Biography for Jerry Lutgen - Executive Director HIstorTec

Employment History

Mr. Lutgen, is a highly experienced business executive and applied information scientist.   He has
gained this experience while working both independently and within multiple major U.S. corporations.

  • For the past eight years Mr. Lutgen has functioned as an applied information scientist working
    independently as a consultant, researcher and product developer.  This work evolved to the
    point that Mr. Lutgen formed two organizations in 2015 to carry out this work.  Transim LLC (aka
    Transformational Imaging Services) is a for-profit company offering advanced computational
    imaging services.  Mr. Lutgen also serves as the Executive Director of HistoryTec a non-profit
    company which provides a wide range of technical support services for historical research and
    cultural preservation projects.

  • United Health Group is the largest health services management company in the United States.  
    In his fifteen years at UHG Mr. Lutgen held a wide range of senior technical and executive
    management positions in research, product development and business development.  This work
    focused on the development of advanced health intelligence and health risk management
    products and services.

  • The Pillsbury Company is a major consumer foods company.  At Pillsbury Mr. Lutgen was a
    Quality Assurance director and within  consumer foods R&D he was responsible for the Human
    Sensory Testing, Statistics and Technical Computing Labs

  • Medtronic, is a leading developer and supplier of advanced medical devices. At Medtronic, Mr
    Lutgen held a variety of technical and analytic positions in new product R&D, most notably in the
    management and analysis of large-scale clinical trials.


Bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Research Methods and a MS degree in Health Informatics/Applied
Statistics from the University of Minnesota.  Completed the program in Computational Photography at
Cultural Heritage Imaging.


Holds three patents in the area of health risk measurement and management.

Military Experience

Was an officer in the U.S. Navy, specializing in amphibious operations and classified material control.