Our Speakers include Subject Matter Experts from medical device companies and from organizations who advise the industry.

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Rick Biros
President, Food Safety Tech
Rick Biros has more than 25 years of B2B publishing experience. Early in his career he worked on Food Processing and then Food Engineering magazines in a sales and then management role. He was the founder and a principal in Carpe Diem Communications where he developed and launched Food Quality magazine, The Food Quality Award and The Food Quality Conference & Expo as well as Pharmaceutical Formulation & Quality and Contamination Control magazines. Under his direction, Food Quality and Pharmaceutical Formulation & Quality received editorial excellence awards from The American Society of Business Publication Editors. In 2007, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. acquired Carpe Diem. Biros continues his entrepreneurial interests with the formation of Innovative Publishing Co. and the launch of MedTech Intelligence in 2009; Food Safety Tech in 2012 and the Cannabis Industry Journal in 2016. Innovative Publishing is also a conference producer of six med tech conferences, three food safety conferences and two cannabis industry conferences.
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Maria Fontanazza
Editor-in-Chief, MedTech Intelligence
Maria has more than a decade of experience in journalism, marketing, and communications within the publishing, conferences and medical device industry. She has authored more than 250 articles that have appeared in domestic and international industry publications and has moderated educational sessions and panel discussions at industry events. Maria joins Innovative Publishing from Secant Medical, Inc., where she was the Marketing Communications Manager and Market Research Manager. Maria has a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications with a concentration in New Media and Visual Design, and a Minor in Fine Arts, from St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT.
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Jonathan Bagnall
Sr. Manager, Product Security & Services, Royal Philips Healthcare
Jonathan R. Bagnall is the senior manager, Product Security & Services for Royal Philips Healthcare. Bagnall has extensive experience in consulting, designing, and implementing cybersecurity & risk management programs for fortune 500 companies, conducting operational coordination, information sharing, and collaboration among government and the private sector. In his current position he oversees the communications and client-facing support for all products and services, education, global outreach awareness and partnerships, encompassing critical internal and external stakeholders, clients, industry cybersecurity engagements (RSA 2019, Archimedes 2019, HIMSS 2018, H-ISAC, NTIA, MITA, Academy Health), federal government and regulators.
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Seth Carmody, PhD
Cybersecurity Project Manager, Office of the Center Director, CDRH
Michael Dittamo
Information Security Risk Manager, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Michael Dittamo is the information security risk manager at New York Presbyterian Hospital. In this role, he is responsible for vendor and enterprise risk management, governance, disaster recovery/continuity of operations and compliance for all campuses that comprise the hospital system. In addition, Dittamo has helped to lead the Proof of Concept working group for the NTIA Software Component Transparency project. Previously, he has worked as the Information Security Manager for a financial software and services organization, focusing on secure development, vulnerability management, and security architecture.
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Stephanie Domas
VP of Research, MedSec
Stephanie Domas is Vice President of Research at MedSec, where she leads the development of services and products aimed towards addressing cybersecurity of medical devices in healthcare. She routinely partners with medical device manufacturers and healthcare delivery organizations to help address cybersecurity in medical devices. She is a member of several medical device cybersecurity standard working groups, contributing to security guidance and standards for medical devices, a registered professional engineer (PE), and a certified ethical hacker (CEH). Ms. Domas has given a TEDx talk on medical product security and frequently publishes articles on medical cybersecurity topics.
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Anura Fernando
Chief Innovation Architect, Distinguish Member of Technical Staff, Underwriters Laboratories
Anura Fernando currently has global responsibility for medical device software certification programs at UL and serves on a number of domestic and international standards committees as well as US Federal Advisory Committees. In addition to holding degrees in Electrical Engineering, Biology/Chemistry, and Software Engineering, and having clinical medical experience, Fernando has more than 21 years of experience at UL with critical software and control systems’ safety and security certification, design and development of laboratory automation systems, and predictive risk modeling for a variety of industry sectors.
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Greg Garcia
Executive Director for Cybersecurity, Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council
Greg Garcia is the executive director for cybersecurity of the Health Sector Coordinating Council, the convening organization for critical healthcare infrastructure organizations working in partnership with HHS and other government agencies to protect the security and resilience of the sector, patient safety and public health. Garcia was the nation's first DHS Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications under President George W. Bush, 2006-09, where among other achievements he initiated the creation of the National Cyber and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). He also served as executive director of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council, and held executive positions with Bank of America, 3Com Corporation, and the Information Technology Association of America. Garcia also served as professional staff on the Committee on Science in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he helped draft and shepherd enactment of the Cyber Security Research and Development Act of 2002.
