Florence D. Hudson is Founder & CEO of FDHint, LLC, consulting in advanced technologies, diversity and inclusion. Formerly IBM Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Internet2 Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, and an aerospace engineer at Grumman and NASA, she is Executive Director for the NSF funded Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub at Columbia University, and Special Advisor for TrustedCI – the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at Indiana University. She serves on Boards at Princeton, Cal Poly, and Stony Brook Universities, Blockchain in Healthcare, and the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Standards Committee (EMB-SC).
She is Chair of the IEEE-Standards Association working group (IEEE/UL P2933) for Clinical Internet of Things (IOT) Data and Device Interoperability with TIPPSS – Trust, Identity, Privacy, Protections, Safety, Security, and Editor for the book “Women Securing the Future with TIPPSS for IOT” written by 17 women. She graduated from Princeton University with a BSE in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and attended executive education at Harvard Business School and Columbia University.