Sylvia Erickson is a regulatory affairs consultant and 20-year veteran of the medical device industry. Since 2006, she has served as an independent consultant to startups developing implantable and interventional devices in neurology, cardiology, and orthopedics, providing expertise in regulatory submissions. Sylvia previously held R&D engineering roles at Heartport and Evalve. Sylvia received both her B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering from Stanford University. She is an inventor/co-inventor named in more than 20 U.S. patents in the medical device field.