Matthias Bürger is the vice president of Global Regulatory Affairs for Zimmer Biomet, the European subsidiary of Zimmer Holdings. He has a master’s in biomedical engineering from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, as well as a Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from Fachhochschule Dieburg in Germany. In the past, Matthias has had a variety of different management roles in QA and regulatory affairs for companies including GE, Baxter, Terumo and Guidant. He has also worked as a quality management systems and operational consultant for Grant-Thornton, as well as spending time as a lead auditor and test engineer for TUV Rheinland, a European notified body for the Medical Device Directive. Matthias has spoken at a variety of international conferences, including RAPS, MD&D, ASQ, IEEE and others.