Lauralyn McDaniel joined SME in February 1996 and currently serves as the industry manager of medical device manufacturing. In this role, she guides SME’s medical industry strategy development and implementation, identifying potential markets, products and partners, and becoming the medical industry resource among the SME team as well as leading SME’s support and understanding of the manufacturing innovation ecosystem. McDaniel has been involved in medical manufacturing since 2000, engaging with companies and activities surrounding additive manufacturing, micromanufacturing, nanotechnology, and many other technologies. This work has included identifying challenges and potential solutions for medical manufacturing, writing articles on innovative technologies and processes, and leading SME’s Medical Additive/3D Printing Workgroup as well as the SME Innovation Watch Committee. She also serves as Vice Chair of the America Makes & ANSI Additive Manufacturing Standards Collaborative Workgroup, sits on the America Makes Governance board, and is a member of DICOM WG-17 3D Manufacturing.