Speaker: Alison Curtis

DSC_3700 (deleted 81acb396158523a1c04ac50ead85df49)Director of Corporate Strategy, Edwards Lifesciences

Ali specializes in building high-trust, highly-effective teams, developing future leaders, and innovating life-saving, medical technologies.

She brings 17 years of varied, industry experience in the cardiovascular medical device field. Half of her career has been spent designing, developing, and managing new product development projects from napkin to patient. The other half has been in developing strategies and marketing materials to bring these innovations to new markets and expanded patient populations. She is currently a Director in Corporate Strategy, leveraging her skills and talents across multiple business units.

Although developing over a dozen life-saving products has fueled her passion for success, developing young engineers, exploring leadership, and building teams is her real love.

Ali holds a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from Trinity University and a Master’s in biomedical engineering from University of Pittsburgh.

Website: http://www.edwards.com/