Kyle Kotowick Founder, Imperative Systems Inc.
Dr. Kotowick is the founder of a Canadian consulting and development firm focusing on prototype and POC development for complex systems. He holds a Ph.D. in Human Systems Integration from MIT's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, which he completed in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory. He has served as a consultant, architect, and developer for global firms, startups, and universities; as the Director of Information Technology for an ambulance service; and as a researcher for military navigation systems and for life support systems in space. He specializes in working with enterprise clients to define requirements and explore possible solutions, as well as in leading the development of project architecture, cloud services, and back-end software. He volunteers as a team leader and technology specialist for World Health Organization Emergency Medical Teams deployed to disaster zones, and has a passion for exploring the uses of technology in high-risk environments.