manner of cameras, whether it's satellites or camera phones, visible light or infrared.
Imatest eliminates bias by providing independent, impartial image quality testing for both design and manufacturing. Our core technology is designed to simulate the human visual system, so clients can be certain that they are testing the aspects of systems that matter most to their customers. Imatest team members are experts when it comes to testing so that businesses can focus their expertise on creating great products, rather than writing software.
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The Team

Your team focused on image quality testing

Jeff Herman

CEO

Jeff leads Imatest with an emphasis on strategy, business development, finance, and team development. For more than a decade he has held executive roles with software/internet companies. Jeff holds an undergraduate degree in Finance and an MBA from the University of Florida. He enjoys spending time with his family, following collegiate sports and F1 racing.

Norman Koren

Founder & CTO

Norman founded Imatest in 2004 after a career in magnetic recording technology that provided him with a strong background for developing image quality analysis software. He holds a B.A. in Physics from Brown University and an M.A. in Physics from Wayne State University. Norman has been a photography enthusiast since 1964 and maintains a photography web site, which features a portfolio of his work and a number of technical articles.

Henry Koren

Director of Engineering

Henry loves to dissect every challenge that comes along with translating photons into pixels. He is chair of the IEEE p1858 Camera Phone Image Quality (CPIQ) working group which is focused on how the human visual system perceives the pixels. He earned a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California San Diego. When he’s not working, Henry loves to explore the natural beauty of Colorado with his two daughters.

Louise Elliott Marks MS

Director of Human Resources

Louise has been with Imatest since its founding in 2004. She manages the delivery of payroll, health, welfare and retirement programs. She establishes and updates company policies and procedures and assists with employee recruitment. Louise has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.S. in Occupational Therapy from Boston University and is currently taking financial planning courses through Boston University.

Rebecca Dickenson

Director of Sales Operations

Rebecca has been with Imatest since 2014. She brings accounting and sales operations experience to the company after several years in the ski and outdoor industry. Rebecca received a B.S. in Marketing and Economics from Illinois State University, which launched a diverse career that now contributes to Imatest’s success.

Nicholas Mancuso

Imaging Science Engineer

Nick’s talents are in print quality and color accurate reproduction. With a B.S. in Biomedical Photographic Communications and a minor in Applied Imaging Systems from the Rochester Institute of Technology, he works on projects ranging from design and layout to print production and quality control. Outside of work, he can often be found doing photography through the lens of a microscope.

Ian Longton

Imaging Science Engineer

Ian brings a diverse background in traditional photographic techniques, digital imaging, and industries outside of the world of photography. He holds a B.F.A. in Photography from Westminster College in Salt Lake City, and a B.S. in Imaging and Photographic Technology from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He enjoys cooking, movies, mountain activities, and traveling whenever possible.

Rob Sumner

Imaging Science Engineer

Rob brings a background in image processing and computer vision to the Imatest development team. He is delighted that his work at Imatest perfectly marries his two degrees: a B.S. in Cinema & Photography from Ithaca College and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Boston University. His interests beyond the office include computational photography, engineering communication, and deductive board games.

Ty Cumby, Ph.D.

Senior Imaging Science Engineer

Ty is the product lead for Imatest’s Image Sensor edition. He earned a B.S. in Physics from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Physics from University of Colorado – Boulder, where he studied a mixture of ultracold atomic gases. His Ph.D. work required photography of an unusual sort: photographing ultracold atomic gas clouds in vacuum in order to measure the clouds’ densities and temperature.

Paul Romancyzk, Ph.D.

Imaging Science Engineer

Paul is part of the development team focused on developing Imatest testing methodologies and expanding software capabilities. He brings diverse professional and academic knowledge in systems engineering to the team. Paul obtained a B.S. and Ph.D. in Imaging Science from Rochester Institute of Technology completing his dissertation on simulating laser interactions (LIDAR) with a forest canopy. Out of the office, Paul enjoys astronomy, astrophotography, attending concerts, hiking, and skiing.

Erich Fiederer

Imaging Science Engineer

Erich provides technical support to customers and quality assurance testing for Imatest software. He graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a focus in digital photography. Although Erich transitioned to digital, he has a passion for traditional film and loved developing film in his high school darkroom. Outside of the office, he enjoys music, rock, and climbing.

Amanda Fager

Imaging Science Engineer

Amanda recently joined the Imatest software team and enjoys combining creativity and problem solving on a daily basis. She graduated from Wheaton College in Illinois with a B.S. in Physics before moving to Colorado. Outside of work, Amanda loves horseback riding, drawing, and exploring in the mountains.

Christian Taylor

Hardware Engineering Manager

Christian has been with Imatest since 2016. He oversees the development and production of hardware and charts. He has a B.S. in Imaging Science with a concentration in Remote Sensing and Camera Calibration from Rochester Institute of Technology. Outside of Imatest, he enjoys hiking, graphic design, and DIY Raspberry Pi projects.

Amelia Spooner

Imaging Science Engineer

Amelia is an integral part of our chart production process designing custom charts, providing chart recommendations, and ensuring our customer’s charts meet our quality standards. She has a B.F.A in Photography with a minor in English from Virginia Intermont College as well as a B.S. in Photographic and Imaging Science with a minor in Imaging Systems from Rochester Institute of Technology. When she is not designing or producing charts, she spends her time reading or hiking, biking, and skiing in the Rocky Mountains.

Sarthak Tandon

Mechanical Engineer

Sarthak designs and manufactures new hardware and equipment at Imatest to provide fully integrated solutions. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering where he discovered his love for anything mechanical. In his free time, he tinkers with cars, RC planes, and 3D printers, or off-roads and hikes in the Rocky Mountains.

Alex Schwarts

Mechanical Engineer

Alex wears many hats at Imatest; he leads hardware projects, designs new test lab solutions, and uses his passion for graphic design to create videos, web content, and marketing collateral. He is a graduate of the Engineering Plus program at the University of Colorado (CU) – Boulder earning a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a certificate in Engineering Management, and a minor in Technology Arts & Media. In his free time, he plays guitar and enjoys learning new songs to cover at an open mic.

Gage Hollen

Marketing Manager

Gage is in charge of all of the marketing efforts at Imatest. He brings a dedicated focus on customer experience and using digital platforms to support our customer relationships. Gage has a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Colorado State University. Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time with his wife and expected son and playing board games with friends.

Careers

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Boulder, Colorado – Director/VP of Imaging Science

We are looking for someone who will lead multiple aspects of our company, including leading our technical direction, participating in standards organizations, presenting at industry conferences and hands-on involvement image science engineering and software application development.

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