Austin Griggs is a seasoned medical device leader with over a decade of broad experience in operations, quality, and regulatory approval of Class II and Class III devices. With a specific focus on new devices for patients with limited existing treatment options, Austin has worked collaboratively with regulatory bodies around the world to ensure adequate safety data supports the use of these novel treatments.
Austin is past Director of Quality at Edwards Lifesciences, a global leader in patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care monitoring. He is currently Head of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs (Americas Region) at Align Technology where he leads a team of >1200 dispersed over 7 locations in North America. He earned a Master of Science degree in Biomedical and Translational Science from the University of California, Irvine, and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.