Michael J. Kirwan

Michael J. Kirwan
Michael J. Kirwan Technical Operations Director, Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) for Continua Health Alliance

Michael J. Kirwan is the Technical Operations Director at the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA) for Continua Health Alliance - a membership-driven company focused on developing an eco-system of interoperable personal connected health devices. Through working with Standards bodies and industry experts, Continua publishes certification standards built upon international criteria from IEEE, HL7, IHE, WSI, Bluetooth, USB, NFC and ZigBee.

Michael works directly with the Test and Certification and Technical Working Groups at Continua and is also the Co-Chair of the IEEE 11073 PHD WG. Other technical operations that Michael leads at Continua are Certification approvals, Plugfests, Test Tool, SDK and source-code development (CESL and mCESL) as well as Continua's Interoperability program. Mr. Kirwan has over 20 years of experience in driving certification and testing strategies within major organizations in addition to Continua such as the Bluetooth SIG and several major airlines.

Mr. Kirwan holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina, a BS in Industrial Technology from Northwest Missouri State University and is PMP certified (Program Management Professional).