Dr Karlheinz Rein is Vice President Product Marketing Cataract & Retina Surgery within Carl Zeiss Meditec AG. He studied Physics and Biology at the University of Wuerzburg and Los Angeles and received his PhD in Neuroscience and Informatics. He also received a certificate in economics from the University of Hagen, Germany. After several positions in R&D and business development in the life science industry he joined Carl Zeiss where he headed new business development projects in the medical field and contributed to several strategic projects. In the Medical Business Group he headed the business sector for Ophthalmic Surgical Systems. In his currenbt role he leads the Field of Business Cataract & Retina Surgery.