Technology >> CEO Interviews >> August 23, 1999

William C. Mortimore – Merge Technologies Inc (mrge)

WILLIAM C. MORTIMORE, Founder of Merge Technologies Inc., has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of the company since its inception in 1987. During the last 25 years, Mr. Mortimore has served as Co-Founder and has been in top management of several businesses in the fields of information communications technology, healthcare services and real estate, and has been responsible for securing over $50 million in public and private financing for these organizations. Mr. Mortimore is a worldwide leader in the field of medical imaging standardization, having been an original member of the American College of Radiology/National Association of Electrical Manufacturers Committee responsible for establishing and maintaining the DICOM medical imaging standard. Mr. Mortimore is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Diagnostic Imaging Division of NEMA. Mr. Mortimore received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering fromMichigan State University, an M.E.E. degree from the University of Minnesota, and completed the graduate requirements, except for dissertation, for a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Profile
TWST: First, give us a background summary on Merge, enough information

to put us into context, what you see as your business, what you see as

your company today.

Mr. Mortimore: The company