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Florence D. Hudson

Executive Director, Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub

Florence D. Hudson is Executive Director of the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub in the Data Science Institute at Columbia University. She is a former IBM Vice President of Strategy and Marketing and Chief Technology Officer, Internet2 Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, Special Advisor for the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, and aerospace engineer at NASA and Grumman. She Chairs the global IEEE/UL Working Group on Clinical IoT Data and Device Interoperability with TIPPSS – Trust, Identity, Privacy, Protection, Safety and Security, and has published books on TIPPSS. She serves on Advisory Boards for Princeton University, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Stony Brook University, Blockchain in Healthcare Today, the Neuroscience Out-reach Network, Union County College, and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. She earned a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University and executive education diplomas from Harvard Business School and Columbia University.

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