Women in Leadership - June 7
Donise W. Pearson, MS, CCC/SLP, ASHA Fellow, Director of Administrative Operations and Special Projects, UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders
Mary Cooley, COO, Dynofit
Shradha Aiyer, Director of Mobile Technology, Axxess
Tanis Cornell, President, EWF International - Dallas
Unprecedented growth in the development of innovative services and equipment in the past five years has dramatically changed how healthcare is being delivered in the U.S. Much of this innovation is happening in our own back yard, so this luncheon presents an excellent opportunity for you to find out what three of North Texas' fastest growing, most innovative organizations are doing. From improving communication disorders to wireless sensors that aid in physical rehabilitation to helping home health agencies improve care, these three companies are on the leading edge of improving the quality of life now and in the future.
About the speakers:
Donise W. Pearson, MS, CCC/SLP, ASHA Fellow
Director of Administrative Operations and Special Projects, UT Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders
Donise Pearson is the Director of Administrative Operations and Special Projects for The University of Texas - Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders, and an associate faculty member. In 2013, the President of UT Dallas appointed Mrs. Pearson as the university's HIPAA Privacy Officer. She graduated with her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Baylor University.
Mrs. Pearson holds the honor of Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is a recipient of the Jack L. Bangs Award, the most prestigious award bestowed by the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA). She is a Past President of the TSHA and served as the Vice President for Public Information and Marketing on two occasions. Mrs. Pearson actively volunteers at the state and national level in many capacities. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology from the ASHA and is licensed by the sate of Texas.
Mary has held business management, marketing and technical leadership roles in large and small high-tech companies. She currently serves as COO for Dynofit, a startup that develops wireless wearable medical sensors for physical and occupational therapy. Mary's work at Dynofit ranges from the fun stuff like marketing collateral development to developing and monitoring the company's quality systems. She currently serves as Chair of the Dallas Section of IEEE and is a past board member of the Alliance of Technology and Women.
Director of Mobile Technology, Axxess
As director of mobile technology at Axxess, Shradha Aiyer is responsible for the strategic direction, architecture and development of the organization's mobile solutions. In 2014, she led development of the home healthcare industry's first, device-agnostic, HIPAA compliant mobile application in a cloud environment, which was created - from concept to prototype - in less than four months. Since that launch, Shradha has continued to create innovative mobile solutions to empower home healthcare organizations to increase efficiency and improve compliance.
Shradha is a nationally trusted voice for the application of mobile technology in healthcare. She has partnered with the FDA, providing guidance on the direction of regulation in the home healthcare industry where technology is increasingly important, and serves on the H3IT steering team, where she plays an integral role in the development of its international conference, which provides an important forum for evidence-based research findings, information and tools to achieve better health outcomes, quality of care, utilization of and access to care, and reduced care costs in home and hospice care settings. She holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of Mumbai, India, and a master's degree in Computer Science Information Systems from the University of Texas at Dallas.
President, EWF International - Dallas
Tanis Cornell, who after a successful career with larger companies especially in the technology industry, started her own consulting business. She is the owner of EWF International Dallas, a peer advisory forum that focuses on coaching women in business. She is a certified Lumina Learning Practitioner and Business Coach.
She possess a broad background in senior leadership positions ranging from Fortune 500 to start up environments. Featured in Sales and Marketing Management Magazine, Tanis has led organizations in rapidly growing their business and developing the organizational structure needed to succeed. A former competitive speech teacher, Tanis is a sough-after speaker on women's issues, business growth, and sales and marketing issues.
Tanis is active in the Alliance for Technology for Women, and formerly served on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Tech Titans, the chamber's affiliate regional technology trade association. .
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