Kimberly Powell is vice president of healthcare at NVIDIA. She is responsible for the company’s worldwide healthcare business, including hardware and software platforms for accelerated computing, AI and visualization that power the ecosystem of medical imaging, life sciences, drug discovery and healthcare analytics.

Previously, Powell led the company’s higher education and research business, along with strategic evangelism programs, NVIDIA AI Labs and the NVIDIA Inception program with over 4,000 AI startup members.

Powell joined NVIDIA in 2008 with responsibility for establishing NVIDIA GPUs as the accelerator platform for medical imaging instruments. She spent her early career in engineering and product management of diagnostic display systems at Planar Systems.

Powell received a B.S. in electrical engineering with a concentration in computer engineering from Northeastern University.