Tim Beck

  • April 30, 2017

Tim Beck

Director Research & Development

Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

Topic: Diagnostics and Big Data

Track: Data Management and Infrastructure

Roche Diagnostics is utilizing big data through several important vectors. Come and Learn from Tim Beck, Director, R&D at Roche Diabetes Care, how Roche is integrating analytics and Big Data into its R&D Product Pipeline.

Tim has been involved in Medical Device development for nearly 30 years. He holds undergraduate degrees in Biochemistry and Biology from Manchester University. He completed his clinical rotation in Medical Technology at St. John’s Medical Center and is certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists as a Medical Technologist. He holds a graduate degree in Mathematics with specialization in Applied Statistics from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, and has completed additional post graduate work in Computer Science at Ball State University.

During his tenure at Roche, he has led or been involved in the development of a number of medical device product lines, and has championed substantial initiatives on formalizing applied analytics for new product development, standardizing requirements engineering across Diabetes Care, forming and maturing a global Systems Engineering and Architecture team, introducing agile development into the regulated environment, shaping data and data exchange standards for medical devices, and adopting cybersecurity and privacy measures for medical systems.