ABAIM Office Hours (with SoPE)
Monthly Topic: AI and Cybersecurity
First Friday Entrepreneurship Office Hours are an open discussion forum where interested parties can gather to ask questions about biomedical and clinical entrepreneurship with a focus on digital health and AI entrepreneurship.
The sessions are moderated by Arlen Meyers, MD, MBA, President and CEO of the Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE) at www.sopenet.org and a member of the ABAIM advisory committee.
There will be a mini-topic presentation with a guest, focused Q&A, and an open discussion forum. Sample mini topics include:
- How and where to find money for your venture
- What to do with your idea
- How to work with other members of the innovation ecosystem and where to find them
- Non-clinical career development
Limited to 25 participants
Arlen MeyersSoPE President & Co-Founder
Dr. Meyers is a retired professor of otolaryngology, dentistry, and engineering at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical campus and President and CEO of SoPE. He is a Strategy Advisor to Medical Intelligence 10 (MI10), a healthcare AI consulting group. He has founded several medical device companies and is also the cofounder of a medical tourism company. His primary research centers around biomedical and health innovation and entrepreneurship and life science technology commercialization. He consults for and speaks to companies, governments, colleges and universities around the world who need expertise and contacts in the areas of bio entrepreneurship, bioscience, healthcare, healthcare IT, medical tourism — nationally and internationally, new product development, product design, and financing new ventures. Dr. Meyers is a Fulbright Scholar and a former Harvard-Macy Fellow. A devoted and prolific member of the SoPE community, Dr. Meyers also leads the Colorado Chapter of SoPE.
Richard StayningsChief Security Strategist, Cylera
Richard Staynings is a globally renowned thought leader, author, public speaker and advocate for improved cybersecurity across the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry. He has served on various industry and international cybersecurity committees, and presented or lectured on cybersecurity themes or concerns all over the world. He has advised numerous government and industry leaders on their healthcare security strategy and defensive posture, and has served as a subject matter expert on government Committees of Inquiry into some of the highest profile healthcare breaches.
Richard is currently Chief Security Strategist for Cylera, a pioneer in the space of medical device and HIoT security. He is also author of Cyber Thoughts, a leading healthcare cybersecurity blog, teaches postgraduate courses in cybersecurity and health informatics at the University of Denver University College, and is a retained advisor to a number of governments and private companies.
A recovering CISO, with more than 25 years’ experience of both cybersecurity leadership and client consulting in healthcare, Richard has lived in over 30 countries and delivered innovative solutions to organizations in all of them.
Some of his more notable successes include work for: Amgen, Childrens’ National, Childrens’ Hospital of Philadelphia, Cisco, CSC, Intermountain Healthcare, PeaceHealth, PwC, Intel, Microsoft, and Zurich Financial, to name a few.