Omar Merhi is a resourceful executive in the Medical Device Industry, with success and experience in the broad areas of clinical development, operations and program management. He’s known for his strong strategic thinking, and for his analytic and communication skills. He currently Heads the Global Clinical Operations at Smith and Nephew. Prior to that, Dr. Merhi headed the Clinical Research Operations organization at Abiomed in addition to numerous prior leadership roles at companies like Alcon, Novartis, St. Jude Medical (now Abbott), Boston Scientific and 3M. Dr. Merhi lives in Northshore of the Greater Boston Area with his wife and their 4 children.