Glen W. McLaughlin, Ph.D. has served as our VP of Engineering and CTO since August 1999. Prior to joining us, Dr. McLaughlin held engineering positions at In-Cube, Inc., a medical research laboratory, from July 1994 to July 1999 and Cardiac Pathways Corp., a medical device company, from 1992 to 1994. Dr. McLaughlin holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a M.S. from Stanford University.
Priscilla J. Ryland has served as our VP of Business Development & Corporate Accounts since October 2011. From 2005 to 2011, Ms. Ryland served as National Accounts Manager where she managed and grew key relationships with Broadlane/MedAssets, Department of Defense, HealthTrust Purchasing Group, Kaiser Permanente, St. Jude Medical, Sutter Health and other strategic partners. Prior to joining ZONARE, she was with Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. - Ultrasound Division and Acuson for 20 years, where she held various positions in Sales and National Accounts. Ms. Ryland started her career in the clinical environment and graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.
Steve Edwards has served as our VP of U.S. Sales since May 2012. Edwards brings more than 25 years of successful medical sales and executive experience to ZONARE Prior to ZONARE, Edwards held sales management positions at Siemens Medical Solutions, Acuson and Toshiba America Medical Systems. His most recent position was National Sales Manager for GE Healthcare, General Imaging Ultrasound, where his team helped increase market share to 48 percent of the US ultrasound market.
Edwards holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oregon State University.
Michael Gabler has been with ZONARE since March of 2004 and has risen through the ranks from Senior Engineer to his current position as VP of Engineering. Prior to joining ZONARE, Michael spent 10 years with Aptix Corporation, an (EDA) Electronic Design Automation player as well as many years with EPRO, an innovator in low cost, high performance Integrated Circuit test systems. Mr. Gabler is a 30 year veteran of Silicon Valley startups. Mr. Gabler received his bachelor's degree from DeVry Institute of Technology in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dan Bradford joined ZONARE as VP of Operations in March 2012, bringing more than 25 years of operational experience within the medical device industry, including ultrasound. He has extensive expertise in the development and commercialization of complex, high-quality medical systems and bringing those products to the healthcare marketplace. He will oversee the customer support, quality, manufacturing, product service and regulatory teams. Prior experiences to ZONARE included Vice President of Operations at Auxogyn, Inc, Vice President of Operations at Hansen Medical, Inc. as well as Sr. Director of Catheter Engineering. Dan also was the Director of Program Management at Kyphon and Engineering Program Director at Siemens Medical Solutions Ultrasound Division where he held management positions in marketing, field operations and corporate quality at Acuson Corporation. Bradford earned a bachelor's degree in business administration with emphasis on management from San Diego State University.