Dr. Bimba Rao has close to 20 years of experience in R&D and product development in healthcare and the medical device industry. She currently heads the global Artificial Intelligence engineering team at Siemens Healthineers Ultrasound. She is focused on applying the latest innovations in AI to imaging system reliability, usability and automation. Bimba has led teams in successfully delivering signal processing and image processing algorithms for image guidance of surgical procedures. She has a Ph.D. from Duke University in electrical engineering.