The Denterprise International Team
Claude Berthoin, Founder/CEO
Claude Berthoin is the Executive Chairman of the Denterprise Group. As an early innovator in bringing digital imaging to the industry, Claude remains a strategic and practical leader with an entrepreneurial passion. He leads corporate business development and has successfully led the company from its inception through a period of significant growth, product innovation, and strategic partnerships. He oversees all subsidiaries of the company with a unified approach to: finding emerging technologies and solutions for the dental industry, helping medical/dental device manufactures prepare for market entry in the U.S. and abroad, and working close with the industry to maintain the highest level of standards and best practices.
With a long history of executive leadership, his experience and knowledge is well respected in the international dental imaging and technology community. Equally, his experience spans the development of commercial real estate and business projects. As president of US Investment Management Co, a Florida based foreign investment firm, Claude was responsible for over $100M of Real Estate Development in the United States and France. Claude has been a champion for developing emerging tech start-ups and over the years he incubated: SOPRO (France), RF SYSTEMS lab (Japan), Owandy (France), OY AJAT (Finland), Myray (Italy), and others. Claude currently maintains relationships in Asia and Europe and leads Denterprise efforts in these areas, expanding market reach and continually
The tireless champion of better value, Claude strives to pass the savings to doctors looking for a cost advantage in all economic condietions. Claude is best known in the Dental Industry as the pioneer of the Intraoral Cameras (1989) and dental sensors (1991), both as an inventor and visioner. He has attended over 300 trade shows worldwide and continues to travel the globe seeking the next generation sensor, camera, 3D cone beam machine, or other imaging device to benefit the dental industry. He currently sits on the ADA supporting standards and practices and is a member of the DTA.
Jim Gibson, COO
Jim Gibson has a long history in developing emerging technologies and building the corporate structures necessary for market success. With a highly effective management style and deep understanding of economics, historical market trends and the ability to adapt accordingly; Jim delivers superior leadership in organizing, planning, and executing the growth and revenue strategies for Denterprise International. He has a standing reputation working alongside global manufacturers, technology innovators, and the public sector; and is renowned for his prowess and ability to negotiate better trade and import/export practices. Currently, Jim has been instrumental in helping Denterprise foster a culture of growth and customer service. He puts heavy emphasis on a team-centric approach to both internal and external objectives.
Jim also currently serves as Denterprise’s Dir. of Marketing. Because of a long history in market interpretation and adaptation, Jim’s knowledge of the dental industry and market is very intuitive and highly customer focused.
Lee Strong, Product Development Manager
Lee has refined a broad range of business and technical skills since starting his career at IBM in 1980. His versatility extends to interacting with clients of diverse backgrounds, mapping their needs onto core product capabilities, identifying new requirements, and translating them for review by product specialists. Lee has served on multiple complex systems’ implementation teams, responding to client needs as quickly as possible, balancing quality and profitability, and carrying lessons learned forward for reuse, to assure client satisfaction.
Currently, Lee manages the efforts to keep Denterprise ahead of the curve on our products. He’s the quintessential computer scientists and he is not only testing and benchmarking our products against very high standards, but he stays in touch with what the dental industry needs to maximize their efforts at the practice level. He’s a seasoned technical writer and believes in strong analytics matched with great customer experiences.
Ivan Mihajlovik, Marketing Specialist, web & graphic designer
Ivan combine art and technology to communicate ideas through images and the layout of websites and printed pages, conducts implementing marketing programs such as email, social media, or digital campaigns. He collaborate with other internal teams, product and sales, to develop and monitor strategic marketing initiatives, analyze and report on the performance and efficiency of campaigns, conduct market research as well as analyzing the trends to identify new marketing opportunities.
Patrick Velasquez, Product Support Engineer
A former U.S. Marine, calm in any storm, Patrick helps product users by both solving problems and making them more educated with imaging technology. With an “always escalated” philosophy around our support, he is always finding better ways to connect with customers to solve their needs and keep their practices at maximum operations.
Don Austin, Supply Chain and Product Procurement Manager
Don believes in keeping things flowing and brings his entire experience into every realm of Denterprise. He works diligently to keep new products moving across a global supply chain. From small to enterprise orders, Don’s team works with product development, customer relations, and support to keep our imaging products in a “working status”– whether by managing warranty issues or rolling out new products.