Miranda Alfonso-Williams
Principal Consultant
WAM Consulting Group

Miranda Alfonso-Williams, HCISSP, CISM, CIPM, CIPT, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, --is a Data Privacy and Cyber Security Specialist. She is currently the Principal Consultant for the WAM Consulting Group. Miranda helps her clients develop Cyber Security, Privacy programs and customized solutions. She also provides training, virtual consulting and auditing. She is board certified in IT Security, Privacy and holds an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Miranda has over twenty years of experience working in Healthcare including the following with the following companies:  GE Healthcare, Amersham Health, Nycomed and Sterling Drug. She has specialized in developing global programs and working with cross-functional team. 

Colin Morgan, CISSP, GPEN
Sr. Information Security Manager | Information Security Officer 
Johnson & Johnson

Colin Morgan has been working in the Information Technology and security fields for over 13 years. He holds a BS in Computer Engineering from The College of New Jersey and a MS in Telecommunications from George Mason University. He currently works at Johnson & Johnson as an Information Security Officer and Global Manager of Information Security.

Suzanne Schwartz, MD MBA
Director, Emergency Preparedness/Operations and Medical Countermeasures Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), FDA

Dr. Schwartz represents CDRH/FDA across inter-Agency initiatives for the Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise (PHEMCE) for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats (CBRN), natural disasters and emerging infectious diseases.

Suzanne is directly involved in preparedness and incident response to matters concerning cybersecurity of medical devices and their networked systems. Her programmatic efforts have evolved beyond response to include increasing awareness, outreach, partnering and coalition-building within the Healthcare and Public Health Sector (HPH). Suzanne chairs the CDRH Cybersecurity Working Group. She also serves as co-chair of the Government Coordinating Council (GCC) for the HPH Sector.

Suzanne earned an MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York in 1988, trained in General Surgery and Burn Trauma; an executive MBA from NYU Stern School of Business in 2012, and completed Cohort X of the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative – Harvard School of Public Health & Harvard Kennedy School of Government executive education in June 2013.

Hardik Shah
Dark Matter
LifeMap Solutions
Mount Sinai School of Medicine

John Wilbanks
Chief Commons Officer
Sage Bionetworks

John Wilbanks has spent his career working to advance open content, open data and open innovation systems. As Chief Commons Officer at Sage Bionetworks, he led design on the Participant-Centered Consent toolkit that enrolled more than 67,000 participants in the first three months of mobile study enrollment.

Wilbanks also serves as a senior fellow at FasterCures, and as a senior advisor for big data to the National Coordination Office.

Previously, he worked as a legislative aide to Congressman Fortney “Pete” Stark, served as the first assistant director at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, founded and led to acquisition the bioinformatics company Incellico, Inc., and was executive director of the Science Commons project at Creative Commons.

In February 2013, in response to a We the People petition that was spearheaded by Wilbanks and signed by 65,000 people, the U.S. government announced a plan to open up taxpayer-funded research data and make it available for free. Wilbanks holds a B.A. in philosophy from Tulane University and also studied modern letters at the Sorbonne.