Maham Ansari, MS RAC currently serves as a Director of Regulatory Affairs at Synaptive Medical, a leading medical device company specializing in imaging diagnostic applications in neurosurgery. Maham has over a decade of experience in the medical device industry ranging from start-ups to large corporations. Her key expertise lies in developing global regulatory strategies for medical devices and diagnostics due to which she gets invited regularly to speak at key conferences on the topic. Through her previous work experience at a leading German molecular diagnostic manufacturer QIAGEN, she has a wide range of experience in preparing global regulatory submissions leading to successful regulatory approval of products in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, China, Taiwan and other complex and emerging markets within Latin America and Asia Pacific. Maham has a B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Toronto and an MS in Bioscience Regulatory Affairs from the Johns Hopkins University. She also maintains a Regulatory Affairs Certification through the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.