Laura has more than 30 years of software and product development and compliance engineering experience, grounded in several decades of senior leadership roles with R&D and Manufacturing organizations including Medical Devices, Commercial, and Consumer Electronics companies. She has a rich history in compliance engineering holding positions at CSA Group as Senior Manager of Cybersecurity, supporting several industry verticals including Healthcare with cybersecurity testing, security standards compliance, and market access for IoT solutions. Prior to joining the CSA Group, she served as the Cybersecurity Practice Lead for UL’s Digital Health Service team, supporting medical device software and solutions customers in meeting regulatory and business imperatives for software and cybersecurity assurance. Laura holds a BSEE from the University of Illinois, Urbana, and an MSEE from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, and is currently pursuing a Graduate Degree in Computer Science with a focus on cybersecurity. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois and holds the RAC credential from the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society.
Laura Élan has joined XRSI as a Medical XR Advisor supporting the Medical XR Advisory Board with software, cybersecurity, and regulatory topics specific to XR solutions and ecosystems.