Maria PalombiniDirector, Healthcare and Life Science Global Practice Lead at IEEE Standards Association
As the global practice leader, Maria is focused on engaging and leading a global community of multi-disciplinary stakeholders to openly collaborate and develop solutions to enable trust in and validation of breakthrough technologies that will enable sustainable equitable access to quality care, privacy, and protection for ALL individuals. Working with the volunteer experts from across the globe to drive trust in adoption of new technologies and frameworks in telehealth, decentralized clinical trials, digital mental health therapeutics, food sustainability and security and precision therapeutics.
Maria is an entrepreneur having founded various companies including DisruptiveRx™ Media, the first information platform to bring awareness and explainability of blockchain/DLT applications to the pharmaceutical value chain with a concentrated focus on patient-driven targeted therapeutic development and secure distribution. Maria’s professional highlights include international brand director for one of the world’s largest mining investment platforms in Africa and bringing innovative communication and information products to global markets and various industries including financial, bio/pharmaceutical, agriculture, natural resources, and telecommunications.
Maria currently holds an MBA from the Rutgers Graduate School of Business and a BA and BS from Rutgers College at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey.