Mariam has over fifteen years of experience in increasingly responsible roles within business strategy, finance, R&D, and operations in the medical device and diagnostic sectors. Currently, she is Chief Business Officer of Shifamed and CEO of Atia Vision, a portfolio company of Shifamed. Prior to Shifamed, she served as the Chief Operating Officer for deltaDOT QSTP-LLC, a joint venture between Imperial College of London and Qatar Foundation. Prior to that, she was Principal Engineer at Johnson & Johnson, where she co-founded JJ MeMs, an early stage medical microsystems incubator. Prior to Johnson & Johnson, Mariam was a Research Scientist at the Center for Micro and Nano Technology at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories where she was a technical lead on the Department of Energy’s Retinal Prosthesis Project. Mariam is an inventor on 21 issued US patents. She holds a B.S. degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Biomedical engineering from University of California, Davis. She also earned dual M.B.A degrees from Columbia Business School and the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.