In 1913, Ernest J. Hopkins coined the word Jazz,
“This remarkable and satisfactory-sounding word means something like life, vigor, energy, effervescence of spirit, joy, pep, magnetism, verve, virility ebulliency, courage, happiness – oh, what’s the use? – JAZZ.”
Who Are We?
At Jazz imaging, we bring this spirit to our products and service. Founded by the members of the company that developed the Dexis Digital Intraoral Sensor, Jazz Imaging’s goal is to create the highest quality products combined with superior service and support. We want to offer dental professionals the best valued products available. With our unique subscription model, dentists can obtain the latest technologies without spending a fortune. Also, by going direct to the customer, we can offer highest quality sensor at 1/5th of the price.
Todd Miller, President
Todd founded Jazz Imaging in 2014 with a vision to bring premium imaging to the dental market at an affordable price. Todd’s background in medical imaging dates back to 2001, when working at Siemens Medical Systems. Beginning in 2003, Todd managed dental imaging programs for Fairchild Imaging, including development, production, quality control and P&L for notable products for Dexis, Gendex and Sirona. Todd has an engineering and business background with a BS, MS in engineering as well as an MBA, all from UC Berkeley.
Kumar Joshi, VP Operations
Prior to Jazz, Kumar headed Manufacturing Engineering at Fairchild Imaging and has over 29 years of experience with scientific, medical and dental cameras. Kumar was instrumental in production of the world’s first digital intraoral sensor for Trophy, followed by dental sensors for Sirona, Dexis and Gendex. Kumar holds an engineering degree from UC Berkeley.
Rick Henriksen, VP Sales and Marketing
Rick joined Dexis in 1998 and immediately took on the task of establishing processes to drive strong organic growth. Assuming a leadership role, Rick established the Dexis model as a new standard in best practices, and the business flourished. After leading the team through the sale of the company to Danaher in 2005, Rick took on leadership of Gendex and Imaging Sciences (iCat), building the number one imaging business in the world.