Dr. Bauer received her Diploma in Biology from the Julius-Maximilians-University in Wuerzburg, Germany, followed by a PhD at the Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, where she worked in the Neurochemistry department, performing 3.5 years research on metabotropic Glutamate receptors. She worked for 2.5 years for a German diagnostics company (QIAGEN), then joined Abbott Diagnostics as Product Manager for Africa, Middle East, Turkey and India, where she specialized in Quality and Accreditation of Laboratories. Dr. Bauer focused on the strategic business development of large enterprise projects across the same regions, where the focus is on modernizing and innovating laboratories mainly driven by today’s healthcare trend towards consolidation/centralization and standardization of hospital and laboratory networks. She led a cross functional organization including a commercial team and specialized teams for Informatics Technology, Laboratory Solution Design and Project Management. In 2016 Liane completed an Executive MBA from the London Business School, and since May 2018, has been leading the AlinIQ Portfolio which consists of Informatics Enablers and Professional Services across EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa).