Sabrina Varanelli, Founder & CEO, Nemedio
Sabrina Varanelli is an experienced robotics engineer specializing in the development of medical and surgical robotic systems. Her unique interdisciplinary background in medical device development includes expertise in both the engineering and the regulatory and quality aspects of device development. She holds dual undergraduate degrees in Robotics and Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and also a dual Master of Science in Robotics Engineering and Automatic Production Systems through the European Master on Advanced Robotics program. Before specializing in the medical space, she worked on robotic systems in a variety of industries including defense, bomb disposal, infrastructure, and the oil and gas industries. She has worked on a wide variety of medical robotics projects, including laser surgery for ear, nose, and throat applications, medical rehabilitation exoskeletons, and minimally invasive robotic surgical systems. Her experiences in the medical space led her to found Nemedio to solve the unique challenges that medical device companies face when bringing new products to market.