Tara Larson

Chief Security Architect – Product Security Director, Abbott

Tara Larson has been in various roles as a technical leader in information and product security for about 23 years in the healthcare and medical device manufacturing industries and the US government. She recently joined Abbott to lead product security design and create a product security program in electrophysiology. More recently she served as a Product Security Advisor at Eli Lilly where she is responsible for designing and implementing a repeatable product security program for digital health. Prior to joining Eli Lilly in 2019, she was a Technical Fellow and Lead Security Architect at Medtronic for 12 years in Cardiac Rhythm Heart Failure (CRHF) where she led the security design for mobile instrument and home monitoring security strategies. Larson has been an invited Subject Matter Expert in medical device security to many international regulatory agencies including the FDA.