Ariel V. Dowling, PhD is a Senior Director and Head of the Sensing and Measurement group within the Data Sciences Institute at Takeda Pharmaceuticals. In this role, her group oversees the assessment, validation, and deployment of digital devices and endpoints across the organization. She was previously a Senior Clinical Data Scientist at Biogen Inc where she managed the wearable sensors deployed in clinical trials for Parkinson’s Disease. Ariel was also the algorithm team lead at MC10 Inc and worked at BioSensics LLC. Ariel holds an MS and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University and an AB and BE in Mechanical Engineering from Dartmouth College. She currently serves on the Strategic Advisory Board of the Digital Medicine (DiMe) Society.