Vicki A. Barbur, Ph.D serves as Senior Vice President & Chief Technical Officer at Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) and is a member of the Senior Executive Leadership Team. Dr. Barbur is responsible for setting the vision and strategic direction for CTC’s scientific and technical capabilities. Her efforts focus on building and directing the company’s technical capabilities, overseeing research and development activities, and maintaining a sound plan of technical organization. Dr. Barbur also leads the execution of technology strategy for technology offerings, partnerships, and external relationships, as well as providing visible leadership for CTC within the technical community. Dr. Barbur strives to ensure the sustainability of CTC’s technical reputation and leadership in the competitive landscape while identifying new business opportunities. Dr. Barbur earned a Ph.D in physics from Imperial College, University of London, (Color and Spatial Pattern Discrimination in Human Vision) and a M.Sc. in applied statistics ( A Statistical Analysis of Pupillary Responses in Human Vision) from the University of Oxford, both in the UK; an Executive MBA in global executive leadership from Amos Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA; and a B.Sc. in physics from Imperial College, University of London. Prior to joining CTC in 2013, Dr. Barbur served as Vice President of Research and Development for the medical segment at Cardinal Health, McGaw Park, IL. At Cardinal Health, she was responsible for the development of new products for several functional areas in the healthcare environment. She had previously served as Technology Director at Kodak for research and development efforts, focused on specialty products that included nanomaterials as applied to the improved performance of imaging technologies. Dr. Barbur is widely published in peer-reviewed journals and holds three U.S. and one European patent based on her work associated with applying novel statistical principles to processing methodologies.