NextExec - EWF

Season 2 Episode 10: Securing your Pacemaker

November 09, 2020 EWF - Rising Leaders Season 2 Episode 10
NextExec - EWF
Season 2 Episode 10: Securing your Pacemaker
Show Notes

In this episode, our guest Vidya Murthy talks about a wide range of topics such as critical problems to solve in the medical device security space and her vision for bringing regulation, business and technology together to solve such problems. She also has some sage advice for millennials on working in a startup and how pursuing an advanced degree in business propelled her to success. 

Guest - Vidya Murthy
Vidya is fascinated by the impact of cybersecurity on the healthcare space.  Beginning her career in consulting, she realized a passion for healthcare and worked for global medical device manufacturer Becton Dickinson. She has since joined MedCrypt, a company focused on bringing cybersecurity leading practices to medical device manufacturers as Vice President of Operations. Vidya holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business.

Host - Preeti Ravindra
Preeti is a security data scientist leading a team of security analytics researchers at IBM providing technical expertise to artificial intelligence projects for security and contributing intellectual property to IBM's portfolio. She is passionate about formulating and developing practical applications incorporating data science and machine learning to enhance security products and solutions in a constantly evolving threat landscape. Preeti has prior experience as a software developer in Cisco and as a security researcher at IBM X-Force. During her spare time, she gives back to the community by creating podcast content to create awareness about emerging technologies in cybersecurity. She also engages in women in cybersecurity initiatives both within and outside of her organization. Preeti holds a Masters Degree in Information Networking with a concentration in Cybersecurity from Carnegie Mellon University.


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