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Welcome to our Leadership Workshop Webinar Series!

We have been busy reinventing ways to bring our members our highly-valued Leadership Workshop despite COVID-19. We are thrilled to announce FOUR opportunities for our members to participate in top-notch security conversations with leaders in healthcare, research and medical device manufacturing. 

Discussion Leaders



Andrew Bomett

Senior Manager, Product Security
Boston Scientific

Andrew Bomett is the Senior Manager of Product Security at Boston Scientific, focused on the safety and security of the company’s products, applications and supporting infrastructure. Prior to that, he was a principal security analyst in Mayo Clinic’s Clinical Information Security team. He has over 10-years’ experience in risk-driven healthcare security architecture—ranging from embedded systems to IT infrastructure—with a focus on medical device security.

Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Southwest Minnesota State University and a master’s degree in security technologies (MSST) from the University of Minnesota. He is certified as both CISSP and GCFE.





Debra Bruemmer
Senior Manager, Office of Information Security
Mayo Clinic

Debra Bruemmer is a Senior Manager at Mayo Clinic within the Office of Information Security.

She is accountable for leading a team to address cyber security resiliency, which includes improving the security of medical devices and other IoT devices used within the Mayo Clinic environment. Debra received her Bachelor of Science in Finance from Winona State University, a Masters in Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University, and is CISSP certified.




ken hoyme
Director, Product Security
Boston Scientific

Mr. Hoyme has 35 years’ experience in the design of regulated safety-critical secure systems.  At Boston Scientific, he drives processes and practices for pre- and post-market cybersecurity risk management across the company’s products and services. Hoyme is past co-chair of AAMI’s Device Security Working Group and a member of AAMI’s BI&T Editorial Board.  Previously he was at Adventium Labs performing government funded research on the intersection of safety and security for cyber-physical systems. Prior to that, he was a Senior Fellow at Boston Scientific where he was the systems lead for the development of the LATITUDE Remote Patient Management system. 

Prior to joining Boston Scientific, Ken spent 18 years at Honeywell’s Corporate Research lab, where he was a Senior Fellow. He was awarded Honeywell’s highest technical recognition for his work on the Boeing 777.  Ken has been granted 40 US and 9 International patents. He received the Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Minnesota.




Sara Rampazzi
Research Investigator
University of Michigan
Incoming Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Sara Rampazzi is an incoming Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the University of Florida. Her research areas include cyber-physical systems security, embedded systems design, modeling, and simulation with applications in Healthcare, Automotive, and the Internet of Things. Dr. Rampazzi's work focuses on investigating security risks and developing hardware and software defense strategies against hardware-based and physic-based attacks. Dr. Rampazzi's work on injecting inaudible and invisible commands to smart home devices has been covered by CNN, New York Times, Ars Technica, Wired, ABC and NBC News, and other media outlets.

Dr. Rampazzi recently received the RAPID  SaTC COVID19 Award from the National Science Foundation to tackles the urgent needs to prevent the spread of the virus COVID-19 with decontaminated, reused masks. The project will define easily deployable, secure, self-sustainable, scalable sensor technology for safe decontamination of N95 masks, to be used by rural hospitals and under-resourced facilities around the world under emergency masks shortage.

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Chris Tyberg
Divisional Vice President, Product Security

Chris Tyberg is Divisional Vice President, Product Security at Abbott. He is responsible for information security for all products across the company. With a focus on patient safety, Chris partners closely with internal functions, global regulators, customers, researchers and the healthcare community to develop and implement policies and processes to integrate cybersecurity throughout product lifecycles.
Prior to his current role, Chris served as Divisional Vice President of Product Security for Abbott's medical devices as well as the Chief Information Security Officer at St. Jude Medical. He began his career as part of the information security and risk practice at Ernst & Young LLP. 

Chris is a graduate of the University of Minnesota-Duluth.





Erika Winkels

Director of Corporate Communications - Public Relations

Erika Winkels is a Director of Corporate Communications – Public Relations at Medtronic, the global leader in medical technology. She oversees the development and execution of the company’s proactive,
enterprise media relations strategy, aiming to drive positive news coverage in key earned media outlets around the world. Her team cultivates meaningful relationships with key journalists and identifies and pitches compelling stories highlighting Medtronic’s strategy and initiatives to increase the company’s visibility and enhance its internal and external reputation. In addition, Erika manages Medtronic’s proactive and reactive product and cybersecurity PR efforts, guiding public disclosure of and external
response to cybersecurity and product security issues, in addition to shaping reputational response frameworks and thought leadership platforms on these topics.

Prior to joining Medtronic in 2017, Erika worked for nearly 12 years for Target Corporation in both internal and external communications and issues management roles, including overseeing store openings and closings, local market entry and opposition, security, design partnerships, executive messaging and issues management.

Erika holds degrees in English and Communications from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minn.