From Data is King to Data is Dangerous (Healthcare Sensor Innovations 2019)

Mr Allan Macrae, Software Engineering Director Advanced Wound Management
Smith & Nephew
United Kingdom
Mr Allan Hunt, Engineering Programme Manager
Smith & Nephew
United Kingdom


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Speaker Biography (Allan Macrae)

Allan Macrae is the Software Engineering Director for Smith & Nephew, joining the Advanced Wound Management Division based in Hull in February. He is responsible for software development in the embedded devices and digital areas of Advanced Wound Management.
Allan has over 14 years' experience in Medical devices having worked at Johnson & Johnson Diabetes Franchise and has previously worked for Motorola in Automotive, GEC-Marconi/BAE Systems in defence as well as a short spell in construction in Thailand. Allan has a BEng in Electronics Engineering and has worked primarily in software on embedded devices, PC applications, Mobile apps and Web portals.

Speaker Biography (Allan Hunt)

Allan likes to claim to be a "spanner-wielding knuckle-dragger" given his Mechanical Engineering background (having lived in Clare Memorial Court twenty years ago) and has fifteen years in wound healing dealing with Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Software and Embedded Systems. At Smith & Nephew for the last six years, Allan manages the Engineering Research and Innovation team for Wound Management where his remit is to fail-fast and create the future.

Company Profile (Smith & Nephew)

Smith & Nephew is a portfolio medical technology business that exists to restore people's bodies, and their self-belief. Smith & Nephew has leadership positions in Orthopaedics, Advanced Wound Management and Sports Medicine, more than 16,000 employees and a presence in more than 100 countries. Annual sales in 2018 were $4.9 billion. Smith & Nephew is a member of the FTSE100 (LSE:SN, NYSE:SNN). For more information about Smith & Nephew, please visit our corporate website External Link and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook.
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