Chief Security Strategist
As Solutions Architect, Axel Wirth provides strategic vision and technical leadership within Symantec’s Healthcare Practice, serving in a consultative role to healthcare providers, industry partners, and health technology professionals. Drawing from over 30 years of international experience in the industry, Mr. Wirth is supporting Symantec’s healthcare customers with solving their critical security, privacy, compliance, and IT management challenges. He is an active participant in industry organizations and a frequent speaker at conferences, forums, and webcasts on subjects such as cybersecurity, medical device security, mobile health infrastructure, compliance automation, IT infrastructure optimization, and other healthcare-specific topics. In recognition of his accomplishments, Wirth has been awarded the “2018 ACCE/HIMSS Excellence in Clinical Engineering and IT Synergies Award”. He currently serves as chairperson of the HIMSS Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Security Committee.