Dr. Steve Levine is Sr. Director of Life Science Industry and the Executive Director of the Living Heart Project at Dassault Systèmes SIMULIA. Since 2006, Steve has been responsible for driving the SIMULIA strategy towards its vision of enabling simulation to help harmonize Product, Nature and Life. His current focus is Virtual Human Modeling, which holds the promise to alter the cost-benefit profile of developing medical devices by extending proven technologies now standard in R&D at automotive & aerospace industries. Steve holds a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Rutgers University and has been elected into the College of Fellows at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Prior to joining Dassault Systèmes, Steve was Sr. Director of Corporate Development at Accelrys (now Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA), after holding a variety of technical and business positions over 16 years as it grew from $3M to over $125M in revenue from its life & materials science R&D software suites.