Industry Advisory Committee

Shaping Biomedical Engineering

We are working to deepen pathways to industry to help shape the future of health and healthcare.



INDUSTRY ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Industry Advisory Committee (IAC) plays an advisory role in shaping SBME’s education and translational strategies and activities by providing advice and guidance that will be implemented to align our education programs with the needs and trends of industry, and provide a forum for discussion on our research and translation strategy. With a vested interest in shaping the skills and capabilities of biomedical engineers, researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs, the IAC’s prominent members from industry bring different perspectives from sectors spanning SBME’s education and research areas of focus.


 NamePositionOrganization
Agnieszka Kielczewska, Co-Chair
Head of Antibody Discovery & ScreeningAmgen BC
Samuel Clarke, Co-Chair Director, Research & DevelopmentPrecision Nanosystems
Sharon LouisSharon Louis SVP, Research and DevelopmentSTEMCELL Technologies
Shresth-GandhiShreshth Gandhi
Machine Learning LeadDeep Genomics
Janet TeasdaleVP Talent DevelopmentAbCellera
Nancy HarrisonVenture PartnerAmplitude Ventures
Neil FraserPresidentMedtronic Canada
Stefan AvallVP Product ManagementKardium
Surjit DixitFounding DirectorId8 Biologics Consulting Inc
Kari LaMotteGeneral ManagerEnvol Strategies
Jonathan JafariCo-Founder and Chief Business Officer; Lead Entrepreneur in Residence: Human Health Ventures Studio Mesintel Therapeutics & e@UBC
Deepika RajeshVP, Stem Cell Biology & Developmental ImmunologyNotch Therapeutics
Heidi SharipovSr R&D Biomedical EngineerCanary Medical
Cam StuartDesign EngineerArc'teryx Equipment
Nick AllanBio Services ManagerStarFish Medical
Vikram DendiChief Product Officer/GMMicrosoft Research and Incubations; Healthcare
Peter ZandstraProfessorSBME
Peter CriptonDirector pro tem & ProfessorSBME
Raquel De SouzaDirector, Strategic Partnerships & Research
SBME
Danielle WalkerPartnerships ManagerSBME