Our VMI Experts
Leading the way
Clyde W. May, President
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Clyde W. May serves as President of Varex Industrial Imaging’s VMI business unit for industrial imaging solutions. Since joining the NDT field in 1978 as a humble trainee in the quality department of a substantial self-performing boiler construction company, Clyde has steadily developed his practical, technical, and business acumen from commercial testing labs such as Huntington Testing, Cooperheat-MQS, Code Services, and Mistras Group to NDE technology and equipment OEMs such as VMI and Varex Industrial Imaging. These engagements have resulted in 42 years of participation within the NDT industry (with initial ASNT Level III certifications in 1987).
In addition to spending more than 30 years as a hands-on NDE practitioner and radiation safety officer, Clyde has held numerous Principal Level III and corporate management positions.
Clyde has maintained nearly 40 years of membership with ASNT, providing multiple papers and presentations at local and national Society meetings. He is also a voting member of several ASTM E07 committees and API 1104 subcommittees on radiography and NDT. Clyde is also actively involved in the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, currently serving as a member of the Section V Standard Committee, as well as a member of the working groups for radiography and ultrasonics, vice-chair of the subgroup for surface examination, chair of the working group for computed tomography, chair of the subgroup for volumetric examination, and member of the subgroup for general requirements.
Currently Clyde is certified in Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, Radiography, and Ultrasonic. Clyde is a hands-on practitione, holding technician and management levels in the NDE services arena – from trainee to President. In addition to the current Level III certifications and API 570, 510, and 653, Clyde has AWS CWI and SCWI certifications.
John T. Iman, VP of Global Sales
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John was inducted into the fellowship class of 2015. He also served as Vice Chair of the Technical and Education Council from 2017 through 2019. John owes a major portion of his professional as well as personal success to the time, support, network, and, most of all, the people within ASNT. In addition, he has held various capacities within the vibrant Greater Houston Section of ASNT.
John is also a member of AWS, former committeeman of PRCI, and remains very active within the Greater Houston Section, previously serving as board chair and president. In addition, John has been active in the international ambassadorship for ASNT, as well as the NDT industry for the past decade.
John believes that by serving ASNT he can facilitate the strategic direction, value, and power of the Society successfully by mentoring the passion and talent within the volunteer membership and continue to unlock the power within the mission of ASNT.
John is eager to serve, protect, and grow collaboratively with you in the next chapter of the Society’s capable future rooted in the deep heritage of the mission. #ASNTFORWARD
Raj Vankatachalam, Systems Engineering Manager
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Extended VMI Team
Matt Roberts, Director of Operations
Patrick Faught, IT Systems Director
Patrick has worked with VMI for the past 15 years. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University
of West Florida and is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer with 20 plus years IT networking experience. He’s also experienced in SME Computed Radiography technology with 17 years of experience in hardware, software and support.