Divisional Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Abbott Medical Optics
Mark Gordon is the Divisional Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, at Abbott Medical Optics, responsible for leading the global regulatory and government affairs efforts of the AMO business units and geographies. He has over 35 years of experience in the medical device industry, including 27 years in Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Affairs, and Quality Assurance, and 8 years in Research and Development. Mark has previously held the position of Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Affairs, and/or Quality Assurance, at Synthes/Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific, and Medtronic, as well as early-stage organizations. In these roles, Mark has established a track record of successful leadership, strengthening relationships with regulatory agencies, achieving timely global regulatory approvals, effectively managing preclinical and clinical investigations, and sustaining lean and compliant quality systems. Mark has also previously served as Chairman of the RAPS Board of Directors, Co-Chair of the AdvaMed Technology and Regulatory Group, and member of GHTF SG5. He is a RAPS Regulatory Affairs Fellow accomplishing US and EU RAC, and is a Senior member of ASQ. Mark received a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego.