Ali Shahriari, MD, Founder and CEO.
A cardiovascular specialist with 21 years experience in patient care with consulting roles for medical device companies including testing of novel cardiovascular devices. Dr. Shahriari is highly skilled in medical device design and knowledgeable about regulatory pathways. Prior to his full time role at Ascyrus Medical, Dr. Shahriari was a practicing cardiovascular specialist with a dedicated focus on aortic diseases. His clinical training includes cardiovascular and endovascular surgery. He is a frequent speaker at national and international symposia. He has over 30 issued and pending patents.
Arne Briest – COO Ascyrus Medical GmbH, Senior VP Regulatory and Quality Affairs
With over 20 years of experience in the medical device industry and various roles in R&D, quality assurance, regulatory and clinical affairs, Mr. Briest has worked for large medical device companies including Medtronic, TÜV, CR Bard, Danfoss Bionics and Maquet-Cardiopulmonary as well as for emerging companies such as OSSACUR and Flowsion. Mr. Briest has a Engeninering Degree (BS) in Biomedical Engineering from Technische Fachhochschule Berlin and an MBA from Steinbeiss University Berlin. He has multi-national work experience.