Astrid McNellis is VP of Product for Cognixion and currently serves as Secretary for Ventech. She has more than 15 years of experience in managing global marketing and new product development in the medical device industry. Before that, she worked in a variety of organizations that ranged from one-year-old software development startups to 100-year-old manufacturing organizations. Her expertise in managing large, multi-disciplinary, international teams, budgets, and deliverables while reporting to C-level executives has allowed her to consistently achieve targets previously believed to be unattainable. Her BS and MS degrees are both from MIT.