Richard Popp is Professor of Medicine (Emeritus 2005) at Stanford University. Dr. Popp is a clinical Cardiologist who focused his research on development of all forms of ultrasound with more than 300 scientific publications. Dr. Popp was Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at Stanford from 1995-2000. He continues to teach in the Stanford Biodesign Innovation Program. He was Chair the Conflict of Interest Committee at the Medical School from 2000 to 2018. Dr. Popp was President of the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography and the Association of University Cardiologists. He is the previous Chairman of the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Cardiovascular Diseases Subspecialty Board. He has received several special recognitions including The Rambam Award in Israel in 2012, the Gold Medal of the European Society of Cardiology in 2016 and the Albion Walter Hewlett Award of Stanford University in 2017.
Dr. Popp was an H-P fellow and Principal Medical Consultant to Hewlett-Packard Laboratories and Agilent Labs for many years. He was an advisor and consultant to Acuson, ATL, H-P Medical Ultrasound Division and Varian.
He was a member of The Angels’ Forum from 1995 to 2001 and a Venture Partner at Advanced Technology Ventures from 2005 to 2012. He was on the Board of Sensant until its sale to Siemens and Ardian, Inc. until its sale to Medtronic, Inc. He is an Advisor to Lightstone Ventures. He is a Founder and past Chairman of the Board of Hospi Corporation. He is currently a Board member of Tangible Science. He Chairs the Medical Advisory Board for eXo Imaging and is Medical Advisor to Arterys, Vynca, and several start-ups from the Stanford Biodesign Program.