Ron Kelly – President and CEO of Ambature, Inc. in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Since 2013 Ron Kelly has helmed Ambature to develop breakthrough technology in A-axis thin films for application in the high temperature superconductor market. Ambature’s technology has application in MRI’s and diagnostics, sensors, wireless communications, integrated circuits and clean energy distribution and storage.
Mr. Kelly is the former President and CEO of Medicalis Corporation, a healthcare technology company based in the Waterloo, Ontario. Prior to joining Medicalis, Mr. Kelly served in board and management positions for Mitra Imaging Inc. and TLC The Laser Center Inc. He has extensive experience in negotiating technology licensing with large multinational corporations such as IBM, GE, Philips, Siemens, Johnson &, Johnson, Essilor, Walt Disney, Pepsi, Burmah Castrol and McKinsey.
Mr. Kelly has been very active in working with the US and Canadian governments to help them understand the value of technology as part of creating greater quality and efficiencies in the healthcare industry, including a recent Federal law which was passed in the US to introduce evidenced based medicine as a means to stem unnecessary imaging exams. He was one of 2 lawyers assigned to the Estey Inquiry respecting the Gander Aircraft Crash that killed 256 US Military and crew and was an Adjunct Professor in Contract Law at The University of Western Ontario for 2 years.