Diana Williamson

Vice President, Research & Development

Mrs. Williamson, née Sanchez, joined Svelte in 2009 and is responsible for leading Svelte product development from inception to commercialization.

Prior to joining Svelte, Mrs. Williamson was a project Lead Engineer at Cordis, then a Johnson & Johnson Company, where her work focused on neurovascular, coronary and peripheral product development.  She also served as a Lead Engineer at Concentric Medical (now Stryker) working with delivery and ischemic stroke products.  Mrs. Williamson began her career as an R&D Engineer in the product development group at Guidant Corporation, division of Vascular Interventions (now Abbott Vascular).

An inventor of 7 US issued patents and several patents pending, Mrs. Williamson holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.