Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Imprivata
David Ting is the founder and Chief Technology Officer at Imprivata where he directs all System Architecture and Research and Discovery initiatives. He is a global expert in healthcare IT security, whose work in authentication and identity management have earned him a reputation for enabling “invisible” security. David has more than twenty years of experience building digital identity solutions for civilian and commercial environments. Prior to founding Imprivata, he developed fingerprint and facial biometric applications for government programs and web-based applications for secure document exchange. At Eastman Kodak, David managed an engineering group that developed the software platform used in most of Kodak’s digital photography products including Photo CD print applications. David also managed Atex System’s Imaging Department, where he was responsible for the first full color output system used in the newspaper industry. He has been involved in a number of start-up ventures and was a member of the scientific staff at the BNR/INRS Labs in Montreal, a collaborative research institution jointly operated by Bell-Northern Research, McGill University and University of Quebec.
In 2016, David was appointed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to its Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force, authorized under the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015. David holds eighteen patents, with several patents pending. He frequently speaks and publishes on authentication and identity management, biometrics, secure clinical communications and other topics related to healthcare IT security.