Barry Silva
Senior Quality Systems Engineer


Why is the quality management system within the medical device industry important?
The QMS creates a level playing field and shows current and potential customers that their products will reside in an environment of stability and compliance.


How do you see the quality management system role evolving over the next 5 years?
I believe that the QMS will evolve as technology evolves with more regulations and oversight.


What has been your greatest achievement within your current role?
Demonstrating that the system I’ve created is one of responsibility and requires little oversight and one that assures trust.


What advice would you give to QS professionals in their early career?
Learn the requirements and regulations that govern your area of expertise. Become THE subject matter expert, the go-to guy.


What will be your key priorities in the next 6 months?
Creating a stronger more educated, trained and developed quality team.


What are you most looking forward to regarding the Medical Device Quality Management System Conference?
Networking and hearing about others’ experiences.


Barry will be one of the distinguished speakers at the Medical Device Quality Management Systems Conference.