Maryam Ziaei has over 15 years of research and industrial experience in development of microscale devices and systems for high volume-consumer electronics. She has led engineering teams in design and manufacturing of piezoelectric transducers. Maryam completed an entrepreneurship degree at Stanford Business School. She has many peer-reviewed publications and patents in the area of MEMS/sensors and regularly serves as reviewer for journals, technical program committees, and as a reviewer for NSF and other government agencies. She holds a PhD from Stanford and a MS from UC Berkeley, both in Electrical Engineering.