Sarah Wilkinson became NHS Digital chief executive in August 2017.
Previously she was CIO at The Home Office, with responsibility for the delivery of all technology services for Counter-Terror, the UK Border, Visas and Immigration, Asylum and Policing.
Prior to joining the Home Office, Sarah spent 23 years in Financial Services, and held CIO roles at Credit Suisse, UBS, Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers. Her earlier career consisted of various roles in the IT and Risk departments in these organisations.
Sarah is a non-executive director of the Police ICT Company, a member of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee of Kings College London, and a member of the advisory boards of the Department of Computing at Imperial College and the Department of Maths at Oxford University.
She has also worked as an advisor to a number of technology start-ups.
Discussion featuring leaders from startups and medtech companies as well as investment houses, guiding the audience through the innovation lifecycle and discuss how this process is likely to change as leaders adjust to upcoming industry trends.
This panel will feature leaders from established healthcare companies and aim to discuss how digital healthcare has impacted the way their organizations operate, from how they interact with clients to how they design product specifications. We will ask each panelist to share their experience with adapting existing processes or initiatives to digital trends in healthcare. The panel facilitator will focus the discussion around key learnings that will be applicable to other healthcare organizations, as well as seek the panelists' advice for their peers facing similar questions.