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Director, Member Experience
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Maryam Saleh was a founding member of Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems Inc., a startup that commercialized a brain implant that aimed to restore movement in paralyzed individuals. She’s also founded the Center for Device Development at Northwestern University, a fellowship program where doctors and engineers test drive their medical device business idea. Her goal at MATTER is to design programs to encourage collaboration across multiple stakeholders to improve healthcare. She has a BSc in Computer engineering from Brown University and a PhD in Computational Neuroscience from the University of Chicago.

She is passionate about moving research into the market, where it can have impact and improve lives.  She

Director, Member Experience

September 2014 – Present (1 year)Chicago, IL


Founder and Managing Director

Center for Device Development at INVO
December 2012 – September 2014 (1 year 10 months)Chicago and Evanston, IL

Invention Manager

Innovation and New Ventures Office
August 2011 – December 2012 (1 year 5 months)Evanston, IL

PhD in Computational Neuroscience

University of Chicago
August 2005 – July 2011 (6 years)Chicago

Clinical Scientist/ Field Engineer

December 2002 – December 2007 (5 years 1 month)Foxboro, MA