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Julian Goldman, MD
Founder and Director, PnP Medical Device Interoperability & Cybersecurity Program, Partners Healthcare/Massachusetts General Hospital
Julian Goldman, M.D. is an anesthesiologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Medical Director of Biomedical Engineering for the Partners HealthCare System, and Director of the Program on MD PnP, which he founded in 2004 to improve patient safety and accelerate innovation. Goldman performed clinical anesthesia and medical device informatics training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Clinical Informatics. He served as a principal anesthesiologist in the MGH "OR of the Future," a multi-specialty operating room that studied diverse technologies and clinical practices prior to broader adoption. Goldman chairs several medical device standardization committees within AAMI and IEC, and served as a Visiting Scholar in the FDA Medical Device Fellowship Program, chief medical officer of a medical device company and Chair of ISO TC 121, and served on CDC, HHS, FCC, and NSF advisory committees.
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David Guffrey
Medical Device Systems Cybersecurity, Partners Healthcare
David Guffrey, MS, MSM, HCISPP, ITIL is the biomedical cybersecurity specialist for Partners HealthCare System (PHS). Guffrey leads the medical device cybersecurity program for research and operations across the largest healthcare enterprise in Massachusetts. His background includes R&D in brain computer interfacing and neural prosthetic systems, linear and non-linear signal processing, electrical stimulation and feedback systems, virtual reality, as well as network and server architectures and medical device integration with electronic health records. In his current appointment, Guffrey leads myriad projects and activities across the Partners HealthCare enterprise. A major component of his work has been centered around architecting the MDPnP Cyber Lab, a state-of-the-art medical device cybersecurity laboratory with funding provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FDA. Guffrey’s daily work includes risk assessments, technology assessments, penetration testing, and emergency preparedness & response activities as well as the nitty gritty work of applying his cybersecurity expertise to procurement contract negotiations. He is a leading voice representing healthcare delivery organization interests in the national standards community. Guffrey’s passion lies at the nexus of medical devices, IT, personnel practices and policies, and tackling the cybersecurity challenges of today to lay the groundwork for tomorrow.
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Bob Haack
Sr. Mgr. Product Security and Data Privacy, KARL STORZ Endoscopy America, Inc
Bob Haack is senior manager of product security and data privacy for Karl Storz Endoscope. Haack is responsible for ensuring required elements of global security and data privacy regulations, guidelines and laws are incorporated and auditable in Karl Storz products and company infrastructure. Haack is also responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Karl Storz Cybersecurity Framework, which includes the framework structure, policies, standards, and training. Haack is a project team member on various healthcare community, international standard and medical device security work groups.
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Michelle Jump
Vice President, Cyber Program Initiatives, Nova Leah
Michelle Jump has worked in various aspects of regulated industry for the over 15 years. She holds a Master of Science in Regulatory Science from the University of Southern California and a Master of Science in Biotechnology from California State University. She is also RAC certified. Her current role is Vice President of Cyber Program Initiatives at Nova Leah. She participates in a variety of international standards development work, including such topics as interoperability, software, wireless, cybersecurity, and software quality. Ms. Jump is the co-chair of the AdvaMed Software Working group and the co-chair of the AAMI Health Software Quality and AAMI Software working groups. At Stryker, she chairs corporate working groups in both interoperability and software, as well as consults with teams in regulatory strategy for software and emerging technology.
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Kathryn Klaus
Loss Control Attorney, Medmarc
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Andrew Sargent
Product CyberSecurity & Privacy Officer, Instrumentation Laboratory Worldwide
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Paul Scheib
Sr. Director, CISO & IT Operations, Boston Children's Hospital
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Axel Wirth
Chief Security Strategist, MedCrypt
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Margie Zuk
Senior Principal Cybersecurity Engineer, MITRE
Margie Zuk is a Senior Principal Cyber Security Engineer at the MITRE Corporation, with over 30 years of cyber security experience. She is currently the Cyber Engagement Lead for Healthcare in the Cyber Solutions Technical Center, where she leads MITRE’s support to the FDA CDRH on Medical Device Cybersecurity. Margie led the evolution of the cyber standards work at MITRE from the launch of CVE to the structured threat work with STIX and TAXII. Prior to this, Margie led MITRE’s support to the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP), and participated in the development of the US scheme for the Common Criteria.
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