Axel Wirth

Chief Security Strategist, MedCrypt

As Chief Security Strategist, Axel Wirth provides strategic vision and industry leadership to MedCrypt and its customers. In this role he helps guide the company in critical security strategy decisions. As an advocate for compliance, privacy, and security—and ultimately patient safety—in healthcare, Wirth draws from over 30 years of international experience in the industry. His extensive background includes engineering leadership as well as business development roles with Siemens, Analogic, Mitra, Agfa, and Symantec. His education includes a BS in electrical engineering (BSEE) from the University of Applied Sciences, Düsseldorf (Germany) and an MS in engineering management (MSEM) from The Gordon Institute of Tufts University.